Position: Outreach Worker, Fraser vValley Mobile Mission (Permanent, Full-Time)
Deadline: July 12, 2020
Posted: June 23, 2020
Job Description / Duties
Would you like to use your interpersonal skills to minister to homeless men and women living outdoors in alleys, under bridges, parks, and homeless camps throughout the Fraser Valley through the resource of the Mobile Mission vehicle? The Outreach Worker will assist in the delivery of basic needs on the street and build rapport with these individuals who have yet to access our continuum of care. This position will also assist the Manager of Mission Ministries in liaising with service providers and city stakeholders to better support people experiencing poverty, homelessness, and addiction in the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver areas. They will also strive to work alongside churches and Strategic Volunteers in regards to the Mobile Mission or ministry that intersects with both with a ministry approach that is consistent with UGM’s Vision and Core values. The weekly schedule for this position is Tuesday to Saturday.
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, full-time position. 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.
• possess a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and submit a current driver’s abstract.
How to Apply
To submit your cover letter and résumé by July 12, 2020, visit ugm.ca/careers.
If you have questions about this posting, please contact Winna Ma, HR Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext 388. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Aboriginal individuals.
Winna Ma, HR Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext 388.
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. 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.