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

Christmas Support Worker – Toy Warehouse – Kitchener CC& FCC


Published
October 14, 2021

Location
Kitchener, ON

Job Type
Full-time (Contract)  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Kitchener CC& FCC

Salary Range:
$14.25 – $20.59 hourly (based on skill set)

Address:
75 Tillsley Drive Kitchener, ON N2E 3T1

Posting Expires:
October 25, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Email: [email protected] Attention: Sandra Aszmies, Community Ministries Director Mailing Address: Kitchener Community Church and Family Care Centre, 75 TIllsley Drive Kitchener, ON N2E 3T1 Attention: Sandra Aszmies, Community Ministries Director Please, no phone calls.

Description

The Christmas Support Worker provides support to the Kitchener Community Church and Family Care Centre during the Christmas season on a temporary basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Accountabilities:

  • Support the CFS Coordinator in the Toy Distribution program.
  • Assist with the scheduling and organizing volunteers with the CFS Coordinator.
  • Record statistical data in a clear, organized and accurate manner and report weekly to the CFS Coordinator.
  • Oversee and participate in the set-up, organization and restocking of the Toy Distribution warehouse.
  • Exercise safe and careful material handling procedures.
  • May provide assistance in the Kettle Campaign where needed.
  • Record statistical data in a clear, organized and accurate manner
  • Perform other duties as mutually agreed upon.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This is a temporary, full-time position at 35 hours per week.
  • Start date November 1, 2021
  • Shifts may include days, afternoons, evenings, weekend shifts, and split shifts, Monday through Saturday.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required, as the hours may increase as per the Christmas Kettle Campaign operational requirements.
  • Required to wear appropriate Salvation Army identification.
  • Local travel may be associated with this position.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completed High School or equivalent.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Related experience is an asset.

 

 

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Reliable transportation to work location.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” Driver’s License and current copy of driver’s abstract that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours which may include evenings and Saturdays.
  • Ability to represent The Salvation Army positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Honest, courteous and punctual; represent the organization in a positive, professional and engaging manner.
  • Treat the property of The Salvation Army with due care and caution.
  • Attentive listening skills for the purpose of supervision, coaching, and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check screening.
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.
  • May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.

 

Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and/or Vulnerable Sector Screening.

 

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.

You must 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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