The Salvation Army B.C. Boundless Vancouver Community Ministries                                    
                
                

        

    
          
    
        
        
            Published
            
                September 23, 2020            
         
        
        
            Location
            
                                        Vancouver, Canada                                    
            
                
                            
        
                
            Job Type
            
                                    Full-time (Contract)
                            
         
                
                
            Category
            
                                    British Columbia
                            
        
                
                
            Salary
            
                                    $18.75/hr                            
        
                
            Interested applicants must respond in writing to
            
                                    office@boundlessvancouver.ca                            
        
                
            Closing date
            
                                    October 15, 2020                            
        
                
            Street Address
            
                                    3213 Fraser St                            
        
                
            

    

        Description
        
                        HOURS:

Contract: Oct. 26th, 2020 to Dec. 24, 2020, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm



                

        Responsibilities
        
                        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.
BASIC FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:
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

 
                    
                

        Qualifications
        
                        Education/Certifications:

Post-secondary education and work experience in fund-raising, donor relations, public relations

Experience:

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

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Published
December 9, 2021

Location
Brantford

Job Type
Casual  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Brantford Booth Centre

Salary Range:
$19.54 per hour as per Collective Agreement

Address:
187 Dalhousie St

Posting Expires:
December16, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Marvel Olaoye: [email protected]

Description

The Brantford Booth Centre is a 50 bed emergency men’s hostel and Correctional Residence Facility, offering room and board to men who requires transitional housing and federal release programs. It is a 24-hour operation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain an active caseload.
  • Complete an intake and assessment on each resident.
  • Provide problem solving/referral counselling to shelter and CRF Clients.
  • Develop a network and make referrals to existing services and resources in the community including those of other Salvation Army departments.
  • Design and implement, in consultation with supervisor, an interview schedule that will provide an evaluation of ‘quality of life’ improvement of successful program participants.
  • Provide assistance to front desk personnel as necessary, including responding to client issues and crises.
  • Record activities and incidents occurring during the shift in a factual and concise manner using Logbook and/or Incident Occurrence Reports.
  • Contact emergency service personnel (ambulance or police) when necessary.
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to clients/staff and Centre’s records.
  • Work closely with and carry out tasks assigned to you by your supervisor.

Perform other duties as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

This is a casual position with no guaranteed hours. 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.

  • May work with potentially aggressive clients.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • University/College diploma in Social Service and/or a combination of education and related life experience.
  • Possess current WHMIS, First Aid, CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Competent on word processing equipment, such as Windows XP, Microsoft Office, Excel.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Community-based resources.

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Must be in agreement and comply with the Mission Statement of The Salvation Army Booth Centre, Brantford.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with socially disadvantaged people who may often harbour resentment and anger.
  • Ability to work with federal release clients to develop and carry out a life plan.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and implement goals and plans for self and clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and under supervision.
  • 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.

 

 

Please include the Job Title and Ministry Unit in the email subject line.

 

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.

 

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

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

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

 

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