Part Time Family Services Worker

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Lakeshore Community Church
Published
July 27, 2020
Location
Toronto, Canada
Job Type
Salary
$15.61 - $23.41 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Major Sophie Gilbert: [email protected]
Closing date
August 7, 2020

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.

 

Responsibilities

  • General office duties such as answering and directing telephone calls, greeting visitors, answering inquires, filing and faxing
  • Maintain and update databases (Link2Feed)
  • Create, update and maintain database for other agencies and support programs available to clients
  • Interview clients and assess client needs
  • Distribute and receive applications for services and programs offered to clients
  • Conduct basic assessment of client budget
  • Issue food to clients as required
  • Provide spiritual support such as prayer and counseling when needed
  • Identify various needs of the clients and assist through other Family Services and Church programs
  • Plan, prepare, participate and assist with all client-based programs
  • Refer clients to other agencies as needed
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • One year of prior related experience, including experience working with multi-barriered persons
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Able to engage in Christian activity such as prayer and counseling
  • Valid Class G driver’s license
  • Current certification in First Aid/CPR or ability to obtain one upon hiring
  • Able to work in compliance with The Salvation Army Mission Statement
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Pleasant and courteous manner
  • Possess problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, care management and leadership skills
  • Must be a team player

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

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

HOURS:  24 hours per week

 

 

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.

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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