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Job Posting: Program Manager – Community Housing and Inclusion Program

Are you someone who excels at working with individuals with diverse abilities and their families? Is performing truly impactful work a must for you? Do you agree that the right to a better quality of life should be a minimum standard?

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 as valued members in their community – communities that value inclusion, are committed to creating opportunities for all.
As an organization, we are evolving in exciting ways and are seeking a Full Time Program Manager to join our Community Housing and Inclusion Program (CHIP).
Reporting to the Director of CHIP, the skills, knowledge and attributes of the Program Manager we want filling this position are focused on the following:
Supervise, lead, manage and coordinate, within a team structure, all aspects of service provision to the participants, their support networks, funders and the community within 37.5 hours per week on a permanent basis. You have the ability to communicate clearly to all parties based on individual communication styles and you lead by example with the ability to create positive team dynamics to ensure a harmonious work place.

Prerequisites:
 Clear Criminal Record Search
 MCFD Hub Review including vulnerable citizens Criminal Record Search
 Current First Aid and CPR
 Negative TB test or clear chest x-ray
 Doctor’s Medical Note of good health
 Class 4 driver’s License
 Current Non-Violent Crisis Prevention and Intervention Certificate
 A vehicle is an asset

Qualifications:
University degree or Post Secondary Certificate in related field, a minimum of two years supervisory experience and two years direct experience supporting people with disabilities.
Or High School Certificate, related Human Service courses plus a minimum of five years employment providing direct support to children with disabilities.

Skills and Knowledge: Successful candidate will possess:
 Commitment to values and philosophy of the NSDRC and team building principles
 Well-developed and effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
 Effective time management
 Financial management
 Computer literacy
 Multitasking skills
 The ability to deal with change, stress and responsibility
 Experience, knowledge and the ability to interact effectively with individuals and their advocates
 Knowledge of current Community Care and Assisted Living Act*
 Knowledge of quality assurance, care and funding structures

Reference ID: 21- CHIP-03

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Starting at $58,400/annum

Expression of interest, please send your resume and cover letter to Kim Miles at k.miles@nsdrc.org by December 17th or until position is filled. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

COVID-19 considerations:
The NSDRC takes the health and wellness of employees and participants very seriously and continues to ensure that our health and safety plans follow all Public Health Orders regarding Covid-19

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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 residential services, 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.