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 Residential Program Facilitator (union position)

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December 7, 2021


Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Halton Lighthouse

Salary Range:
$19.15 per hour as per Collective Agreement

750 Redwood Square

Posting Expires:
December 17, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Marvel Olaoye – Residential Program Facilitator Position: [email protected]



  • Conduct initial screening of client seeking admission ensuring individual behavior is of acceptable standard per Policy and Procedure manual
  • Complete client intake by assisting the client complete the Social Services intake form
  • Conduct a daily check of client information correcting any errors
  • Register clients, assign bed and provide towel if required
  • Using discretion distribute prepared bag lunches according to approved procedures
  • Complete incident reports and documentation before completing shift
  • Answer telephone and provide inquirer with necessary direction
  • Complete hourly security rounds of Main floor, Dining Hall, Kitchen and client rooms; checking washrooms fire exits, doors and exterior of the building
  • Responsible for client’s snack
  • Give back belongings to discharged clients
  • Make referrals to other community agencies as needed
  • Record activities and incidents occurring during shift in a factual and concise manner using Logbook and/or Incident Book
  • Contact emergency service personnel (ambulance and police) when needed
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to clients/staff and Centre’s records
  • Demonstrate knowledge of The Salvation Halton Lighthouse Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Work within mandate and mission of the Salvation Army
  • Perform other position related duties as assigned


 This is a casual relief 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 paid meal break.

Shifts: Various

Operational hours of this facility are 24/7


  • Post-Secondary education such as Social Service Worker Diploma
  • Possess current WHMIS, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, First Aid and CPR certificates
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


  • Previous experience working in a social service setting
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Community-based resources


  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and effective interpersonal skills
  • Competent on computer equipment such as Windows, Microsoft Office, HIFIS etc.
  • Ability to establish and implement goals and plans for self and clients
  • Maturity and ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to work with socially disadvantaged people who may often harbor resentment and anger
  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and under supervision
  • Ability to lift/move up to forty (40) pounds
  • 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


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


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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