Overview

The Salvation Army Program Coordinator Full Time in Vancouver, BC

The Salvation Army

Branch Vancouver BC CA

Position:
Program Coordinator
Location:
Vancouver, BC

Connect clients to appropriate community services for support in housing and disability applications and referral service….

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Program Coordination
• Under the direction of the Community Ministries Director and Management Team, develop, plan and implement programs and services to meet the needs of the community
• Coordinate Community Kitchen and Women in Touch Drop in
• Coordinate Summer Camp and Back to School Supplies Program
• Help support regular programs such as Breakfast Drop in, Emergency Basic Needs Support
• Help coordinate donations during Christmas, e.g. Toy Mountain and corporate toy drives
2. Spiritual Care
• Develop, oversee and deliver spiritual care to staff, clients and volunteers.
• Plan and conduct pastoral care programs, activities, outreach programs and Bible studies for community members and clients, conduct devotion at Breakfast Drop in and Women in Touch Drop in.
• Assist community members and clients towards achieving personal and spiritual well-being.
• Provide support and direction to Spiritual Care to volunteers.
• Offer support to breakfast patrons and other clients – provide one-time referral, i.e. first level Personnel Development Support (PDS), e.g. community resources and in-house programs; connect clients to appropriate community services for support in housing and disability applications and referral service. When requested, direct clients for spiritual care and prayer.
3. Volunteer Program Support
• Work in collaboration with the Community Ministries Director and fellow team members to help recruit, retain and evaluate volunteers to support programs and services
• Participate in planning, organizing and delivering the annual Volunteer Appreciation Lunch/Dinner
• Help support volunteer orientation process, volunteers on duty; record volunteer hours statistics
• Ensure proper policies, volunteer forms and procedures are followed pertaining to volunteer recruitment and evaluation
4. Administration and Reporting
• Keep thorough records of program outcomes and volunteer hours
• Report progress of program to Management Team and staff members in a regular and timely fashion
• Know and act in accordance with security procedures of the facility to ensure safety and confidentiality of community members, clients or congregants (e.g. contact with emergency response.
• Adheres to all policies and procedures of The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services.
• Assists with other aspects of service as requested and ensure the efficient and professional operation of the Family Services.
• Performs other related duties assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Completed up to two (2) years of Community or Bible College
• One year but less than three years of prior related experience, including, experience in a variety of social service programs, with some supervisory experience, and experience communicating orally and in writing.
• Knowledge in the needs and issues on homelessness and poverty
• Ability to work with individuals and families residing in the less-resourced neighborhoods in Vancouver with compassion and understanding
• Event planning and management experience
• Must be familiar with the SAVCFS ministry unit’s service policies and procedures
• Good organizational, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
• Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Willing to subscribe fully to The Salvation Army mission, values, policies and procedures
• Able to work independently and also be a team player
• Valid BC Driver’s License and access to a vehicle
• Police Record Check
JOB GRADE: 11

HOURS: 35 hours per week; Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm (Flexible hours may be required)

Interested applicants must respond in writing by October 2, 2015 Friday to:
Ming Chau
Operations and Business Manager
The Salvation Army Vancouver Community and Family Services
3213 Fraser Street, Vancouver, B.C. v5v 4B8
EMAIL: [email protected]

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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