Family Services Coordinator

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The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope
Published
December 5, 2018
Location
Langley, Canada
Job Type
Category
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
hr@gatewayofhope.ca
Closing date
December 12, 2018

Description

• Temporary Full Time (7.5 hrs per day. 8:00am – 4:00pm)
• Employment ends on December 24 with the possibility of extension.

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.

Please include the competition # in the subject line of your email.

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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