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

Sales Associate

December 2, 2021

Gibsons, BC

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Sunshine Coast

Salary Range:
$15.20 per Hour

771 Gibsons Way

Posting Expires:
Until Filled

Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Darrell Pilgrim, Email: [email protected] Please mention ‘Sales Associate’ in the subject line of your email


The Sales Associate assists in all areas of the Thrift Store’s operation including: the efficient and effective reclamation, processing or distribution of warehouse goods; provides quality customer service; participation in the maintenance of an effective and attractive display merchandise in order to maximize profitability of the store.


  • On call casual

Multiple On Call Positions Available


  • Provide positive and courteous service to customers
  • Process customer transactions at the sales counter including cash and debit/credit sales ensuring accuracy and in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Accurate opening and closing of store procedures when required, including POS terminals and till
  • Assist in keeping the general sales floor neat & clean and assure product displays are kept full and are tidy
  • Keep stock rotated as per schedule or as directed by supervisor
  • Implements store layout plans to attract customers including window displays and merchandise displays; Arrange and display sales items
  • Work with volunteers as assigned
  • Ensure work stations for volunteers are clear and ready before they arrive
  • Receives, sorts, stores and prices donations as per directions and standards
  • Process donated items by unloading, sorting, packing, storing, bailing and reloading the donations
  • Lifts and relocates bags and boxes to determined areas as required.  Assists with heavy lifting as required
  • Climbs ladders and stores seasonal product in overhead storage bins
  • Separates recycling and garbage, and processes both according to the direction given, including into truck for removal
  • Meets assigned daily targets; counts, weighs and record incoming and outgoing donations
  • Maintains general cleanliness along with the safety and functionality of warehouse and property in accordance with all safety policies and guidelines
  • May operate the forklift to move goods as necessary after sufficient training
  • Shares janitorial duties in common spaces such as washroom and kitchen


  • The incumbent will have completed Public School


  • The incumbent must have the following experience before hire:
    • Up to three months of prior related experience including experiences with warehouse receiving/processing/distribution of goods, and customer service
    • Knowledge of lifting guidelines are an asset

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Physical Effort/Dexterity Required
    • The performance of the job requires frequently standing for long periods of time, twisting, bending, crouching, reaching overhead, pulling and pushing, kneeling & lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Concentration Required
    • The performance of the job requires frequent safety awareness and sorting of donations
    • Attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality with professional ethics and a balanced sense of fairness and flexibility

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training


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 will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

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

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


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