Christmas Kettle Campaign Coordinator – TempFT – Kingston Citadel

September 13, 2021
Kingston, ON
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Kingston Citadel Community & Family Services
Salary Range:
$14.25 - $20.59 per hour
816 Centennial Drive, Kingston
Posting Expires:
September 21, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Email: Attention: Bonita McCourt, Community & Family Services Director Mailing Address: The Salvation Army Kingston Citadel, 816 Centennial Drive, Kingston ON K7M 04A Attention Bonita McCourt, Community & Family Services Director Fax: 613-548-8562 Please, no phone calls.


The Christmas Kettle Campaign Coordinator organizes, directs, and supervises the work performed by Christmas Kettle Campaign Worker activities.  They will also ensure adequate staffing is met prior to and during each shift.



  • Promote, coordinate and oversee the activities of Christmas Kettle Campaign Worker staff and/or volunteers.
  • Oversee the operations of the Christmas Kettle campaign including scheduling of staff and/or volunteers.
  • Will participate in recruitment of kettle worker staff and/or volunteers.
  • Orientation and performance management of kettle worker staff and/or volunteers.
  • Coordinate the schedule for kettle staff and/or volunteers and responds to emergency absences, etc.
  • Foster and maintain positive working relationships with kettle sites.
  • Coordinate the delivery and pick-up of kettles to/from sites daily, ensuring the security of donations.
  • May deliver and pick-up kettles in an emergency situation.
  • Host at a kettle as required ensuring necessary coverage for breaks, etc.
  • Ensure that kettle locations have adequate supplies of literature etc.
  • Record statistical data and prepare weekly time sheets as required.
  • Post campaign; organize retrieval of all equipment/supplies from various kettle locations.
  • Perform other position related duties as required.



  • Shifts may include days, afternoons, evenings, weekend shifts, and split shifts, Monday through Saturday. Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required, as the hours may increase as per the Christmas Kettle Campaign operational requirements.
  • Required to wear appropriate Salvation Army identification.
  • Local travel is associated with this position.



  • Completed High School or equivalent.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License, personal vehicle required and insurance, current copy of driver’s abstract for review and verification that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Experience in office administration.
  • Experience with general office equipment and must have strong skills and experience using word processing (WORD); spread sheet use (EXCEL).
  • Prior related experience is an asset.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced office setting
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated/disciplined.
  • Ability to maintain information in confidence and exercise good judgement.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and participate as an active and responsible team member in a cooperative team environment.
  • Exhibit good listening skills, have strong oral/written communication skills and respect authority.
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Honest, courteous and punctual; prepared to act in the best interest of employer.
  • Represent the organization in a positive, professional and engaging manner.
  • Treat the property of The Salvation Army with due care and caution.
  • Attentive listening skills for the purpose of supervision, coaching, and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check screening
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.

Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and/or Vulnerable Sector Screening.

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

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

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application

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