The Salvation Army

Assistant Manager

Job Locations US-OH-Van Wert
Job ID
Regular Part-Time


DEPARTMENT: Van Wert Thrift Store

REPORTS TO: Store Manager and Corps Officers


STATUS:  Nonexempt

SCHEDULE:  Part Time 25-29 Hours/Week

DUTIES:  Work in cooperation with and/or in the absence of the Store Manager, which includes tracking daily sales, making daily bank deposits, and overseeing day-to-day operations of the Thrift Store. Greet and assist customers/donors with respect and courtesy. Accept/help bring in donations to the appropriate locations. Sort, size and hang donated items. This includes pricing various items as needed. Move donated items to sales floor when ready for display. Maintain the cleanliness of the sales floor, dressing rooms and staff bathroom. Operate the cash register. This includes counting down/balancing the register at the end of each shift. 


  • Must have previous Sales Associate experience as well as managerial skills
  • Must have good organizational skills and the ability to work both independently and as a team.
  • Must have the ability to work well with customers/donors, co-workers, volunteers and community service workers. Must be able to lift up to forty pounds and be able to stand for up to three hours continuously.
  • Must be able to adhere to The Salvation Army code of ethics while in the work place.




The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.
Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.
Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ
and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


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