Temporary Full Time Christmas Kettle Coordinator

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Gravenhurst Community & Family Services
Published
October 8, 2019
Location
Gravenhurst, Canada
Job Type
Salary
$14.00 - $19.60 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Lieutenant Kam Robinson: kam_robinson@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
October 18, 2019

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:

The Christmas Kettle Campaign is the main fundraising program in support of the work of the Community and Family Services Ministry.

Responsibilities

  • Provide general oversight of the Christmas Kettle Campaign from October 21 – December 24, 2019
  • Recruit, train, supervise and lead volunteers for duration of campaign
  • Ensure all necessary paperwork is completed on time
  • Ensure kettles are monitored at all times etc.
  • Schedule teams to pick up all kettles nightly
  • Represent The Salvation Army in a positive and professional manner
  • Establish and maintain relationships with local businesses. This would include receiving and responding to concerns from community and/or businesses, volunteers and hourly employees in courteous manner and working with various forms of local media to promote the Christmas Kettle Campaign
  • Solicit service clubs, organizations, and other churches to recruit volunteers for Kettles Campaign
  • Contact businesses for kettle placement and storage of supplies; keeping inventory of supplies at all times (ensuring that all supplies/equipment are in good working order) and submitting lists when ordering of supplies is needed
  • Pick up and drop off kettle equipment/supplies as needed
  • Attend Christmas Kettle Information Session(s) at DHQ
  • Complete and forward a final report (including recommendations) to the Corps Officer
  • Perform other Christmas Kettle Campaign Coordinator duties assigned by Corps Officer

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • Previous experience and/or education in special event organization, fundraising, campaign operation and/or supervision of paid/unpaid staff an asset
  • Valid “G” driver’s license required and access to vehicle
  • General working knowledge of office equipment and Microsoft/computer programs
  • Understand and work in accordance with the Mission Statement of The Salvation Army
  • Excellent time management, organization, communication/interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Ability to lift 10-20lbs

 

 

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear criminal record check
  • A clean drivers abstract

HOURS: 20 hours per week. Work a flexible schedule which will include evenings and Saturdays

 

 

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.

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

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