The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Assistant Store Manager - #1

    Job Locations US-IN-Fort Wayne
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Adult Rehabilitation
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview


    Assistant Store Manager

    The Salvation Army Family Store, located in downtown Fort Wayne, has an opportunity for someone who is looking for a full-time basic Management position. 

    Employees at The Salvation Army make a great difference in our Community.

    Their hard work and dedication, in our Family Stores, make it possible to fund the Adult Rehabilitation Center on Washington Blvd.

    Join our Team!  Help restore lives!


    The Mission of The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center

    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.



    • Assist Store Manager in all aspects of shift management, including customer relations, inventory control, procedural tasks and paperwork, as well as visual merchandising.
    • Supervise all employees in performance of duties to ensure compliance with directives and guidelines.
    • Open & close store as directed & maintain both individual and shift sales.
    • Assist with the training for new personnel.
    • Bank cash receipts at end of business day, send deposit slips to the accounting office each day.  Safeguard cash at all times in absence of manager.
    • Attend and/or conduct monthly store staff meetings & support Manager in keeping personnel informed of new policies and directives.
    • Attend monthly "Manager" meetings in the absence of Store Manager.
    • Provide daily shift floor coverage as needed, as well as possible extended Management coverage.
    • Assist with the unloading of trucks.
    • Report safety hazards.  Responsible for the protection of personnel, property, and building, in manager's absence.
    • Report to Manager any detrimental behavior by clerks.
    • Be prepared for reassignment to other stores at the direction of Supervisor.
    • Support the mission statement of The Salvation Army.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Administrator.




    • Must be 18 years or older, a High School graduate or GED.
    • Retail &  6 months management experience preferred.
    • Must be a self-starter and be able to perform all assigned tasks quickly with attention to detail.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents.
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and employees.
    • Must be able to deal with problems in a wide variety of situations.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.
    • Ability to operate a cash register/POS system.
    • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    • Must have a valid drivers license clear MVR.


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