Temporary Full Time Christmas Kettle Coordinator

Timmins Ministries
October 15, 2020
Timmins, Canada
Job Type
$14.25 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Auxiliary-Captain Donaldson: robbie.donaldson@salvationarmy.ca
Closing date
October 25, 2020


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:

To assist the Corps Ministry Unit to achieve its objectives for the main fundraising program, Christmas Kettle Campaign, in support of the work of the Community and Family Services Ministry.


  • Provide general oversight of the Kettle Campaign
  • Provide oversight to the Kettle Assistant/workers and the recruitment, training, scheduling and ongoing performance of workers and volunteers
  • Schedule Kettle team meetings as required
  • Prepare meeting agenda
  • Determine locations and placement of kettles
  • Establish and maintain a good rapport with all business establishments
  • Ensure the appropriate contracts with business establishments are current
  • Coordinate Kettle kick-off, and other promotional events through supervisor and the Public Relation and Development Department
  • Liaise with the service clubs and organization as required
  • Seek volunteers and workers to monitor the kettle
  • Forward and follow through with any complaints or concerns from public, volunteers or workers
  • Oversee the pick-up/drop off of kettles
  • Update and maintain online database
  • Receive and respond to telephone calls from volunteers or general public
  • Create and update promotional material required during campaign
  • Complete required documentation for paid employees and volunteers
  • Complete timesheets as required
  • Assist with the pick-up and exchanges of Kettles as required
  • Ensure Kettle Kits have required supplies and information at all times
  • Visit various Kettle locations to monitor recruits and answer any questions
  • Complete and forward a final report to include recommendations


  • High School graduate
  • Minimum one (1)+ years of experience in volunteer coordination
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team member
  • Previous experience supervising staff and volunteers
  • Previous experience working in customer service considered an asset
  • Proficient computer skills including; Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet
  • Knowledge of available resources in the community
  • Able to work in compliance with The Salvation Army Mission Statement
  • Comfortable working in a Christian environment with the ability to demonstrate empathy and compassion
  • Previous experience managing/ supervising staff and volunteers
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear criminal record check
  • A clean drivers abstract

HOURS: 35-40 hours per week. Kettle Campaign normal hours of operation 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Shifts will include days, afternoons, evenings, weekend shift and split shifts Tuesday through Saturday. Flexibility in scheduling is required, as the hours will gradually increase as per the Christmas Kettle Campaign operational requirements.



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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