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Job Number:  34906
Community & Family Services Support Worker
Job Posted: Thursday, 11 May 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 22 May 2017
(59 days ago)
The Salvation Army Suncoast Citadel Community and Family Services
Region: Southern Ontario Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Goderich Salary: $12.50 per hour


Assist with daily functions at the Community and Family Services office & pantry including sorting and preparation of food donations for distribution, restocking pantry shelves, emptying garbage bins regularly, and light cleaning duties.

May assist in the maintenance of client files and statistical records as directed

Provide emergency food hampers to clients as directed.

Assist with activities outside the Food bank such as food drives and fundraising events.

Design and draft promotional material that highlights various programs operated by the Community and Family Services as required; subject to supervisory approval. 

Perform other position related duties as required.



Currently enrolled in some form of post-secondary education, preferably Social Service Work program or equivalent

Some prior related experience

Self-motivated and disciplined

Excellent interpersonal skills, integrity, and adaptability

Strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to lift/move up to 40 lbs.

The desire to work in a cooperative, team-oriented atmosphere

Computer literate in Microsoft Office products

Experience with desktop publishing software, page layout, and graphics techniques

Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and a current drivers abstract that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.

Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.  The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment

Screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry

Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.


This position is funded in part through the Canada Summer Jobs Program and the following represents the applicant criteria:

be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of the program

have been registered as full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;

be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,

be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations. 


This is a temporary, full time position based on 30 hours per week.  Available for the complete nine (9) weeks is a requirement.


The supervisor will set the hours of work and work schedule.  The hours of work will vary each week as per operational requirements and the hours of operation, which are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Saturday. The working conditions are such that in order to meet the operational needs of the job some flexibility is required as it relates to hours of work.  Some travel required


Note:  Required to provide written confirmation of enrolment for the next academic year from a secondary, post-secondary, vocational, or technical program 


Normal location of work is at:  309 Suncoast Drive, East, Goderich, ON N7A4H8 and 32 Albert Street, Clinton, ON, N0M 1L0


Start Date May 29, 2017                     End Date July 29, 2017


Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume


We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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.


How to Apply:
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The Salvation Army Suncoast Citadel
Attention: Lieutenant David Hickman
Box 397
Goderich, ON N7A 4C6

Fax: (519)-524-4298

Attention: Lieutenant David Hickman
Please no phone calls.
Contact Details:
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