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Emergency Shelter Workers (Auxiliary, Full-Time) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Emergency Shelter Workers (Auxiliary, Full-Time)
Deadline: May 26, 2020
Posted: May 13, 2020

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. Our Shelter Workers will be 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, and is 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 are two auxiliary (one year) part-time overnight positions available. In this position you will have two-week rotations where you will work 40 hours one week and 30 hours the other 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, 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
• be willing to provide, as a condition of employment, a current criminal record check, with vulnerable sector search, if you are the successful candidate.

Additional Information

How to Apply

To submit your cover letter and résumé by May 18, 2020, 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 Corrina Darko, Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext 334.

We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Aboriginal individuals. Due to the fragile nature of the clients we serve, only fe

Contact Information

Corrina Darko, Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext 334.

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 humour, then you will be a great fit at UGM.