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Emergency Shelter Worker (Permanent, Part-Time) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Emergency Shelter Worker (Permanent, Part-Time)
Deadline: May 1, 2022
Posted: April 21, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Opportunity
Do you have strong interpersonal skills and function well independently, while managing multiple concurrent tasks? Are you adaptable, collaborative, and service oriented? Then we may have an opportunity for you. Shelter Workers are responsible for the intake of and care for men entering the UGM Shelter by ensuring they have a safe and clean place to find direction, assistance, and sleep. The job may include making referrals for housing, clothing, other shelter, recovery, and a wide variety of other duties as needed by the individuals we serve.
The successful candidate will have at least 1-2 years of related work or volunteer experience, able to set boundaries with demanding individuals, and deal with people in crisis in an appropriate manner. Basic English skills and basic computer skills are necessary to be successful in this role. 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 is a Permanent Part-Time position (30 hours/week 1, 40 hours/week 2). The starting wage for this position is $22.32 per hour. Hours worked between 10pm – 6am include a $2/hour shift premium. For a copy of the full job description, 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
• provide a current criminal record check that includes a vulnerable sector search

Additional Information

How to Apply
To submit your cover letter and résumé by May 1, 2022, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Debbie Akindoju, Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5430 Ext 466. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are especially-but not only- interested in applications from Indigenous, First Nations & Métis individuals.

Salary: 22.32

Contact Information

Debbie Akindoju, Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5430 Ext 466

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, and 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.