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 Resident Care Worker (union position)

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December 9, 2021


Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Brantford Booth Centre

Salary Range:
$16.39 per hour as per Collective Agreement

187 Dalhousie St

Posting Expires:
December 23, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Marvel Olaoye: [email protected]


The Brantford Booth Centre is a 50 bed emergency men’s hostel and Correctional Residence Facility, offering room and board to men who requires transitional housing and federal release programs. It is a 24-hour operation.



Service Responsibilities

  • Ensure Residents confidentiality.
  • Ensure all Health and Safety compliance.
  • Receive residents and visitors in a pleasant manner.
  • Maintain the safety of the Residents and the building.
  • Maintain a visible profile in all areas of the residence.
  • Answer telephone calls, take messages and transfer calls in a pleasant manner.
  • Accept and record residents’ fees and write receipts for all such monies received and balance cash.
  • Register new Residents completing all related documents, forms and procedures and also ensure the new residents have read, understand and sign the House Rules Sheet.
  • Conduct routine security rounds of the building and record in the logbook when rounds are conducted.  Rounds include a check of all areas in the building (lounges, washrooms, dining room, stairwells etc.) and fire exit doors.
  • Complete all required shift reports.
  • Record activities and incidents during shift in a factual and concise manner using the log books and/or incidents reports.
  • Process “Bag Lunch” and “Late Meal” requests in accordance with Policy and Procedure.
  • Maintain and update the Residents’ daily bed register.
  • Provide wake up calls to residents as required.
  • Clear dorms as per policy.
  • Be available to distribute meal cards and/or tickets.
  • Care for all keys and desk petty cash box.
  • Respond to emergencies in the building.
  • Report maintenance problems.
  • Respond and service malfunctions of resident’s rooms and dorm toilets.
  • Shovel the Hostel entrance way to street sidewalk when it snows.
  • Ensure no visitors after 10:00pm.
  • Ensure no person demonstrating unacceptable behaviors is permitted into or in the building.
  • Keep lounges tidy.
  • Deal with problem solving effectively.
  • Initiate and actively pursue high standards in the job function.

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Adhere to standards consistent with the values and philosophy of the Centre and of The Salvation Army.
  • Participate fully and constructively in staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Engage in regular supervision with your Supervisor at mutually determined intervals.
  • Engage in formal evaluation sessions with your Supervisor at three, six and twelve month intervals in the first year of employment and annually thereafter.
  • Represent the Organization in a professional manner.

Perform other duties as required.


This is a permanent full-time position with 40 hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is required. The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility. Applicable shifts include a ½ hour paid meal break.

Shifts: 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Sunday to Thursday

  • May work with potentially aggressive clients.



  • University/College Diploma in Social Services (preferred), and/or combination of education and life related experience in working with marginalized individuals.
  • Possess current WHMIS, First Aid, CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Competent on word processing equipment, such as Windows XP, Microsoft Office, Excel.


  • 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.



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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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