Careers at UGM
Why Work at UGM?
Our diverse team is passionate, professional, and called to make a difference. We desire to learn, grow, and connect with each other with humility and humour. We build employee resilience, support professional development, and ensure a fun and caring workplace. Working at UGM is life-changing – for both our staff and for those we serve.
Who are we?
We are Christ-Centered and demonstrate Jesus Christ's love for all people.
What do we do?
We help overcome poverty, homelessness, and addiction in communities across Metro Vancouver.
How do we do it?
We do everything with integrity, excellence, and care for one another.
Our Job Opportunities
Addictions Counsellor (Permanent, Full-Time)
Would you like to make a lasting impact to our clients in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community by screening, assessing and counselling them? The Addictions Counsellor will also provide group and individual counselling as needed, and works collaboratively with other outside service providers as required. You will work in a mutually supportive, professional counselling team to ensure excellent client care. In addition, the Counsellor is actively involved in program evaluation and quality assurance approaches that are based on Best Practices in BC. If you have a Master’s Degree in Counselling or a Social Work degree, and have excellent knowledge of alcohol & drug and mental health disorders, and the ability to assess concurrent disorders, then this may be the position for you.
Ministry Support Workers, Sanctuary (Auxiliary, On-Call)
Are you adaptable, service-oriented, available to cover a variety of shifts (including weekdays and/or overnights), have a valid class 5 driver’s license, and enjoy building positive relationships with marginalized women in the Downtown Eastside? If yes to all, we are seeking several auxiliary, on-call Ministry Support Workers who are responsible for assisting the Sanctuary Stabilization Program teams in the care of women—with or without babies—by ensuring they have a safe and clean place to find both direction and assistance. You may be making referrals for housing, clothing, shelter and recovery, as well as performing a wide variety of other duties, which could include organizing and participating in program activities with residents; driving and accompanying residents to appointments and/or meetings; and providing care for infants when asked.
Ministry Support Worker, Women & Families Outreach (Auxiliary, On-call)
Women & Families Outreach
Are you adaptable, service-oriented, available to cover a variety of shifts (Monday-Friday, Day/Afternoon/Evening), and enjoy building positive relationships with women in the Downtown Eastside? If yes to all, we are seeking an auxiliary, on-call Ministry Support Worker, who is responsible for assisting the Outreach Team in ministering to marginalized women living in the neighbourhood of the Hastings Facility. You may be assisting with referrals, program activities, material needs of the women, and other tasks the women need help accomplishing.