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

Case Worker

November 30, 2021

Kelowna, BC

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Kelowna BC

Salary Range:
Job Grade 3

200 Rutland Rd. S.

Posting Expires:
December 15, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Donna Thibideau, Fax: 250-861-3025 or E-mail: [email protected] Please indicate ‘Case Worker’ in the subject line of your email


The Case Worker (Community Ministries Worker B) assists individuals and families who are seeking aid and assistance from, or have been referred to, The Salvation Army.


  • 40 hours per week
  • This is a temporary position for LOA coverage.
  • Usually Monday thru Friday, 8:30am – 5:00 pm. Flexibility will be required


  • Conducts initial intake assessments (including evaluation of client/family protection issues), determining immediate needs and supports needed by the client. Given the realities of COVID a significant portion of time will be spent conducting virtual appointments.
  • Provides spiritual guidance and uses every opportunity to pray with and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with guests and program participants/families, enabling them to become part of the Body of Christ
  • Through exercising empathetic care, assists individuals to determine an appropriate and mutually agreed upon goal process; facilitates effective problem-solving behaviours of the client/family
  • Provides emergency assistance services (i.e. housing, shelter, food, clothing, etc.) in accordance with policy
  • Maintains confidentiality and keeps accurate client files and statistical records
  • May provide budgeting guidance and/or trusteeship services for guests and program participants
  • Assists in the organization, maintenance and general cleanliness of the Food Bank, Meal Centre, etc.
  • Receives (and/or declines) and sorts/organizes non-monetary donations
  • Networks and refers to The Salvation Army, government and community social service providers to coordinate resources for the benefit of guests and program participants and program, when necessary
  • Develop and conduct workshops for clients/families, as appropriate as well as the development and oversight of community based programs.
  • May direct and supervise volunteers, which include recruitment, selection, orientation, training, evaluation and discipline
  • Provides input into the operational budget; may be responsible for cash management
  • May organize seasonal or special programs (i.e. Christmas Hamper, Toy Distribution, Summer Camps, Food Drives, Community Dinners, etc.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months.
  • NOTE: An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.


  • At least one year of prior related experience, including experience working with multi-barriered persons.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Universal Precautions
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training
  • Foodsafe Training

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Universal Precautions
  • Non-violent crisis intervention training
  • Foodsafe Training


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, Respect in the Workplace, Health and Safety training, and other required 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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