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A Life-Changing Career at UGM

Career Opportunities

Why UGM?

Our diverse team is passionate, professional, and called to make a difference. We desire to learn, grow, and connect with each other with humility and humour. We build employee resilience, support professional development, and ensure a fun and caring workplace.

Working at UGM is life-changing – for both our staff and for those we serve.

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Who are we?

We are Christ-Centered and demonstrate Jesus Christ's love for all people.

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What do we do?

We help overcome poverty, homelessness, and addiction in communities across Metro Vancouver.

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How do we do it?

We do everything with integrity, excellence, and care for one another.

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Our Job Opportunities

Supervisor, Programs (Stabilization & Recovery)

Department / Branch: Programs / Women’s Recovery & Housing

Job Commitment: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: 616 East Cordova, Vancouver

The Opportunity

Are you a mature Christian leader who models Christ in word and deed? Are you passionate about further developing trauma-informed, non-judgmental, woman-centred programming to women in the Downtown Eastside? Do you have strong teamwork and leadership skills in order to oversee all positions in the supportive recovery program, including intake, case management, social work, and participant spiritual care and activity programming? If so, we want to hear from you! You will work closely with the Manager and Care Team Supervisor to ensure excellent team coordination and...

Shift Supervisor – Shelter Worker

Department / Branch: Programs / Hastings Chaplaincy & Outreach

Job Commitment: Auxiliary, Full-Time

Location: 601 East Hastings St, Vancouver

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...

Supervisor, Care Team

Department / Branch: Programs / Women’s Recovery & Housing

Job Commitment: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: 616 East Cordova, Vancouver

The Opportunity

Are you a mature Christian who models Christ in word and deed? Are you passionate about walking alongside women and their infant children, and caring well for those who do the same? Do you have strong teamwork and leadership skills to partner with the rest of the Sanctuary Supervisory Team in collaborative problem-solving? If so, we want to hear from you! In this positions, you will use your strong interpersonal and supervisory skills to oversee the Sanctuary Shift Supervisors and the care of the Sanctuary program participants.  Working closely with the supportive recovery...

Human Resources Advisor

Department / Branch: People & Culture / Human Resources

Job Commitment: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: 601 East Hastings St, Vancouver

The Opportunity

Are you a committed Christian with a desire to use your extensive HR Generalist experience and your CPHR designation to be a part of something bigger than yourself? Are you passionate about cultivating and sustaining a healthy and engaging organizational culture by building strong and trusting relationships with all employees and managers? Do you value and excel at collaborative teamwork, inspirational leadership, and highly effective communication? If so, you would probably really enjoy working with us in this role.

In this position, you will be the first point of...

Addictions Counsellor

Department / Branch: Programs / Men’s Recovery

Job Commitment: Permanent, Full-Time

Location: 601 East Hastings St, Vancouver

The Opportunity

Would you like to make a positive, lasting impact on the lives of our clients in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community by screening, assessing, counselling and delivering workshops for them?  The Addictions Counsellor will provide Men’s Recovery group and individual counselling as needed, and will work collaboratively with other outside service providers as required.  You will work in a mutually supportive, professional counselling team to ensure excellent client care.  In addition, the Counsellor is actively involved in program evaluation and quality assurance approaches...

Dishwasher

Department / Branch: Housing & Support Services / Kitchen

Job Commitment: Auxiliary, On-Call

Location: 601 East Hastings St, Vancouver

The Opportunity

Would you like to be in a key operational position that includes cleaning the dishes and cookware and some Shipping & Receiving?  Would you like to be part of an organization that helps make positive changes in the lives of the marginalized? 

Reporting to the Kitchen Manager, the Dishwasher is responsible for running the dishwashing pit in the Hastings kitchen and works with a kitchen team that feeds the community we serve.  You may encounter Community members in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems.  There will be other staff nearby to assist as required...

Cook

Department / Branch: Housing & Support Services / Kitchen

Job Commitment: Permanent, Part-Time

Location: 601 East Hastings St, Vancouver

The Opportunity

Are you a self-motivated and creative individual with culinary expertise? As Cook you will provide meals and snacks for our guests, residents, and staff daily and in accordance with the high standards established by Union Gospel Mission. You will work alongside other cooks and our volunteers.

You may encounter Community members 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, Part-time (52.5 hours bi-week) position, working 3 days...

Support Worker, Sanctuary

Department / Branch: Programs / Women’s Recovery & Housing

Job Commitment: Auxiliary, On-Call

Location: 616 East Cordova, Vancouver

The Opportunity

Are you adaptable and collaborative, desiring to help wherever and whenever needed? Are you client-centered and service-oriented in your interactions with others? Do you have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy building positive relationships with marginalized women in the Downtown Eastside? If yes, then read on!

In this position you will be responsible for assisting in the care of women, with or without babies, who enter the Sanctuary Stabilization Program by ensuring they have a safe and clean place to find direction and assistance. You may be making referrals for...

Ministry Support Worker (6 months)

Department / Branch: Programs / Women & Families Outreach

Job Commitment: Auxiliary, Full-Time

Location: 616 East Cordova, Vancouver

The Opportunity

Do you have strong interpersonal and collaboration skills? Do you enjoy building positive relationships with women in the Downtown Eastside? Are you adaptable, client-centered, and service-oriented?  Then we may have an opportunity for you.  We are seeking a Ministry Support Worker, who is responsible for assisting the Women & Families Outreach Team in ministering to marginalized women living in the neighbourhood of the Cordova facility. In this position you may be assisting with referrals, program activities, material needs of the women, and other tasks the women need help...

Outreach Worker #007

Department / Branch: Programs / Hastings Chaplaincy & Outreach

Job Commitment: Auxiliary, Full-Time

Location: 601 East Hastings St, Vancouver

The Opportunity

Do you 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 and collaborative? Are you client-centered and service-oriented?  If so, then we may have an opportunity for you.  We are looking for an Outreach Worker on our Hastings Chaplaincy and Outreach team. 

The Outreach Worker position involves ministering to the men and women living in the neighborhood of the Hastings facility. The job includes providing support, care, and spiritual...

Contact Information

Have questions? Contact us at careers@ugm.ca or call us at 604-215-5430