Manager of Housing - Union Gospel Mission
Do you want to make a difference in the current housing affordability crisis’s devastating effects on the Lower Mainland’s most vulnerable? In cooperation with the Director of Housing, the Housing Manager leads UGM’s response to this crisis, through operational and strategic direction of UGM’s Housing, and through expansion of UGM’s abstinence-based housing and community. The Housing Manager leads staffing, budget, planning, and strategic direction for UGM housing, and directly supervises tenant relations staff.
The ideal candidate will have a Masters or Bachelor Degree in Theological Studies/Christian Leadership, and 3-5 years’ experience in a Faith-Based Ministry organization with oversight of staff. Minimum 5 years of experience in a housing related field. Experience in recovery-based, abstinence-based housing is an asset.
You may come into contact 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. For a copy of the full job description, please visit our website.
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, 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 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
- provide a current criminal record check that includes a vulnerable sector search
- 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 December 31, 2019, visit ugm.ca/careers.
If you have questions about this posting, please contact Winna Ma, Human Resources Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext. 388.
We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Aboriginal individuals.