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

Christmas Kettle Host Driver

November 17, 2021


Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
North Vancouver Ministries

Salary Range:
$19.50 per hour

105 12th St W, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1N2

Posting Expires:
December 23, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Kaine Rice. E-mail: [email protected]. Please mention ‘Christmas Kettle Host Driver’ in the subject line of your email.


The Salvation Army is looking for outgoing, personable, and self-motivated individuals who want to make a positive impact in their community. If you love the art of conversation, can engage the public and inspire them to donate to the cause, then you should join our team as a Christmas Kettle Host Driver. Every dollar raised through this program goes back into the community to help feed, clothe, and shelter those in need, while helping others escape violence and addiction.


This is a temporary seasonal position. Hours may vary with candidates from 15-30 hours per week.


  • Host Kettle location and engage with public to encourage donations
  • Set up, take down, care and monitoring of Kettles during shift
  • Respond to donor / public questions and or make appropriate referral Liaise with Regional Coordinator; report any issues or concerns to Coordinator
  • Liaise with store or property personnel/staff
  • Issue charitable tax receipts when necessary
  • Manage inventory and request supplies when necessary
  • Replenish materials for your designated locations
  • Safely collect and deliver donations from designated locations back to the local office
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Experience/ Required Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sensitivity to social issues within our community
  • Highly accountable, disciplined in standards, and results-driven
  • Interest in learning and applying feedback
  • Ability to work independently & as part of a team
  • Previous Sales Experience and asset
  • Interest in working outdoors
  • Can lift objects up to 25lbs
  • Ability to stand for 5 hours
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Positive working attitude
  • Positively represents The Salvation Army and reflect its mission and core values

Preferred Skills / Capabilities:

  • Fundraising experience
  • Multiple languages are an asset

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

  • Attend a Kettle Host training session
  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A clean drivers 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. 

The Salvation Army requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination. The Salvation Army will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to a medical exemption.

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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