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Assistant Manager of the Mission Center

Assistant Manager of the Mission Center

Company: Open Arms Mission of Welland
Contact Person: Marty
22 Fifth St
Welland, Ontario , L3B4Z3
Phone: 9057883800

Position Description


To oversee the operation of the Mission Center food bank and ensure the smooth and safe operation of the Mission Center

Channels of communication:

The Mission Center Assistant will be the frontline of communication at the Mission Center. They will be the point person for all inquires from volunteers, donors, and people from the public. When any requests or inquiries that are beyond their scope of responsibility, they will speak with the Mission Center Manager.


  • Distribution of Food
    • Oversee the distribution of food to clients who visit the Mission Center
    • Make “the call” on difficult registration issues
    • Provide a daily update to volunteers about the events of the day regarding an concerns or changes in distribution
    • Provide inventory updates to Mission Center Manager as needed
    • Ensure the rotation of food items so that older items are given out first.
    • Dispose of rotten or un-distributable items correctly.
  • Volunteers
    • Delegate tasks to volunteers that need to be done each day using the Volunteer Task Board
    • Support the work of the volunteers by responding to day – to – day requests
    • Check-in with volunteers as the day progresses to address concerns
  • Weekly routine
    • Attend Tuesday Operations Meeting with the Executive Director and other team members
  • Cleaning
    • Ensure that weekly cleaning schedule of the Mission Center is completed and documentation made.
    • Work with Mission Food Manager and Mission Center Manager to keep freezer organized
    • Putting donations in their proper place.
    • Make sure boxes are broken down, the recycling area is tidy, and place the recycling out at the curb on Wednesday.
    • Garbage cans are emptied each day and garbage is placed in the dumpster
    • Plan for and ensure the upkeep and maintenance of the 22 Fifth Street Facility and property
    • Regular Volunteer cleaning
    • Regular inspections
  • Snow removal and ice maintenance
Posted: January 28, 2021 | Expires: June 15, 2021
Posted Under: Management
Career ID: [ 8465 ]