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

Full Time Residential Counsellor, Prime Worker (union position)




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Published
December 8, 2021

Location
Toronto

Job Type
Full-time  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Broadview Village

Salary Range:
$21.44-$23.28 per hour

Address:
Broadview Avenue & O’Connor Drive area

Posting Expires:
December 17, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
https://broadviewvillage.ca/careers/

Description

As a local expression of The Salvation Army in Canada, Broadview Village has 40+ years of providing outstanding support to adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges, and we are currently hiring a Full-Time Residential Counsellor, Prime Worker. Broadview Village residences provide around-the-clock support to individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health challenges. This position is currently assigned to work at East York (Broadview Avenue and O’Connor) area. This position is full-time and works 40 hours per week currently scheduled to work a combination of weekdays and weekends rotating as applicable, flexible to meet program needs. Location and scheduling assignments may change based on organizational and programmatic needs.

This position requires someone who has a passion for and takes initiative in the creation and implementation of programming in areas such as: personal care & hygiene, advocacy, and community integration. The capacity to work collaboratively within a team is required, as well as with a large number of stakeholders including: healthcare professionals, consultants, colleagues, community members, family members and friends. This position also requires a resilient direct support professional who is confident in navigating conflict, overcoming obstacles, and who is creative in providing support to individuals in crisis.

The Residential Counsellor must ensure that their activities are in compliance with established legislation, and policies and procedures including: Employment Standards; Occupational Health & Safety Standards; Collective Agreements; Payroll Procedures; Salvation Army Accreditation; and Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008 (SIPDDA).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creating support protocols, completing behavioural and mental health assessments, and ensuring completion of medical assessments and reports
  • Providing support for residents’ personal development including creating individual support planning (ISP) documents and monthly follow up Program Review Documents.
  • Functioning as prime advocate for residents and facilitating self-advocacy to community supports in collaboration with colleagues and other healthcare professionals
  • Collecting and analyzing data and anecdotal information to continually develop optimal support plans
  • Overseeing resident personal belonging inventories
  • Medication administration and coordination of health/medical appointments
  • Providing financial support to residents in payment of expenses as well as maintaining accurate & timely records of resident finances
  • Ensuring learning opportunities are provided utilizing agency and community resources.  Includes planning and participating in community outings and daytime/weekend trips, etc.
  • Fostering independence in residents including supervising and assisting residents with meal preparation & clean-up
  • Maintaining cleanliness of program site, ensuring health and safety protocols are closely followed
  • Providing orientation and/or support to co-workers, students, volunteers and/or family members
  • Following and promoting the agency’s and House program goal and philosophy
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completed 2–3-year Developmental Services Worker Diploma or other equivalent degree/diploma related to human services
  • Valid Standard First Aid Certificate with CPR, Level C
  • Ability to achieve Nonviolent Crisis Intervention certificate upon hire

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Preferred minimum 2-5 years’ experience working with people with developmental disabilities and preferably working with individuals who have a dual diagnosis of mental health challenges and developmental
  • Experience with writing, implementing and updating Individual Support Planning

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES

  • Strong counselling/de-escalation support required
  • Medication administration experience preferred
  • Valid driver’s license an asset and clean driver’s abstract required
  • 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 completed no less than 2 months prior to date of hire
  • 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: 40 hours per week currently scheduled to work a combination of weekdays and weekends rotating as applicable, flexible to meet program needs

 

 

This is a Bargaining Unit position represented by OPSEU Local 550

 

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, 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 (vacanciesincanada.ca) you saw this job posting.

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