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

Overnight Worker – PermPT [24hrs/wk] – Cedar Place

August 31, 2021

Sudbury, ON

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Cedar Place

Salary Range:
$15.53 + .50 shift premium as per CBA

Sudbury Cedar Place, 261 Cedar Street, Sudbury, ON

Posting Expires:
September 12, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] Attention: Cindy Bertolo or Ashley Grant Fax: 705-586-3294 Mailing Address: Sudbury Cedar Place, 261 Cedar Street, Sudbury, ON P3B 1M8 Attention: Program Service manager Please, no phone calls.


This is a permanent, part-time position based on 24 hours per week.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour meal break.

Two week Core Schedule rotation as follows:

Week One:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12:30 a.m. – 0830 a.m.

Week Two:  Saturday, Sunday, Monday 12:30a.m. – 0830 a.m.                                                                                                  

Operational hours of this facility are 24/7 days per week.

This is a unionized facility.

Permanent part-time employment with The Salvation Army (less than 25 hours per week) will provide you with a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:  vacation time, sick days, employer matching RRSP contributions and Christmas Grants.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


  • The incumbent, exercising considerable initiative, carries out the duties of the position, with minimal direction and day-to-day supervision.
  • Record and report activities, behaviours, and any incidents, which occur during the overnight, shift; reports concerns promptly to on call personnel as needed.
  • Conduct nightly check of grounds, facility and resident beds at start/end of shift, and keeps appropriate records in the logbook.
  • Ensure all doors and windows are locked and secure. Answers door (via intercom) and telephone during shift.
  • Provide emotional support and/or crisis intervention for residents/clients as required.
  • Provide clerical support for day and afternoon shifts (filing, data input, etc.)
  • Provide referrals as necessary and appropriate depending on time consistency with regard to rules and policies with all clients equally.
  • Perform any new intakes during night, backdating, and inputting into HIFIS. Place client into room closest to main floor for least amount of noise and disruption to other clients in house.
  • Enter statistics for referrals, turn away, goods and services nightly and check off in log and item list.
  • Clean and organize kitchen, sanitize and remove trash as require. Clean strainer in dishwasher also, sanitize and tidy dining room.
  • Prepare meals for following day dinner. Take out foods and prep accordingly. Ensure stock including fruits and dairy available for breakfast meals with residents/clients.
  • Pack food baskets for Monday and Thursday delivery days if any clients in mote.
  • As required and applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures, to management.
  • Adhere to standards that are consistent with the values and philosophy of The Salvation Army Women & Family Shelter
  • Participate fully and constructively in staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Engage in formal evaluation sessions and supervision at 3 months and once yearly thereafter
  • Read and follow the Policy & Procedures Manual and the Employee Handbook. Every employee must read and sign that they have read, a copy of the Policies and procedures and understand that they will be required to adhere to all guidelines in their dealings with Residents and Clients, as well as with Staff and Administration.
  • Become familiar with the provisions of the Position Description and Operational Manual, which will be provided for the position.
  • Perform other position related duties as assigned
  • NOTE: Not all incumbents perform all of the duties described above but perform a similar range of duties.


  • Completion of a Community College Diploma in Social Work, Addictions, Counseling or related field(s).
  • More than three months but less than one year of prior related experience
  • Basic computer and clerical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and function as a team member.
  • Current Certification in First Aid/CPR/NVCI
  • Bilingualism considered to be an asset
  • Provide an original copy of a Criminal Police Investigation Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
  • Must be able to confirm and maintain registration through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
  • Safe Food Handlers Certification
  • Support for and an understanding of the Mission and Purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.

NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

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.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads 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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