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Manager, Housing (Permanent, Full-Time) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Manager, Housing (Permanent, Full-Time)
Deadline: April 11, 2022
Posted: March 21, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Opportunity
Do you want to make a difference in the current housing affordability crisis’s devastating effects on the Lower Mainland’s most vulnerable? In cooperation with the Director of Housing, the Housing Manager leads UGM’s response to this crisis, through operational and strategic direction of UGM’s Housing, and through expansion of UGM’s abstinence-based housing and community. The Housing Manager leads staffing, budget, planning, and strategic direction for UGM housing, and directly supervises tenant relations staff.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a housing related field. Experience in recovery-based, abstinence-based housing and a Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in theological studies/Christian Leadership is an asset. You may encounter 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 (37.5 hours per week). 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 for this position, you must have a:
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a housing-related field. Experience in recovery-based, abstinence-based, or “dry” housing is an asset
• be legally entitled to work in Canada
• be able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values
• agree with our Statement of Faith
• provide a current criminal record check that includes a vulnerable sector search
• 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 April 11, 2022, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Deborah Akindoju, Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5430. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Aboriginal individuals.

Contact Information

Deborah Akindoju, Human Resources Advisor, 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 humor, then you will be a great fit at UGM.