Office Assistant – St. Catharines

The Salvation Army
October 7, 2019
St. Catherines, ON, Canada
$15.00 per hour
Competition #
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Email: Attention: Carrie McComb Fax: 905-935-9135 Mailing Address: St.Catharines Corps/CFS, 400 Niagara Street, St. Catharines, ON, L2M 7N5 Attention: Carrie McComb/Manager Please, no phone calls.
Closing date
October 22, 2019


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.  Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

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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.

This is a temporary, full-time position based upon 30 hours per week.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.

Normal hours of operation are Monday to Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Normal location of work is at St. Catharines Corps/CFS, 400 Niagara Street, St. Catharines, ON, L2M 7N5

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

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


  • Recruitment of volunteers through phone calls or on site at Salvation Army churches.
  • Answer phones as required in response to volunteer inquiries
  • Schedule volunteers on the computerized kettle program
  • Place reminder phone calls to volunteers
  • Represent The Salvation Army in a positive, professional manner
  • Perform other position related duties as required


  • Completion of High School or equivalent
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Experience in a similar capacity would be definite asset
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good working knowledge of email and Internet based programs
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs/10 kilos
  • Provide an original copy of a Background Check screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
  • Screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
  • Support for and an understanding of mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
  • NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

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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