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Front Desk Worker #22-027 (Permanent, Part-Time) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Front Desk Worker #22-027 (Permanent, Part-Time)
Deadline: February 1, 2023
Posted: January 18, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Do you enjoy greeting and assisting a wide variety of individuals by being friendly, answering their questions, and pointing them in the right direction? Do you desire to show the love of Jesus, intentionally connect with our DTES community members, and have a unique ability to be caring and firm with demanding individuals? Are you an effective communicator, highly service-oriented, adaptable, and looking to build on these skills? Then we may have an opportunity for you.
We are looking for a Front Desk Worker for our Hastings reception. The Hastings reception is open 24/7, serving UGM’s visitors, volunteers, guests, residents, tenants, and staff in a variety of ways. Along with greeting and assisting, you will also be providing general administrative support, building security, and back-up for the men’s shelter.
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, part-time position. This position works a schedule of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and every other Sunday from 12am (midnight) – 8 am. The starting wage for this position is $22.32 per hour. Hours worked between 10 pm – 6 am include a $3/hour shift premium. For a copy of the full job description, please click on the right side of this page.

Qualifications / Required Skills

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.

Additional Information

To submit your cover letter and résumé by February 1, 2023, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Tom Anton, Partner, People & Culture at 604-215-5430. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are especially-but not only- interested in applications from Indigenous, First Nations & Métis individuals.

Contact Information

Tom Anton, Partner, People & Culture at 604-215-5430.

Employer Profile

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, generous vacation, and sick leave, an RRSP matching program, as well as the potential for educational assistance. 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.