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Job Number:  38648
Front Desk Attendant – Christmas Assistance Program
Job Posted: Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 16 October 2017
(7 days ago)
The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)


  • Greet walk-in clients and attend to the phone at Front Desk
  • Direct phone calls to appropriate program and administrative staff
  • Answer enquiries relating to Christmas Assistance Program and other programs and services
  • Screen client’s eligibility for programs and services according to Salvation Army policies and procedures
  • Book appointments for Caseworkers
  • Provide community resources when needed
  • Issue Salvation Army Thrift Store Clothing Vouchers to walk-in clients
  • Maintain waiting / lobby area in a clean and orderly fashion
  • Advise designated staff members when receiving cash/cheque at Front Desk
  • Receive faxes and incoming mails, post outgoing mails
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • High School Education (an alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable)
  • Possess proficient computer and keyboarding skills
  • Demonstrate empathy and concern for clients/families with respect, assertiveness and tact
  • Be able to work with a team consisting of staff and volunteers
  • Agree to undergo a Criminal Records Check


Up to three (3) months of prior related experience, including, experience working with multi-barriered persons.



  • Contract (October 30 – December 22, 2017)
  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

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.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


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.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email cover letter and resume to:

Ming Chau, Business Manager
The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services
3213 Fraser Street
Vancouver, BC, V5V 4B8

*** No phone calls please ***
Contact Details:
The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services
3213 Fraser Street
Vancouver, BC, V5V 4B8
www:   www.salvationarmyvcfs.com

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