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

Relief Front Line Worker – Gladstone House

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November 16, 2021


Job Type

Competition #

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Ottawa Booth Centre

Salary Range:
$18.61 per hour

1167 Gladstone Ave

Posting Expires:
November 27, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Human Relations Department: [email protected], Fax: 613 241-2818


Gladstone House is a 15 bed, second stage off site program working closely with the Ottawa Booth Centre Addiction Services.  The Front Line Worker provides support services and guidance within the context of the overall operations of Gladstone House including maintaining the security of the facility and its residents.  This is a non-sleeping overnight position.


  • Maintains records as required (e.g. incident reports, log notes, and case notes)
  • When necessary, gather information to further assess client needs
  • When required, assist clients in creating goal plans; monitor progress and aid clients in working towards set goals
  • Follow established procedures in referring clients to appropriate Salvation Army and Community resources; advocate on behalf of clients to other Salvation Army and community resources
  • Ensure appropriate information is communicated to residents
  • Ensure residency guidelines are enforced impartially
  • Monitor to ensure clients are participating in all house requirements, follow up with the client and provide feedback to House Supervisor when necessary
  • Implement consequence for inappropriate behavior of clients in accordance with established policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Refer clients to House Supervisor for interviews regarding serious behavioral issues and consequences
  • Attend staff meetings and case conferences prepared to offer information regarding clients and services issues
  • Complete rounds, security checks and duties as indicated by Shift Statement of Duties
  • Refer maintenance requests to Manager of Addictions Services


  • May deal with angry and abusive clients
  • May encounter verbal abuse
  • May be required to deal with client overdose and other medical situations
  • Works alone


  • Relevant post-secondary education or equivalent work experience
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


  • Experience working with a marginalized population and issues they face such as addiction and mental health


  • Ability to self-motivate and work with minimal supervision
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Training in non-violent crisis intervention, ASIST, First Aid and CPR is an asset
  • Experience administering Narcan and/or Narcan training a strong asset
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset

HOURS:  shifts will vary from days to overnights



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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