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Job Number:  30149
Christmas Kettle Host / Bell-Ringer
Job Posted: Friday, 7 October 2016
Closing Date: Friday, 18 November 2016
(in 25 days)
The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.


** Vancouver Multiple Locations**


JOB PURPOSE: To collect donations from holiday shoppers by spreading Christmas cheer and promoting The Salvation Army.



  • Arrive at assigned location on time, retrieve and set up designated Christmas Kettle from storage location; remain with Christmas Kettle until shift change or Kettle is picked up by personnel
  • Stand near Christmas Kettle for the entire duration of shift; greet, smile and collect donations from passers-by; thank donors
  • Ensure Christmas Kettle is attended or stored away during restroom and meal breaks per instruction given; to ensure security of Christmas Kettle and monetary donations
  • Follow instructions of Supervisor and Coordinator; report any problems or concerns to Supervisor or Coordinator
  • Distribute swag, i.e. blessing cards, etc.
  • Promote Salvation Army programs & services, volunteering, when opportunities arise
  • Respond to donor questions or make appropriate referral
  • Collect donor’s information when a request is made for a charitable tax receipt
  • Manage inventory and request supplies when necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Be punctual, reliable and community minded
  • Positively portrays The Salvation Army and reflect its mission and core values
  • Possesses good customer service skills – be friendly, courteous, positive, outgoing, flexible, task oriented, patient
  • Be able to work independently
  • Ability to focus on job and refrain from distractions, i.e. mobile phone use, texting, etc.
  • Possesses good oral communication skills
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move objects up to 25 lbs.
  • Willingness to work indoors at high traffic retail locations
  • Willingness to work outdoors in inclement weather
  • Follows the dress code and be well groomed
  • Possesses and wear proper outdoor attire in inclement weather
  • Possesses and can ensure access to mobile phone, email, transportation, i.e. Transit, taxi, vehicle, etc.
  • Ability to attend orientation session
  • Agrees to Standards of Conduct
  • Previous fundraising experience, customer service, and volunteer experience an asset
  • Minimum high school education or equivalency an asset



35 hours per week

Flexible hours required



• Temporary full-time; 5.5 weeks commitment (Monday – Saturday, No Sundays)

• Duration: November 17, 2016 to December 24, 2016

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send cover letter and resume via fax or email.
Contact Details:
Human Resources
The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services
3213 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC, V5V 4B8
Fax: 604-872-7678
www:   www.salvationarmyvcfs.com

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