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 Residential Supervisor

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November 26, 2021


Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Islington Seniors Shelter

Salary Range:
$45,000 to $52,000 per year

2671 Islington Ave

Posting Expires:
December 10, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Krystina Damyanovich: [email protected]



Supervise and provide day-to-day direction to the Residential Staff in accordance with established policies and procedures including Collective Agreement, Employment Standards and payroll procedures.

  • Schedule, conduct and document supervision.
  • Conduct Performance Reviews and Evaluations.
  • Chair Team meetings.
  • Provide back-up support to these positions and their functions as required.

Oversee the day-to-day operation of the Hostel.

  • Ensure clients receive proper client care while relating to the Program Staff.
  • Ensure the Triage process is completed for new admissions to the hostel.
  • Provide direct consultation, referral, and supportive case management to clients.
  • Review all Incident Reports, making any follow-up and put necessary notations on client’s file as needed.
  • Assist with monitoring the disciplinary/penalty assessments imposed on clients.
  • To oversee the monthly Resident meetings.
  • Read daily the logbooks and make the necessary follow-up.
  • Liaise with hospitals and other community service agencies to coordinate discharges to the shelter.
  • Participate in the development, planning and coordination of all programming activities and special events in conjunction with the Director.
  • To assist the Director with Community and City complaints.
  • Provide back-up support and make decisions in the absence of the Hostel Manager.

Provide leadership, supervision, coaching and mentoring to the Islington Seniors’ Shelter Residential Workers following Employment Standards and payroll procedures.

  • Support team in providing system in implementation of enhanced case management model utilizing Housing First, The Outcomes Star and Critical Time Intervention.
  • Schedule, conduct and document supervision.
  • Conduct Performance Reviews and Evaluations.
  • Chair Team and Client Review meetings.
  • Ensure supervision is provided to meet expectations of service delivery.
  • Ensure that individualized support plans/service agreements are developed and provided for clients to promote personal development, responsibility and community relationships through a recovery focused and participant-directed approach to treatment.
  • Support staff in use of The Outcomes Star and corresponding case plans.
  • Ensure spiritual and religious care is available to clients and staff.
  • Ensure program and agency documentation is maintained as per policies.
  • Conduct case conference and other meetings, ensure minutes are recorded and circulated to team members.
  • Keep up-to-date strategic job descriptions and to plan goals, mentor and assess the performance of staff and others (counsellors, funded placements, etc.) in accordance with TSA procedures as appropriate.  Some specifics:
    • Work with Assistant Director to hire, orient, train, evaluate, recognize, discipline and terminate staff in concert with Territorial Standards and in conjunction with the Director.
    • Provide support and direction for staff in assessment, developing individual support plans, consultation, referral and supportive counseling to individuals.
    • Develop and monitor after hours and on call support.
    • Ensure staff are trained on all legislative requirements, human resources processes and mental health/concurrent disorders and housing support as required.
    • Schedule, conduct and document supervision.  Provide or ensure clinical work supervision is provided to staff and follow up workers to meet expectations of service delivery.
    • Conduct Performance Reviews and Evaluations.
    • Recruit, select and train new staff as necessary.  Ensure staff are trained in accordance with established policies and procedures.

To assist the Director and Assistant Director with the administration of the Hostel.

  • Work with the Director and Assistant Director in ensuring the Hostel is in compliance and meeting the standards for the Quality Assurance and Accreditation.
  • Attend Committee and Agency meetings as directed
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Hostel Policies and Procedures and participate in the Policy Review Committee.
  • Conduct tours of building for groups or individuals as requested.
  • On call duties as per schedule.
  • Responsible for preparing Vouchers for Client Assistance.

To assist with the Assistant Director with the Finances of the Hostel.

  • Approve bi-weekly payroll prior to submission to the Assistant Director for Intake Workers and case management team.

To assist the Director with the Human Resources of the Hostel.

  • Assist with staff recruitment and orientation.
  • Conduct reference check.
  • Organize and assist with staff training in accordance with Hostel policy.
  • To participate in Labour Management meetings as requested.

To assist the Director to ensure that all Health and Safety requirements specific to the Hostel are in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

  • To perform workplace inspections.
  • To conduct information sessions (safety talks, staff meetings).
  • To assist with incident investigations.
  • To assist with employee health and safety training.
  • To assist, make recommendations and/or correct substandard acts or conditions.
  • To assist in commending employee health and safety performance.
  • To perform employee safety observations.
  • To ensure compliance with specific Hostel requirements within sections 25 & 26 of the OHSA.

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Adhere to standards that are consistent with the values and philosophy of The Salvation Army.
  • Participate fully and constructively in staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Engage in formal supervision and performance evaluations.
  • Read and follow the policy and procedures manual, the Employee Handbook and the Toronto Shelter Standards, and understand that the Residential Supervisor’s position will be required to adhere to all these guidelines in dealing with clients, staff and the public.
  • Become familiar with the job descriptions and task lists for each position that reports to the Hostel Manager.
  • Make suggestions to the Management team that will improve efficiency, working conditions and/or procedures.
  • Represent the Organization in a professional manner.

Perform other duties as required.


  • Minimum 2-year Diploma in Human Services
  • Certificate in First Aid/CPR, Crisis Intervention and Conflict Resolution
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Three to five years minimum of significant work-related experience including residential and case management experience in the homeless serving sector.
  • Previous supervisory experience an asset.


  • High level of comfort working within an extreme diverse and multicultural environment.
  • Experience with extremely marginalized homeless people with mental health problems, addictions, concurrent disorders and familiarity to a wide variety of resources to meet client needs.
  • Superior written skills and a high level of proficiency with the Internet and Microsoft Office
  • The responsibilities associated with this position demand a high degree of confidentiality
  • 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: 40 hours per week. Sunday to Thursday with some days, evenings and possible overnights.



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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