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Shift Supervisor – Shelter Worker (Auxiliary, Full-Time) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Shift Supervisor – Shelter Worker (Auxiliary, Full-Time)
Deadline: June 3, 2022
Posted: May 20, 2022

Job Description / Duties

The Opportunity
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 Hastings facility guests and staff? If yes, we are looking for a Shift Supervisor – Shelter Worker, who is responsible for assisting the Hastings Chaplaincy Supervisor.
You will be helping to provide vision for the ministry programs and spiritual leadership for all outreach and ministry support workers at the Hastings Facility. Ideally, you will have 3-4 years of related work experience with a knowledge of issues related to poverty, homelessness, addiction, and mental health, as well as related post-secondary education. If you have a valid Class 5 drivers’ license, have experience in developing and implementing outreach strategies to marginalized people, as well as experience program planning and evaluation, then this position might be the right fit for you. 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 position. The position has a weekly schedule of: Wednesday – Friday and every other Saturday from 8:15pm-7:00am. 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 3, 2022, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Demetrius Schwab, Supervisor – Case Management and Shelter, Chaplaincy & Outreach at 604-215-5447. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially-but not only- interested in applications from Indigenous, First Nations & Métis individuals.

Contact Information

Demetrius Schwab, Supervisor – Case Management and Shelter, Chaplaincy & Outreach at 604-215-5447

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