Job Posting 83748

Community Ministries Worker
The Salvation Army Kamloops
Thompson & Okanagan
344 Poplar Street, Kamloops
closes in 17 days (Thu, 9 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $17.00 / hour


  • Through empathetic care and with a non-judgemental approach conducts initial intake assessments (including evaluation of client/family and financials), determining immediate and ongoing needs and supports in accordance with policy
  • Provides emergency assistance services (i.e. food, clothing, etc.) in accordance with policy
  • Provides ongoing support to clients and families as needed
  • Through exercising empathetic care, assists individuals to determine an appropriate and mutually agreed upon goal process; facilitates effective problem-solving behaviours of the client/family
  • Encourages clients/families to participate in programs and services offered by our Community Ministries as well as our Church
  • Maintains confidentiality and keeps accurate client files and statistical records in the Link2Feed database
  • Assists in the organization, maintenance, general cleanliness, and COVID protocols of the Community Ministries Office and The Salvation Army building.
  • Receives (and/or declines) and sorts/organizes non-monetary donations
  • May help conduct programs for clients/families, as appropriate
  • Helps with the coordination and organization of a Back-to-School program as well as our Brave event
  • May be responsible for cash management
  • Extensive knowledge and proficiency with MS Office programs, Database inputting and general office equipment
  • Donation pick ups
  • Emergency Disaster Services Support
  • Drives large vehicle (EDS -Food Truck) to various locations around the city.
  • Cleans and sanitizes the vehicle after taking it out to meet requirements.
  • Performs other duties as required



  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period
  • Minimum 6 months related experience working with children, families, and vulnerable population.
  • Current FOODSAFE LEVEL 1
  • Current Certification in First Aid/CPR
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs - the job requires loading/unloading the CRU (Food truck), loading/unloading/sorting donated goods, etc.
  • Assets – Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, Effective communication 101, WHMIS


Full time 35 hours a week for 8 weeks July 4th 2022 – August 26th 2022

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