Temporary Part Time Warm Room Worker/Cook

Belleville Ministries
October 8, 2019
Belleville, Canada
$15.14 - $22.71 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Connie Goodsell: Connie_Goodsell@can.salvationarmy.org
Closing date
October 18, 2019


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 Warm Room Worker Cook is responsible for preparing menus and nutritious wholesome safe meals for the Warm Room. Also responsible for providing a stable compassionate environment for his/her team as well as serving a healthy      nutritious meals for the needy of our community.



  • Prepares and preps meals for the Warm Room
  • Give oversight and supervision to the ‘Warm Room Pantry and Kitchen’
  • Have a working knowledge of other retail food stores and agencies in the community
  • Oversee and supervise all volunteers
  • Ensuring that all volunteers follow rules laid down by the Public Health Department
  • Be responsible for the upkeep, cleanliness and security of The Salvation Army facility during shift
  • Do, or supervise, light janitorial work to ensure that the building is ready for the day programs
  • Inform Food Services Coordinator of food and supplies to be ordered
  • Purchase food supplies
  • Record and maintain a log of volunteer help given, if applicable and any other statistics as requested
  • Builds menu plans and meals with Food Service Coordinator
  • Supervise and oversee all service recipients. May need to handle difficult people and situations. Ensuring everyone’s safety


  • Minimum College Diploma in a related field
  • 3 years’ experience in the food industry
  • In agreement with the Mission Statement of The Salvation Army
  • Compassionate and kind
  • Pleasant with a warm personality
  • Display tact, discretion and a non-judgemental attitude
  • Able to work independently as well as in a group setting
  • Strong supervisory skills – Able to work with clients, volunteers and staff
  • Organization and leadership skills needed
  • Food Handlers Certificate required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to do light janitorial work





Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually

HOURS: 20 hours per week. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 3:30pm to 8:30pm. From November 15, 2019 to March 15, 2019 (with possible extension to March 31, 2019)



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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