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 Cook (union position)

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December 7, 2021


Job Type
Full-time (Contract)  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Halton Lighthouse

Salary Range:
$17.87 per hour as per Collective Agreement

750 Redwood Sq

Posting Expires:
December 20, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Marvel Olaoye: [email protected]


The Cook prepares and serves nutritious meals as outlined on menus in accordance with applicable food service and safety regulations.


Service Responsibilities

  • Prepare meals, may prepare for special dietary needs of the residents.
  • Adapt work practices within specific parameters to ensure the efficient delivery of food services.
  • Make use of and decides on best use of resources, including donations to minimize waste.
  • Follow guidelines for the safety and security of food and equipment and monitor practices to ensure adherence.
  • May perform some employee supervisory duties in the absence of the Food Services Manager.
  • May supervise students, volunteers and/or residents in work therapy.
  • May order food supplies.
  • May pick up food supplies from Food for Life and or other suppliers.
  • Ensure that meals are prepared and stored in advance when aware of an upcoming absence.
  • When menu is not followed, note changes made in writing directly on menu and the reason for the change.
  • Receive, check, and store food supplies when they are delivered.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen, all equipment within the kitchen including food storage areas (pantry and freezers) and floors.
  • Report to appropriate staff any client behaviour that is not in keeping with the program of The Lighthouse.
  • Prepare weekly menus that are nutritious based on Canada’s Food Guide and within budgetary allowance.
  • Prepare lunch bags for residents when needed.
  • Report to the supervisor new equipment that is required or broken equipment, which needs to be repaired or replaced.
  • Prepare all snacks required throughout the weekend.
  • Be a functioning team member in support of the Lighthouse Mission.
  • Complete telephone enquires as needed.

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Develop an understanding of the Mission of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities
  • Maintain information in confidence as required
  • Participate as an active and responsible team member in all work groups through which position responsibilities are achieved
  • Adhere to standards that are consistent with the values & philosophy of The Salvation Army and the Halton Lighthouse.
  • To attend all seminars and training sessions as requested by Management
  • Read and follow the Policy & Procedures Manual and the Employee Handbook.
  • Work in compliance with OH&S Act and Regulations and abide by The Salvation Army’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • As required and as applicable, make suggestions that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to Management.
  • Participate in regular direct supervision with immediate supervisor and comply by attending to noted areas needing improvement to ensure maximum job performance.
  • Participate in yearly formal evaluation.
  • Represent The Salvation Army Lighthouse in a professional manner at all times.
  • Be punctual and work all hours scheduled, advising immediate supervisor anytime this is not possible.
  • Read and adhere to the policies and procedures of The Lighthouse.
  • Participate in staff development as required.
  • Work as an effective member of the Lighthouse team, whether staff members or volunteers.

Perform other duties as required.


  • May work with potentially aggressive clients.
  • This is a temporary full-time position with 40 hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is required. The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility. Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.

Shifts: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday



  • Completed Secondary School.
  • Food handling certificate.
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certificate.
  • WHMIS certificate.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • One to three years of prior related experience, with at least one year of institutional cooking experience.
  • Knowledge of Canada Food Guide.
  • Good working knowledge of English language.


  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Able to work with and facilitate volunteers.
  • Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license, a current original copy of driver’s abstract that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required.
  • Ability to demonstrate a supportive, respectful and non-judgmental approach to clients.
  • 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
  • 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.



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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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