Programs / Women’s Recovery & Housing

The Opportunity

Are you a mature Christian leader who models Christ in word and deed? Are you passionate about leading trauma-informed, non-judgmental, woman-centred care and programming to marginalized women in the Downtown Eastside? Do you have strong teamwork and leadership skills? Are you experienced in nurturing a vibrant organizational culture and spiritual health? Well that’s precisely what the Manager, Stabilization & Recovery does. In this position, you will oversee: program development, operational effectiveness, and personnel issues. You will work closely with the Senior Manager, Women’s Recovery & Housing, to discern and implement the strategic vision, designing programs that utilize best practices and foster effective outcomes. If you have a strong relationship with Jesus Christ; 5 years of related work experience, including management expertise; a Master’s degree in Counselling, Social Work, or Social Sciences, then this could be a great fit!

This is a permanent, full-time position. For a copy of the full job description, click on the "Download Job Description" button on the left panel of this page.

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 2021. We provide competitive salaries, generous vacation and sick leave, an RRSP matching program, as well as the potential for educational assistance and flexible work arrangements. 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.

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 March 21, 2023, click on the "Apply for this position" button on the left panel of this page or below. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Darren Dewar, Partner, People & Culture at 604 215 5430.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Indigenous individuals. Due to the fragile nature of the clients we serve, only female applicants will be considered for this position. 

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Programs / Women’s Recovery & Housing

Job Commitment
Permanent, Full-Time

616 East Cordova, Vancouver

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