The Salvation Army B.C. Boundless Vancouver Community Ministries                                    


                September 23, 2020            
                                        Vancouver, Canada                                    
            Job Type
                                    Full-time (Contract)
                                    British Columbia
            Interested applicants must respond in writing to
            Closing date
                                    October 15, 2020                            
            Street Address
                                    3213 Fraser St                            



Contract: Oct. 26th, 2020 to Dec. 24, 2020, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm


                        Position Purpose Summary:
Boundless Vancouver Community Ministries organizes The Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver Christmas Toy Shop for children and families. The Christmas Volunteer & Donation Coordinator works with our Boundless Vancouver team to organize our volunteers and coordinate donations for The Christmas Toy Shop and the Christmas Luncheon.
Volunteer Coordination: 

Works in conjunction with and in support of The Christmas Toy Shop by identifying and promoting volunteer opportunities
Recruit, screen, register & orient appropriate volunteers to fill positions
Process necessary paperwork, including Criminal Record Checks and volunteer agreement packages
Deploy volunteers to positions relevant to their interests and skills
Help orientate and supervise volunteers while they are deployed to their positions
Keep thorough records of volunteer information and hours of service for statistical purposes

Donation Coordination: 

Work in conjunction with and in support of the Christmas campaigns, identifying the financial and in-kind donation needs for Christmas distribution
Solicit financial and in-kind donations and correspond in a timely manner with individuals and corporate donors in the community; organize toy drives with companies and organizations in the community
Coordinate drop-off and pick up schedule with donors and driver(s)
Help coordinate with divisional Public Relations team for the Toy Mountain event
Relay donated items to the appropriate personnel for proper storage and distribution
Keep thorough records of donor information and donated items/amounts & maintain a positive relationship with our donors
Perform other duties as assigned



Post-secondary education and work experience in fund-raising, donor relations, public relations


One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience, including experience working in customer service related fields

Required Skills/Knowledge:

Excellent organizational skills
Superior relationship building skills and the ability to interact with individuals at all levels in a confident, collaborative and professional manner
Proven ability to multitask
Be able to work independently; demonstrated self-starter and team player
Excellent verbal communication skills in person and on the phone
Excellent written communication skills
Proficient computer skills and familiarity with Google Suite and Microsoft Office
Ability to learn new software quickly and teach others
Be able to lift up to 30 lbs

PREFERRED SKILLS/capabilities: 

Valid BC Driver’s License
Background check consent
A clear vulnerable sector screening
A clean drivers’ abstract
Completion of online Armatus Abuse Prevention Training and required Health and Safety training

Admin Assistant

November 26, 2021

Trail, BC

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Trail Corps & Community Ministries

2030 Second Avenue

Posting Expires:
November 29, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
2030 Second Avenue


To provide administrative support to Corps Officers ensure efficient operation of the Ministry Unit.


  • 30 Hours per week



  • Drafts and types of correspondence (e.g. Letters dealing with administrative issues, dictation, acknowledgements); checks typing for accuracy, sorts and prioritizes typing assignments within general guidelines
  • Performs general office duties such as answers and screens telephone calls and directs enquires and answers inquires; greets and escorts visitors; files documents electronically or manually; photocopies and distributes materials as requested; and sends and receives fax/email material as requested; resolves routine inquiries
  • Builds and maintains databases (e.g., Employee/volunteer information, contact lists, inventory, hours worked, Stats; etc.);
  • Drafts and prepares presentations, brochures, fliers, advertisements, invitations and certificates subject to supervisory approval (e.g., Power point presentations)
  • Schedules meetings, prepares agenda, and takes minutes; types and circulates minutes
  • Opens and distributes in-coming mail; receives parcel(s) and distributes to the appropriate person(s)
  • May order all stationery supplies and maintains adequate office supplies and other supplies as needed (e.g. Kitchen or lunchroom supplies); may maintain postage meter supply; may arrange for maintenance of office equipment
  • Prepares and receives all paperwork for various projects and processes (e.g. Community service orders, ministry unit annual reviews)
  • Assists in the process of weekly deposits. Could include money counting, preparing deposit summaries, tracking congregation deposits and preparing tax receipts.
  • Assist with organizing of Christmas programs (i.e. hamper/toy distribution, Christmas kettles, etc.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Completed high school and minimum of one year of specialized courses in the field of admin work, human services and business administration.


  • One (1) year prior related experience in administrative duties including knowledge of office equipment.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience in office and administration/office equipment-computer, copier/fax machine
  • Proven proficient use of internet based software, Microsoft Office, Excel, online search engines, etc.
  • Proven active and compassionate listening skills
  • Proven problem solving and conflict management training/skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Obtain clearance from RCMP Enhanced Criminal Record check and clearance from The Salvation Army’s Internal Abuse registry
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Support for and an understanding of the mission and the purpose of The Salvation Army
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required for November-December


  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Supply management.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training


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. 

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial/territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

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

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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