Jobs at UGM

Receptionist, WF&O (Permanent, Full Time & 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 desire to show the love of Jesus, intentionally connecting with our DTES community members, and have a unique ability to be caring and also firm with demanding individuals?  Can you multitask effectively while completing duties such as answering and directing calls, receiving deliveries, and handling money?  If so, we have an opportunity for you. We are looking for a Receptionist for our brand new Women & Families Centre facility, which will be open 7am – 11pm every day of the week, serving UGM’s visitors, volunteers, guests, program participants, tenants, and staff in a variety of ways. Along with greeting and assisting, you will us your advanced computer and administrative skills to provide general administrative support to various teams, and assist with building security. If you are a strong Christian and an effective communicator, highly service-oriented, adaptable, and enjoy providing friendly, trauma-informed assistance, this might be the perfect fit!

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 are four permanent positions available—two full-time and two part-time—working a rotation of day and evening shifts, 7am-3pm and 3-11pm. 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 2021. We provide competitive salaries, generous vacation and sick leave, an RRSP matching program, as well as the potential for educational assistance. 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:

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 December 12, 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, Manager, HR & Payroll, People and Culture at 604 215 5430.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Indigenous individuals. Due to the fragile nature of the clients we serve, only female applicants will be considered for this position.