Child Care Volunteers Needed


The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services is currently seeking individuals to volunteer as Child Caregivers during Sally Ann’s Healthy Eating Kitchen (Mondays @ 12:00-2:30PM) and Moms & Tots (Tuesdays @ 10:30AM-12:00PM).

Caregivers will be responsible for:

  • The care and supervision of children within the Ministry Unit
  • Provide various experiences and activities for children including songs, games, and story telling
  • Build children’s self esteem and provide positive guidance
  • Provide a safe and comforting environment for children
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand

Caregivers will work with staff to:

  • Plan and implement activities to meet the needs of children
  • Ensure adequate equipment and activities are provided
  • Ensure equipment and facility are clean, well maintained, and safe at all times
  • Adhere to policies and procedures for working with children
  • Ensure emergency procedures are well known and effectively implemented at all times
  • Valid Early Childhood Educator and/or Infant Toddler Educator Certificate is an asset
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate is an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge of child care practices
The incumbent must possess and demonstrate the following skills:
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Effective verbal and listening communication
The incumbent must must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
  • Be respectful and reliable
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics and high level of responsibility and accountability
  • Be consistent and understanding
To Apply
Begin the volunteer process by completing the SAVCFS Volunteer Application Form.  Upon completion, you may submit by postal mail or in person to the Volunteer Coordinator at The Salvation Army Vancouver Community & Family Services, 3213 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC, V5V 4B8; by fax to 604-872-7678; or by email to  We look forward to hearing from you soon!  Please note, before volunteer commencement a Criminal Record Check is required.
Posted in Programs & Services, Volunteer
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