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 (Auxiliary, Full-Time)
Education and Recovery Services
Would you like to make an impact to our clients in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community by providing them with group and individual counseling? The Addictions Counsellor is responsible for screening, assessing and counseling our clients, and works collaboratively with other outside service providers as required. In addition, the Counsellor is actively involved in program evaluation and quality assurance approaches that are based on Best Practices in BC.
Outreach Workers, Hastings (Permanent, Full-Time)
Do you 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.
Ministry Support Worker, Hastings (Auxiliary, On-Call)
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.
Manager, Housing (Permanent, Full-Time)
Housing and Support Services
Do you want to make a difference in the current housing affordability crisis’s devastating effects on the Lower Mainland’s most vulnerable? In cooperation with the Director of Housing, the Housing Manager leads UGM’s response to this crisis, through operational and strategic direction of UGM’s Housing, and through expansion of UGM’s abstinence-based housing and community.
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.