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

Shelter Worker

November 16, 2021

Maple Ridge

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Ridge Meadows Ministries

Salary Range:
$20.00 per hour

Lougheed Hwy

Posting Expires:
November 18, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Jessica Vaughan, Email: [email protected] Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume with subject line indicating Full Time Shelter Worker


The Shelter Worker provides a safe and secure environment for clients, residents and visitors.


  • Flexibility in hours is expected: work includes evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Shift work 8am-4pm


  • Ability to work within the mission, vision & values of The Salvation Army and Ridge Meadows Ministries
  • Use a client-centered approach by consistently demonstrating compassion, respect and empathy
  • Supports, where and when possible, the efforts of all clients and co-workers
  • Handles the admission, orientation and evaluation of clients
  • Maintains availability for personal, practical and moral support
  • Monitors the activities of clients and accurately records day-to-day happenings
  • Performs internal and external security checks
  • Provides safe storage and recording of prescribed medications
  • Liaises with referral sources and other external agencies as needed
  • Coordinates client care relating to security issues and ensures ongoing enforcement of policies
  • Involved in serving meals/snacks
  • Performs other assigned duties as required to ensure a safe and secure environment

The above is a general overview of responsibilities.  A complete job description is available upon request.


  • CPR, First Aid, Naloxone and Non-Violent Crisis Training


  • Strong service ethic and a friendly disposition with the public
  • Team oriented and able to take initiative
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment and cope with stressful situations
  • High standards of integrity, judgment and confidentiality
  • Knowledge and interest in the programs and services of The Salvation Army and Ridge Meadows Ministries

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Adaptability to change and frequent interruptions
  • Willingness to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Effective skills in conflict resolution and non-violent intervention
  • Computer and word processing ability
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through the Criminal Records Review Program


  • Preference to those who have completed High School plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months
  • Related experience in social services field
  • Current valid BC driver’s license and clean driving record an asset


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. 

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.

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.

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

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