In Take worker Cawston

The Salvation Army B.C. Penticton Community Church
avril 7, 2021
Penticton, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
April 15, 2021
Street Address
2399 South Main Street


Position Purpose Summary:

This position works for the food bank.  You must be able to provide support to Food Bank Supervisor.  Have organizational skills.  Reception duties answering phones, keyboarding, entering statistics in various on line platforms.


  • 8 hours per week


In Take Worker Duties

  • Ensures the safety and security of clients, volunteers and staff
  • Takes responsibility for daily and overall safety
  • As an initial point of contact, represents The Salvation Army effectively by providing clients/residents and vendors with courteous and diplomatic service
  • Maintains knowledge of legislative and company policies such as Health & Safety Regulations
  • The Successful Candidate will be responsible to interview clients in our Community and Family Services Food Bank at our Cawston/Keremeos location
  • Assess Clients physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs and respond appropriately
  • Be willing to share the Christian faith and pray as opportunities arise
  • Be familiar with and refer clients to other community organizations as required
  • Assist with the Christmas Program as required
  • Assist with Fund raising as required
  • Undertake other reasonable duties as assigned
  • Accept donations and issue temporary receipt as required
  • Order and stock Food Bank Refrigerated, frozen, and dry groceries. From Penticton Food Bank
  • Record all information for entry into Link 2 Feed
  • e safety and security of clients, volunteers and staff


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months. NOTE:  An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.
  • Must be able to follow instructions both verbally and written
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with others
  • Be familiar with the Salvation Army Mission Statement
  • Possess basic computer skills and/or be willing to receive training (Word, Excel, Power Point, Link 2 Feed)
  • Demonstrate organizational skills
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
  • Demonstrates ability to work with clients, peers, staff, and volunteers
  • Holds a valid Driver’s License Class 5


The job requires a moderate, walking, and lifting pushing and pulling.  You would occasionally be required to stand, bend, and lift up to 40 pounds.

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

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

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