Temporary Full Time Family Services Worker (Canada Summer Jobs)

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Published
June 23, 2022
Location
Dunville
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Dunville Community & Family Services
Salary Range:
$15.00 per hour
Address:
1-217 Broad St. E
Posting Expires:
June 23, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Breanne Hunter: Breanne.Hunter@salvationarmy.ca

Description

The Family Services Worker assists individuals and families who are seeking aid and assistance from, or have been referred to, the salvation army.  This position provides support to the food bank program and other programs provided by the community & family services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitate the daily operation of the food bank (distribution of food, incoming donations of food, general cleanliness, etc.)
  • Support individuals/families accessing food bank to meet their wants/needs of food (assisting with points and shopping experience)
  • Pick up and process incoming food donations
  • Daily cleaning of food bank and preparation for following day
  • Organize and maintain general operation of storage space (sorting food, checking dates, stocking shelves).
  • Assist and support Food Drives and other fundraising events
  • Inputting data into Link2Feed and other statistical reporting
  • Ensure all clients are treated with dignity and respect and treat and maintain all information in confidence

Health and Safety

  • Adherence to all health and safety standards
  • Assist with ensuring that the Food Bank is maintained in regard to organization, appearance, maintenance and general cleanliness and safety as recommended by Public Health etc.
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures

Perform other position related duties as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This is a temporary full-time position based on 35 hours per week
  • Your supervisor will set the hours of work and work schedule. Flexibility in scheduling is required
  • The typical working location for this position is in Community & Family Service office which includes the Food Bank and Storage area
  • Ability to lift/move more than 25 lbs. and this job requires reaching, bending, and stooping frequently; working in a standing position for long periods of time
  • Some travel may be required to assist with donation pick-ups and deliveries
  • Required to wear appropriate Salvation Army identification when dealing with clients
  • Be available for full 8 weeks of program

Normal hours of work – Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a ½ hour unpaid break each day.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and the following represents the applicant criteria:
  • Is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of the employment.
  • Is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*: and,
  • Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
  • *International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident.

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Safe Food Handling Certificate is an asset
  • Knowledge of community-based resources is an asset
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License, provide an original copy of current driver’s abstract that it satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is an asset

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Ability to maintain information in confidence and exercise good judgement
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality with professional ethics and a balanced sense of fairness and flexibility
  • Ability to work independently and participate as an active and responsible team member in a cooperative team environment
  • Participate in orientation training
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • 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.