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

Temporary Full Time Addictions Counsellor until June 30, 2022 (union position)

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November 22, 2021


Job Type
Full-time (Contract)  

Competition #

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Ottawa Booth Centre

Salary Range:
$21.90 per hour

171 George Street

Posting Expires:
December 5, 2021

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


Assist the client in his recovery process by providing him with information, support, and insight through individual treatment planning and monitoring the clients progress towards mutually determined goals


Program Evaluation

  • Participates in the development and implementation of program content and policies
  • Participates in the program evaluation

Group Work

Facilitates group sessions as scheduled in the following program components:

  • One to One Counselling Sessions
  • Life-skills Classes
  • Cognitive Behavioral Classes
  • Anger Management Classes
  • Mood Monitoring Classes
  • Emotional Health Classes
  • Relationship Skills Classes
  • Relapse Prevention Classes
  • Trauma based counselling

Individual Counselling

  • Completes screening and assessments of potential clients, determining suitability to the Anchorage program or, when necessary, referral to other more appropriate programs
  • Incorporate information obtained through the assessment process and comprehensive treatment/recovery plan to inform the counselling approach
  • Establish a helping relationship with the client, characterized by warmth, respect, genuineness, concreteness and empathy
  • Offers counselling to clients / candidates in crisis and makes referrals to other resources as required
  • Assumes an assigned caseload, as primary addictions care giver, using a case management system
  • Records in log and case notes in an accurate and clear manner, shares at case management sessions any observations and information regarding each client’s progress
  • Support clients in the further development of treatment /recovery plans

Spiritual Guidance

  • Attends daily devotions and chapel services in support of clients
  • Supports spiritual guidance to clients in accordance with the Anchorage Mission Statement and Statement of Counselling Philosophy

Community Relations

  • Provides liaison with outside service agencies such as Correctional Dept., Detox, Lawyers, etc.
  • Provides program information to inquiring agencies, professionals, and applicants

Program Support

  • Updates data base with client information for statistical purposes
  • Administers toxicology tests to clients
  • Administers to a variety of client requests and maintains records on such requests (e.g.) clothing vouchers
  • Organizes / participates in certain program functions such as outings, graduations, fundraisers, etc.
  • Ensures documentation is complete, accurate, and up to date


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



  • 2-year Diploma or Degree in relevant field from an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Either currently hold or is actively pursuing and within 1 year of obtaining CCAC certification under the CACCF


  • Experience working with a marginalized population as an addiction’s counsellor
  • Proven working knowledge of all modalities of recovery
  • Proven skill in the use of motivational interviewing and other cognitive behavioral therapies
  • Experience in group facilitating
  • Ability to recognize and work within professional and personal limitations and boundaries


  • Proven ability to work successfully in a team environment
  • Good organizational skills
  • Experience administering Narcan and/or Narcan training a strong asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset
  • 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

HOURS: 40 hours per week. Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm



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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