Are you a mature Christian passionate about walking alongside women and their infant children, as well as caring and providing leadership to those who do the same? Do you have strong teamwork and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with marginalized women and lead activities for them? If yes, then this job may be a great fit for you! In this position you will use your leadership and organizational skills to make referrals and advocate for the program participants, as well as plan and lead activities. You will also use your strong interpersonal skills to assist the participants with their physical, mental, and emotional needs. Additionally, you will use your excellent communication skills to take an active role in defusing and de-escalating aggressive situations.
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, full-time position. This position works a rotating schedule of four days on, four days off (two shifts from 7am-7;15pm, and two shifts from 7pm-7:15am). Hours worked between 10pm – 6am include a $2/hour shift premium. 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 2021. Our extensive benefits plan is fully employer-paid and includes extended dental and medical, as well as $4,500 per year in pooled paramedical 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 applying for this position, 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 January 23, 2022, visit ugm.ca/careers. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Marcia Fyffe, Care Team Coordinator, at 604-215-5457 (ext. 430). We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Indigenous individuals.