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Union Gospel Mission

Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted:
Christian Teacher - Education
Job Type:
Union Gospel Mission
Job Description:

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Job Status:  Full Time

Reports To:  Director of Adult Education and Employment   
The Union Gospel Mission is a Christian ministry dedicated to serving the homeless, poor, and addicted in our community. By meeting physical, spiritual, emotional, and educational needs, our Mission is changing lives!


The Union Gospel Mission's Education and Employment Programs (LifeNet, WorkNet, SuccessNet, Our Daily Bread Training Program, and UGM client internships) exist to instill the hope and skills necessary for individuals to move toward the potential for which they were created. Our desire is to see our clients grow academically, socially, and spiritually.




This position is responsible to implement integrated learning programs for adult (male and female) students utilizing the Innovative Learning Systems curriculum in conjunction with outside resources when needed. Will assess, evaluate, instruct, monitor, counsel, and manage.



  • Work with students to develop academic and workplace skills
  • Assess and evaluate student abilities and performance
  • Monitor student activities and track student progress, maintaining appropriate records
  • Work with students in a supportive, loving, effective manner
  • Implement and uphold policies and procedures of the learning center and Union Gospel Mission;  maintain classroom discipline
  • Provide Christ-centered spiritual leadership for students, co-workers, and volunteers - be an example
  • Be a team player and work well with other UGM staff
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings, and workshops as required
  • Work effectively with volunteers, ensuring they are well-trained for their work in the learning centers, that they are treated with respect and dignity, and that their time is used wisely
  • Be a good steward of resources, managing to achieve excellence of performance,   efficiency of operations, and joy in God’s service to others
  • Additional duties as assigned


The successful candidate will have a BA or higher or 2-5 years of experience related to the duties of the position.



  • Mature and committed Christian. Able to support the Union Gospel Mission’s Statement of Christian Faith; willing to share faith and knowledge with staff and clients
  • Experience and/or training in adult education and learning-based concepts and procedures
  • Positive mental attitude, flexibility, and proficiency in interpersonal communications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders in a one-on-one, group, and public settings
  • Able to plan, organize, and coordinate
  • Strong judgment and understanding of personal and professional boundaries
  • Able to work closely and cooperatively with UGM employees


  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment

Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, evangelical Christian Ministry; as such, employees must share the Mission’s Statement of Faith and Code of Conduct, and adhere to the Mission’s employee policy manual and guidelines set forth by the organization. This position requires satisfactory completion of criminal background and credit check. 


The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


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Union Gospel Mission

Founded in 1902, the Union Gospel Mission is a Christian ministry dedicated to serving the homeless, poor, and addicted in our community. Providing safe shelter, nutritious food, dental and medical care, and a broad variety of life-changing programs, the Mission helps people rebuild their lives - physically, emotionally, spiritually and educationally. Our goal is to encourage each person to value themselves as God values them, to see the gifts they have to offer the world, and to help them seek out a bright future as a fully More...