Job Title:             


 DishwasherCompetition #:



Department:Support ServicesStatus/Position Type:

Permanent Relief 

Permanent Part-Time

Compensation:Start: $16.60
Year 1: $16.60
Ministry Unit:London, Centre of HopeAddress:281 Wellington Street
For External Applicants Only



Attention:  Hala Nayel – Senior Human Relations Advisor 

Mailing Address:  281 Wellington St, London, ON   N6B 2L4

Fax: 519-661-0245


Please, no phone calls. 


Flexibility in scheduling is required.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour paid meal break. The operational hours of this facility are 24/7.



No guaranteed hours (#005-2024)

Saturday and Sunday, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (#062-2024)



Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

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

Mission, VISION and Values:

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.


Mission Statement

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.

 Vision Statement

We are an innovative partner, mobilized to share hope wherever there is hardship, building communities that are just and know the love of Jesus.

 Core Values

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Job Description:

Position Purpose summary: 

The Kitchen Support/Dishwasher is responsible to ensure the cleanliness of the kitchen, dining room and storage areas, including washing all dishes/pots/pans (etc.) – according to Public Health Standards.



Role Specific Responsibilities 

·      Clean all dishes, cutlery, cooking utensils, pots, and pans, in
accordance with Public Health standards

·      Perform cleaning duties in the dining room areas after each meal
and remove garbage and place in appropriate collection bin.

·      Assist on-duty cook(s) as required.

·      Advise Support Services Manager when cleaning supplies are needed.

·      Follow work practices to ensure the efficient delivery of food


·      Late shift kitchen staff must ensure that doors are locked, and
all electrical appliances and lights are turned off at end of shift; kitchen
keys are to be returned to Front Desk at the end of the shift and signed back in.

·      Ensure kitchen floor and dishwashing area are cleaned as per policies and procedures.

·      Ensure that all tasks are completed, and all work areas are clean prior to completion of shift

·   As required and as applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to the Support Services Manager


1.    Health and Safety

·      Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures.

·      Work closely with security, identifying any safety and security needs.

·      Responsible for the following, work in compliance with the Ontario Health & Safety Act and Regulations, use personal prescribed safety equipment and clothing as directed by the employer, report workplace hazards, dangers, injuries or illness, work in a manner as required by the employer, and report workplace injuries or illness.

·      Responsible to follow through on all safety and security procedures (including fire) as outlined in the policy and procedures manual.

·      Maintain sanitation and proper health, and safety standards of hygiene and safe handling of foods while performing duties.


Perform other position related duties as required.

This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities of the incumbent. 

This position description will be reviewed by the employee and supervisor on a regular basis. Amendments can be made at any time at the discretion of the employer. 

The above responsibilities must be discharged in accordance with the Salvation Army’s Mission Statement, in a professional manner, exemplifying Christian Standards of conduct.




·      Work cooperatively with staff from various Centre of Hope departments.

·      Participate in regular staff meetings to review operational effectiveness, changes in policies and procedures, and in-service training.


·      Community, clients.



·      This position reports directly to the Support Services Manager or designate. 



·      The Supervisor will set the hours of work and work schedule.

·      Ability to lift/move objects up to 50 lbs. with assistance.

·      This job requires reaching, bending, and stooping frequently, working in a standing position for long periods of time.


Normal hours of work – may vary as per operational requirements and responsibilities and includes a ½ hour paid meal break where applicable. 


education and experience Qualifications:

Education, Qualifications and Certifications:

·      Completed a minimum of Grade 10.

·      Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training preferred.

·      Good knowledge of nutrition and safe food handling certification is required.


Experience and Skilled Knowledge Requirements

·      Up to 3 months of prior related experience, including experience operating an industrial dishwasher.


·      Experience in a residential facility is an asset.

·      Develop an understanding and support of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.


Skills and Capabilities:

·      Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment when making decisions.

·      Excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to follow detailed instructions.

·      Demonstrated ability to maintain successful working relationships; and to deal with people in a pleasant, professional, and responsible manner.

·      Strong oral and written communication skills.

·      Self-motivated and disciplined.

·         Ability to work independently.

·      Maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to clientele and coworkers of The Salvation Army

·      Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening.

·      Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.


The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.


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


You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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