Do you have a passion for Church unity and experience in Christian leadership? Do you excel in nurturing vibrant culture and spiritual health? Do you have a heart for those struggling with homelessness, poverty and addiction, and want to dedicate your skills to help others transform their lives? The Manager of Church Relations is a crucial role that aims to better equip churches and congregants to directly meet the needs of those struggling with poverty, homelessness and addiction in their midst. In this role, you will network and liaise with external agencies, churches and other non-profit organizations to build rapport and to help determine needs related to poverty, homelessness and addiction in their communities. You will also provide leadership to your team, in visioning, strategic planning, and implementation, as well as through mentorship and coaching.
You may come into contact with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.
This is a permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. 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 and flexible work arrangements. 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
· be willing to provide, as a condition of employment, a current criminal record check, with vulnerable sector search, if you are the successful candidate.
· 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 June 28, 2021, visit ugm.ca/careers. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Darren Dewar, Assistant HR Adviser and Payroll Clerk, at 604 215 5430 x388. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Indigenous individuals.