Community Housing Worker (Permanent, Full-Time)

  • Union Gospel Mission
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Apr 02, 2024

Job Description

Community Housing Worker (Permanent, Full-Time)

The Opportunity

Do you enjoy providing emotional and relational support, encouraging others in their faith? Do you excel at administrative tasks as well as developing excellent rapport with others? Are you able to multi-task; work well under pressure; work collaboratively in a team; and function independently? If so, this might be a great fit! In this position you will use your well-developed interpersonal skills to greet and assist program tenants, participants, and community members, handling tenant inquiries and concerns in a timely manner and providing problem-solving as needed. You will also employ your outstanding communication skills to provide emotional and relational support, fostering a climate of grace and forgiveness, and providing administrative support to the other branches. If you have a vibrant and growing relationship with Jesus, a diploma or certificate in human sciences, 2 years of related experience in abstinence-based housing, and a proven track record of punctuality and reliability, we want to hear from you!

This is a permanent, full-time position. The standard schedule for this position will be Tuesday 10am-6pm, Wednesday 1pm-9pm, Thursday 10am-6pm, Friday 1pm-9pm and Saturday 1pm-9pm. The starting hourly salary range for this position is $26.26-$28.70. For a copy of the full job description, click here.

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. 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 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

·        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.

To submit your cover letter and résumé by April 10, 2024, please click apply on the right side of this page. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Bethany Cheung, Partner, Talent & Workforce Planning at 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.  

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