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Seasonal Support Assistant

Part Time / Full Time
Made by Momma
Calgary, AB
3.8 km
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Seasonal Support Assistant Part Time / Full Time

4 days ago
Made by Momma
Calgary, AB (map)
 3.8 km away

Seasonal Support Assistant

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Job Description

Are you looking for a seasonal job that will make a difference in your community?

Made by Momma is a registered Canadian charity whose purpose is to provide programs, assistance, support and encouragement for families with young children living in Calgary and the surrounding area affected by short-term or life-changing illness, injury or adversity.

We are seeking 1 Part-time and 1 Full-time motivated seasonal support assistants to work in our very busy resource centre this winter. The ideal candidate(s) is flexible and comfortable shifting between multiple priorities and projects on the go. If you love to be busy and for each day to look different, this may be a great role for you! Ideally, we would love to work with individuals that have experience in, or are working towards a degree in non-profit studies, business / admin, social work, nursing, child development, psychology, or sociology.

The chosen candidate(s) will develop their teamwork skills by working closely with other interns, Made by Momma volunteers and the leadership team to collaboratively plan and complete projects and daily tasks. The successful individual(s) will ensure the effective delivery of our programs under the guidance and leadership of the board of directors.

Position Duration: November – January 2023 with the possibility of a continuation.

Wage: Starting $20.00/hour

Hours: 24 - 40  hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours are required. Exact schedule to be determined with successful candidates.

Position Location: This position will vary between our Resource Centre (West Hillhurst Calgary), our Warehouse (NE Calgary), plus various charity event locations.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated and demonstrates enthusiasm
  • Passion for community initiatives
  • Compassion and understanding for those we serve
  • Works well both independently and as a team on several projects concurrently
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects
  • Willingness to accept assignments and complete them thoroughly & on time
  • Excellent computer literacy including Office applications
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and creative problem solving abilities
  • Ability to connect and organize people and various schedules
  • High regard for neatness, detail and accuracy
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Able to take direction from multiple sources
  • Basic research experience beneficial
  • Capable to lift and carry donated items up to 50 pounds 
  • Access to a vehicle/able to drive would be an asset
  • The successful candidate must have the ability to thrive an environment of continuous change and growth! 

General Responsibilities:

  • Being the go-to person & the “face” of Made by Momma at our Resource Centre, at our warehouse or at community / charity events.
  • Helping run the day-to-day operations of Made by Momma
  • Assisting with the coordination, packing & recording of meals / inventory items for clients
  • Keeping up-to-date and accurate records – both electronic and paper based
  • Assist with client intake and social worker referrals
  • Contacting volunteers, clients, and social workers via email, phone or in person to arrange delivery/pickup of packages going to clients
  • Work with other social service agencies and social workers to ensure the needs of the clients are met in a timely and efficient manner 
  • Supporting board members with the coordination of Christmas Programs
  • Sorting, cleaning and organizing donated items in Community Pantry, Donation Room, and at the Warehouse
  • Keeping the Resource Centre organized and tidy – this may include light cleaning and laundering of clothing donations
  • Supporting internal/external group cooking events with the Group Cook Coordinator
  • Assisting with planning/executing large group volunteering activities
  • Supporting internal/external fundraising / community events
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities as needed.      

If you are interested in applying for this position, we invite you to submit your resume and a cover letter to: Allyson Palaschuk  

Please include your area of post-secondary study, interests, previous employment and volunteer experience. Emphasis will be on recruitment of candidates who have the interest and experience to make a significant impact on the long-term performance of Made by Momma. We appreciate all inquiries, but please note only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


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