Full Time Administrative Assistant

North Toronto Community Church
July 8, 2019
Toronto, Canada
Job Type
$14.00 – $16.84 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Major Ken Smith: Ken_Smith@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
July 22, 2019


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

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.

Core Values

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.

Position Purpose Summary:

To provide administrative support to North Toronto Community Church under the direction of the Corps Officers.



General office duties

  • Receive and direct phone calls and/or messages in a prompt, friendly, compassionate and efficient manner
  • Greet and/or direct individuals to services required during normal working hours, ensuring security and confidentiality guidelines are maintained
  • General correspondence as directed from the corps officers
  • Responsible for oversight and reconciliation of North Toronto petty cash
  • Assist with weekly deposit of cartridges and offering as necessary
  • Update or change phone greetings and the outdoor electronic sign as required
  • Receive, date stamp and distribute all unopened mail to the appropriate individual or department
  • Receive, document and provide temporary receipt of donations, forward to person in charge
  • Photocopy documents as required
  • General upkeep of the supply room
  • Monitor and maintain an adequate stock level of office supplies, spiritual materials/booklets etc.
  • Prepare weekly corps bulletin as information is provided
  • Provide updates to media coordinator for website
  • Send out bulletins to Corps members and mail bulletins to extended Corps family members as required
  • Verify receipt of stock delivery/merchandise with packing slip
  • Ensure volunteer sign in/out
  • Maintain monthly calendar (including booking of rooms)
  • Arrange for repairs to quarters and church building as requested


  • Prepare and/or file various forms of correspondence as required by corps officers
  • Minute taker of various meetings, forwarding minutes to corps officers for approval prior to sending out to committee members
  • Input Salvation Army Management Information System (SAMIS) data and forward statistics to headquarters as required
  • Scan invoices to Octacom
  • Assist with processing of petty cash requisitions and Travel and Expense Management (TEM) submissions
  • Maintain and update inventory lists on a regular basis
  • Set up and process all church building rentals
  • Maintain control log of key distribution of keys at church building
  • Provide support to the corps officers in the preparation of church-related documentation, certificates and record keeping

Health & Safety

  • Work in a safe manner, in accordance with all applicable WSIB / TSA policies and practices.
  • Participate in workplace inspections as required
  • Compete other related duties as assigned


  • Assisting with recording and receipting charitable donations, mailing of official receipts and thank you letters
  • Assisting with scheduling of kettle workers and general support to kettle coordinator as required


  • Completion of high school and a minimum 1 years’ related experience
  • Ability to work within the Mission and Vision of The Salvation Army
  • Comfortable working in a Christian environment with the ability to demonstrate empathy and compassion
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills including; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher), Internet and Social Media applications
  • Basic First Aid/CPR Certification preferred

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually

HOURS: 25 hours per week. Monday – Friday  10:00am - 3:00pm

Seasonally for November and December hours increase to 30 hours/week (as required)


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.

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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