Outreach Worker #020

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 guidance to guests—including referrals; facilitating chapel services, devotions, and Bible studies when required; and liaising with other service agencies—often advocating on behalf of our guests. If you have strong Christian faith, 2-3 years of related work experience, and a class 5 driver’s license, this may 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 Permanent, Full-Time position. Hours worked between 10 pm-6 am include a $2/hour shift premium. The shift pattern is Wednesday –Sunday. Wednesday and Thursday – floater shifts (no set shift, will be scheduled a 7.5-hour shift on these days sometime between 5:30 am – midnight) Friday & Saturday (2 pm – 10:00 pm), Sunday (10 am – 6pm). For a copy of the full job description, please click on the right side 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 2019. We provide competitive salaries. 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 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 a 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 October 6, 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 Ralph Ruhs, Supervisor, Chaplaincy & Outreach at 604-215-5439.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Indigenous, First Nations & Métis individuals.

 

Job Commitment
Permanent, Full-Time

Location
601 East Hastings St, Vancouver

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