Kettle Coordinator

The Salvation Army Southlands Community Church
October 20, 2020
Winnipeg, Canada
Job Type
$13.04 - $16.30 per hour - Pay Band 2
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
FAX: (204) 946-9165 or EMAIL: - Attention: Major Wendy Mouland
Closing date
October 27, 2020


We are seeking an energetic, outgoing, and highly motivated community member to lead the Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle Campaign in south Winnipeg. The Kettle Coordinator ensures the smooth running of the Kettle Campaign, maximizing donations and coordinating staffing (employees and volunteers). A Kettle Coordinator recruits, trains, schedules, and monitors the work of employee and volunteer bell ringers ensuring ample staff to meet location needs.

This is a temporary full-time position with up to 40 hours per week from end October 2020 to January 5, 2021.


  • Recruit, train, direct and work alongside volunteers
  • Schedule volunteers on the kettle program (computerized), ensuring all kettle locations are covered daily
  • Coordinate the schedule for kettle staff and respond to emergency absences, etc.
  • Expected to work in cooperation with the Divisional Public Relations Department
  • Keep accurate records of volunteer information, using the Kettle Program
  • Ensure kettle locations are kept well-stocked with supplies (i.e. literature, etc.)
  • Contact churches, businesses and other organizations to fill volunteer spots on kettles
  • Deliver and pick-up kettles to/from sites daily, ensuring the security of donations.
  • Represent The Salvation Army in a positive, professional manner
  • Input daily kettle totals on TSA Kettle System
  • Oversees daily counting
  • Post campaign:
    • retrieve all equipment/supplies from various kettle locations.
    • debrief current campaign
  • Perform other position related duties as required.  


Minimum Education Level Attained:

The successful job applicant will have completed High School.

NOTE:  An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.

Special Licenses, Diplomas, Certifications or Requirements:

  • Valid Manitoba Driver’s license with own vehicle.
  • Criminal Police Check.

Minimum Prior Related Experience:

  • More than three months but less than one year of prior related experience.
  • Experience in office administration.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced office setting.
  • Experience with general office equipment and a proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Understanding and support of the Mission of The Salvation Army.

Physical Effort/Dexterity Required:

The performance of the job requires frequently transporting kettle stands, driving and occasionally hosting kettles.

Concentration Required:

The performance of the job requires occasional staff scheduling.

Responsibility for Financial Resources:

The incumbent is involved in minor financial matters regularly, or on a relief basis, or has responsibility for the wise use of his/her own resources. He/She may be authorized to spend, disburse, or collect small amounts of cash. The incumbent has very little input into the annual budget.

Responsibility for Human Resources:

The incumbent is responsible as a group/work leader. He/She is responsible for providing direction and checking results, but generally works along with those supervised.  The incumbent may provide advice on hiring, firing decisions but not other supervisory decisions.

The incumbent directly supervises full-time employees, part-time employees, and/or volunteers (varies depending on the number of kettles).

Work Environment:

The incumbent’s work environment is typically in the Office, Car and/or Malls/Stores.

The incumbent will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

  • Driving in winter
  • Non-routine schedule

The incumbent is required to travel around Winnipeg.

The incumbent works on-call and carries a cell phone.

Exposure to Hazards:

The job incumbent may be exposed to the risk of minor to moderate injury or illnesses due to:

  • Driving in hazardous conditions

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.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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