Are you adaptable, service-oriented, available for part-time evening, overnight, and/or weekend work, and enjoy building positive relationships with those in the Downtown Eastside? If yes to all, we are seeking a part-time Ministry Support Worker who will be responsible for assisting the outreach team in ministering to our marginalized and vulnerable guests by building positive relationships with them. You may be making referrals for housing, clothing, shelter and recovery, as well as performing a wide variety of other duties in order to serve our guests and our team with excellence. As you may be encouraging people in spiritual matters, a personal knowledge and experience with Jesus Christ is a prerequisite. If you possess strong interpersonal skills, have related work or volunteer experience, and can successfully set healthy boundaries with demanding individuals and those in crisis situations, this might be a great opportunity for you.
You will frequently deal with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.
This is an auxiliary (six-month), part-time (22.5 hours/week) position in our Hastings facility to work a variety of shifts, including evenings, overnights, and/or weekends. 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. 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.
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 September 5, 2019, visit ugm.ca/jobs.
We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Aboriginal individuals.