Christmas Assistance Coordinator

  • Wage: $16.00 – $18.00
  • Temporary, Full Time: 40 hours / week – October 1st, 2021 to December 24th, 2021
  • Expires: September 20, 2021

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Job Description

The Christmas Assistance Coordinator registers families who are seeking aid and assistance from or have been referred to, The Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Program as well as work with businesses and individuals looking to Adopt a Family. They also help in in the putting together and handing out of all the Christmas Hampers.

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Key Responsibilities

  • The Incumbent is responsible for the following range of job duties characteristic, or typical of the job class:
  • To give assistance to the Christmas Hamper Program
  • Evaluate and process applicants registering for Christmas Assistance
  • Train, orientate, and work alongside a volunteer team
  • Recording of essential information into The Salvation Army’s database (Link2Feed)
  • Collects, organizes, & prepares statistical and other program information
  • Register and assign Sponsor Organizations, businesses, and individuals
  • May/assist with preparing information letter and wishlists for Sponsors
  • Pick Up donations and run Errands as necessary
  • Write up and send out Thank You Letters to donors
  • Perform other Community Service duties as needed.

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Qualifications & Experience

  • The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills, strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs. Will also have completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months.
  • FIRST AID/CPR
  • CLASS 5 BC DRIVER’S LICENSE OR HIGHER
  • CLEAN DRIVERS ABSTRACT
  • A CLEAR VULNERABLE SECTOR SCREENING
  • BACKGROUND CHECK CONSENT
  • COMPLETION OF OUR ONLINE ARMATUS ABUSE TRAINING AND REQUIRED HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING

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Work Environment

  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Performance of the job requires a frequent amount of loading/unloading trucks, handing out hampers, receiving/sorting out donated or purchased goods, and computer work
  • Performance of the job requires attentive listening (empathy to clients/volunteers), and attention to detail when entering data/computer work.
  • The incumbent could need to work under the following disagreeable conditions:
    • Temperature variations when out in the CRU
    • Cramped working areas
    • Work-related stress
    • Dealing with angry and/or abusive clients
  • The incumbent could be exposed to the risk of minor harm, injury or illness due to:
    • Physical and verbal attacks by others
    • Exposure to infectious diseases
    • Exposure to chemicals (e.g. cleaning)
    • Moving objects
    • Sharp objects
    • Risk of back strain

Precautionary Measures

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

  • Universal precautions
  • Protective Barriers
  • Adequately maintain operational equipment
  • Food Safe training and standards
  • WHMIS training and standards

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Interested Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, with the subject line of “Christmas Assistance Coordinator” to Captain Kelly Fifield, Corps Officer admin.kamloops@salvationarmy.ca 

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The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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Community Outreach Worker

  • Wage: $17.00 – $18.89
  • Full Time: 35 hours / week
  • Expires: until position is filled

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Key Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Provides emergency assistance services (i.e. food, clothing, etc.) in accordance with policy
  • Provides ongoing support to clients and families as needed
  • Through exercising empathetic care, assists individuals to determine an appropriate and mutually agreed upon goal process; facilitates effective problem-solving behaviours of the client/family
  • Provides spiritual guidance when appropriate and uses opportunities to pray with and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with clients/families
  • Encourages clients/families to participate in programs and services offered by our Community Ministries as well as our Church
  • Maintains confidentiality and keeps accurate client files and statistical records in the Link2Feed database
  • May provide budgeting guidance for clients
  • 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
  • Networks and refers to The Salvation Army, government and community social service providers to coordinate resources for the benefit of clients and program, when necessary
  • May help develop and will conduct programs for clients/families, as appropriate
  • Helps with the coordination and organization of seasonal or special programs such as; Christmas Hampers, Community Programs / Events, Food Drives, Back to School, Camps and Community Dinners
  • May direct and supervise volunteers, which include orientation to programs and training
  • May be responsible for cash management
  • Extensive knowledge and proficiency with MS Office programs, Database inputting and general office equipment
  • May deal with clients who are have complex emotional issues.
  • Donation pick ups
  • Drive EDS Vehicle (Food Truck) as required
  • Performs other duties as required

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Qualifications & Experience

  • 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.
  • Current FOODSAFE LEVEL 1
  • Current Certification in First Aid/CPR
  • Valid BC Drivers License
  • Assets – Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Effective communication 101, WHMIS

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Work Environment

  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Performance of the job requires a frequent amount of loading/unloading trucks, handing out hampers, receiving/sorting out donated or purchased goods, and computer work
  • Performance of the job requires attentive listening (empathy to clients/volunteers), and attention to detail when entering data/computer work.
  • The incumbent could need to work under the following disagreeable conditions:
    • Temperature variations when out in the CRU
    • Cramped working areas
    • Work-related stress
    • Dealing with angry and/or abusive clients
  • The incumbent could be exposed to the risk of minor harm, injury or illness due to:
    • Physical and verbal attacks by others
    • Exposure to infectious diseases
    • Exposure to chemicals (e.g. cleaning)
    • Moving objects
    • Sharp objects
    • Risk of back strain

Benefits

  • 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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Interested Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, with the subject line of “Community Outreach Worker” to Captain Kelly Fifield, Corps Officer admin.kamloops@salvationarmy.ca 

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The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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Community Ministry Assistant

  • Wage: $16.00 – $18.00
  • Full Time: 35 hours / week
  • Expires: October 30th, 2021

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Job Description

The Community Ministry Assistant assists in the organization and distribution of services in our Community Ministries Office.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Consistently demonstrates empathy and concern for clients/families
  • Provides emergency food hampers to clients
  • Assist in the maintenance of client files and statistical records, as directed
  • Assists in the organization, maintenance and general cleanliness of the Community Ministries Space.
  • Receives (and/or declines) and sorts/organizes non-monetary donations or purchased products following standard procedures
  • May be responsible for ensuring safe handling of hazardous materials
  • Arranges for discarding of items that are not usable in accordance with policy
  • May direct work of volunteers assisting in Community Ministries
  • Assists with preparing/serving community meals in house or on the CRU (food truck)
  • Helps with seasonal tasks where needed such as Christmas Hampers/Kettles
  • Must attend all staff meetings and training seminars related to agency services if requested.
  • Must be prepared to participate in training at the discretion of the Supervisor/Officer.

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Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum three (3) months of prior related experience, including, experience working with multi-barriered persons.
  • The successful job applicant will have completed Public School.
  • Current FOODSAFE LEVEL 1
  • Current Certification in First Aid/CPR
  • Class 5 BC Drivers License or higher
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening

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Work Environment

  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Performance of the job requires a frequent amount of loading/unloading trucks, handing out hampers, receiving/sorting out donated or purchased goods, and computer work
  • Performance of the job requires attentive listening (empathy to clients/volunteers), and attention to detail when entering data/computer work.
  • The incumbent could need to work under the following disagreeable conditions:
    • Temperature variations when out in the CRU
    • Cramped working areas
    • Work-related stress
    • Dealing with angry and/or abusive clients
  • The incumbent could be exposed to the risk of minor harm, injury or illness due to:
    • Physical and verbal attacks by others
    • Exposure to infectious diseases
    • Exposure to chemicals (e.g. cleaning)
    • Moving objects
    • Sharp objects
    • Risk of back strain

Precautionary Measures

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

  • Universal precautions
  • Protective Barriers
  • Adequately maintain operational equipment
  • Food Safe training and standards
  • WHMIS training and standards

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Benefits

  • 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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Interested Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, with the subject line of “Community Ministries Worker C” to Captain Kelly Fifield, Corps Officer admin.kamloops@salvationarmy.ca 

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The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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Christmas Kettle Driver

  • Wage: $16.00 – $18.00
  • Temporary, Part Time, Monday to Saturday, 5:30pm – 8:30pm: November 12th, 2021 to December 24th, 2021
  • Expires: September 20, 2021

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Job Description

The Christmas Kettle Drive is primarily responsible for securing and transporting Christmas Kettle Donations on a daily basis and for interacting in a pleasant way with volunteers and host locations.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the daily delivery and pick-up of kettles to/from sites, ensuring the security of donations
  • Coordinates with daytime staff to respond to daily changes in pick up plan.
  • Fosters and maintains positive working relationships with kettle sites, addressing conflicts / issues as they arise
  • Manage inventory and replenish Kettle supplies when low; provide maintenance to Kettles and supplies
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • NOTE: Not all incumbents perform all of the duties described above but perform a similar range of duties

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Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • Possess a valid Class 5 or higher BC Driver’s License
  • A current driver’s abstract will be required
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • No prior experience required
  • Multi-tasking
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team orientated and able to follow directions

Prior to hiring, successful candidates may be required to provide:

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

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Work Environment

  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Performance of the job requires a frequent amount of loading/unloading the vehicle

Precautionary Measures

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

  • Universal precautions
  • Protective Barriers
  • Adequately maintain operational equipment
  • Food Safe training and standards
  • WHMIS training and standards

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Interested Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, with the subject line of “Christmas Kettle Driver” to Lisl Barnes admin.kamloops@salvationarmy.ca 

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The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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Christmas Kettle Scheduler

  • Wage: $16.50
  • Two available posts
  • Temporary, Part Time, Monday to Saturday, 25 hours per week: October 4th, 2021 to December 24th, 2021
  • Schedules will fluctuate and flexibility will be required
  • Expires: September 23, 2021

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Job Description

The Christmas Kettle Scheduler plays a key role in the success of this annual fundraiser through the scheduling of volunteers.

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Key Responsibilities

  • May assist in the recruitment of Kettle Workers (employees and volunteers)
  • Coordinates the schedule for kettle staff, and responds to emergency absences, etc.
  • Fosters and maintains positive working relationships with kettle sites, addressing conflicts/issues as they arise
  • May Deliver and pick-up kettles to/from sites daily, ensuring the security of donations
  • May Host at the kettle, as required, to ensure necessary coverage for breaks, etc.
  • Record statistical data as required, for local/divisional/territorial offices
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • No education or certification requirements needed
  • The successful candidate must have at least one-year prior lated experience, including life skills, computer competency and leadership skills
  • The successful candidate must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs.
  • Possess a valid Class 5 or higher BC Driver’s License
  • A current driver’s abstract will be required
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • No prior experience required
  • Multi-tasking
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Team orientated and able to follow directions

Prior to hiring, successful candidates may be required to provide:

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

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Work Environment

  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Performance of the job requires a frequent amount of loading/unloading the vehicle

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Precautionary Measures

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

  • Universal precautions
  • Protective Barriers
  • Adequately maintain operational equipment
  • Food Safe training and standards
  • WHMIS training and standards

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Interested Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, with the subject line of “Christmas Kettle Scheduler” to Captain Cory Fifield, Corps Officer admin.kamloops@salvationarmy.ca 

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The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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