Jobs at UGM

Shift Supervisor – Outreach Worker (Permanent, Full-Time)

The Opportunity

Do you have a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ, and have a desire to work with the Downtown Eastside community?  Are you adaptable, collaborative, and service oriented?  Do you want to play a role in developing and maintaining a healthy culture, providing spiritual leadership, and support for our Hastings facility guests and staff? If yes, we are looking for a Shift Supervisor – Outreach Worker, who is responsible for assisting the Hastings Chaplaincy Supervisor. You will be helping to provide vision for the ministry programs and spiritual leadership for all outreach and ministry support workers at the Hastings Facility. Ideally, you will have 3-4 years of related work experience with a knowledge of issues related to poverty, homelessness, addiction, and mental health, as well as related post-secondary education. If you have a valid Class 5 drivers’ license, have experience in developing and implementing outreach strategies to marginalized people, as well as experience program planning and evaluation, then this position might be the right fit for you.

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 a permanent, full-time position.  The position has a weekly schedule of: Sunday, 1-9pm; Wednesday, 11am-7:30pm; Thursday, 2-10pm; and Friday and Saturday, 1-9pm. 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. 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.
  • possess a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and submit a current driver’s abstract.

How to Apply

To submit your cover letter and résumé by August 3, 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 Ralph Ruhs, Supervisor, Chaplaincy & Outreach at 604-215-5439.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Indigenous individuals.