ROLE TITLE: Assistant Manager (Warehouse and Production)
LOCATION: 1-68 Allen St, Charlottetown, PE
DATE: September 2023
We are a Christian Not-for-profit organization and have a workforce of volunteers and staff from various churches,
organizations, and different walks of life. Our store in Charlottetown is part of BFM Foundation (Canada) which is a national
organization with over 50 thrift stores across Canada. The net revenue from all Mission Thrift Stores is devoted to the
Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation (Canada) and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy
programs, provide church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distribute Bibles in many places around the
world. Mission Thrift Store Charlottetown is currently seeking an individual who understands and supports the vision and
purpose of BFM Foundation (Canada).
The Assistant Store Manager will be a leader among leaders, a person with a proven track record of accomplishments;
someone who gets things done; creative; resourceful; a decision maker, a problem solver, and a strategic planner. The
successful individual will have a heart for Jesus Christ and His people and can manage, organize, and strengthen the day-
to-day operations of a large retail store and staff. The Assistant Manager will lead morning devotions and pray with the
group, staff/volunteers may have a need and request you to pray privately with them.
The Assistant Manager reports directly to the Store Manager.
Nature and Scope of Role:
The Assistant Manager will work closely with the Store Manager in achieving the vision and strategic plan of the store. The
Assistant Manager will be called upon to operate and run the store in the absence of the Store Manager. Must be available
to close the store at times and work alternating weekends.
You can solve problems with good judgement and make decisions independently. You work well with other staff and take
directions easily. You contribute to regular staff meetings, share your ideas, count cash, and do other tasks that require a
high level of trust and discretion (criminal record check required).
The Assistant Manager will fit into our staff dynamic and bring to the table a variety of skills that will make us even better.
No day is ever the same here, so you will thrive in an ever-changing environment, work well with volunteers and staff and
be able to pivot your priorities on a moment’s notice. You will have tasks delegated both in production and the store.
You can manage your time well with little supervision, you have the flexibility in your schedule should another staff need
to rely on you in special circumstance, and you are passionate about the work we do in both our own community and in
partnership with Bible League Canada.
What is expected of you:
Strong interpersonal skills. We greatly value our volunteers as a priority, we would not exist without them. You
possess grace, good humour, and problem-solving skills with the ability to communicate with passionate
volunteers. You invest in their lives and strive to know them and their stories.
You solve problems with good judgement and make decisions independently.
You work well with staff and can delegate tasks. You lead regular staff meetings, encourage the sharing of ideas,
and are open to discussion.