Community & Family Services Assistant

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Company Name St. Thomas Community & Family Services
Location St. Thomas, Ontario
Date Posted September 9, 2013
Category Ontario Great Lakes
Job Type Full-Time
Closing Date September 16, 2013
Interested applicants must respond in writing to Heather Beacom, Community Ministries Coordinator, Email: sasthm2@bellnet.ca
Salary $11.64 to $12.50 per hour

Description


RESPONSIBILITIES:


Participate in client interviews as required


Maintain confidentiality and keep accurate client files and statistical records


Communicate directly with Community Ministry Coordinator on community services issues


May represent The Salvation Army at community events and meetings


Comply with required policies and procedures of outside funding agencies


Assist with the running of new programs and ensure appropriate policies are followed


Assist in the delivery of CFS focused events – i.e. Social Services Sunday, Volunteer Recognition events


Assist Community Ministry Coordinator with presentations to internal and external groups regarding program and services provided by Community and Family Services (as required)


Assist in the organization, maintenance and general cleanliness of the Food Bank, maintains inventory food level


Perform other position related duties as required


 


QUALIFICATIONS:


Completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months 


One year of prior related experience


Professional administrative skills


Good interpersonal and organizational skills


Ability to work unsupervised and in a team working environment


Previous experience in community based programs is a definite asset


Computer literate in Microsoft Office i.e. Word


Strong oral and written communication skills


Self-motivated and disciplined


Provide an original copy of a Criminal Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.  The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.


Screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.


Understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.


NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


 


SALARY/GRADE:$11.64 per hour to $12.50 per hour, grade 7, full time position, 35 hrs. /week, schedule may vary according to requirements of responsibilities and will be based on operational hours Monday to Saturday, some weekend and evening work may be required.  Some flexibility in scheduling may be required.


 


Normal hours of work:  9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. which includes a ½ hour unpaid meal break


 


Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume by September 16, 2013 to:


 


Heather Beacom, Community Ministries Coordinator


EMAIL: sasthm2@bellnet.ca


We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted


PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS