Community Ministries Worker B

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The Salvation Army B.C. Vernon
Published
August 8, 2019
Location
Vernon, Canada
Job Type
Category
Salary
$14.66 - $18.32
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Stefan_Reid@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
August 23, 2019
Street Address
3303 32 Ave. Vernon

Description

Hours:

  • Full Time – 40 hours per week

Responsibilities

  • Conducts initial intake assessments (including evaluation of client/family protection issues), determining immediate needs and supports needed by the client
  • Provides spiritual guidance and uses every opportunity to pray with and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with clients/families, enabling them to become part of the Body of Christ
  • 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 emergency assistance services (i.e. housing, shelter, food, clothing, etc.) in accordance with policy
  • Maintains confidentiality and keeps accurate client files and statistical records
  • May provide budgeting guidance and/or trusteeship services for clients
  • Assists in the organization, maintenance and general cleanliness of the Food Bank, Meal Centre, etc.
  • Receives (and/or declines) and sorts/organizes non-monetary donations
  • 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 develop and conduct workshops for clients/families, as appropriate
  • May direct and supervise volunteers, which include recruitment, selection, orientation, training, evaluation and discipline
  • Provides input into the operational budget; may be responsible for cash management
  • May organize seasonal or special programs (i.e. Christmas Hamper, Toy Distribution, Summer Camps, Food Drives, Community Dinners, etc.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months.
  • The successful applicant will hold/have current Certification in First Aid/CPR
  • One year but less than three years of prior related experience, including, experience working with multi-barriered persons.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

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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