Community Ministries Worker – C

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Published
July 22, 2021
Location
Kamloops, BC
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Kamloops Corps
Salary Range:
$15.20-$16.63 per hour
Address:
344 Poplar Street, Kamloops, BC V2B 4B8
Posting Expires:
Open until filled
Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Capt. Kelly Fifield, Corps Officer. E-mail: lisl.barnes@salvationarmy.ca. Please mention ‘Community Ministries Worker – C’ in the subject line of your email.

Description

Community Ministries Worker C assists in the organization and distribution of services in our Community Ministries Office.

HOURS:

  • Full time, 35 hours per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consistently demonstrate empathy and concern for clients/families.
  • Provide emergency food hampers to clients as needed.
  • May assist in the maintenance of client files and statistical records, as directed.
  • Assist in the organization, maintenance, and general cleanliness of the Community Ministries Space.
  • Receive (and/or declines) and sort/organize non-monetary donations or purchased products following standard procedures.
  • May be responsible for ensuring the safe handling of hazardous materials.
  • Arrange for discarding of items that are not usable following policy.
  • May direct work of volunteers assisting in Community Ministries.
  • May help prepare/serve community meals in the house or on the CRU (food truck).
  • Help with seasonal tasks where needed such as Christmas Hampers/Kettles.
  • Drive vehicles as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

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

Education/Certifications:

  • Completion of Public School.
  • WHMIS Training.
  • First Aid/CPR.
  • Food Safe Level 1.
  • Full BC Driver’s License.

Experience:

  • Minimum three (3) months of prior related experience, including, experience working with multi-barrier persons.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Capabilities:

Physical effort/dexterity:

  • The performance of the job requires a frequent amount of loading/unloading trucks, handing out hampers, receiving/sorting out donated or purchased goods, and computer work.

Concentration:

  • The performance of the job requires attentive listening (empathy to clients/volunteers), and attention to detail when entering data/computer work.

Work environment:

The incumbent will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

  • Temperature variations when in CRU.
  • Cramped working station.
  • Work-related stress.
  • Dealing with angry and abusive people.

Exposure to hazards:

The job incumbent may be exposed to the risk of minor harm, injury, or illness due to:

  • Physical attacks by others (and verbal).
  • Exposure to infectious diseases.
  • Exposure to toxic chemicals.
  • Moving objects.
  • Sharp objects.
  • Risk of back strain.

Precautionary measures:

The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

  • Universal Precautions
  • Foodsafe training
  • Take Protective Barriers
  • WHMIS Training
  • Adequately maintain operational equipment

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

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • 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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