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

Recreation Therapist/Aide

April 19, 2021

Niagara Falls, ON

Job Type

Competition #

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Hon. Ray and Helen Lawson Eventide Home

Salary Range:
$21.26-$22.24 per hour as per the Collective Agreement

5050 Jepson Street,

Posting Expires:
April 30, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Email: [email protected] Attention: Roxanne Gicante, Senior Employee Relations Advisor Fax: (905) 356-9609 Mailing Address: The Salvation Army Hon. Ray and Helen Lawson Eventide Home 5050 Jepson Street Niagara Falls, ON L2E 1K5 Attention: Roxanne Gicante, Senior Employee Relations Advisor Please, no phone calls.


This is a casual position with no guarantee of hours. Although there are no weekly hours of work guaranteed for this position, there is the potential of working up to 24 hours per week during the current pandemic. Flexibility in scheduling is required.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  The operational hours of this facility are 24 hours per day.

This is a unionized facility.

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.


  • Plans, schedules, implements, promotes and evaluates monthly and annual activities and events, which are in keeping with the interest and capabilities of all Residents.
  • Record information about Residents on relevant forms and maintain daily documentation concerning the Resident’s participation and abilities in activities.
  • Participate and/or chair meetings as assigned or required.
  • Maintain close liaison with departments, volunteers, families, Residents and community groups.
  • Perform errands outside Home.
  • Responsible for development and revision of program plans as required.
  • Encourages and motivates Residents to participate in activities, ensuring accessibility (prompting, reminding or portering).
  • Prepares supplies and equipment necessary for program delivery.
  • Ongoing education and upgrading/training may be required to perform therapy as prescribed by the Physio and/or occupational therapists.
  • Performs A.D.L. (Activities of Daily Living) duties such as hygiene, toileting and feeding as necessary on outings.
  • Carries out duties consistent with the Policy and Procedures of the Salvation Army Eventide Home and the respective Activity Department.
  • Performs clerical functions specific to the department.
  • Perform other position related duties as required.


  • Minimum college diploma in Recreation with emphasis on gerontological and therapeutic studies.
  • Two (2) years Volunteer or 1 year work experience in similar setting.
  • Basic knowledge of human physiology
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills, including MS Office, ActivityPro, Point Click Care (PCC)
  • Ability to push 250+lbs with assistive device, such as resident in wheelchair
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs occasionally, frequent walking, bending, crouching, and stretching, such as demonstrating activities and exercises
  • Must have considerable patience and understanding with seniors as well as with families and residents who are cognitively impaired
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Experience/Working knowledge in word processing; spread sheet use
  • Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
  • Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
  • TB test is required


Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

To help us with our recruitment effort, please indicate your email/cover letter where ( you saw this job posting.

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