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

Director of Operations – New Directions




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Published
October 28, 2021

Location
Kitchener, ON

Job Type
Full-time  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
New Directions

Salary Range:
$67,288.00 per annum

Address:
657 King St. E., Kitchener, ON

Posting Expires:
November 8, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
E-mail: [email protected] Attention: Mary-Ellen Jacobs, Mail: 657 King St. E., Kitchener, ON N2G 2M4 Please no phone calls.

Description

The Director of Operations gives oversight to the daily operations of the New Directions Community Residential Facility. The Centre provides intensive case management supports and residential services to assist clients in successfully reintegrating back into the community.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Executive Director in developing innovative service delivery models.
  • Oversee case management for clients released to the Community Residential Facility (CRF).
  • Provide supervision, direction and oversight to all Social and Support Services staff.
  • Participate in regular case management meetings with key stakeholders and community partners.
  • Complete case management evaluations and liaise with community partners to ensure wraparound care.
  • Provide supervision for staff involved in case management and monitoring of clients at the Centre.
  • Participate in the preparation and planning of the strategic plan for New Directions.
  • Assist in the preparation and planning of the operating budget.
  • In consultation with the Executive Director, ensure that the Centre meets all contractual standards.
  • Participate in the hiring, orientation, training and evaluation of staff.
  • Complete payroll supervisory functions in the Human Resources Information System.
  • Monitor staff safety practices in compliance with health and safety standards.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications and Education requirements:

 

  • Completion of a Bacholers of Social Work Degree or related Social Services degree.
  • A combination of education and experience will be given consideration

 

Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of prior related experience in community correctional setting.
  • Experience in counselling and casework documentation.

·        Develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

·        Non-Violent Crisis Intervention or willing to attain

·        First Aid/CPR Certification

·        Current original copy of a Criminal Background Check with Vulnerable Sector screening

·        Be able to obtain enhanced reliability screening through Correctional Services of Canada

 

PREFERRED SKILLS/capabilities:

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who values working in a team environment.

 

Successful candidates will be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • Education verification

·        This position requires the successful candidate to have a valid driver’s license and be able to provide proof that you have a valid driver’s license upon being hired.

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.

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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