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Mission Center Supervisor

Mission Center Supervisor

Company: Open Arms Mission
Contact Person: Marty
22 Fifth Street
Welland, Ontario

Position Description

Open Arms Mission is a Christian organization, called to be faithful stewards of God’s resources to demonstrate value and dignity while assisting those living in economic, social and spiritual poverty.

Our Core Values:

  • Christ-centredness: maintaining Christ in the centre of all by focusing on communicating the hope of the Gospel through words and actions.
  • Service: attentive to short and long term needs
  • Development: empowering to reach toward personal potentials by showing respect and dignity as image bearers of God.
  • Partnership: co-operating with churches, businesses, agencies, and individuals for the betterment of our community
  • Discernment: prudently using resources that are made available

The Mission Center Supervisor position is a full time contract position as soon as possible. 33.5 hours per week, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Tuesday to Friday and Saturday 10 am to 1:30 pm. Salary range is $18.05- $18.70.

Job Purpose:

To ensure the smooth and safe operation of the Mission Center.


  • Complete a daily walk through of the Mission Center
    • Ensure that a tidy and uncluttered appearance is maintained throughout the facility using the Mission Supervisor Checklist
    • Garbage and Recycling to be put out on the roadside on Friday AM and garbage room kept tidy/clean
    • Plan for and ensure the upkeep and maintenance of the 22 Fifth Street Facility and property
  • Regular Volunteer cleaning
    • Regular inspections
    • Periodic Repairs and Maintenance – inside and outside
    • Consult with the Executive Director about any professional repairs that are required
    • Snow removal and ice maintenance
  • Food and Hygiene Rooms
    • Oversee the operation of these areas
    • Track client visits as well as the weights of food being distributed
    • Fill in when necessary
  • Apartments
    • Arrange for maintenance of the apartments
    • Arrange for notification of inspections requirements
  • Saturday Meals
    • Work with Warehouse Food Manager to co-ordinate Saturday meal schedule and supervision
    • Do devotional moment each week before meal
  • Receive donations from donors and store them in the proper spot
    • Ensure morning coffee and donuts are ready by 8:45 am when Fellowship Hall is open
    • Respond to client, volunteer, and donor questions as they arise
  • Inventory Management
    • Complete Purchase Orders for needed supplies
    • Complete weekly food order on Wednesday
    • Maintain a First in First Out inventory system with all food
    • Keep shelves in the Food and Hygiene Room organized
    • Keep the freezer and cooler organized
    • Check non-perishable inventory frequently for expired food
  • Volunteer management
    • Equip and lead volunteers to accomplish needed tasks
    • Oversee the tasks volunteers are doing and provide assistance when necessary
  • Serve as a Connection to the broader work of Open Arms Mission of Welland Inc
    • Newsletter – Provide one story every two months with the purpose of keeping OAM partners aware of what is happening at the Mission Centre
    • Management TEAM – Take part in team meetings
    • Board of Directors – Work with other staff to produce a monthly report of Mission Centre activities and updates. 

Qualifications and skills:

  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Highly detailed-oriented
  • Excellent work ethic, communication, and time management skills
  • Sensitive and compassionate, able to work with vulnerable and marginalized people in a client centred manner
  • Organized and proactive
  • Punctual with reliable form of transportation
  • Full G class license with a clean drivers abstract
  • Able to lift/move up to 50 lbs
  • Desire to support and promote our values and mission

How to Apply

Interested applicants may send resume and cover letter to Marty Misener, Executive Director of Open Arms Mission, at  If you require a disability related accommodation during the application process, please inform us of your requirements.

Posted: June 3, 2020 | Expires: September 1, 2020
Posted Under: Ministry - General
Career ID: [ 7948 ]