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Temporary Full Time Christmas Kettle Campaign Coordinator

Temporary Full Time Christmas Kettle Campaign Coordinator

Company: The Salvation Army North York Temple
Contact Person: Jacqueline Kim
25 Centre Ave
Toronto, Ontario , M2M 2L4

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


The Christmas Kettle Campaign is the main fundraising program in support of the work of the Community and Family Services Ministry.


  • Provide general oversight of the Christmas Kettle Campaign from October 15 – December 28, 2018
  • Recruit, train, supervise and lead volunteers and hourly employees for duration of campaign (ensure all necessary paperwork and time sheets are completed on time, kettles are monitored at all times etc.); establish teams to count, track and report all kettle funds to Kettle Coordinator and maintain excellent records of all monies received from kettles; schedule teams to pick up all kettles nightly)
  • Be the “Face of the Salvation Army” (be a positive, professional representative); establishing and maintaining relationships with local businesses. This would include receiving and responding to concerns from community and/or businesses, volunteers and hourly employees in courteous manner and working with various forms of local media to promote the Christmas Kettle Campaign. You will also solicit service clubs, organizations, and other churches to recruit volunteers for Kettles Campaign
  • Contact businesses for kettle placement and storage of supplies; keeping inventory of supplies at all times (ensuring that all supplies/equipment are in good working order) and submitting lists when ordering of supplies is needed
  • Pick up and drop off kettle equipment/supplies as needed
  • Attend Christmas Kettle Information Session(s) at DHQ
  • Perform other Christmas Kettle Campaign Coordinator duties assigned by either Kettle Coordinator or Corps Officer
  • Complete and forward a final report (including recommendations)


  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • Previous experience and/or education in special event organization, fundraising, campaign operation and/or supervision of paid/unpaid staff an asset.
  • Valid “G” driver’s license required and access to vehicle.
  • General working knowledge of office equipment and Microsoft/computer programs
  • Understand and work in accordance with the Mission Statement of The Salvation Army
  • Excellent time management, organization skills (multi-tasking, working well under pressure), communication/interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Ability to lift 10-20lbs

HOURS:  40 hours per week. Work a flexible schedule which will include evenings and Saturdays

SALARY: $14.00 - $16.35 per hour

Interested applicants are asked to contact Jacqueline Kim by October 26, 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: October 3, 2018 | Expires: October 26, 2018
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 5950 ]