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Full Time Director

Full Time Director

Company: The Salvation Army Honeychurch Family Life Resource Centre
Contact Person: Frank Chu
535 Main St North
Brampton, Ontario , L6X 3C9

Position Description

Mission and Values Statement 

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church and charitable movement, active in over 128 countries worldwide. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. The Mission of The Salvation Army is to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. This is expressed in spiritual ministry, and also by a wide variety of social services, which are extended without discrimination as to race or creed.

There are three Core Values of our Faith: Salvation, Holiness, and Intimacy with God.

Rooted in these three values are the seven core operational values that guide all aspects of the Salvation Army in the Canada & Bermuda Territory.

Compassion:      We reach out to others and care for them.

Respect:              We promote the dignity of all persons.

Excellence:         We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.

Integrity:             We are honest, trustworthy and accountable.

Relevance:          We are committed to the pursuit of innovation and effectiveness.

Co-operation:    We encourage and foster teamwork and partnerships.

Celebration:       We give thanks by marking milestones and successes.

The powerful mission and core values of The Salvation Army serve as significant attractors for those people who choose to join the organization, which has been serving the under-served and evolving for 150 years.


  • Manage the day-to-day administration and operation of the Honeychurch Family Life Resource Centre
  • Participates with DHQ/THQ consultants in the strategic planning for the ministry unit securing necessary approvals from the Divisional Finance Board/Executive
  • Directs and oversees the annual budgeting process for the ministry unit
  • Facilitates implementation of Territorial standards and best practices reflecting the economic, service and business environment in compliance with The Salvation Army
  • Ensures all property is inspected and maintained in compliance with applicable legislation; works with the DSBA to prepare all property proposals for presentation to the appropriate boards and is updated with current codes and licensing requirements.
  • Oversees or directly manages effective employee/labour relations practices in consultation with the Divisional Director of Employee Relations
  • Hires, orientates, trains, evaluates, recognizes, disciplines and terminates in concert with Territorial standards; submits and acts on incident reports; deals with complaints
  • Maintains and promotes positive working relationships/partnerships and communications with funders and community stakeholders; works with DHQ to re-negotiate contracts with government funder/s; works with DHQ/THQ to identify and pursue opportunities to enhance program delivery by seeking new government funding sources and is kept up to date on current legislation through frequent contact with funding supervisor and meetings with the Central West Division for the VAW Sector
  • Supervision of Legal Support Workers, Intake Workers, Childcare Worker, Housekeepers, Administrative Coordinator, Client Services Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Cook and Chaplain
  • Monitors and ensures consistency in case management systems and practices
  • Establish and maintains a Community Council, recruiting members, setting agendas, and following up on actions arising from meetings
  • Ensuring the design and effective delivery of all SAHFLRC programs
  • Use appropriate procedures in dealing with staff and client complaints and community concerns
  • Approve and implement all policies and procedures, and all existing and new programs
  • Provide direction and communication to staff via staff memos
  • Chair all staff and management meetings
  • Scheduling of all staff reporting to the Director
  • Promoting and developing in-staff training programs for all staff in areas deemed necessary
  • Work with Client Services Manager in managing and monitoring clients regarding assessment and/or disciplinary measures if required
  • Provide oversight in the gathering of statistics and exploring new programs and services


  • Adhere to standards that are consistent the values and philosophy of The Salvation Army
  • Mission and Vision is shared with staff and clients through the ministry of the Chaplains on a regular basis
  • Coordinate the creation and updating of the mission, vision and strategic plan
  • Participate fully and constructively in Staff Meetings and in-service training.
  • Engage in formal Evaluations Sessions with Supervisor at three (3) month during first year of employment and annually thereafter.
  • Read and adhere to the Policy and Procedures Manual and the Employees Handbook.
  • Make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to Management.
  • Represent the organization in a professional manner and attitude.
  • Conducting performance evaluations, and monthly supervision for all staff reporting to the Director
  • Conduct interviews for potential employees. Recruit Centre staff to assist in process
  • Ensure all external compliance reports are sent to DHQ.
  • Budget development and ongoing fiscal accountability
  • Cultivate and maintain working relationship with funders, i.e. Ministry of Community and Social Services, Salvation Army Red Shield efforts and other supportive business contacts
  • Ensure that all legal documents are kept in a secure place
  • Develop and present an annual budget prior to fiscal period
  • Provide direction in the maintenance of standards for accreditation and program reviews.
  • Seek support and direction when needed with Human Resources Department at DHQ
  • Responsible for meetings with the SAHFLRC Community Advisory Council
  • Attend events in community requiring representation from the Centre
  • Conduct Centre tours when requested from community members


  • The successful job applicant will have completed a Graduate University degree (e.g., M.A., M.Sc. MSc.N.) or equivalent experience in the Social Services Ministry.
  • Membership in a regulated professional college preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in program design, planning, financial management  and implementation, and human resources management
  • Knowledge of issues on violence against women as well as crisis intervention and prevention
  • The Centre’s commitment to creating an anti-racist/anti-oppressive work place
  • Conflict Resolution/problem solving and supervisory skills
  • Knowledge of community resources and services
  • Ability to function within a Christian perspective
  • Valid Class 'G' Driver's License
  • Valid WHMIS and First Aid and CPR certification
  • Current clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

HOURS: 40 hours per week

SALARY: Under review

Interested applicants are asked to contact Frank Chu by January 31,  2018



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.

Posted: January 12, 2018 | Expires: January 31, 2018
Posted Under: Management
Career ID: [ 4811 ]