Temporary Full Time Summer Program Assistant (May 31- July 30, 2021)

avril 30, 2021
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Ottawa Bethany Hope
Salary Range:
$14.25 per hour
820 Woodroofe Ave
Posting Expires:
May 14, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Sandra Randall: Sandra.Randall@salvationarmy.ca




  • Creating weekly activity kits for children ages 3-12, when required
  • Creating weekly recipe kits for families to be sent with their food share order
  • Assist with the indoor garden towers and community garden, weekly weeding, watering, harvesting of vegetables and herbs
  • When the centre reopens to clients, the Program Assistant will be responsible for screening all clients who enter the building and ensure they have proper PPE while in the building
  • Assist with any childcare for those clients who have appointments in the centre
  • Assist the Welcome Centre Coordinator with administrative duties such as dealing with clients, contractors, etc. who need access to the building, answering the phones, data entry, etc.
  • Assist with the weekly organization of food share boxes, ensure labels are printed, confirm delivery with 3rd party organization, help to fill food hampers
  • Research and create awareness around the vegetable of the month, print off ideas and recipes that include the vegetable of the month
  • Assist with curb-side pick up on Fridays for food share
  • Help to unload Ottawa Food Bank Truck and organize food share shelves weekly
  • Help with creating and organizing lunch box items weekly


  • The successful candidate must meet the requirements under the Canada Summer Jobs Program
    • Be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusively) at the time of intake/selection
  • High School Diploma required
  • Must be comfortable in an ever changing environment and learn new tasks quickly
  • Willingness to work within the mandate of The Salvation Army
  • Works well independently and is a team player
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral



  • In progress on a post-secondary diploma or degree in field of social services or related field an asset
  • Experience in community programming an asset
  • Experience with children and /or young parent families an asset
  • Second language spoken an asset

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clear internal abuse registry check
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring

HOURS: 30 hours a week, TBD

Please also include a cover letter with your resume outlining your suitability for this position



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.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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