Family Store Team Leader | The Salvation Army

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Family Store Team Leader

Kaiwharawhara Family Store, Wellington

Hours: This is a 40 hour per week position.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865.  We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005.  The Army has over 3,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer.  The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

About this role:

We are looking at fill a vacancy in our Kaiwharawhara Family Store.  We are requiring a passionate person who can inspire a team to hit store KPI’s. The role requires a keen eye for detail and an ability to work with a high volume of stock. The ability to meet targets under pressure whilst maintaining a composed temperament in which to manage and lead your team is vital. The role will be responsible for leading both paid employees and volunteers in a very competitive market. We are looking for someone who will give strong points of difference for our customers to shop in this high performing store through strong leadership.

The role involves:

  • Leading a team of employees and volunteers
  • Ability to meet store targets in Retail and Stock Processing.
  • Creating a positive store culture
  • Pricing in line with Salvation Army Pricing system
  • Implementing Salvation Army process and procedures
  • Ability to hold store meetings

Person Specification

The successful applicant will have a range of skills and competencies which include:

  • Active, friendly, “hands-on”, team focused leader.
  • Ability to lead in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to follow standard Process and Policy requirements of The Salvation Army
  • Well-developed staff management skills including general HR knowledge.
  • Willingness, commitment, and passion to work in accordance with The Salvation Army Mission and Values.
  • Health & Safety policy awareness
  • Able to work Public Holidays as required


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed Application form to:

Application form can be downloaded from:

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check (where applicable).

Applications close by 12 noon on 16th December 2022.

We encourage you to apply now. Applications are actively being considered as they are received.

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.

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 committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.

The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.