Volunteer Resources Coordinator
Union Gospel Mission - Vancouver, BC

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About Union Gospel Mission
Demonstrating the love of Christ, Union Gospel Mission (UGM) is determined to transform communities by overcoming poverty, homelessness, and addiction – one life at a time. UGM is a non-profit urban relief organization that has been feeding hope and changing lives for 70 years, sharing and practically demonstrating God’s transforming love. With seven locations throughout Metro Vancouver and the City of Mission, we offer a comprehensive range of life-changing programs and services for men, women, and children. Providing counseling, education, safe housing, and alcohol and drug recovery, we ease the suffering of the most vulnerable, rebuild the lives of broken people and offer dignity to those who feel cast aside.
We are seeking out those who can thrive in a collaborative and compassionate environment. If you are yearning for an opportunity to grow with an organization that makes a difference by helping hundreds of people each and every day, UGM has a career that fits you. UGM is a proud member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities.

To learn more about UGM – visit ugm.ca.

Job Summary
Reporting to Joanne Anderson, Manager of Volunteer Resources, the Volunteer Resources Coordinator is responsible for facilitating excellent customer service through accurate and timely reporting and follow ups; providing administrative and clerical support to the manager, including public presentations and event support.
At times, you will come into contact with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be Outreach Workers and other Programs staff nearby to assist as required
This is an auxiliary full-time position; there are two openings for this position, starting July 1, 2014 and ending on June 30, 2015. For a copy of the full job description, please visit our website.

Skill Set
We are looking for someone who is committed to our mission, core values and statement of faith. To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to interact with others in a mature way; showing tact, diplomacy and good judgment. You will also require good oral and written communication skills, proven analytical thinking skills and well-developed organizational skills. You will possess relevant post-secondary education and/or significant related experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and database software systems is essential.
In this role, you may have unsupervised access to vulnerable adults or children. Therefore, if you are the successful candidate, you will be required to undergo a criminal record check that includes a vulnerable sector search. Individuals considering employment with Union Gospel Mission must be legally entitled to work in Canada, able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values, and support for our Statement of Faith.

This position requires the incumbent to drive a UGM vehicle. Therefore, the successful candidate must submit a current driver’s abstract.

Individuals considering employment with Union Gospel Mission must be legally entitled to work in Canada, able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values, and agree with and/or support our Statement of Faith.

How to Apply
Come join a great organization! We provide competitive salary and benefits, and support for professional development. We welcome your cover letter and résumé at ugm.ca/job-openings by June 10, 2014. We will contact you with the status of your application within three weeks of the closing date. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Janet Pel, Human Resources Advisor.


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