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Shift Supervisor-Shelter Worker (Permanent, Part-Time) - Union Gospel Misssion

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Shift Supervisor-Shelter Worker (Permanent, Part-Time)
Deadline: June 28, 2020
Posted: June 16, 2020

Job Description / Duties

Do you have a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ, and have a desire to work with the Downtown Eastside community? Are you adaptable, collaborative, and service oriented? Do you want to play a role in developing and maintaining a healthy culture, providing spiritual leadership, and support for our shelter guests and staff? We are looking for a Shift Supervisor – Shelter Worker, who is responsible for assisting the Shelter & Case Management Supervisor in the operation of the Men’s Emergency Shelter. This includes supervision of guests, staffing, volunteer relations, training, record keeping, and problem solving for the fostering of effective team relationships, as well as the intake of and care for men entering the shelter by ensuring they have a safe and clean place to find direction, assistance, and sleep. This person will have 3-4 years of related work experience with a knowledge of issues related to poverty, homelessness, addiction, and mental health. They will also have experience working frontlines in a shelter position.
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, working overnight 8:30pm to 7am. In this position you will work from Wednesday to Friday weekly with a Saturday shift every other week. 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.

Additional Information

How to Apply
To submit your cover letter and résumé by June 28, 2020, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Corrina Darko, Human Resources 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.
Due to the fragile nature of the clients we serve, only female applicants will be considered for this position.

Contact Information

Corrina Darko, Human Resources 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, 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.