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 Shift Supervisor

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November 30, 2021

Mississauga /Brampton

Job Type
Full-time (Contract)  

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Peel Shelter and Housing Services

Salary Range:
$26.00 per hour


Posting Expires:
December 15, 2021

Applications Accepted By:
Human Relations: [email protected]



Compliance with Shelter Standards/Program Development:

  • Assist Director with accreditation, program reviews, and other external / internal reviews to ensure compliance with shelter standards and report any issues which arise.
  • Adhere to and enforce all legislation, policies and procedures affecting the workplace.
  • Assist with strategic planning and actively participate in program planning, development and implementation in the areas of emergency and transitional program streams.
  • Invite, encourage and develop staff participation in program development.
  • Provide Director with reports as required.
  • Assist with the review of policy, procedures, and resident guidelines on a regular basis to ensure that they are relevant and compliant.


  • Participate in management and staff meetings.
  • Assist with residents’ meetings as per policy
  • Coach direct reports on a monthly basis and bring forward to Employee Relations and Director any training needs.
  • Maintain open, effective and timely communication with all stakeholders.
  • Complete and email shift reports to the Director as required.

Community Relations:

  • Addresses any neighbour complaints and inform Director and appropriate agencies as required.
  • Attend community neighbor group meetings as required.
  • Represent the Salvation Army and Shelter in a professional manner at all times.

Supervise Front line staff:

  • Ensure Task list and policies related to front line are completed.
  • Respond and bring forward to management team any front line concerns.
  • Supervisors will resolve any issues on their shift and provide support as required to other supervisors.
  • Investigate and resolve resident or staff complaint or refer to Director or Employee Relations as required.
  • Supervise frontline, caseworkers, volunteers, students and housekeepers as required.
  • On call rotation between the three shelters.


  • Shift Supervisor is responsible for scheduling all front line staff and finding replacements when required for all shifts.  Coordinate all vacation time.
  • Balance bus tickets and petty cash monthly.  Responsible for the distribution of both.
  • Day Shift supervisor is responsible for maintaining office supplies and residential supplies.
  • Receive all provisional supplies and put away.
  • Ensure that all HIFIS and other statistical data is completed and audited as required.
  • Day Shift Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that billings, including bus tickets and taxis are accurately completed and submitted within established timeline.
  • Prepare quarterly overflow reports for Shelter submission to the Region of Peel.
  • Serve snack to clients.
  • Order shelter meals and manage restriction and incident reports.

Employee Relations:

  • Participate in the hiring, orientation, training, support, evaluation, promotion, discipline and termination in consultation with the Director of Employee Relations and Director.
  • Make recommendations for staffing levels, succession planning and other suggestions that will foster a positive working environment.
  • Complete all administrative ER paperwork as required.
  • Conduct minimum of one monthly supervision.
  • Maintain staff supervision file and keep all information in a confidential location.
  • Address performance issues in a timely manner, assess the proper course of action and document all items relating to the issue.
  • Collect, verify all time sheets for payroll entry

Labour Relations:

  • Participate in the internal meeting with the Union Representative as required.
  • Attend labour relations meeting as required.
  • Possess a sound understanding and adherence to the Collective Agreement in a spirit of positive labour relations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or equivalent.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Previous supervisory experience.


  • Strong organizational skills / team player.
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently with limited supervision.
  • Good computer skills.
  • 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. Shift: 12pm-8pm



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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