Volunteer Coordinator

February 6, 2024
Chilliwack, BC
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Chilliwack – Care and Share Centre
Salary Range:
$21.00 - $23.00 per hour
45746 Yale Road, Chilliwack BC
Posting Expires:
Until Filled
Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Dr. Warren Schatz E-mail: warren.schatz@salvationarmy.ca


The Volunteer/Fundraiser Coordinator plans, directs, monitors, coordinates volunteers for multiple programs within the Ministry Unit and assists in Fundraising for Community Ministries.


  • Willingness to accept and support The Mission Statement of The Salvation Army.
  • Operates with the approved budget for financial control and ensures optimum utilization of resources.
  • Manage community volunteers which includes, orientation, training, evaluating, and scheduling.
  • Monitor the performance of all volunteers to ensure high quality services are provided to our clients and other departments.
  • Matches volunteer’s skills with work/activity needed within the facilities and prepares task lists for volunteers for guidance.
  • Develops volunteer assignment descriptions and keeps them up to date.
  • Prepares reports of volunteer activity and maintains files related to volunteers.
  • Maintains statistical records for the Salvation Army Management Information System.
  • Develops, reviews and revises volunteer handbook to keep it current and relevant.
  • Maintains regular contact with volunteers in person, by phone, email and/or by letter
  • Initiates and coordinates appropriate recognition of volunteers and assists with special events and outings.
  • Ensure that background checks, driver’s abstracts are up to date.
  • Participates in the development of the department budget, operates within the approved budget for financial control, and ensures optimum utilization of resources
  • Preparing reports and presenting them at SA Chilliwack Operations monthly meetings
  • Participate in Annual Performance Appraisals as required
  • Be prepared to attend relevant workshops and training opportunities
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must have Police Security Clearance Certificate.
  • Awareness and compliance with CHWK Policies & Procedures.
  • Certificate in Volunteer administration an asset
  • Familiarity with social media platforms an asset
  • Must have more than one year but less than three years of prior related experience in a wide range of social service programs, supervising people and resources, and communicating orally and in writing with government officials and/or funders
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have completed up to two years of community college.
  • Must be a self-motivated multi-tasker who is able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Supervision skills with a strong emphasis on team building.
  • Ability to relate to and engage marginalized people with a positive outcome perspective while remaining non-judgmental.
  • Willingness to work with individuals of differing backgrounds and cultures than your own.
  • Must be agreeable to a flexible work schedule and be willing to work long hours including Saturday and in emergency situations.
  • Must have more than basic computer knowledge and word processing skills.
  • Must be people oriented and possess strong leadership, organizational, judgment skills and public relations skills.

 The employee will work under the following disagreeable conditions:

  1. Dealing with angry people
  2. Verbally abusive people
  3. Frequent interruptions and multitasking
  4. Temperature variations (ie front door opening and closing)
  5. Equipment and general office noise

The employee may be exposed to the risk of minor to moderate injury or illnesses due to:

  1. Physical attacks by others
  2. Exposure to infectious diseases
  3. Exposure to toxic chemicals

HOURS   Full Time 25 hours /week Five hours per day various hours when needed.

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

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A clean drivers abstract.
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

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 your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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