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

Meal Centre Cook

November 30, 2021

Abbotsford, BC

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Centre of Hope

Salary Range:
As Per Collective Agreement


Posting Expires:
December 14, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Attn: HR, Email: [email protected]


The Salvation Army in Abbotsford requires casual/on-call cook to work in the Meal Centre.   Meal Centre Cook will prepare and serve nutritious meals for The Salvation Army clients (160 to 250) and provide supervision to volunteers.


  • Compliance with and ongoing enforcement of the Salvation Army Centre of Hope policy and  procedures.
  • Knowledge of Policy & Procedures and on-going updates
  • Prepare food as listed on the provided menu
  • Cleans dishes, cooking utensils and counters in accordance with schedule
  • Work with volunteers, modeling cooking and life skills, in the process of preparing meals
  • Ensure all food and products are consistently prepared and served according to recipes, portioning, cooking, and serving standards
  • Adapts work practices within specific parameter to ensure the efficient delivery of food services
  • Follows preventative maintenance procedures for related equipment
  • Follows the responsibility for the ordering and monitoring of food and kitchen supplies and establishes guidelines for the security of food supplies and all cooking equipment if directed while filling in for a prolonged absence
  • Ability to work with difficult or emotionally needy people in a patient and compassionate manner


  • Cook’s Training papers (1 year course) are an asset.
  • The successful applicant must provide a satisfactory criminal records check prior to beginning employment.
  • The incumbent is required to lift more than 20 pounds.


  • The successful applicant will have 1 – 3 years of prior related exp.
  • Cook’s Training papers (1 year course) are an asset.
  • The successful applicant must provide a satisfactory criminal records check prior to beginning employment.
  • The incumbent is required to lift more than 20 pounds

Work Environment:

The incumbent will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

  • Dealing with angry people
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Hot/Steamy environment
  • Noisy
  • Crowded in some cases
  • Pressure with timelines
  • Cuts, Burns and entering freezers


  • Experience in cooking for a large group of people.
  • Experience in working with volunteers.
  • Experience in working as part of a team – willingness to carry out various duties as required.

Note:  This is a unionized position.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

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.


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.

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