Jobs at UGM

Thrift Store Retail Worker (Auxiliary, Full-Time)

The Opportunity

Does sharing your love of fashion and bargains inspire you? Does full-time work over the winter busy retail season suit your life/work balance? And what about making a difference in the lives of others - would that give you joy?  Your sincere care for the community and excellent retail and people skills would be a perfect fit for the UGM Thrift Store and bring hope to the people we serve.  Come join a like-minded team working on the Downtown East Side.

The start wage for this position is $19.50 per hour.

This is an auxiliary, full-time position (37.5 hours per week for 14 weeks starting early November).  For a copy of the full job description, click on the "Download Job Description" button on the left panel of this page.

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.

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, focus on employee resilience, support engagement in meaningful work, and provide a fun and caring environment for all members 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
  • support 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 October 25, 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 Janet Pel, Senior Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5431.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.