Employment Opportunities

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Working for the Salvation Army has many benefits


For more than 130 years, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving vulnerable people in communities across Canada. Last year, we helped over 1.8 million people. The Salvation Army not only provides the necessities of life such as food, clothing and shelter, but our programs address needs such as language barriers, loneliness, unemployment and family challenges. Our services continually adapt to meet emerging needs.

Cook

  • Apply
    Interested Applicants must respond in writing to:
  • Major Hedley Bungay, The Salvation Army New Hope Community Centre, 25 Buchanan Street, St. John’s, NL A1C 0A4, E-mail: Hedley_Bungay@can.salvationarmy.org, Fax #709-739-0288

We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Work with volunteers to set up tables and chairs before various programs
• Work with volunteers to clean up program area after various programs
• Taking garbage out to the bin
• Cooking and preparing meals with the assistance of volunteers
• Menu planning and budgeting
• Prepare light lunches for 10 students participating in an 18 week student project
• Having awareness of property matters and informing management of major problems that need outside expertise
• Be a member of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee
• Doing other duties that may be required to assist in the ongoing success of the Ministry

QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate should:

• Have the ability to work within a Christian faith-based setting and uphold the mission, vision and values of The Salvation Army
• Have completed High School
• Be able to lift heavy objects up to 30 lbs.
• Be able to work without supervision
• Have knowledge and experience with cooking
• Possess good interpersonal skills
• Be able to maintain a high standard of confidentiality
• Be a team player and able to work with a volunteer team
• Be able to direct and guide volunteers with scheduled kitchen duties
• Possess a valid Newfoundland Driver’s License and provide current Driver’s abstract
• Obtain a Criminal Police Check and clearance through The Salvation Army Internal Abuse Registry and be willing to
sign The Salvation Army Code of Conduct Receipt & Acknowledgement Form
• Have knowledge of the Canada Food Guide and prepare meals accordingly
• Have knowledge of food safety regulations and attend related work shops

TERM: Permanent; Part-time
HOURS: 40 hours bi-weekly

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.