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

Full Time and Part Time Front Line Worker – more than 1 required (union position)

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November 23, 2021


Job Type

Competition #

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Ottawa Booth Centre

Salary Range:
$17.27 per hour

171 George Street

Posting Expires:
December 6, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Human Relations Department: [email protected], Fax: 613 241-2818


To provide Front Line service to the Ottawa Booth Centre’s clients within the context of the Centre’s overall operations, including maintaining the security of the facility and its residents


  • Client services
  • Safety and security
  • Support services
  • Service /shift specific duties


  • Initiate contact with clients for the purpose of being accessible/available; identify needs; gather information to assess further areas of need; monitor progress of clients in working on goal plans; follow established procedures; refer to appropriate Centre and community resources and advocate on behalf of the client to other Centre staff or outside resources, as requested by coordinator
  • Complete accurate intake and discharge procedures with clients as needed
  • Provide emergency assistance, as required and appropriate, e.g. meals and clothing
  • Accept and receive monies, donations, both cash and goods. Donations of only Men’s clothing
  • Attend staff meetings and case conferences and be prepared to offer information regarding clients and service issues


  • Implement appropriate emergency procedures as necessary
  • Maintain radio contact with other residential services. This includes doing battery changes and radio checks as necessary
  • Ensure that Centre residency guidelines are enforced impartially
  • Implement consequence measures to sanction inappropriate behavior of clients, in accordance with established policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Refer clients to Manager of Residential Services or to Front Desk Supervisor for client interviews regarding serious behavioral issues and consequences as necessary (e.g. clients who are denied access)
  • Provide emergency backup to other Centre services/programs
  • Do rounds and security checks as indicated by Shift Statement of Duties


  • Maintain such records as required (e.g. incident reports, log notes, and Bulletins in HIFIS program.)
  • Check facilities on rounds and note maintenance concerns to the Manager of Residential Services
  • Attend to any housekeeping duties, as indicated by service and shift duty list
  • Participate in planning and evaluating Centre’s services and in any revision of the Centre’s services/programs
  • Attend to duties outlined by program and Shift Statement of Duties


  • May deal with angry and abusive clients
  • May encounter verbal abuse
  • May be required to deal with client overdose and other medical situations


  • Relevant post-secondary education in social work or related field
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


  • Minimum 1- 3 years’ experience working with hard to serve population with addictions and/or mental health issues. Student placement work may be accepted in lieu of worked experience
  • Knowledge of client community
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Experience administering Narcan and/or Narcan training a strong asset


  • Effective communication, both oral and written
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Some computer skills in word processing and database
  • Bilingual (English and French) an asset
  • 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 with vulnerable sector 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

HOURS: Full time 1) Tuesday to Saturday – 10:30pm – 7:00am

Full time 2) Thursday to Saturday – 11:30pm – 8:00am and Sunday and Monday 10:30pm – 7:00am

Part Time hours: Sunday and Monday – 11:30pm – 8:00am



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.


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We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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