Summer student working on Salvation Army front lines


Rachel Cain’s summer job has put her on the front lines working with some of the community’s most vulnerable residents.

Cain, 22, a fourth year Thompson Rivers University student, saw an ad in the paper from the Salvation Army, who were looking for someone to fill a position made available via the federal government’s ‘Canada Summer Jobs’ program. She applied and got the job, not realizing what an impact it would have on her.

“I’ve had other jobs, but nothing so fulfilling,” Cain said. “There’s a camaraderie here and everybody is working together toward a purpose. Everybody is here to help the clients.”

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