Area Team Lead – (Evenings) Edmonton/Sherwood Park Christmas Kettle Campaign

September 22, 2022
Edmonton Alberta
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Community Resource Centre - Edmonton
Salary Range:
$20 - $22 per hour
Edmonton or Sherwood Park
Posting Expires:
Oct 31, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
E-mail: Attention: Tim Sharp


Join the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign and be part of a century old tradition!  We offer a unique opportunity to use your leadership skills and share your passion for building strong communities.

The Area Team Lead (ATL) position for the 2022 Edmonton/Sherwood Park Christmas Kettle Campaign is a short term contract position. The successful candidate is responsible for oversight of several Christmas Kettle locations in a given geographical zone area.  Zone locations include shopping malls, grocery stores and retail outlets.


  • Orient, supervise, and support Kettle Volunteers
  • Ensure volunteers have the necessary materials during their shifts
  • Participate in the recruitment of new volunteers
  • Assist with providing shift coverage for vacant shifts
  • Coordinate the closing of kettles sites daily
  • Foster and maintain positive working relationships with kettle sites
  • Communicate daily with ATL partners for effective transition
  • Communicate daily issues and supply deficiencies to Kettle Coordinators
  • Attend a day of training/orientation on The Salvation Army and the Christmas Kettle Campaign
  • Represent The Salvation Army in a positive, professional manner


*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • Working with volunteers
  • Working or volunteering in a position with leadership responsibilities
  • Working in a fast paced environment


PREFERRED SKILLS/capabilities:

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·       Strong customer service skills; enjoy liaising and working with people of all ages and abilities

·       Good decision making, organizational and leadership skills

·       Willingness to be flexible and work well under pressure with daily timelines and changing priorities

·       Self-motivation

·       Strong service ethic

·       Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in the handling of donor, volunteer and organizational information

·       Respect and understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army

·       Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle required

·       Access to email and cellular phone required (allowance provided)

·       Able to lift 9 to 12 kgs (20 – 25 lbs)  

DAYS and HOURS of work:

Monday through Saturday, 2 pm – 8:30 pm or 3 pm – 9:30 pm

November 12 to December 23, 2022

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

  • Background check consent
  • A clean drivers abstract

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.

 Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.