Recovery Care Worker, Sanctuary (Auxiliary, On-Call)

Programs / Women’s Recovery & Housing

The Opportunity

Are you passionate about helping and serving others out of poverty, homelessness, and addiction and looking for more than a job? If yes, then read on! Do you have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy building positive relationships with Vancouver’s most vulnerable women?

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; organizing and participating in program activities with residents; driving and accompanying residents to appointments and/or meetings and providing care for infants when asked. As a care worker position, you will have the opportunity to pray and provide spiritual support to residents. If you have a strong relationship with Jesus, related experience, and possess a class 5 driver’s license, you can successfully set healthy boundaries with demanding individuals, this might be a great opportunity for you.

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 an Auxiliary, On-call position. This position has no set schedule and flexibility for daytime, evenings, overnights, weekdays, and weekends are required. Pending your availability, additional hours per week are possible. Hours worked between 10 pm – 6 am include a $3/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, and 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 a 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 February 5, 2023, click on the "Apply for this position" button on the right panel of this page. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Sharon Romero, Partner People & Culture, at 604 215 5430 ext. 528.  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. 

Department / Branch
Programs / Women’s Recovery & Housing

Job Commitment
Auxiliary, On-Call

Location
Vancouver

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