Jobs at UGM

Front Desk Worker (Auxiliary, Part-time)

The Opportunity

Do you enjoy greeting and assisting a wide variety of individuals by being friendly, answering their questions, and pointing them in the right direction? Do you have a heart for the Downtown Eastside community, and have a unique ability to be caring and also firm with demanding individuals? If you are an effective communicator, highly service-oriented, and adaptable, we are looking for you to join our team. The Hastings reception is open 24/7, serving UGM’s visitors, volunteers, guests, residents, tenants, and staff in a variety of ways. Along with greeting and assisting, you will also be providing general administrative support, building security, and back-up for the men’s shelter. To be successful in this role, you will have a personal knowledge and experience of the saving work of Jesus Christ, have related work or volunteer experience, and possess strong interpersonal skills.

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 position available. The position has alternating four and three 7.5 hour shifts per week. 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 an extensive benefits plan. 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 October 21, 2019, 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 Stasich, Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5430.

We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Aboriginal individuals.