Community Ministries Supervisor

The Salvation Army B.C. - Ocean Crest
July 5, 2019
Campbell River, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, with subject line of Community Ministries Supervisor to Ocean Crest Patricia Roed Fax: 250-287-3729
Closing date
July 19, 2019


• Full time 40 hours / week – Monday to Friday 8:30 – 4:30 pm – flexibility an asset
• The Salvation Army pay band 5


• Ensures that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is exemplified in the performance of all job responsibilities and through personal example. Shares the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with clients, staff and volunteers, as appropriate (including linking clients to the church family and church programs where possible)
• Lead devotions with guest and provides prayer support with employees and guest when required, including grace for meal times
• Serve actively as a member of the Senior Management Team for Ocean Crest Community Ministries as well as participate in other meetings and committees has needed
• Gives oversight to all community ministries programs which include: Campbell River Community & Family Services, Campbell River Lighthouse Programs, Hot Lunch Kitchen, Family Services Programs, Third Party Administration, Income Tax,
Dinner Bell Program, Youth Out Reach Program.
• Ensures ministry objectives are consistently accomplished and that a spiritual focus is applied to all program initiatives
• Coordinates/organizes or oversees and develops fundraising activities including Christmas Campaign, Food Drives, Donation Drives, Summer Camps, and Community Christmas Dinner etc. Researches, coordinates and develops new fundraising ideas
• Engages in ongoing planning to ensure programming reflects client needs as these may evolve in our changing socioeconomic climate
• Prepares written reports as requested by other agencies, following receipt of guest’s endorsed disclosure authorization and in accordance with internal policies and procedures
• Works with the management team in the preparation of an operating budget for the community ministries programs and monitors financial performance accordingly
• Works with the Management Team to create and implement strategic plans for all community ministries in Campbell River and Port Hardy.
• Contributes to the development of policies and procedures for Community Ministries programs in consultation with CO, senior management and/or frontline supervisors
• Responsible for reporting to all funding agencies which can include fiscal reporting, statistical reporting, drafting reviews, attending meetings etc.
• May provide intake services, client assessment, emergency assistance and short-term spiritual counselling for clients including encouraging, coaching and advocating in community.
• Networks with non-Salvation Army government and community social assistance and service providers to coordinate resources for the benefit of clients
• May implement a local Emergency Response Plan, assisting with provincial/federal emergencies as required
• Meet regularly with direct reports
• Works closely with the Residential Services Manager to connect guest with services
• Will manage Shelter Operations in the absence of the Residential Services Manager and alternate for weekend coverage.
• Leads and arranges training for all Family Service team members, as well as other Ocean Crest team members where possible. This also includes proper recording keeping.
• Oversee maintenance of Family Services Policies & Procedures in compliance with Accreditation Standards of TSA and adjust or develop as required, with approval from CO (Corps Officer)
• Ensure all written reports for government purposes as well as for The Salvation Army are completed accurately and in a timely manner
• Chair monthly staff meetings
• Ensure properties are maintained properly
• Participate in various Community Network groups
• Understanding of TSA Policies and Procedures
• Understanding of the Collective Agreement between TSA and the BCGEU
• Review procedures with Volunteer Coordinator regularly
• Ensure challenges are reviewed and resolved (this includes staff and volunteers)
• Oversee Staff & Volunteer recruiting, training, orientation, evaluation and discipline
• Participate in monitoring and building budgets for Family Services programs
• Submit Family Service payroll to Finance Administrative Assistant
• Oversee Occupational Health and Safety for all staff and volunteers, in conjunction with the Safety Committee.
• Other duties as required


• The successful job applicant will have completed up to two (2) years of Community College, Certificate and or experience in Youth Work an asset, An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.
• At least three years of prior related experience, including experience in a wide range or social services programs, managing people and resources, managing a unionized setting and communication orally and in writing with government officials and/or funders. Working with Youth Programs in a leadership role.
• Food Safe Level I
• First Aid level 1 Certification
• WHIMIS Training/ Universal Precautions
• Non-violent Crisis Intervention
• Fluent spoken and written English
• Valid Driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
• Criminal Record Check
• Excellent team and interpersonal skills
• Able to handle physical demands, which include lifting/carrying of items more than 20 pounds.
• Immunization for Hepatitis B and vaccination against Tuberculosis are suggested.
• TRAINING TO BE COMPLETED AFTER HIRING: ( AN ASSET IF ALREADY TRAINED ), Naloxone Training, Link to Feed Super User Training, HIFIS 4.0 Training, Mental Health First Aid, other trainings as required by contracts.

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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.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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