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Ministry Support Worker #21-018 (Auxiliary, Full-Time) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Ministry Support Worker #21-018 (Auxiliary, Full-Time)
Deadline: December 4, 2022
Posted: November 18, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Do you have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy building relationships? Do you desire to show the love of Jesus, intentionally connecting with our DTES community members by listening, praying, and providing hope? Are you adaptable, client-centered, collaborative, and service-oriented? Then we may have an opportunity for you.
We are looking for a Ministry Support Worker on our Hastings Chaplaincy and Outreach team. This position involves ministering to the men and women living in the neighborhood of the Hastings facility. The job may include making referrals for housing, clothing, shelter, recovery, and a wide variety of other duties as needed by the individuals we serve. 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, Full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. This position works a floating schedule of 5 shifts/week on any day of the week, between 5:30am and midnight. The starting wage for this position is $22.32 per hour. Hours worked between 10pm – 6am include a $3/hour shift premium. For a copy of the full job description, please visit our website.

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.
• possess a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and submit a current driver’s abstract.

Additional Information

To submit your cover letter and résumé by December 4, 2022, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Ralph Ruhs, Supervisor, Chaplaincy & Outreach, 604-215-5439 (ext. 474). 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

Ralph Ruhs, Supervisor, Chaplaincy & Outreach, 604-215-5439 (ext. 474).

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 and an extensive benefits plan that 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.