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 Chaplain – Institution

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December 7, 2021


Job Type
Full-time (Contract)  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Toronto Correctional & Justice Services

Salary Range:
$23.64 – $35.46 per hour


Posting Expires:
December 23, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Greg McInnes: [email protected]


Provide emotional & spiritual care, pastoral support, relevant programming, information and practical assistance to people in custody at the Central North Correctional Centre in Penetanguishene and institutional staff and provide emotional, practical and spiritual care in Greater Toronto Area criminal courts. Maintain a prominent and positive profile for the broad ministry of The Salvation Army and its Correctional & Justice Services and support the broader chaplaincy team. This is a 4-day fulltime position Sunday-Wednesday.


Pastoral Care & Programming:

  • In conjunction with coordinating chaplain, develop, provide and maintain regular programming
  • Lead chapel services, Bible studies, discussion groups, pastoral counseling sessions
  • Visit people in custody daily to interview and follow up with appropriate requests in accordance to policy
  • Ensure appropriate records are maintained


 Institutional Ministry

  • Deliver services of The Salvation Army to support the spiritual and physical well-being of inmates and other personnel at CNCC according to Schedule A of the contract with Ministry of Solicitor General.
  • Regularly visit and support inmates, correctional officers and staff to develop positive relationships.
  • Maintain inventory of appropriate clothing and obtain clothing from Thrift Stores.
  • Plan and lead chapel services, Bible studies, discussion groups, pastoral counseling sessions, facilitate the Positive Lifestyle Program in-person and online, and other approved programming as required.
  • Support government duty chaplains as directed


Chaplain’s Organizational Responsibilities to The Salvation Army:

  • Direct matters regarding government contacts to Director of Chaplaincy
  • Know all relevant policies, procedures and programs of the institution and The Salvation Army
  • Accept speaking engagements on Correctional & Justice Services as requested.
  • Wear Salvation Army uniform or branded clothing.
  • Supervise, train, provide orientation for Salvation Army volunteers as required.


Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain appropriate chaplaincy records and statistics (spiritual care intake, inmate records etc.)
  • Attend The Salvation Army Correctional & Justice Services staff meetings and other meetings, workshops, training and conferences.
  • Maintain inventory of appropriate clothing and obtain clothing from Thrift Stores as needed or clothing drives.

Perform other duties as required.




  • Completion of a recognized chaplaincy or spiritual care education program (e.g. The Salvation Army Certificate of Chaplaincy, Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or equivalent)
  • Certification by the Ontario Multi-Faith Council on Spiritual and Religious Care an asset
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


  • Theological training
  • 2 years’ experience in spiritual care ministry
  • Public speaking and program delivery experience
  • Previous Bible study and chapel leadership


  • Conduct spiritual care assessments and providing spiritual care ministry
  • Has a friendly outgoing personality and is able to pray with people
  • Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality, and excellent people and listening skills
  • Possesses effective oral and written communication skills, and effective interpersonal skills to assist people in crisis
  • Commitment to The Salvation Army mission and values and demonstrated ability to apply them in all aspects of chaplaincy.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Office & Teams and competent computer skills
  • Knowledge of and experience in Christian-based interviewing and counseling skills, other faith groups beliefs and practices.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the operations of correctional institutions and the legislation under which they operate.
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • 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 and institutional security clearance
  • 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.




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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