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Job Posting: Program Manager Community Based Services

Are you looking for meaningful work with individuals with disabilities and their families across a variety of settings? Are you looking for a way to get involved in truly impactful work? If you have answered yes to the questions above, the North Shore Disability Resource Centre (NSDRC) may be the place for you.

About the North Shore Disability Resource Centre (NSDRC):

The NSDRC provides innovative programs, services, housing and support to individuals with disabilities from infancy through adulthood. Our vision is one where every person can fully and actively participate in their community.

As an organization, we are evolving in exciting ways and we are seeking a full-time program manager to join our committed and dynamic team.

Date Posted: September 8, 2022     Date Closed: September 23, 2022

Title: Program Manager

Department: Community Based Services

Reports to: Director, Community Based Service

Purpose of Position: Within a team structure, supervise, manage and coordinate all aspects of service provision to participants, their networks, funders and community.

Hours of Work: Varied, includes evenings & weekends

Total per Week: 37.5 hours

Pay Range: $26.56 to start based on experience.

Expected Start Date: October 3, 2022

QUALIFICATIONS

Education / Experience:
Post Secondary Certificate in related field, a minimum of one-year supervisory experience & two years direct experience supporting people with disabilities.
OR
High School Certificate, related Human Service courses plus a minimum of three years employment providing direct support to adults with disabilities.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • experience &/or knowledge of issues affecting people with disabilities
  • commitment to values & philosophy of NSDRC
  • well developed communication skills
  • demonstrated team building & leadership skills
  • multi-task & financial management skills knowledge of non-profit structure, government, community resources/networks
  • ability to deal with change, stress & responsibility
  • effective time management skills
  • ability to be flexible & receive feedback
  • minimum of intermediate level computer literacy
  • knowledge of quality assurance, care & funding structures

REQUIREMENTS

  • car & valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License
  • current Emergency Level First Aid, or equivalent
  • current CPR Level A Certificate, or equivalent
  • clear Criminal Record Search
  • negative TB Test, or a clear chest x-ray
  • Medical Doctor’s Note of good health
  • Crisis Prevention Certification

Responsibilities: Refer to attached Job Description for details.
Job Description – Program Manager Community Based Services

All resumes and cover letters attention Kathleen Jessop, k.jessop@nsdrc.org

Indigenous applicants, members of the BIPOC community, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

The NSDRC acknowledges the ancestral, traditional and unceded Aboriginal territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, and in particular, the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish),Stó:lō and səlil̓wətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations on whose territory we work, live and play.

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North Shore Disability Resource Centre

3158 Mountain Highway

North Vancouver, BC

V7K 2H5

phone: 604-985-5371

fax: 604-985-7594

email: nsdrc@nsdrc.org

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The NSDRC was started by a group of families in 1976. In the years since, we have worked for a "Community for All" by developing and providing community housing, infant development programs, youth groups, community-based services, and information and advocacy.

We are grateful for the opportunity to work, live and play on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.