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-Reception

November 30, 2021

Cranbrook, BC

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Kootenay Valley Community Church

Salary Range:
$15.20 to $17.16 per hour

533 Slater Rd NW

Posting Expires:
December 21, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Captain Anne Holden, Email: [email protected] Please use “admin assist-reception” in the title and include a cover letter and resume in your email.


To daily assist in the operations serving Family Service clients, providing hope and dignity to those who enter through our doors. Also to direct public inquiries, and provide administrative support to Corps Officers/Executive Directors and Business Manager.


  • Full-time – 37.5 hours per week.


  • Performs general office duties such as answers telephone calls and directs enquiries; greets and escorts visitors; files documents; photocopies and distributes materials as requested; sends and receives fax/email material as requested; resolves routine inquiries.
  • Drafts and types correspondence.
  • Handles and ensures the protection of confidential and sensitive client/program files
  • Assists with maintaining databases (volunteer info, contact lists, etc); helps maintain input into the Salvation Army Management Information system – S.A.M.I.S.
  • Drafts and prepares presentations, brochures, fliers, advertisements, invitations and certificates subject to supervisor approval
  • May schedule meetings, prepares agendas, takes minutes; types and circulates minutes
  • Processes in-coming and out-going mail including materials of a confidential nature;
  • Prepares and receives paperwork for various projects and processes as assigned by supervisor
  • Helps with receipts for donors; handles walk-in cash and credit card donations.
  • Assists with bus ticket/Thrift Store Vouchers for clients as directed
  • May assist with obtaining a client hamper from the storage area and deliver to client in lobby.
  • Assists with daily preparation/maintenance of area for clients: putting out food, maintaining coffee corner, cleaning
  • Assists with maintenance and cleanliness of staff kitchen area, including cleaning dish washing linens
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Completion of High School (an alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable)


  • The successful candidate must have 1-2 years prior experience, including life skills

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Excellent customer/donor service ethics including the ability to deal with the public in a friendly manner
  • A proven ability to work in a team setting as well as a willingness to take personal initiatives
  • The ability to adapt to change and interruptions to a normal work routine, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • A willingness to adhere to a dress code of modesty, neatness and cleanliness
  • An understanding of and support for the Mission Statement of the Salvation Army in Canada
  • The successful applicant must have, or be willing to obtain, a criminal record check, clearance from the National Abuse Registry.

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

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • 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.

To help us with our recruitment effort, please indicate your email/cover letter where ( you saw this job posting.

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