May 13, 2022
Williams Lake, BC
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Williams Lake
Salary Range:
272 Borland Street
Posting Expires:
May 31, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Tatiana Kachanova, Email: Tatiana.Kachanova@salvationarmy.ca Please mention 'Swamper in the subject line of your email


Assists Driver with daily food pickups, weighing and processing of daily donations.


  • Part-Time, Permanent
  • 20 Hours/Week


  • Restocks Share Shelf with food items
  • Rotates food items regularly to guarantee donation freshness in the Share Shelf
  • Keeps donation area neat and clean on a regular basis
  • Sorts, organizes, shelves all food donations according to relative nutritional value, requirements of storage
  • Assembles, lifts and carries food hampers
  • Selects and disposes perishable foods no longer suitable for distribution
  • Maintains general upkeep of the Client Intake area; Meal Centre, Sharing Shelf
  • Controls crowd to maintain Covid-19 distance requirements, screening procedures
  • Assists driver and kitchen assistant with donations pick-ups, loading and unloading, weighing
  • Arranges for discarding of items that are not usable
  • Breaks down carton boxes, brings them to recycle
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School.


  • Up to six months of prior related experience

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to manage your time efficiently
  • Punctuality, reliability, trustworthiness
  • Awareness of health and safety procedures and proper lifting techniques
  • Valid driver license for commercial vehicle
  • Proof of clean driving record


  • Physical stamina
  • Agility
  • Frequent twisting, bending, crouching, reaching, reaching overhead, pushing, pulling, kneeling, visual monitoring
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure.


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.

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