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 Thrift Store Clerk

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November 19, 2021

Port Elgin

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Port Elgin Thrift Store

Salary Range:
$14.35 per hour

588 Gustavus Street

Posting Expires:
December 1, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Linda Byers: [email protected], Fax: 519-376-1591


The Thrift Store Clerk/Sorter provides service to customers, sorts incoming product and assists in the ongoing retail operations of The Salvation Army Port Elgin Thrift Store.




  • Responsible for accurate completion of all customer transactions including cash and debit sales.
  • Process raw materials by loading/unloading, sorting, packing, pricing, hanging and storing donations, ensuring compliance with quality standards
  • Interact with customers/donors in a positive, friendly and courteous manner.
  • Possess knowledge of stock, pricing and featured sale products, in order to respond to customer enquiries by phone/in person.
  • Assist with store layout plans to attract customers, which include window displays and merchandise displays
  • Replenish inventory levels based on supervisor’s directions.
  • Removal of inventory from sales floor as directed.
  • Maintain an attractive organized appearance of the store, tidy up and restock shelves, clean, sweep, dust and mop as necessary.
  • Abide by store policy and procedures.
  • Work with volunteers as assigned.


  • Inform your supervisor of all customer complaints, comments and concerns regarding customer service, prices, merchandise, etc.

Health and Safety:

  • Contribute to the safety of staff and customers (e.g. snow removal, clear fire exits, cleans spillage, clean spills immediately).
  • Perform other position related duties as required.


  • This is a permanent full time position based on 28 hours per week.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required.
  • Hours of work and work schedule may vary from week to week as per operational requirements.
  • The Port Elgin Thrift Store shifts are Mondays to Saturdays from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
  • Includes a 1-hour unpaid meal break where applicable.
  • Ability to stand for long periods with frequent twisting, bending, crouching and reaching is required.
  • Ability to lift/move 30 pounds.



  • Completion of Secondary School.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Have a minimum of three (3) months of prior related experience.
  • Cash handling experience is required.
  • Knowledge and experience using a cash register, debit machine and/or credit card processing is a definite asset.
  • Brand awareness is a definite asset.


  • Develop an understanding of the Mission of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.
  • Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
  • Represent The Salvation Army in a positive, professional and engaging manner.
  • Maintain information in confidence as required.
  • Participate as an active and responsible team member.
  • Participate in mandatory orientation training.
  • Participate in regular supervision and performance appraisal process.
  • Must comply with all Salvation Army policies and procedures and associated legislation.
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to stand for long periods with frequent twisting, bending, crouching and reaching is required.
  • Ability to lift/move 30 pounds.
  • Exhibit good listening skills, have strong oral/written communication skills and respect authority.
  • Self-motivated/disciplined.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Ability to work in a cooperative team-oriented atmosphere.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.



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.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


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