Christian Ministries Director B

June 20, 2022
Cranbrook, BC
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Kootenay Valley
Salary Range:
$28.18 to $35.22 per hour
Posting Expires:
June 26, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Randy Holden, Email: Please mention 'Community Ministries Director B' in the subject line of your email


The Community Ministries Director B provides holistic leadership to a broad range of ever-changing, multi-function, community-based programs in accordance with Salvation Army mission, values and standards.


  • 37.5 per hour


The incumbent is responsible for the following range of job duties characteristic, or typical of the job class:

  • Serves actively as a member of the senior management team for the Corps/Centre, and oversees the Community Ministries team
  • Ensures that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is exemplified in the performance of all job responsibilities and through personal example
  • Gives oversight to all community ministries programs, ensuring ministry objectives are consistently accomplished and that a spiritual focus is applied to all program initiatives
  • Shares the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with clients, staff and volunteers, endeavouring to assimilate them into the Body of Christ, as appropriate (including linking clients to the church family and church programs where possible)
  • Makes effective recommendations on the hiring, orientation, training, evaluation, recognition, discipline and termination in concert with Territorial standards; submits and acts on incident reports; deals with complaints
  • Develops recommendations for staff and volunteer development, handles recruitment, orientation, performance management and terminations with supervisor’s approval
  • Engages in ongoing planning to ensure programming reflects client needs as these may evolve in our changing socioeconomic climate
  • Works with the management team in the preparation of an operating budget for the community ministries programs and monitors financial performance accordingly
  • Contributes to the development of policies and procedures for Community Ministries programs in consultation with senior management and/or frontline supervisors
  • Ensures that programs meet all contractual, legal and internal accreditation requirements
  • Networks with non-Salvation Army government and community social assistance and service providers to coordinate resources for the benefit of clients
  • May coordinate marketing strategies to ensure continued Thrift Store revenue growth
  • May coordinate annual fundraising efforts (Christmas Kettle Campaign)
  • Provides visibility for The Salvation Army within the community through service club participation, media relations, general public relations, etc.
  • May participate as a regular member of the Community Council
  • Performs other duties as assigned

NOTE: Not all incumbents perform all of the duties described above but perform a similar range of duties.


  • The successful job applicant will have completed up to two (2) years of Community College.

NOTE: An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.


  • The incumbent must have the following experience before hire:
  • One year but less than three years of prior related experience, including, experience in a wide range of social service programs, managing people and resources, and communicating orally and in writing with government officials and/or funders.




The performance of the job requires a moderate amount of computer work, occasionally lifting/moving equipment, loading/unloading trucks (emergency disaster response), performing walk abouts, and intervening in physical confrontations.

The incumbent is required to lift more than 20 pounds.

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

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


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.

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