The Salvation Army

ARC Asst Store Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Haverhill
Job ID
Regular Full-Time


The Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Centers make a difference in people's lives. Through the collection and resale of gently used goods we are able to provide the financial support to assist men and women with a variety of social and spiritual afflictions. The in-residence rehabilitation program focuses on basic necessities with every man or woman being provided a clean and healthy living environment, good food, work therapy, leisure time activities, group and individual counseling, and spiritual direction. All our effort is focused on developing life skills and a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. More than just a job, each member of the team contributes to recycling goods that literally recycle and repair broken lives.


The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center is seeking a Store Manager to create and sustain a pleasant and hospitable work environment and excellent customer relationships in order to motivate staff and meet sales goals.




  • Responsible to create a pleasant and hospitable work environment and maintain good customer relationships.


  • Be well-versed in, and ensure compliance to, Guide to Thrift Store & Donation Centers Operations manual and all other policies and procedure by all store personnel. (To include verbal and written warnings).


  • Meet sales, production, and expense budget goals to maintain a profitable operation.


  • Ensure that all production is taken from the back room and properly displayed on the sales floor.


  • Receive applications, participate in interviewing of applicants when needed, and recommend applicants for employment to the Administrator, Store Supervisor, Store Manager, or designate.


  • Conduct regular evaluations of store personnel, identifying performance strengths and areas of development. Recommend training as necessary.


  • Conduct monthly staff and safety meetings. Ensure that all safety measures are consistent with The Salvation Army policy and Government regulations and all personnel are in compliance.


  • Assist in schedule all sales associates (and unpaid staff) to ensure full coverage in store at all times. Post weekly work schedules for all store personnel. This must include assignment, breaks, vacation, etc.


  • Responsible to order merchandise to keep the store well stocked. Ensure all merchandise is “ragged out” and colorized in accordance with the Territorial ARC Rag Out Calendar.


  • Provide training, direction, and supervision for new employees (and unpaid staff) along with retraining for all personnel, as necessary.


  • Responsible for the proper accounting and banking of cash receipts at end of business day. Safeguard cash at all times. See “Safekeeping of Salvation Army Funds” policy.


  • Ensure that all paper work and sales reports are completed and forwarded to the finance department daily.


  • Report to Store Manager any site visits and/or communication from OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) Fire/Building/City/Town/Local inspector. Verify inspector credentials by getting business card and contact details to forward to Administrator.


  • Attend manager meetings and keep store personnel informed of new policies and directives.


  • Responsible for protection of property and buildings. Report safety hazards, property damage and personal injuries to Administrator, Store Supervisor, or designate.


  • Provide oversight and guidance to beneficiaries assigned to stores for work therapy.


  • This position will support the work therapy program component of The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Centers by providing to beneficiaries; an example of professional conduct, work habits, and supervision (as directed by Supervisor).


  • Other duties as may be assigned by immediate supervisor and/or Administrator.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • Experience in sales preferred.


  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate others.


  • Ability to read and interpret simple income and expense reports.


  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable DMV record.


  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Flexibility and willingness to work in any store location under the supervision of this ARC Center.



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