Job Description Shop Manager

Location of job: Kapuna Hospital, Papua New Guinea

Timing of job: As soon as possible

Duration of job: At least one year

Remuneration: volunteer allowance


In Kapuna Hospital is a small shop, providing the Hospital staff, volunteers and locals from basic groceries and supplies. Every month orders need to be done and supplies come with the Total barge to Kapuna. Any profit of the shop is given to Kapuna Hospital and the Kapuna Life School. We need a shop manager, to do the orders, administration and counting of supplies and money.


As a shopmanager in Kapuna you are responsible for:

  • Stock management and ordering
  • Communication with suppliers
  • Special orders for the community
  • Supervising staff
  • Leading devotions
  • Using and supporting staff either EFTPOS and Point of Sales system
  • Cash counting and oversight of cash flow for the shop


Who we are looking for

We are looking for someone who is reliable and has some experience with excel and is willing to learn the computer and payment-systems used in our shop. In order to live and enjoy life in this remote place, it would be good if you are flexible and able to cope with different living conditions. Other than that we are hoping that you are a committed Christian who is open to have fellowship with our community.

What we can offer

If you want to take this unique opportunity to serve in a remote and very needy place of the world, you will not regret it. Kapuna is a beautiful village in the dense bush of PNG with only waterways and airstrips in the vicinity to make travel arrangements. We will make sure you enjoy your stay and can offer the following:

  • Visa arrangements
  • Accommodation
  • Travel Port Moresby - Kapuna
  • Volunteer allowance of 500 kina per fortnight

If you are ready for an adventure and you feel this is your call, just let us know and we'll share more information.

Thank you!


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