Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of women by providing trauma-informed, women-centered cultural, spiritual and emotional care? Are you passionate about creating and coordinating Indigenous program development and execution, as well as training for staff and volunteers? Are you a mature Christian women who is flexible, a spiritual leader, and possesses a strong diversity and empowerment mindset? If so, we have a role that you might really enjoy! You will play a key role providing active recovery support, meetings and spiritual leadership, offering prayer, Bible study, and counsel to Sanctuary Stabilization & Recovery program participants. You will also oversee the off-site spiritual retreats, cultural awareness, programming, and ceremonies as well as program events and activities. If you have related post-secondary education, understanding and knowledge of Indigenous culture and perspectives, as well as the Twelve Step Model, excellent interpersonal skills, and a valid class 5 driver’s license, this could be a great fit.
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 one-year auxiliary, full-time contract. 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, and our extensive benefits plan is fully employer-paid and includes extended dental and medical, as well as $4,500 per year in pooled paramedical 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 applying for this position, 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 August 18, 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 Corrina Darko, at 604 215 5430. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially-but not only- interested in applications from Indigenous, First Nations & Métis individuals. Due to the fragile nature of the clients we serve, only female applicants will be considered for this position.