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Assistant Thrift Shop Manager - Castlemaine

The Salvation Army


We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.


The Salvation Army is one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

The Castlemaine Corps is a community-focused church partner with us in this community to help transform one life at a time with the love of Jesus. We have ministry areas for people of all ages and welcome anyone who wants to join.

The Thrift Shop is fully sourced by local donations and all profits made from our shop enables us to minister to people in the Castlemaine community, so we greatly value our regular customers and visitors to our shop.

At our Thrift Shop you will find amazing bargains, quality clothing, essential home items, furniture.


We are seeking a supportive and proactive Assistant Thrift Shop Manager to assist the Thrift Shop Manager to lead and develop the stores to maximise profits and strengthen links between thrift shops, Community Support Service, wider community and Corps.

This position is responsible for fostering a culture of inclusiveness and community spirit amongst the volunteer team, which will in turn enhance the customer experience in the store.

The Thrift Shop is located on Forest Street, Castlemaine and will have supervisory responsibility of all volunteers.


  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation


This is a part-time position, 15.5 hours per week. Current roster will be:

9.00am-4.30pm Monday and Tuesday (plus lunch)

9.00am-12.00noon Wednesday

10.30am - 3.30pm Saturday

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Retail Industry Award 2010, Level 4.


  • Certificate in Retail Operations / Diploma of Business is desirable
  • Certificate level qualification in Retail Management desirable
  • Experience in team management is essential
  • Retail management experience is highly desirable
  • Experience working with volunteers preferred
  • Basic working knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • A current Victorian Drivers Licence is essential (ability to drive manual transmission)
  • Be able to provide proof of Eligibility to Work in Australia


For a copy of the Position Description please email gillian.speirs@salvationarmy.org.au using the subject line: Assistant Thrift Shop Manager enquiry via EthicalJobs.

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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