Community Ministries Worker
(Community & Family Services Department)
MISSION STATEMENT: “The Family Services is to provide clothing, food and referrals to other agencies and programs. These services are offered to those with a genuine need and will be performed regardless of race, creed, nationality, gender and age, in the Name of Jesus Christ.
The Family Services Department endeavors to be pro-active in serving those that come to it for help.”
Hours of Work- 40 Hours Weekly (Monday-Friday and some Saturday Mornings)
Workplace- The Salvation Army Community Services Centre
Wage- $23.00 per hr
Closing Date- When a Suitable Candidate is Found
Work within the Community and Family Services Department providing practical assistance to individuals and families in need.
Work closely with the Community & Family Services Coordinator to ensure services offered are consistent and within the Policies and Procedures of The Salvation Army.
Share daily Family Services workload which includes intake, financial information review, guidance, applicable paperwork and follow up.
Assume the Community & Family Services Coordinator’s responsibilities when on holidays and extended leave due to work related commitments.
Attend outside agency meetings as designated.
Attend in-house meetings as required.
Work closely with other Salvation Army Departments such as the Shelter, Housing First and Thrift Store to meet the needs.
Work with outside agencies to fulfill Community & Family Services mandate, referring individuals and families depending on the assistance required.
Review monthly financial reports with Family Services Coordinator.
Enter client information into the CMS (Client Management System) daily.
Ensure monthly statistical information is collated and provided to the Community & Family Services Coordinator at the end of each month.
Responsible for the Christmas Angel Tree(s) project.
Attend the Soup Kitchen lunches during summer months, when required.
Work with the Community & Family Services Coordinator in facilitating a bridge between Family Services and the Corps by highlighting special events or by personally inviting clients to join with us for worship, if no church affiliation.
Represent The Salvation Army at work-related events when requested.
Participate in additional Community & Family Services programs.
Highly organized and detail orientated individual
Compassionate, tactful and discerning
Sensitive to those hurting and in need.
Excellent communication in English, both written & spoken
Available to work additional hours if required
Ability to multi-task
Ability to work independently as well as a team player
Provide an acceptable Criminal Record with Vulnerable Sector check upon hiring.
Possess or willing to attain Basic First Aid
Former experience in Family Services work would be considered an asset.
Experience in Life Skill courses would enhance new program offerings.
Please submit your resume to Jackie Reid/HR Coordinator – The Salvation Army/9919 MacDonald Ave, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1S7. Phone: 780-743-4135 Fax: 780-791-2909
(Internal Applicants must advise their immediate supervisor of their intent. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.)