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Temporary Full Time Food Community & Social Services Worker (Canada Summer Jobs)

Temporary Full Time Food Community & Social Services Worker (Canada Summer Jobs)

Company: The Salvation Army Belleville Ministries
Contact Person: Mike Hennessy
Location/Address:
295 Pinnacle Street
Belleville, Ontario , K8N 3B3

Position Description

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.

Vision Statement

We are an innovative partner, mobilized to share hope wherever there is hardship, building communities that are just and know the love of Jesus.

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.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Position Purpose Summary: The Program Activity Assistant will complete varied tasks providing support to department leaders.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Administrative
  • Answer telephone & direct or respond to calls promptly.
  • Remain up-to-date and proficient in use of all office equipment.
  • Process all necessary paperwork and office related duties in a timely fashion to meet all deadlines.
Food Bank
  • Enter client registrations into the Link2Feed program in a timely and accurate manner; document assistance in Link2Feed.
  • Ensure that clients’ needs are met in compliance with Salvation Army policies and in cooperation with other agencies
  • Ensure food donations are organized to date and appropriate locations; utilize “First in First out” {FIFO} food management system. 
  • Assist with organizing food in the warehouse ensuring that it is neatly stocked.
  • Assist with cleaning of the Food Bank.
Health and Safety
  • Report any Health & Safety infractions, issues or concerns to management and worker representative.
  • Help to keep fire exits clear and assist in the “Tidy Maintenance” of the building.
  • Know the Fire Evacuation plan, locations of Fire extinguishers and first aid stations.
  • Report any infractions of Policies & Procedures to the Manager.

Perform other duties as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This is a temporary full-time position based on 35 hours per week.
  • Wear proper dress attire and PPE as required.
  • This job requires the ability to lift/move 40 lbs. and reach, bend, stand, sit, and use a computer.
  • Working environment is typically in the office in generally agreeable conditions.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required. 
  • Be available for full 8 weeks of program

Normal work schedule: to be determined in consultation with your supervisor. Shifts will include work between the hours of 8:30am and 6pm, Monday to Friday a ½ hour unpaid meal break where applicable. 

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and the following represents the applicant criteria:
    • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*
    • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
    • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
    • *International students are not eligible.  Recent immigrants are eligible if they are a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Completion of some Secondary School. 
  • Safe Food Handlers Certification or willing to obtain.

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Food preparation experience is an asset.
  • Previous customer service experience is an asset.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office, Excel, Data Base Management, etc.
  • Proficient typing skills in order to input client’s information into the Link2Feed computer system in a timely manner
  • Comfortable and capable of working routinely in an environment of emergency type service condition surrounded by active mental health and addition related client concerns.
  • Develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check screening.
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined.
  • Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality with professional ethics.
  • Organized, hardworking, dedicated, and creative.
  • Experience working with children is an asset but not required.  
  • Able to work well independently and as in a cooperative team-oriented atmosphere. 
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Pleasant and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work under pressure of time constraints.
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities

SALARY: $15.00 per hour

Interested applicants are asked to contact Mike Hennessy by July 1, 2022

Email:  Michael.Hennessy@salvationarmy.ca

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.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

Posted: June 15, 2022 | Expires: July 1, 2022
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 10782 ]