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Supervisor, Housing Program - Sanctuary (Permanent, Full-Time) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Supervisor, Housing Program - Sanctuary (Permanent, Full-Time)
Deadline: August 23, 2022
Posted: August 9, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Opportunity
Do you want to make a positive difference in the current housing affordability crisis’s devastating effects on the Lower Mainland’s most vulnerable? Are you passionate about providing trauma-informed and women-centered practical and pastoral care to women in an abstinence -based transitional housing community? Are you a mature Christian leader who enjoys and is gifted with innovation, developing others, and planning and organizing? If so, this role will be of interest to you! You will use your strong leadership and analytical thinking skills and to advocate for the program tenants and assist with their ongoing recovery and personal goals. You will rely on your creativity, combined with your comprehensive knowledge of addiction and recovery issues, to provide discernment of the vision for Sanctuary transitional housing, nurturing healthy organizational culture and helping to design ministry programs. Your strong interpersonal skills, coupled with your effective supervisory experience, will be critical in order to oversee several positions in the housing team. If you have related post-secondary education, experience in a housing-related field—including in a recovery-based and abstinence-based model, a growing relationship with Jesus, and a valid class 5 driver’s license, this could be a great 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.
This is a permanent, full-time position. For a copy of the full job description, please visit our website.

Qualifications / Required Skills

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.

Additional Information

How to Apply
To submit your cover letter and résumé by August 23, 2022, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Corrina Darko, Manager, People & 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.

Contact Information

Corrina Darko, Manager, People & Culture at 604 215 5430

Employer Profile

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.