Food Bank Worker – Casual/On Call

The Salvation Army Fort St. John
Published
June 10, 2024
Location
Fort St. John
Job Type
Experience
Must have relevant experience
Salary Type
Hourly Rate
Salary
$18.00
Hours
On call basis
Education
High School Diploma
Country
Canada
Province
British Columbia

Description

Full job description

MISSION AND VALUES:

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.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
POSITION PURPOSE SUMMARY:

The Community Ministries Worker C assists in the organization and distribution of food bank donations, ensures the general upkeep of the facility, such as cleaning floors, washrooms, windows, dispose of garbage etc. and supports the organization with food pick ups and deliveries in the community.

Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consistently demonstrates empathy and concern for clients/families
  • Provides emergency food hampers to clients as directed by supervisor
  • Assists in the organization, maintenance and general cleanliness of the Food Bank and/or Meal Centre, etc.
  • Receives and sorts/organizes non-monetary donations or purchased products following standard procedures
  • May be responsible for ensuring safe handling of hazardous materials
  • Arranges for discarding of items that are not usable in accordance with policy
  • May direct work of volunteers assisting in the Food Bank
  • Records incoming/outgoing donations in proper logs
  • May assist in the maintenance of client files and statistical records, as directed
  • Ensures the general upkeep of the gaciliyt, such as cleaning floors, wsashorooms, windows, dusting, collects and disposes of garbage, vacuums, checks, cleans, moves, arranges and dusts furniture as required
  • Restocks washroom supplies and distributes received materials as required.
  • Assist with driving food van for donation pick ups and deliveries.
  • Ensures the safe and careful handling of all deliveries, donations, kettle & other funds while protecting property, including donations & vehicles.
  • Will primarily communicate with The Salvation Army staff, volunteers and donors
  • Reports directly to: Community and Family Services Supervisor
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education/Certifications:

  • Competition of high school
  • Valid drivers license, class 5 or higher, and clean abstract

HOURS: On Call basis

PREFERRED SKILLS/CAPABILITIES:

  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality regarding guest and customer operations
  • Willingness to work with individuals from different backgrounds/cultures
  • Adaptability to changes and interruptions
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Attentive listening, empathy to clients/volunteers
  • Attention to occasional computer work
  • Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality with professional ethics and a balanced sense of fairness and flexibility.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A clean drivers abstract.
  • Completion of our online Praesidium Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

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.

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. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

How to Apply

Click the link below to complete our job application form. Once completed, please send your application, cover letter and resume to employeerelations@nchope.ca. Attention HR Department and include the competition #, located in the top right corner of the job posting, in the subject header.

Or

Mail application to 9824 99 Ave. Fort St John, BC, V1J5A5. Also attention HR Department and include the competition #, located in the top right corner of the job posting, in the subject header.

JOB APPLICATION FORM

*No phone call please.

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.

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