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Job Number:  29909
Director of Community Services
Job Posted: Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Closing Date: Friday, 28 October 2016
(81 days ago)
Delta Community Living Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Delta Salary: (not entered)



                                         Are you looking for an exciting leadership role within the

Not-For-Profit sector that’s rewarding both personally and professionally?


Are you an experienced Director passionate about improving the quality of life of people with developmental disabilities?


Would you like to create opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to participate as contributing citizens of their community?


If so, take a closer look at this opportunity.



Delta Community Living Society (www.dcls.ca) is seeking an energetic, fun and experienced Director of Community Services. This position is located in Delta, BC. Delta Community Living Society (DCLS) is a community-focused not-for-profit organization that was established in 1963 to support individuals living with developmental disabilities and their families to improve their quality of life. DCLS provides the highest quality of support services through staffed residential, community inclusion, recreational, home sharing and respite services.


The Director of Community Services position requires a strong, community-focused leader capable of championing change, coaching staff, leading a team and with a demonstrated background in community involvement.


As the new Director of Community Services you will report directly to the Executive Director.  You will play a key strategic role in the operations of DCLS. The ideal candidate will have proven experience managing a team, leading strategic initiatives, developing strong internal and community partnerships and creating high level reports.  A team of peers awaits your input and insight. 


You will need an appropriate university degree or equivalent, coupled with at least 5 years working as a senior Director preferably in the community living sector. Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are essential attributes, as is a team spirited and goal oriented approach. Knowledge of recent and ongoing changes in the community living sector and familiarity with employment services and an accreditation process will be of value.


DCLS takes pride in providing a flexible work environment along with the benefit of knowing that the work undertaken by the organization makes a difference in the lives of many. DCLS offers a competitive compensation package


DCLS is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Community Services. Individuals interested in contributing within the community and to the long-term success of DCLS are encouraged to apply. Please refer to  www.dcls.ca/opportunites/ for a detailed description of the position.


To apply for this position please quote “DCLS-DSM” in the subject line of your email, and forward your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations in confidence to:  or apply on-line at  www.dcls.ca/opportunities/on or before October 28, 2016.


We thank all applicants, but only those who closely match DCLS requirements will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in DCLS.

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To apply for this position please quote “DCLS-DSM” in the subject line of your email, and forward your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations in confidence to: or apply on-line at www.dcls.ca/opportunities/ on or before August 5, 2016.
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