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 Children and Youth Program Worker

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November 30, 2021


Job Type
Full-time (Contract)  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Honeychurch Family Life Resource Centre

Salary Range:
As per CBA

535 Main Street North

Posting Expires:
December 11, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Human Relations: [email protected]



  • Arrive 15 – 20 minutes prior to shift to receive update and remain, when necessary, in crisis situation
  • Read and initial Communication Log daily as part of a team effort to coordinate the plan and progress of clients
  • Record in client file pertinent information concerning children’s programming
  • Create and develop quality programs and activities for children
  • Plan and implement appropriate age-based activities
  • Represent the Centre at public speaking engagements, community groups and other areas as requested.
  • Provide themed activities throughout the year for a diverse population
  • Create a program calendar to inform the children and youth of activities
  • Attend staff meetings, planning committees and staff development events
  • Assist with all special events
  • Assist with effective risk management; provide emergency first aid and file incident reports as required
  • Role model appropriate behavior and attitude supporting growth and promoting positive behavior
  • Ensure multipurpose room is free of articles that would be harmful to children and ensure equipment is in good condition to ensure safety
  • Ensure all sports equipment relating to the multipurpose room is stored appropriately and secured
  • Interact with parent in a supportive, non-judgmental manner
  • May network with other community agencies for the benefit of the child and youth programming
  • May provide transportation for children & youth to field trip sites
  • Work with volunteer’s during children’s programs and outings
  • Actively involved in on-going professional development
  • Complete stats for child & youth groups and programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Organizational Responsibilities:

  • Read and adhere to the Centre’s Employee Handbook and Policy and Procedure Manual
  • Adhere to standards that are consistent with the values & philosophy of The Salvation Army
  • Engage in formal Evaluations Sessions with Supervisor at 3 months during first year of employment and monthly supervisions thereafter
  • Agree to and sign Confidentiality statement
  • Function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Adhere to the Centre’s Health and Safety Regulations
  • Make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to Management
  • Represent the organization in a professional manner and attitude

Perform other duties as required


  • The performance of the job requires a moderate amount of keyboarding/manual record keeping, and running, walking, climbing stairs and standing
  • Must have good physical stamina and be able to lift 20lbs



  • Must have a Child & Youth Worker Diploma, Social Sciences Field or Equivalent
  • Valid WHMIS and First Aid and CPR certification
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with children & youth
  • Program planning experience
  • Knowledge and experience of child and youth related issues


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Understanding of Family Violence
  • Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s License with clean drivers abstract
  • 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




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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