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

Transitional Housing Manager

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December 8, 2021

Edmonton Alberta

Job Type

Ministry Unit/Dept:
Edmonton Centre of Hope

Salary Range:
$63,315 – $75,978 per annum

9611 – 102 Avenue NW

Posting Expires:
December 15, 2021

Applications Accepted By:


Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Transitional Housing Manager is responsible to ensure that the Transitional Housing Program Services are delivered in a manner that demonstrates respect for the individual and achieves the goal of providing a home-like environment in keeping with Christian principles.  The Transitional Housing Program operates 148 beds for men and provides daily meals at subsidized rates, spiritual care and community resources support.

DAYS and HOURS of work: 80 hours bi-weekly as scheduled by Director of Programs


Program Operations:

  • Give oversight to all matters relating to the efficient, safe and customer oriented operation of the Edmonton Centre of Hope
  • Give direct supervision to the Transitional Housing Program staff, ensuring the efficient operation of all services provided including hiring, discipline, dismissal and performance appraisals
  • Ensure that all financial matters relating to the Transitional Housing Program, including the Front Desk services, are operated within budget and meet projected income levels. The Transitional Housing Manager gives input and participates in preparing the annual budget for the Transitional Housing Program.
  • Ensure the Vision, Mission and Values of the Salvation Army Edmonton Centre of Hope are evidenced in all services delivered by the Transitional Housing Program staff and in all staff interactions with program participants.
  • Ensure that Transitional Housing Program staff maintain the security and upkeep of the building and grounds
  • Be available to provide support to the Transitional Housing Program staff in the event of an emergency or difficult situation
  • Periodically perform a walkthrough of Transitional Housing facility to ensure that the facility is kept in good condition and that any damage or equipment/facility repairs are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Work in collaboration with the Maintenance and Environmental Team to ensure the upkeep and cleanliness of the residence.
  • Complete weekly inspections of participant rooms and notify program participants of the state of their areas
  • Daily read Communications Log and ensure that all matters are followed up on by appropriate staff
  • Act as Liaison for Transitional Housing Program Staff with other departments and their managers. ensuring that all staff can work together in a cooperative nurturing work environment.
  • Respond to all complaints and concerns brought forward by program participants and staff
  • Monitor and ensure staff safety practices are in compliance with health and safety standards, and prepare, submit and act on incident reports; identify proactive safety measures to the OH&S committee.
  • Provide back-up support to and or assume functions at Front Desk area or other Transitional Housing Program areas as needed


  • Conduct daily Transitional Housing Program Standup Meetings with Transitional Housing Program staff.
  • Conduct monthly Transitional Housing Program Staff Meeting and ensure minutes are recorded and distributed as required
  • Conduct quarterly meetings with Lead Client Services Worker.
  • Attend regular monthly Managers Meetings


Planning and Development:

  • Oversee the development, revision, monitoring, and implementation of all policies and procedures relating to the provision of the Transitional Housing Program
  • Maintain and develop, under the direction of the Director of Programs, community relations with other social services agencies working in the inner city and encourage their involvement in the Transitional Housing Program


*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • Undergraduate University Degree (e.g. B.A., B.B.A., B.Sc.N) or equivalent
  • Current certification in Standard First Aid with CPR, Criminal Police Investigation Check, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention



  • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years related experience in a Social Services/Human Services setting
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory position.
  • Experience and comfortable working with marginalized clientele who have addictions and mental health issues.
  • Experience performing administrative duties, computer data input and cash handling.
  • Proficient in MS Office, excel and power point.
  • Willing to learn and support the Mission and Values of The Salvation Army.
  • Must have valid Driver’s License and Clean Driver’s Abstract


  • Competent to develop and maintain client relations and interagency relations.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills – clear and simple to understand.
  • Strong organizational, note taking, reporting and administrative skills.
  • Resourceful, able to work independently and pro-active in resolving issues.


Successful candidates, prior to hiring, will be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract


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.


The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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