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’s Outreach Assistant

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December 8, 2021

Saint John

Job Type
Part-time (Contract)  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Saint John Hope Community Church

Salary Range:
$17.68 to $18.25 per hour based on experience and education.

36 Waterloo Street

Posting Expires:
December 31st, 2021

Applications Accepted By:


The Children’s Outreach Assistant shares and participates in the planning and delivery of children’s and youth programs, aiding in supervising and encouraging children to participate in program activities.




Program Development

  • Share and participate in the responsibility for planning, preparing, and implementing stimulating, age-appropriate activities that promote spiritual growth in children and young teens.
  • Provide supervision to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children during programs, recognizing and responding to the needs of each child.
  • Participates in program development



  • Observe and monitor children’s and young teen programs.


Administration & Reporting

  • Assist with recording and submitting stats.
  • Ensure that all information about children, family etc. is strictly confidential.
  • Model appropriate and positive behaviors and attitudes for the children.
  • Ensure effective risk management; health and safety of the classroom environment, monitoring food safety, allergies, and facility cleanliness/maintenance.
  • Share responsibility for maintaining program equipment in good repair; assist with toy/equipment disinfecting, and with providing an organized and clutter-free environment

Perform other position related duties as required.


This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities of the incumbent.


education, experience, Qualifications, certifications, skills:

Education, Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Completion of a Community College Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working with children/youth with special needs.
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Certification
  • Safe Food Handling Certification preferred (or willingness to obtain certification)
  • A valid Driver’s License is requir
  • Alternative combinations of education may be considered
  • 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.


Experience and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of prior related experience working with children/youth.
  • Knowledge and an understanding of the needs of children
  • Current and demonstrated knowledge in: Fundamental concepts and theories of child development, children’s mental health, and parenting skills are essential.
  • Skills pertinent to developing and facilitating children’s programs.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office products i.e., Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, etc.


  • Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality with professional ethics and a balanced sense of fairness and flexibility at all times
  • Attentive listening skills
  • Willingness to pray with/for children and young teens
  • Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
  • Handle children with special needs, problem solving, distractive children as well as interacting with children
  • Screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
  • Develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.



  • This is a part-time contract position, commencing in November 2021 up until March 31, 2022 at 10 hours/week. Contract may be renewed based upon funding
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet program requirements. Typically 2-3 days per week (including Friday evenings & Sunday mornings) but could change depending on program needs.
  • Position requires frequent movement up and down from a seated position on the floor and/or seated position on furniture that sits low to the floor. Lifting, kneeling, and standing for long periods.
  • Incumbent may be required to work outside in the community, virtually or remotely.
  • Incumbent may be exposed to the following disagreeable conditions:

Flight of children


The above responsibilities must be performed in keeping with The Salvation Army’s Mission, Vision and Values, in a professional manner, upholding our code of conduct


CLOSING DATE:  December 31st, 2021

Please send your cover letter and resume in confidence to:


Hiring Committee

Email:  [email protected]


Please note any offer of employment will be conditional upon a background check.


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.



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