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

Part Time Housekeeper (union position)

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December 1, 2021


Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Hamilton Booth Centre

Salary Range:
$15.61 per hour as per Collective Agreement

94 York Blvd

Posting Expires:
December 9, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Marvel Olaoye: [email protected]


In compliance with the Mission Statement of The Salvation Army Booth Centre, to minister to those in need and other persons affected by homelessness by practical assistance through a demonstration of Christian love and concern. Under the direct supervision of the Shelter Manager, the Housekeeper will provide a service to residents/clients by maintaining the Booth Centre at a high standard of cleanliness and safety while interacting in a positive supportive manner.


Service Responsibilities

  • Duties will vary dependent upon shift worked.
  • Make beds and change linens as scheduled
  • Change discharged beds daily, discharge beds are done on same day as they check out.
  • Private rooms – supply bedding (weekly) and clean discharges as required.
  • Sweep, dust, mop & clean dorms.
  • Dump garbage daily.
  • Ensure that all bathrooms are clean and stocked with necessary supplies.
  • Ensure that the dining room floor and walls are clean by sweeping and mopping the floor and washing down the walls as required.
  • Maintain exterior grounds by ensuring all debris and snow is removed from the front and back entrances and walkway (sweep, wash off shovel, salt) if assigned.
  • Maintain interior of building by:
  • Sweeping and mopping all hallways as scheduled and washing the walls as required
  • Sweeping and mopping all stairs and the ramp as scheduled and the walls as required
  • Cleaning the elevator floor and walls
  • Sweeping and mopping the floors in the TV Rooms
  • Cleaning office floors, walls and furniture as scheduled
  • Cleaning windows and doors as required
  • Cleaning spills, leaks etc. as they occur
  • Do other housekeeping duties such as washing bedding, washing towels, packing laundry soap etc. if required
  • Strip and wax floors when required.
  • Use approved cleaning supplies wisely and safely.
  • Be courteous to residents, treating them with dignity and respect.
  • Do other housekeeping responsibilities as designated by management.
  • Assist Front Desk Staff with emergencies as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Centre’s Policies and Procedure manual and make suggestions to improve it.
  • Meet with the Shelter Manager for supervision as scheduled.
  • Engage informal evaluation sessions with the Shelter Manager annually.
  • Model appropriate qualities for this position i.e., self-motivation, punctuality, and personal hygiene.
  • Commit to and sign the Centre’s confidentiality form.
  • Attend staff meetings, workshops and conferences as authorized by the centre.
  • Uphold & respect the moral and religious component of The Salvation Army.
  • Represent The Salvation Army in a professional manner.


This is a permanent, part-time position based upon 15 hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is required. The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break. The operational hours of this facility are 24/7.

Shifts: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday to Sunday



  • Possess a combination of education and life-related experience in housekeeping/janitorial services.
  • Possess a current First Aid and CPR, non-violent Crisis Intervention and WHIMIS certificate.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Possess knowledge of cleaning techniques, equipment, and cleaning materials.


  • Must be in agreement and comply with the Mission Statement of The Salvation Army Booth Centre, Hamilton.
  • Possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Manage time wisely.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and under supervision.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to forty pounds.
  • Ability to work in a setting with potentially aggressive clients.
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening.
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.



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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.


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