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Job Number:  34163
Women's Transition Housing & Supports Program Coordinator
Job Posted: Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 11 June 2017
(40 days ago)
BC Housing
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Burnaby Salary: (not entered)


Women's Transition Housing & Supports Program Coordinator

Short-term/ Full-time

Job ID: 2425

Burnaby (Metro Vancouver), BC



The Women’s Transition Housing & Supports Program Coordinator is responsible for administrating funding and working in a collaborative partnership with service providers across the province that provide Women’s Transition Housing and Supports Programs. The position performs a varied role by providing consultation and support to the Boards of Directors and Executive staff of Non-Profit Societies regarding the effective management and delivery of core services and financial oversight including budget approvals and monitoring. The Coordinator is the key relationship manager for the assigned portfolio of service providers, and serves as the single point of contact in managing a variety of issues relating to the delivery of these programs.



  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Social Services, Public Administration or other relevant discipline, including university level courses in non-profit society management and/or social service delivery.

  • Considerable related experience (minimum 5 years) in non-profit society management or delivery of social services and community based programs, direct experience with programs related to violence against women is preferred.

  • Considerable experience in the negotiation and management of contracts for service.

  • Considerable experience in developing partner/stakeholder relationships and providing advice and consultation to Not-for Profit Boards and Executive regarding program management.

  • Assets:

  • Direct experience with programs and services for women and children who have experienced violence or are at risk of violence

  • Supervisory experience in a unionized environment

  • OR equivalent and acceptable combination of education and experience acceptable to the employer may be considered.



  • Sound knowledge of violence against women and children and the intersection of trauma, mental health and substance use issues.

  • Sound knowledge of issues relating to the anti-violence sector.

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the philosophies, principles and practices associated with the delivery of government social and regulatory programs by non-profit societies and contracted community service providers.

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of BC Housing’s mandate, programs and policies in delivering social housing and social services to vulnerable populations.

  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of non-profit society governance, management and operation.

  • Ability to provide organizational development and general management expertise and educate boards and executive in the successful operation of programs for vulnerable women and children.

  • Ability to build successful and constructive relationships and partnerships, both externally and internally, and work together to mutually attain the objective of providing stable, safe and affordable shelter, housing and support services.

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the risks associated with working with vulnerable women and children and ability to work closely with service providers in mitigating risk

  • Knowledge of building structures and systems and an ability to recognize deficiencies

  • Expertise and knowledge of budgeting and contracting practices

  • Excellent negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills and ability to negotiate contracts, mediate disputes and resolve conflict situations

  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, consultative and relationship building skills

  • Ability to summarize and explain complex program information and funding requirements

  • · Ability to build dialogue and consensus with multiple stakeholders, often with conflicting agendas

  • Ability to work together based on mutual respect and understanding of each other, and work to the highest business practice standards;

  • Ability to display tact and diplomacy in dealing with a broad range of professions and community stakeholders; and be a socially sensitive administrator

  • Ability to conduct reviews and audits and facilitate understanding and compliance with recommended improvements

  • Ability to manage multiple issues and projects, coordinate with others, keep senior management apprised of major issues and adapt to changing priorities.



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To apply, please visit www.bchousing.org/careers


BC Housing—one of BC's Top Employers for 2017—is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province. Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.


To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.


When applying, please submit a cover letter and your application in **one** single document as a word or pdf file only. 


BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


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Contact Details:
BC Housing
4555 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC, V5H 4V8
www:   www.bchousing.org

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