Pick Up Delivery Driver / Warehouse Worker – 074-2020

Job Title: Pick Up Delivery Driver / Warehouse Worker Competition #: 074-2020
Department: Community & Family Services Position Type: Full TIME TEMPORARY
Salary Range:

Start: $14.71 / hr

Year 1: $14.71 / HR

Unionized: Yes
Location: London – Centre of Hope

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.

Shifts: Monday – Friday – 8:30am-4:30pm however, hours of work will depend on requirements of the program – flexibility will be required (evening and weekend work is likely).

Contract Duration:   November 23, 2020 – December 31, 2020

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 and Values

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.

Watch/read inspiring stories from some of those who have been helped through The Salvation Army’s programs:

The Salvation Army Support

Fleeing from Persecution

Open House: Poverty isn’t always easy to see

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four 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


The primary accountability for the Pickup Delivery Driver / Warehouse Worker is to provide a service of pick-up and delivery for The Salvation Army Community & Family Services and to assist in providing a clean and well organized warehouse area.


Service Responsibilities:


  • To complete all job related duties in accordance with the standards, policies and procedures of The Salvation Army Centre of Hope
  • As required and as applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to the Community Services Manager
  • Assist in the orientation, training and direction of warehouse volunteers
  • Provide support to community projects and events as requested by Community and Family Services Program Manager or Program Coordinator.



  • In Coordination with the Food Distribution Worker:
  • Ensure the warehouse and all Community Services/food bank storage areas are organized, clean and safe at all times
  • Maintain adequate inventory, reporting any surplus or deficiency to the Program Manager
  • Ensure all products are handled, stored and used appropriately, ensuring older product is used first
  • Monitor freezer and refrigerator on a daily basis; record temperatures and report any concerns to the Maintenance Coordinator and  Community and Family Services Program Manager
  • Coordinate unloading of incoming product with Maintenance Coordinator, Food Distribution Worker and food bank staff / volunteers; Report any damaged goods on arrival
  • Provide regular updates to the Program Manager or designate regarding warehouse activities
  • Provide regular updates to the Community and Family Services Workers regarding new or excess items to be distributed through the food bank
  • In coordination with the Food Distribution Worker oversee volunteers in the warehouse, ensuring Health and Safety rules are followed


  • Coordinate pick-up and delivery schedule with Program Coordinator
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with community donors
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of pick-ups
  • Load, unload and move products and materials by hand or with basic material handling equipment
  • Ensure products in delivery vehicle are stored safely and securely


Vehicle Maintenance

  • Complete routine vehicle checks before all trips
  • Maintain accurate and complete driver trip logs
  • Monitor and report any maintenance and repairs of vehicles to the Maintenance Coordinator
  • Responsible for ensuring cleanliness of program vehicles

Health and Safety

  • Responsible to work in compliance with the Ontario Health & Safety Acts and Regulations
  • Responsible to use personal protective equipment and clothing as directed by the employer
  • Responsible to report workplace hazards and dangers
  • Responsible to work in a manner as required by the employer and use the prescribed safety equipment
  • Responsible to report workplace injuries or illness
  • Responsible for upkeep of First Aid Kits in warehouse and vehicles


  • Valid Class G driver’s license with clean driving record (Driver’s Abstract is required)
  • Good command of large vehicles (i.e. cube van, panel van)
  • Forklift certification or willingness and ability to be trained to operate forklift
  • Ability to operate pallet jack and other warehouse equipment
  • Experience in shipping and handling
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Punctual, self-motivated and disciplined
  • Polite customer service
  • Physical ability to handle/lift large/heavy objects (up to 50 lbs) and to stand  for long periods of time
  • First Aid/CPR and NVCI training
  • Understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army


Provide an original copy of a 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.

May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.

Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. THIS IS A UNIONIZED ENVIRONMENT.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


Applications Accepted via:

Email:  humanresources@centreofhope.ca

Attention:  Jennifer Perez – Senior Employee Relations Advisor

Fax:  519-661-0245

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

Attention:  Jennifer Perez – Senior Employee Relations Advisor

Please, no phone calls. 

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