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Job Number:  38137
Program Manager, Part-Time (#FH261-PMPT)
Job Posted: Thursday, 14 September 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 24 September 2017
(59 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Langley, BC Salary: Compensatory, based upon experience.

WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join our Fraser House team in Langley, as a part-time Program Manager.

 

Job Reference #FH261-PMPT

 

Working hand-in-hand to strengthen people and communities across Canada. 

 

What’s in it for you?

  • Inspiring, challenging and rewarding work where you will make a difference each and every day that you work.
  • Appreciative teams, appreciative clients, organizational recognition and rewards.
  • Ability to ignite your career, while increasing your knowledge and skills through training and development programs.
  • Comprehensive benefit plans for eligible employees.

 

What does WJS do? 

At WJS Canada, our goal is to help individuals become active, empowered and involved in their communities. We offer a wide range of local programs and services that encourage inclusion and participation.   Our passion is to improve lives and develop life skills.

 

Where do we work?

While WJS serves individuals in many communities across Canada, this opportunity is in the Langley area of BC. Situated on the southern coast of British Columbia, Langley and its surrounding areas, offer outstanding scenery, amazing diversity and extensive culture; all within a mild climate. It is an area rich with eco-adventures and personality. Langley offers amenities such as international cuisine, boutique shopping, community festivals, a variety of eco-tourism, along with the natural beauty of the area, suitable for individuals of every age. For more information on living and working in Langley, visit: https://www.city.langley.bc.ca/

 

The Program:

Fraser House is a lifetime home for mature men with developmental disabilities. The home is located in Langley Township. Three residents are non-verbal with Autism and one has Cerebral Palsy and is in a wheelchair. Fraser House has been serving men who have Autism since the program started in 1993.

 

 The single family, two-story house is on a quiet cul-de-sac with a large yard.  Neighbours respect and support our residents.  The location is close to a park with an outdoor pool and easy access to a library, community centre, stores and restaurants.

 

Fraser House is staffed weekdays in the afternoon and overnight as residents participate in community based day programming. Fraser House Home Based Day Service operates a specialized program for two adult individuals with ASD. In-house day programming activities are scheduled between 8 am to 2 pm with individualized programs emphasizing enhanced communications and a positive behavioural approach.

 

The Position and Scheduling:

The program manager provides operational and administrative direction for the development, implementation and management of the program in this CARF-accredited agency. S/He implements and monitors policies and procedures related to day-to-day services to persons served and directs and coordinates the day-to-day management of program staff. S/He works directly with persons served and their families/care teams as required, and is responsible for overseeing and coordinating individual program plans. The program manager participates in agency decision making and is the primary liaison with the contracting body. 

 

This part-time position will work 15 hours per week with a schedule that will be negotiated.  Schedule varies to meet operational needs and front line work will be required.  May be required to be “on-call” during scheduled time off.

 

As an ideal candidate you possess:

  • A degree in one of the humanities, social sciences or related field with educational preparation for the roles of manager and administrator.
  • Minimum of three years in a similar facility or program, with at least one year in a supervisory or management role.
  • Must have specific experience with financial and human resource management.
  • Current WCB Occupational First Aid, Level 1 and CPR certificates required.
  • Experience with basic sign language and/or alternative communication strategies training or experience an asset.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract
  • Reliable, safe vehicle with appropriate insurance

  

**Prior to confirmation of employment, all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hire date) Ministry Check and/or Criminal Record Check. These checks can take a number of weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.

 

Complete details can be found at https://wjscanada.com/content/job/fh261-pmpt/

 

Deadline for applications is September 24th, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is September 24th, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references).

Please be sure to include Reference #FH261-PMPT with your submission.
Contact Details:
Jatinder Aujla, Program Director
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
E-mail:
www:   wjscanada.com/content/job/fh261-pmpt/


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