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

Kettle Worker

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November 16, 2021

Wetaskiwin, Alberta

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Wetaskiwin Corps

Salary Range:
$15.00-$15.50 per hour

5102-50 Avenue

Posting Expires:
Novermber 23, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
[email protected] or fax 780-361-2004


The Kettle Worker provides the secure and courteous oversight of a designated Christmas Kettle.

DAYS and HOURS of work: Expected to work weekdays and Saturdays.  Hours vary.  Lunch breaks are provided but unpaid.

Temporary until approximately December 24, 2021



  • Greets and thanks donors courteously
  • Presents a positive image (well-groomed/dressed) for The Salvation Army while on duty
  • Remains at the Kettle for the full shift (until relieved), ensuring security of donations received
  • Responds to questions/queries from potential donors regarding SA ministries and programs
  • Required to stand for long periods
  • Most locations are indoors, but typically with exposure to exterior doors opening and closing.


Working Conditions:

  • This is a temporary position with variable hours up until December 24, 2019. Shifts & Weekends
  • The performance of the job requires continuously hosting the kettle and ringing bells.
  • The performance of the job requires greeting & thanking donors courteously.
  • Mask wearing and all Covid19 protocols are required.
  • Kettle locations are typically near an exterior entrance door, with means exposure to elements such as cool air.
  • Standing for long periods of time


Education, Qualifications and Certifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

Experience and Skilled Knowledge Requirements:

  • Up to three months prior related experience
  • Support for and an understanding of the mission and the purpose of The Salvation Army

Note: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


Skills and Capabilities:

  • Occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds may be required.
  • Possesses good customer service skills – be friendly, courteous, positive, outgoing, flexible, task oriented, patient
  • Possesses good oral communication skills
  • Be able to work independently
  • Ability to focus on job and refrain from distractions, i.e. mobile phone use, texting, etc.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Willingness to work indoors at high traffic retail locations
  • Willingness to experience exposure to cool outside, as may come through doors
  • Follows the dress code and be well groomed

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

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training


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 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. 

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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