If you are a Christian with a vibrant and growing relationship with Jesus Christ, a passion for incarnational ministry and a desire to engage with people who have experienced marginalization and multiple barriers, this may be just the right position for you. You will have the opportunity to direct the Chaplaincy ministry for the Hastings Chaplaincy & Outreach Team. You will oversee staff, practicum students and volunteers as we work together for the wellbeing of our Downtown East side community. 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 (37.5 hours per week) position. The standard schedule for this position is 8am – 4pm Monday – Wednesdays, 2pm – 10pm on Thursdays, and 10pm – 6pm Fridays. The successful candidate in this position may need to work additional evening and weekend hours to respond to community needs. There will be flexibility for shift patterns as they will be able to set their own schedule within certain parameters. Hours worked between 10pm – 6am include a $2/hour shift premium. For a copy of the full job description, click on the "Download Job Description" button on the right 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 humor, 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 / support 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 May 23, 2022, click on the "Apply for this position" button on the right panel of this page. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Melissa Van Dyk, Manager, Hastings Chaplaincy & Outreach, at 604 253 3323, Local 339. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially-but not only- interested in applications from Indigenous, First Nations & Métis individuals.