The Salvation Army B.C. Boundless Vancouver Community Ministries                                    
                
                

        

    
          
    
        
        
            Published
            
                September 23, 2020            
         
        
        
            Location
            
                                        Vancouver, Canada                                    
            
                
                            
        
                
            Job Type
            
                                    Full-time (Contract)
                            
         
                
                
            Category
            
                                    British Columbia
                            
        
                
                
            Salary
            
                                    $18.75/hr                            
        
                
            Interested applicants must respond in writing to
            
                                    office@boundlessvancouver.ca                            
        
                
            Closing date
            
                                    October 15, 2020                            
        
                
            Street Address
            
                                    3213 Fraser St                            
        
                
            

    

        Description
        
                        HOURS:

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



                

        Responsibilities
        
                        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.
BASIC FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:
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

 
                    
                

        Qualifications
        
                        Education/Certifications:

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

Experience:

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 / Receptionist


Published
August 31, 2021

Location
Vernon, BC

Job Type
Temporary  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Vernon

Salary Range:
$15.20 to $16.63 per hour

Address:
3303-32 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 2M7

Posting Expires:
September 7, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Jen Thompson. Email: [email protected] Please mention ‘Admin. Assistant / Receptionist’ in the subject line of your email.

Description

To daily assist in the operations of 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.

HOURS:  

  • Full-Time – 37.5 hours per week-
  • Temporary Contract for 2-3 weeks, with the possibility of an extension.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs general office duties such as answers telephone calls and directs inquiries; 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, flyers, advertisements, invitations and certificates subject to supervisor approval
  • May schedule meetings, prepare agendas, takes minutes; types and circulates minutes
  • Processes incoming and outgoing mail including materials of a confidential nature;
  • Prepares and receives paperwork for various projects and processes as assigned by the 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 the client in the 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 dishwashing linens
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Certifications:

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

Experience:

  • 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:

  • A valid BC class “5” license with appropriate certification and proof of a clean driver 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. 

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 (vacanciesincanada.ca) you saw this job posting.

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