Community Ministries Worker (Family Services Dept.)
The Salvation Army - Fort McMurray, AB

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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
RESPONSIBILITIES
 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.
QUALIFICATIONS
 Highly organized and detail orientated individual
 Compassionate, tactful and discerning
 Sensitive to those hurting and in need.
 Computer literate
 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.)


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