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

Children & Youth Ministry Coordinator

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December 6, 2021


Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Heritage Park Temple

Salary Range:
$18.27 – $22.83 per hour

825 School Road

Posting Expires:
January 7, 2022

Applications Accepted By:
E-mail: [email protected] Attention: Tina Howard or Mail: Tina Howard, Heritage Park Temple, 825 School Rd. Winnipeg MB, R2Y 0S8


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

The Children and Youth Ministry Coordinator is passionate about the spiritual development and well-being of children and youth.

The successful candidate will ensure successful provision of a discipleship and outreach ministry to the children and youth from Heritage Park Temple as well as our local community, toward the goal of integrated mission and will be expected to participate fully in the life of this church as part of our worshipping congregation.

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.


Church programming:

  • Develops, implements, maintains, and evaluates programs/ministries relevant to the children and youth of the church (includes administration, communication to leaders, acquiring resources, volunteer recruitment);
  • Plans and leads some programming, supports leaders as needed;
  • Participates and provides leadership development;
  • May attend and/or chair committee meetings as relevant;
  • Plans and conducts creative worship services for children and families; attends Sunday worship services and fully participates as part of our church congregation;
  • Connects with kids and families outside of programming to aid in building trusting relationships;
  • Attends divisional events including overnight retreats as chaperone

Community Services programming:

  • Develops, implements, maintains, and evaluates programs/ministries relevant to the children and youth of the community (includes communication to leaders, acquiring resources, volunteer recruitment);
  • Supervises Kids Kamp program including helping with hiring and training staff, program evaluations, ensuring that Kids Kamp budget is well managed and handling any parental concerns;
  • Oversees Kids Klub program, including program planning, and volunteer coordinating and support;
  • Works alongside CFS director in school partnerships when applicable;
  • May attend committee or community meetings;
  • Assists with client assistance and registration for seasonal programming;
  • Connects with kids and families outside of programming to aid in building trusting relationships;
  • Maintains appropriate records for program registration; helps to ensure volunteers have completed the necessary checks.


Minimum Education:

College or University level studies.

*NOTE: You may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • A diploma or degree in a related field (youth work or Christian ministry designation strongly preferred) or can demonstrate that he/she has obtained an equivalent body of knowledge through other training and experience.


No less than 1 year of prior related experience, including, experience working with children and youth:

  • Experience in developing, implementing maintaining and adapting children and youth programming with a focus of spiritual formation
  • Experience working with children and families in a supportive manner
  • Experience giving oversight and direction to volunteers and staff with an ability to communicate, motivate, train and empower volunteers in the ministry of the Church


  • Awareness of cultural values and differences
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Must be efficient in general computer skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills including the ability to exercise good judgement
  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to effectively handle competing priorities and emerging demands
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with children, families and co-workers
  • Ability to treat information in a confidential manner
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

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

  • Background check consent
  • Education verification
  • This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid driver’s license. The successful candidate would have to provide proof upon being hired.
The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process. If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.
We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Internal Applicants, must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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