Job Posting 100264

Summer Garden Support Worker
Hope Mission
Edmonton area, Central Alberta
Wetaskiwin, AB
closed 7 days ago (Wed, 10 Apr)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $15/hour

Job title: Summer Garden Support Worker

Reports to: Lead Maintenance

Hours of work: 40 hours/week Monday-Friday (some evening & weekend work required)

Wage: $15/hour

Position Duration: June 24th-August 16th 2024

Our Vision

 

Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth, and children who we serve would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.

This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff is diligent in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ.

 

Job Summary:

Working as a part of a team to care and maintain the property of Bethany Homes, primarily focused on the garden. You will also be working with staff to promote a safe and healthy environment for the campers as they take part in a variety of activities. Some of these activities will happen directly are your work site and facilitated primarily by you with other supporting staff.

Duties and responsibilities:

General duties:

  • Develop sincere relationships with the children, youth, and staff.
  • Communicate (though word and action) a gospel message to the children of our program.
  • Work at all special events as they arise, including Open House events, summer day camps, and other events as needed.
  • Work with the team at Bethany Homes to provide quality programming for children and youth.
  • Perform a variety of garden care responsibilities
  • Transport food to Edmonton once a week
  • Operate machinery for garden and lawn care.
  • Support and coordinate volunteers who assist with the Summer Day Camp.

Programming:

  • Lead garden activities for groups of around 12 children or youth.
  • Harvest, clean, and prepare vegetables for the campers
  • Interact with the children and staff in a positive and professional manner.

Administrative:

  • Support the programs of Bethany Homes as needed.
  • Fill in personal time sheet at the beginning of each shift and sign out at the end of each shift.
  • Fill in leave request forms as needed.

Security:

  • Converse with children and diffuse tempers where necessary, following the Kids In Action policy manual.
  • Report any unusual situations (i.e.. Anything that is broken or open, injuries, etc.).
  • Discuss with supervisor or manager anything that is of suspicion that involves the health and safety of the children.

Other:

  • Keep areas free of all potential hazards.
  • Attend staff meetings, Bible studies, prayer meetings, and staff functions.
  • Be aware of Hope Mission/program policy and procedures.
  • Special events.
  • Miscellaneous duties as required.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Being a Christian Organization we require our employees to be in agreement and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith (https://hopemission.com/about-us/values/).
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Able to provide Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • A letter of reference from a ministry or church is an asset.
  • Adherence to Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures.
  • Class 5 license an asset
  • Experience working with children & youth is an asset.

To apply, please send:

1. Resume and

2. Cover letter stating why you would like to work with a Christian organization 

to

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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