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 Housing Worker (union position)

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November 30, 2021


Job Type
Full-time (Contract)  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
New Hope Leslieville

Salary Range:
As per Collective Agreement

29 Leslie Street

Posting Expires:
December 6, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Darryl Kinnear: [email protected]


To work with the supervisor of case management in supporting New Hope Leslieville in achieving its vision of Housing, Outcomes, Mission and Excellence (HOME) by providing outstanding, client centered service in ways that are aligned with The Salvations Army’s core values and Housing First.

The Housing Worker is responsible to assist clients in navigating the social, non-profit and private sector housing markets to find appropriate, affordable and sustainable housing that meets the clients’ individual needs as identified in the Enhanced Case Management model.

This role is focused on recruiting and retaining landlords and housing partners as a vehicle for supporting clients in exiting homelessness. This role is primarily working with landlords, the New Hope Leslieville case management team and community partners. There is limited client contact with this position.


  • Ensure clients receive compassionate, non-judgmental and client centered care
  • Receive housing referrals from the shelters case management team
  • Provide housing support to a case load of 25-30 clients at a time
  • Provide housing information to New Hope Leslieville case management team
  • To provide the clients an opportunity to be housed as quickly and as effectively as possible
  • To meet with clients to provide guidance and information regarding all available housing options.
  • Build relationships with housing operators in order to compile, maintain and post a list of potential housing options for clients
  • To update the Housing Registry to include new housing options
  • To make regular, ongoing contact with housing operators concerning possible vacancies
  • Coach and support clients as needed to access housing
  • Participates in Case Management meetings and bring a Housing First focus to conversations
  • Provides system navigation, community support connections and crisis intervention as required
  • Provides eviction prevention services which including negotiating and mediating with landlords and others on behalf of the client with the Community Follow Up worker
  • Advocate on behalf of the client as required and appropriate
  • Assists in the development and facilitation of housing orientation sessions and other relevant workshops to program participants
  • Provides mentoring and modeling as part of social and life skills education
  • Keep accurate records and documentation (e.g. incident reports, log notes and case notes)
  • Prepare statistical monthly and other reports as required
  • Ensures that SMIS is kept up to date for client in program
  • In consultation with the supervisor of case management be a back-up for the Community Follow-Up Worker
  • Perform additional duties when required

To assist supervisor of case management to ensure that all Health and Safety requirements specific to the Hostel are in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act

  • Comply with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations
  • Adhere to the agency’s Health and Safety Program
  • Report accidents/injuries/workplace hazards in a timely manner
  • Conduct facility security/safety rounds on a regular basis according to policy
  • Adhere to all Health and Safety Policies of the agency

Organization Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to standards that are consistent with the values & philosophy of The Salvation Army
  • Participate fully and constructively in staff meetings and in-service training
  • Engage in formal Evaluations Sessions and supervision with Supervisor
  • Read and follow the policy and procedures manual and the Employee’s Handbook. Read and sign a copy of the Toronto Shelter Standards and understand that they will be required to adhere to all guidelines in their dealings with Clients, Staff and Administration. Read and follow the Residential Tenancies Act
  • Become familiar with the provisions of the Position Description and Operations Manual which will be provided for each job position
  • As required and applicable, make suggestions, that will improve efficiency, working conditions or procedures to Management
  • Represent the Organization in a professional manner

Perform other duties as required.


  • Community College diploma in Social Services field
  • Certificate in First Aid/CPR, Crisis Intervention and Conflict Resolution
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


  • One to three years of prior related experience, including frontline casework experience in a social service environment
  • Knowledge and experience in landlord negotiations
  • Previous experience providing individual support to people living in poverty, dealing with mental health issues, addictions, social isolation and/or homelessness
  • Good knowledge of community and specifically housing resources
  • Knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (computer skills essential)
  • Well-developed skills and ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Proven ability to constructively give and receive feedback
  • Strong understanding of and commitment to social justice issues, equity issues, anti-racism, anti-discrimination and anti-oppression
  • Highly developed understanding of and proven ability to communicate appropriate professional boundaries
  • Valid Driver’s License/Abstract (no vehicle required)
  • Ability to work within the mandate of and embrace the mission of The Salvation Army, exemplifying Christian standards of conduct
  • 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 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 with rotating weekend shifts



CUPE represented employees at the New Hope Leslieville have priority over all other applicants.


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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