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


November 22, 2021

Vancouver, BC

Job Type

Competition #
211117 HL

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Southview Heights & Terrace

Salary Range:
Per the Collective Agreement

7252 Kerr Street

Posting Expires:
December 22, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Meenu Heer, Email: [email protected] Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume via email, quote ‘Housekeeper/Laundry’ in the subject of your email


To create a clean and orderly environment for residents, visitors, and staff at Southview Heights and Terrace, using attention to detail.


  • Casual/On-call 7 days a week from 7:00am to 4:00pm



  • Cleaning of each resident apartment including washroom and kitchen.
  • Keep storage areas and carts clean & tidy
  • Remove garbage/debris from floors, hand rails or where found that is not in garbage cans.
  • Clean common area laundry/washrooms before end of shift daily.
  • Clean windows & blinds on rotational cleaning time & record suite numbers on sheets provided.
  • Thorough cleaning of vacated suites following cleaning check list.
  • Accommodate requested duty assignments from Support Services Supervisor
  • Make sure activity rooms are clean and tidy and prepare rooms for meetings, or social functions. Assist in taking down and cleaning.
  • Inform Support Services Supervisor when supplies are getting low.
  • Be able to clean unexpected accidents that would be related to the housekeeping department and perform other duties as required.


  • Pick up, sort, wash, dry, fold or hang laundry as required.
  • Environmental laundry to be washed & dried daily.
  • Dietary laundry (table cloths, napkins, aprons, & kitchen towels) to be washed & dried daily.
  • Keep all laundry equipment clean & tidy. Dryers to be vacuumed daily.
  • Perform other duties as required.  Follow infection control procedures.

Weekend Duties

  • Responsible for calls from Terrace emergency pendant/pull cords.
  • Clean and restock all common area washrooms and laundry rooms.
  • Table cloths & napkins to be washed & put away for RCAs to fold.
  • Aprons, kitchen towels, gloves & placemats to be washed & put away in kitchen if need be.
  • Other duties to be followed according to the weekend duty list: cleaning chapel, offices, Heights stairwells & hallway in front of elevators etc.
  • All garbage to be removed from common areas, laundry rooms and kitchen before end of shift.  Flatten boxes & empty recycling bins.
  • Wash Heights laundry & fold clean linen as required.


  • High school graduate.
  • WHMIS training/certificate.


  • Five years’ experience in housekeeping service preferably in the service industry.
  • Experience working with seniors and/or individuals with cognitive and physical challenges preferred.



  • Excellent oral and communication in English.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to read and implement duties and work routines.
  • Able to support the mission statement of Southview Heights and Terrace.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A TB Test


The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

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.

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 ( you saw this job posting.

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