Mission to Seafarers: Port of Thunder Bay

Ministry Description - Seafarers Centre Manager
and Assistant Seafarersí Centre Manager
Adopted by Board of Directors 11 March 2009; revised 3 September 2014

Appointment

The Chaplain appoints the Seafarersí Centre Manager and Assistant Seafarersí Centre Manager for a one-year renewable appointment with the term running from one Annual General Meeting to the next AGM.

The Board of Directors will review the position as the need arises.

Responsibility

The role of the Seafarers Centre Manager is to ensure that the Seafarers Centre is clean, straightened up and ready for Watch Keepers to host seafarers, and that the shed is straightened up. The Seafarersí Centre Manager will work with volunteers who are assigned to specific tasks at the Centre. 

The Assistant Seafarersí Centre Manager will work with the Seafarersí Centre Manager to accomplish his/her duties, and fill in when the Seafarersí Centre Manager is away or unable to work.

The Seafarers Centre Manager and Assistant Seafarersí Centre Manager can claim for mileage.

Specific Duties

1.       Work with volunteers:

Weekly

2.      Get mail and distribute.

3.      Check petty cash boxes and ensure good to go.

4.      Ensure sufficient SIM cards and Credit Vouchers are activated: check supply, activate, do the accounting for and order more cards as required.

5.      Check stamps and purchase as required.

6.      Check supply of pop and ensure pop is purchased as required.

7.      Check supply of bags of magazines for ships and ensure sufficient bags are made up.

Monthly

8.      Complete Monthly Statistics Worksheet for the previous month.

9.      Complete Health and Safety Checklist.

10.      Ensure cleaning supplies and paper products are purchased as required.

Please refer to notes in The Mission's Handbook for directions on tasks.

Accountability

The Seafarers Centre Manager and Assistant Seafarersí Centre Manager are accountable to the Chaplain or in his absence the Chair of the Board of Directors.

In the absence of both the Seafarers Centre Manager and the Assistant Seafarersí Centre Manager, the Chaplain assumes the Seafarers Centre Managerís responsibilities.

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