Kettle Coordinator

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Published
September 21, 2022
Location
Moose Jaw
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Moose Jaw
Salary Range:
$13.72 - $17.15 per hour
Address:
175 – 1st Av NE
Posting Expires:
September 29, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Lieutenant Lester Ward. Email: Lester.Ward@salvationarmy.ca

Description

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

We are seeking an energetic, outgoing, and highly motivated community member to lead the Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle Campaign in Moose Jaw. The Kettle Coordinator ensures the smooth running of the Kettle Campaign, maximizing donations and coordinating volunteers. A Kettle Coordinator recruits, trains, schedules, and monitors the work of volunteers ensuring ample staff to meet location needs.

This is an 8-week fixed term contract, at 30 hours per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruit, train, direct and work alongside volunteers
  • Create a schedule and schedule volunteers on the kettle program (computerized), ensuring all kettle locations are covered daily and in a timely manner
  • Coordinate the schedule for kettle volunteers and respond to emergency absences, etc.
  • Expected to work in cooperation with the Moose Jaw Ministry unit staff and Divisional Public Relations Department
  • Keep accurate confidential records of volunteer information
  • Ensure all kettle locations are kept well-stocked with supplies (i.e. Literature, etc.)
  • Contact churches, businesses, and other organizations to fill volunteer spots on kettles etc.
  • Coordinate and Assist with the delivery and pick-up of kettles to/from sites daily, ensuring the security of daily monies
  • Work flexible schedule to include evenings and Saturdays.
  • Some involvement in counting and depositing kettle monies
  • Represent The Salvation Army in a positive manner
  • Post Campaign: Retrieve all equipment/supplies from various locations at the conclusion of the Campaign and debrief.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education Level Attained:

  • Completed High School
  • Note: An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.

Special Licenses, Diplomas, Certifications or Requirements:

  • Valid Saskatchewan Driver’s license with own vehicle preferred
  • Criminal Police Clearance Check

Minimum Prior Related Experience:

  • More than three months but less than one year of similar related experience.
  • Experience in office-type work
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
  • Experience with general office equipment and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

PREFERRED SKILLS/CAPABILITIES:

Physical Effort/Dexterity Required:

  • Ability to lift and carry equipment of light to moderate weight

Concentration Required:

  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced office setting

Responsibility for Financial Resources:

  • Manage any all donations and their safe transport to unit

Responsibility for Human Resources:

  • Initial and primary point-of-contact for all kettle volunteers
  • Responsible for tracking hours and schedules for kettle volunteers

Work Environment:

  • Working environment is partially in the office in generally agreeable conditions
  • Frequent travel within the city in winter conditions will be required
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment of light to moderate weight in winter conditions will be required
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and Saturdays
  • Works on-call and carries a cell phone

Exposure to Hazards:

  • Frequent travel within city in winter conditions
  • Hazards typical of office workplace

 

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

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

Internal Applicants, please advise your supervisor of your intentions as soon as you know your application is being considered- normally at the stage where you are being interviewed.

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