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Career Opportunities

Union Gospel Mission

Thrift Store Assoiciate

Looking to grow in your career? We are a christian Mission looking for like-minded people! Click the link below to learn more about this position.

The store clerk will have general knowledge in the areas of cash register operations, the voucher and support group gift certificate programs, pricing and proper placement of merchandise, assisting customers with finding what they are looking for and answering their questions, and general cleaning and upkeep of the store. The store clerk will work with the store manager in the arrangement of store displays and items.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist store director with cleaning and sorting items
  • Assisting guests with clothing items and resources they need
  • Assisting our distribution center with donations
  • Available to pray with guests as needed

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We are passionate about loving God and serving those in need. Click now to learn about more opportunities to serve the community together.

Weekly & Special Events

Chapel Service

Services are held at the UGM Men’s Center at 220 N Weber Ave. every night of the week from 7pm-8pm. 

Self Defense Training

Self-Defense Training is hosted by Rich and Beret of Fallout Shelter Ministries at the Union Gospel Mission Sioux Falls main office on Saturday, June 17 from 3-5pm. Please RSVP so we know how many people to prepare for.

Learn more details here. For more information, contact our Domestic Violence Advocate & Outreach Coordinator Ann Lenaers at 605-553-5388 or

Community Outreach

Rock The Block - Community Celebration

Rock The Block Party – Downtown Community Outreach
Hosted by: Union Gospel Mission Sioux Falls, Habitat For Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls, Collision, and the Community Revitalization Collective (CRC).

Sunday, June 11, 2023
11:00am – 5:00pm
Downtown East 8th Street
*This event will be located right outside of the Union Gospel Mission Sioux Falls Main Office location at 701 E. 8th Street in Sioux Falls. 

  • Food service
  • Entertainment
  • Bike Safety Education
  • Community building opportunities
  • Outreach opportunities
  • Kids activities

Learn more about volunteer and partnership opportunities here.

June 19-23 - Vacation Bible School (VBS)

Community Outreach Opportunity

We are looking for volunteers to assist with Vacation Bible School (VBS) week at the mission on June 19-23. We are always grateful for any volunteers who love Jesus and His kids and will provide a training workshop for VBS week as we get closer to the date.

June 19-23 (Monday-Friday)
10:00am to 1:00pm
Union Gospel Mission Sioux Falls – Women’s Center
701 E 8th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Learn more details here. For more information, contact UGM Admin & Next Generation Pastor Laura Thompson at 605-334-6732 or

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Employee Discount


Health Insurance

Disability Insurance

Paid time off

employee development

Flexible schedule

Dental Insurance

What Drives Us

Our Vision

Caring for the needs of the community while sharing the hope of Jesus Christ.

Love Out Loud

Meet The Team

Eric weber

Chief Executive Officer

Heather Craig

Human Resources Director

Robin Stucky

Administrative Assistant


Accounting Department

Elly Heckel

Communication & Marketing Director

ann lenaers

Community Care Coordinator

Katana Thompson

YAB Coordinator

Todd hill

Men’s Center Director

Justin heckel

Men’s Center Director

Shannon Arvon

Women’s Center Director

Ruth Leines

Women’s Center Director

Dolly Iron Moccasin

Thrift Store Director

Seraph Rodriguez

Kitchen Director

Tim Huetto

Facilities Coordinator

Virgil Schmit

Case Manager

Tami Theobald

Case Manager

Cassandra Stern

Case Manager

Roechelle Williams

Community Health Worker (CHW)

Maddie Schei

Community Health Worker (CHW)

Matthew Thompson

Community Health Worker (CHW)

caring together

Stories Of Hope

Moving into the Union Gospel Mission Women’s Center provided me with a safe place that I needed so desperately. I was also surrounded with mentors to help pay my debts, save money, stay mentally healthy and even have weekend visits with my son! 

- Roechelle Williams

Women's Center Case Manager

Chapel Every day at 7PM