Jobs at UGM

Manager, Program Development and Satellites

The Opportunity

Are you a spiritual leader with a love of research and with strong management skills? Do you have a heart for those suffering from homelessness, poverty, and addiction in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley? The Manager of Program Development and Satellites will conduct research and assist UGM in developing a more effective and robust performance evaluation and measures system for the entire organization. This position will also be responsible for oversight of the New Westminster and Mission branches, working closely with the respective managers regarding operational and personnel issues that arise. They will also be a role model for your team, and strive to enhance client care and services that are consistent with Union Gospel Mission’s Vision and Core values.

You may come into contact with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems.  There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.

This is a permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. 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, generous vacation and sick leave, an RRSP matching program, as well as the potential for educational assistance and flexible work arrangements. In addition 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
  • be willing to provide, as a condition of employment, a current criminal record check, with vulnerable sector search, if you are the successful candidate.

How to Apply

To submit your cover letter and résumé by November 30, 2020, 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 Darren Dewar, Assistant HR Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext 388.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Aboriginal individuals.