Driver’s Helper – Owen Sound

The Salvation Army
septembre 11, 2019
Owen Sound, ON, Canada
Job Type
$14.00 per hour
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Email: Attention: Matthew Blanchard, Thrift Store Manager Fax: 519-376-1591 Mailing Address: The Salvation Army Community Church, PO Box 395, Owen Sound, ON N4K 5P7 Attention: Matthew Blanchard, Thrift Store Manager Please, no phone calls.
Closing date
September 19, 2019


The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.  Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

Permanent part-time employment with The Salvation Army (less than 25 hours per week) will provide you with a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:  vacation time, sick days, employer matching RRSP contributions and Christmas Grants.

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The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

This is a permanent, part-time position based on 14 hours per week.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Normal hours of operation are Monday to Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and includes a 1 hour unpaid meal break where applicable.  Normal location of work is at The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 1077 10th Street West, Owen Sound, ON, with travel to the Port Elgin and Wiarton Thrift Stores.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

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


  • Assist the truck driver with pickups and deliveries of Thrift Store donations.
  • Ensure the safe and careful handling and pickup of all deliveries, donations etc. while protecting the property, including donations and vehicles.
  • Maintain knowledge of legislative and company policies such as Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Provide donors with courteous and diplomatic service.
  • Sort and place donations in designated areas.
  • Perform other position related duties as required.


  • Completion of Elementary School
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate with and work with customers, peers and other Salvation Army personnel.
  • The performance of this job requires frequent twisting, bending, crouching, reaching overhead, pushing, pulling, lifting and kneeling.
  • Ability to repeatedly lift/move/swing above head bags weighing up to 30 lbs. onto other recycled goods
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on occasion
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Be a team player
  • Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.  The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
  • Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
  • NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

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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