Jobs at UGM

Emergency Shelter Worker, (Auxiliary, Part-Time)

The Opportunity

Do you have strong interpersonal skills and function well independently, while managing multiple concurrent tasks?  Are you adaptable, collaborative, and service oriented?  Then we may have an opportunity for you. Shelter Workers are responsible for the intake of and care for men entering the UGM Shelter by ensuring they have a safe and clean place to find direction, assistance and sleep.  The job may include making referrals for housing, clothing, other shelter, recovery and a wide variety of other duties as needed by the individuals we serve.  The successful candidate will have at least 1-2 years of related work or volunteer experience, able to set boundaries with demanding individuals, and deal with people in crisis in an appropriate manner.  Basic English skills and basic computer skills are necessary to be successful in this role.

You will frequently deal with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems.  There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.

There is an auxiliary (one year) part-time (70 hours bi-weekly) overnight position. This position’s weekly schedule is: Wednesday to Friday, and every other Saturday (8:30pm – 7am).  The starting wage for this position is $19.50 per hour. Hours worked between 10pm – 6am include a $2/hour shift premium. For a copy of the full job description, click on the "Download Job Description" button on the left panel of this page.

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 and 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
  • provide a current criminal record check that includes a vulnerable sector search

How to Apply

To submit your cover letter and résumé by March 8, 2021 click on the "Apply for this position" button on the left panel of this page or below. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Corrina Darko, Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5430 Ext 334.We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Indigenous individuals.