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-Christmas Kettle Campaign

November 17, 2021

Surrey, BC

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:

Salary Range:
$15.20 per hour


Posting Expires:
December 23, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Parth Sehgal, Email: [email protected] Please mention ‘Kettle Worker’ in the subject line of your email


position Purpose summary: Join the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign and be part of a century old tradition!  We offer a unique opportunity to share your passion for building strong communities by helping us give hope to other

Temporary Part Time: November 16th, 2021, to December 24th, 2021

Campaign Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00AM-8:00PM


  • Arrive at assigned location on time and remain with the Christmas kettle until shift change or kettle is picked up by personnel.
  • Ensure Christmas kettle is attended or stored away during restroom and meal breaks per instruction given.
  • Represent Salvation army in a positive manner. greet with a smile.
  • Collect donor’s information when a request is made for a charitable tax receipt.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours including evenings and Saturdays
  • Must comply with all Salvation Army policies, procedures, and associated legislation.
  • Respond to questions/queries from potential donors regarding SA ministries and programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Completed High School or equivalents
  • Related experience an asset


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer service skills; enjoy liaising and working with people of all ages and abilities
  • Self-motivation
  • Strong service ethic
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in the handling of donor, volunteer, and organizational information
  • Respect and understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army

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

  • Background check consent

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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