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SCO Stock Inventory Worker

Job Title:

Stock Inventory Worker

Reports to:

Program Manager – Social Concern Office



Client Services Team




833 Yates St. Victoria, BC

 8 am -4pm

Authority Level:




Pay Rate:

November 2020- May 31 2021

 $16.32 Hour


Organization Overview


The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul of Vancouver Island has been supporting people in need on Vancouver Island since 1916, and we celebrated our 100th anniversary on September 27th, 2016. Focused on impacting the lives of people affected by poverty, the Society offers emergency relief services while maintaining a focus and commitment to addressing the root causes that contribute to poverty in our communities. The Society currently provides 128 units of supportive and affordable housing, including the additional 42 units that came online in September 2016 with the opening of Rosalie’s Village in Saanich. Saint Vincent de Paul provides a wide range of community supports through the Social Concern Program including a food bank, home visit program, education, training, and emergency rent/utility payments. Through the Ozanam Centre, the Society operates a community integration program for persons with developmental disabilities, helping people achieve a higher quality of life. Believing in sustainable development, the Society operates 2 thrift stores that contribute to both financial sustainability and the provision of clothing and household items to those in need. More than 200 people make up the Society membership, supported by more than 300 volunteers and 75 staff.


Position Overview


The Social Concern Office is a high-volume food bank and emergency resource centre. We also offer a variety of programing to our clients. This position will support the work of the Society and the Social Concern Office through active involvement with the clients, volunteers, and staff. This position will have a fundamental knowledge of all programs provided through the Social Concern Office and will work collaboratively to promote them to the clients. This position reports to the Social Concern Office Program Manager.


Will be required to have a clearance letter from the Ministry of Justice vulnerable sector prior to hiring.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities


Under the direction and supervision of the Social Concern Office Manager the Social Concern Office (SCO) Coordinator is responsible for assisting to:


  • Organize the stockroom and ensure food items are stored in the correct areas.
  • Conduct weekly shelf counts and assist in reconciliation of ordered food.
  • Conduct weekly inventory of all food and enter it into digital inventory sheet.
  • Assist in receiving, counting and storage of all food products at the SCO.


General Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure efficiency, teamwork, and consistency throughout the support services team.
    • Interact with volunteers and clients in a positive and respectful manner.
    • Work with the staff and volunteers at the SCO to create a positive and solution focused environment.
      • Assist with morning routine, including sorting produce and bagging bread.
      • Maintain cleanliness and order by following the established cleaning schedule.
      • Follow all relevant policies and procedures, observe all compliance requirements, and attend training as requested by the SCO Manager.
      • Other duties as assigned by the SCO Manager.



WorkSafe BC Employee Responsibility


  • Be alert to hazardsReport them immediately to your supervisor or employer.
  • Follow safe work procedures and act safely in the workplace at all times. Get treatment quickly should an injury happen on the job and tell the health care provider that the injury is work-related.
  • Use the protective clothing, devices, and equipment provided. Be sure to wear them properly.
  • Co-operate with joint occupational health and safety committees, worker health and safety representatives, WorkSafe BC prevention officers, and anybody with health and safety duties.
  • Other assigned duties, as required.



Desired Qualifications


  • Sensitivity to work with a diverse population of clients.
  • Physically fit and able to lift and stand for long periods of time.
  • Experience working with vulnerable populations, including families.
  • Knowledge of community resources and programs, or willingness to learn.
  • Positive and friendly attitude.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Team player who can work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Should be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with competing priorities.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Will be required to have a clearance letter from the Ministry of Justice vulnerable sector.

Please submit  Resumé and Cover Letter to

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