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Ministry Support Worker - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Ministry Support Worker
Deadline: March 8, 2020
Posted: March 2, 2020

Job Description / Duties

The Opportunity
Who knew that working in a thrift store could create life changing opportunities for others? Well, that’s precisely what this role involves. You would use your outreach and retail skills to connect with customers, build relationships, create safety in the store and provide connections for our customers who are looking for services to meet the needs in their lives. And yes, this would involve retail responsibilities (don’t you just love Thrift store finds!) as well making connections and creating safety for all our customers through trauma informed care and great interpersonal skill.
You will frequently deal with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.
The start wage for this position is $19.50 per hour.
This is a permanent full-time (37.5 hours per week) position.

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 March 8, 2020, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Janet Pel, Human Resources and Payroll Manager, at 604 215 5431. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

Contact Information

Janet Pel, Human Resources and Payroll Manager, at 604 215 5431

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