Thrift Store Assistant Manager

Posted: March 25, 2021
Location: Thunder Bay
Hours: Full-Time position
Salary: To be discussed
Start Date: ASAP


Adult & Teen Challenge is a Christian discipleship program aimed at helping people who are struggling with addiction. It was founded in 1958 by the late Rev. David Wilkerson (author of The Cross & The Switchblade). Their mission is to develop and nurture the transformation of restored individuals into useful, productive, law-abiding citizens committed to Christian faith, values and living. The Adult & Teen Challenge Super Thrift stores in Brandon, Winkler, Thunder Bay and now Winnipeg help fund the recovery and awareness programs offered.

Adult & Teen Challenge values and invests into their employees by offering a competitive salary and benefits plan, paid staff training with room for advancement, and a 4% matching RRSP program after two years.


Day to day assist the manager in all aspects of the Super Thrift Thunder Bay store: organization, receiving product by donation, pricing items for retail, structuring of sales floor and supervising front line staff.


  • The supervision of staff, volunteers, interns and ATC students at the direction of the Manager
  • Sorting, marking, displaying and cleaning product & store
  • Assist the Store Manager in planning, development, implementation and administration of the store retail sales segment
  • Participation in the selection of new personnel, training, performance evaluation, responding to grievances, and disciplinary issues at the direction of the Manager


  • Must have experience in retail management
  • Must be enthusiastic about the thrift store industry
  • Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with the leadership team and all other departments
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Ability to mentor and advise staff and students as necessary
  • Discretion and patience working alongside at-risk individuals
  • Conflict resolution experience or training an asset
  • A basic working knowledge of email and web-based programs
  • Valid driver’s license and own transportation
  • Flexible with scheduling


Where possible, drop off resume and cover letter in-person at 107 Johnson Ave. Or email