MISSION AND VISION OF THE SALVATION ARMY

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Boundless Vancouver Community & Family Ministries exists to welcome neighbours into a community of hope. 

GOALS
  • To assist the Chaplain with ministry through Bible study, prayer, and evangelism both in and beyond The Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver Community and Family Ministries location (3213 Fraser St.)
  • Provide spiritual outreach on behalf of The Salvation Army Vancouver Boundless Vancouver church
  • To develop community partnerships with other agencies

TIME COMMITMENT

  • April 2019 – April 2020
  • 15 hours a week at The Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver Community & Family Ministries
  • 15 hours a week in community partnerships with other agencies
BENEFITS
  • Hands-on work that provides exposure to community diversity and needs
  • A vibrant volunteering community with ongoing interaction with neighbours
JOB DUTIES
  • Support Chaplain/Program Coordinator at The Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver Community & Family Ministries
  • Assist Breakfast Connect on Mondays and Fridays in spiritual outreach to guests and delivering spiritual devotional talks
  • Assist at the Free Food Market on Wednesdays in spiritual outreach to clients and inviting neighbours to other programs provided by The Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver
  • Delivering the Women in Touch programme, including leading meetings and leading worship and prayer
  • Prayer activities at The Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver Community & Family Ministries
  • Assist with other short-term courses/programs as required
  • Lead a bible study/discipleship group on Mondays for Chinese speaking guests (with an interpreter) and Fridays for English speaking neighbours
  • Assist with Pathway of Hope as outreach and community support
  • Attend Boundless Vancouver Church on Sundays and assist with worship, prayer, evangelism and preaching as required
  • Develop mission in the community in partnership with other missions:
  • The Lord’s Rain showers facility and drop in
  • Carrall Street Mission evening outreach programme and Sunday afternoon service
  • 24:7 Community Prayer in Oppenheimer Park
  • Duties as assigned
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Be enthusiastic and compassionate to serve people of underprivileged backgrounds
  • Prior volunteer or work experience with multi-barriered persons is an asset
  • Prior experience with teaching, leading groups, and leading worship is an asset
  • Adhere to The Salvation Army mission and vision statement with confidence and capability
  • Follow the policies and procedures for The Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver CFM
  • Punctuality and confidentiality required
  • Criminal Record Check Clearance