Relief Driver

Barrie Bayside Mission Centre
October 6, 2019
Barrie, Canada
Job Type
$15.14 – $22.71 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Captain Stephanie Watkinson:
Closing date
October 14, 2019


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:

The driver provides courteous pick up of donations of food, products at various locations in and around the city of Barrie.


  • Ensure the safe operation of the program vehicle through daily maintenance of vehicle logs, daily circle checks prior to leaving property, checking fluid levels and regular maintenance
  • Ensure the safe and careful handling of all pick-ups while protecting property, including donations and vehicle
  • Picks up donations of food, supplies, products from various donors and suppliers and unloads goods at Bayside Mission Centre or Essa Road Thrift Store
  • Provides donors with courteous and diplomatic service
  • Ensures cleanliness of donation bins on a daily basis
  • Ensures Christmas Kettle equipment is delivered to various locations at commencement of campaign and pick-up at conclusion of campaign


  • Minimum Grade 12 education plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months. NOTE: An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.
  • Minimum of one (1) year but less than three (3) years of prior related experience
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop and lift more than 20 pounds
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work as a team member with other staff, volunteers, donors and clients
  • Sympathetic and willing to adhere to the philosophies, policies and value of The Salvation Army
  • Proof of a valid First Aid/CPR Certificate
  • Valid WHMIS Certificate
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license

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: As needed


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 Department Heads 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.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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