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Hastings Reception Worker (Receptionist) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Hastings Reception Worker (Receptionist)
Deadline: August 10, 2020
Posted: July 28, 2020

Job Description / Duties

The Opportunity
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 connecting with our DTES community members, and have a unique ability to be caring and also firm with demanding individuals? Can you multitask effectively while completing duties such as answering and directing calls, receiving deliveries, and handling money? If you are 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 Receptionist for our Hastings reception, which 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, and building security.
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 an auxiliary (6 month), full-time position. This position will have a 9:45am-5:45pm schedule. 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.

Additional Information

How to Apply
To submit your cover letter and résumé by August 10, 2020, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Corrina Darko, HR 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.

Contact Information

Corrina Darko, HR 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. 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.