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Bibles for Missions Thrift Stores

Manager at Bibles for Missions - Winnipeg Store

Bibles for Missions Thrift Stores
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Date Posted: 10/01/2015
Categories: Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

BFM Foundation (Canada) is a national organization with over 45 thrift stores across Canada. The net revenue from all BFM Thrift Stores is devoted to Joint Ministry of BFM Foundation Canada and Bible League Canada. These funds are used to establish adult literacy programs, church planter training, children’s ministry programs, and distributes Bibles in many places around the world. The stores operate primarily by dedicated volunteers.


The BFM Winnipeg Store is currently seeking a Full-time Manager who understands and supports the vision and purpose of Bibles for Missions Foundation. The ideal candidate will have strong relational qualities, who can train and lead volunteers to effectively operate the store. The Manager needs to be vibrant, passionate and have an entrepreneurial spirit. The right candidate must understand the needs and wants of a thrift store customer and deliver exceptional customer service, understand inventory control, pricing, health and safety regulations, delegating, motivating plus marketing and financial management.





Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Have an understanding of retail sales, leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/ voluntary organizations ;

  • Able to understand all federal and provincial legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations including: employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities etc.;

  • Basic knowledge of human resources management;

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint would be an asset.

  • Must be an effective communicator, both orally and in written form.


Experience: Management experience in a retail setting; experience with non-profit/ voluntary sector would be considered an asset.


Working Conditions: The Manager will be working in a retail / office environment, and would be responsible for Thrift Store operation, which includes assigning and monitoring a team of volunteers. The Manager will be required to work days, some weekends, and must be available to attend regular Board meetings with the Directors.


Salary Expectations: This is a full time permanent salary position with compensation that is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.


If you feel you have the passion and skill set that would help to advance the purpose of Bibles for Missions, we look forward to hearing from you! Please submit your resume by October 23rd, 2015 by email to or by regular mail to:


BFM Winnipeg Enterprises Society

919 McLeod Avenue, Winnipeg. Mb. R2G 0Y4

Attention: Board of Directors