Temporary Full Time Christmas Support Worker

September 14, 2023
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Kitchener Community Church
Salary Range:
$18.00 per hour
75 Tillsley Drive
Posting Expires:
October 6, 2023
Applications Accepted By:
Sandra Aszmies: Sandra.aszmies@salvationarmy.ca


The Christmas Support Worker provides support to the Community and Family Services during the Christmas season on a temporary basis.


  • Assist with processing, unloading, documenting, and sorting donations of toys for the Christmas program and assist with preparing donated items for distribution.
  • Assist with pick-ups of toy donations from community donors using program vehicle.
  • Assist with set up and take down of toy Christmas hamper distribution centre.
  • Record statistical data in a clear, organized, and accurate manner.
  • Assist with the scheduling of kettle volunteers.
  • Assist with the preparation, distribution and delivery of kettle supplies and materials.

Perform other related duties as required.


  • This is a temporary position 25 – 35 hours per week.
  • Shifts may include days, afternoons, evenings, weekend shifts, and split shifts, Monday through Saturday.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.  Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including evenings and Saturdays.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required, as the hours may increase as per the Christmas Kettle Campaign operational requirements.
  • Required to wear appropriate Salvation Army identification.
  • Ability to lift/move up to 20 lbs. (11.34 kgs) in a safe manner.
  • Local travel may be associated with this position.


  • Completed High School or equivalent.


  • Minimum of one (1) year of prior related experience working in community-based programs would be a definite asset.
  • Strong skills in all Microsoft Office products and good working knowledge and experience with email and internet-based programs
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License, personal vehicle required and insurance, current copy of driver’s abstract for review and verification that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Honest, courteous, and punctual; represent the organization in a positive, professional, and engaging manner.
  • Treat the property of The Salvation Army with due care and caution.
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check screening.
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.



The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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