We currently have one opening at The Salvation Army Kamloops corps.

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Community Ministries Worker – B

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  • Full time (35 hours/week)
  • $17.00 – $18.89 per hour
  • Closing date: February 1, 2021

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For more information, a fuller job description, and how to apply, please click on the following link

https://salvationarmy.ca/blog/jobs/community-ministries-worker-b-14/

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Basic Functions / Responsibilities:

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  • Ensures that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is exemplified in the performance of all job responsibilities and through personal example.
  • Agree and adhere to The Salvation Army mission, values and standards, and maintain confidentiality
  • Through empathetic care and with a non-judgemental approach conducts initial intake assessments (including evaluation of client/family and financials), determining immediate and ongoing needs and supports in accordance with policy.
  • Assists in the organization, maintenance, general cleanliness, and COVID protocols of the Community Ministries Office and The Salvation Army building.
  • Receives (and/or declines) and sorts/organizes non-monetary donations.
  • Works under the direction of the Community Ministries Supervisor and Corps Officers.
  • Drive EDS Vehicle (Food Truck) as required.

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Education / Experience:

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  • Minimum Education: Diploma or Certificate in Social/Human Services from a recognized University/College.
  • Minimum 2 years related experience working with vulnerable populations; addictions, mental health challenges, poverty, seniors, homelessness, unemployed, and persons with persistent multiple barriers.

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Special Licenses / Requirements:

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The successful applicant will hold / have:

  • Current Food Safe Level 1
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Current Certification in First Aid/CPR.
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Assets – Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Effective communication 101, WHMIS
  • Participate in ongoing training as provided

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Required Skills/Knowledge:

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  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs – the job requires loading/unloading the CRU (Food truck), loading/unloading/sorting donated goods, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge and proficiency with MS Office programs, Database inputting, and general office equipment.

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Benefits

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  • This position includes a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental, sick leave benefits; Employer contributed RRSPs as well as matching, professional development opportunities, etc.

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Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

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  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • Clean drivers abstract.
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

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