Do you have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy building relationships? Do you desire to show the love of Jesus, intentionally connecting with our DTES community members by listening, praying and providing hope? Are you adaptable, client-centered, collaborative, and service-oriented? Then we may have an opportunity for you. We are looking for Ministry Support Workers on our Hastings Chaplaincy and Outreach team. This position involves ministering to the men and women living in the neighbourhood of the Hastings facility. The job may include making referrals for housing, clothing, shelter, recovery and a wide variety of other duties as needed by the individuals we serve.
You will frequently deal with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.
There are two positions, one permanent, full-time and one auxiliary, part-time (22.5 hours/week) positions available in our Vancouver (Hastings) facility. The permanent, full time position will have weekly night shifts sometime between 4pm and 8am, depending on our needs. The auxiliary, part time position will have weekly shifts scheduled anytime during the week, depending on our needs. There is no set schedule and flexibility is required. For a copy of the full job description, please visit our website.
Who We Are
Demonstrating the love of Christ, UGM feeds hope and changes lives through a faith-based continuum of care. We are a proud member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and have earned the Best Christian Workplace award again in 2019. We provide competitive salaries, generous vacation and sick leave, an RRSP matching program, as well as the potential for educational assistance. In addition our extensive benefits plan is fully employer-paid and includes extended dental and medical, as well as $4,500 per year in pooled para-medical expenses. A focus on employee resilience, support for professional development, engagement in meaningful work, and a fun and caring environment are all part of being a member of the UGM team. If you are someone who desires to learn and grow, has a passion to serve and make a difference, and connects with others with both humility and humour, then you will be a great fit at UGM.
What You’ll Need
If you are considering employment with UGM, you must:
· be legally entitled to work in Canada
· be able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values
· agree with our Statement of Faith
· provide a current criminal record check that includes a vulnerable sector search
· possess a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and submit a current driver’s abstract.
How to Apply
To submit your cover letter and résumé by November 17, 2019, visit ugm.ca/careers. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Corrina Stasich, Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5430.
We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Aboriginal individuals.