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Job Number:  38667
Program Manager, Temp Part-Time (#299BC-TPM)
Job Posted: Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 15 October 2017
(60 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Kootenay, Thompson & Okanagan Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Okanagan / Interior, BC Salary: Compensatory, based upon experience.

WJS Canada is currently looking for one individual to join our Community Living and Children in Care Home Share program, as a Temporary Part-Time Program Manager.


Job Reference #299BC-TPM


The Program:

WJS Canada Home Share Services for Children and Family Services and Community Living Services, serves children, youth and adults with moderate to severe behavioral problems, or who may be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or FASD, Developmental Disabilities (DD), or other Mental health diagnosis, in our Shared Living programs throughout British Columbia. Persons served live with the host family or have their own suite at the host family’s home.


Our commitment is to provide the people we serve with programs that maximize progress and independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community. We work to improve quality of life served by enabling those in our care to be as self directed as possible and encouraging them to make their own decisions as to what they want for their lives.


The Position and Scheduling:

The Program Manager for Community Living and Children in Care Home Share Programs, 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.  The Community Living and Children in Care Home Share Program Manager will be required to recruit home share providers, conduct SAFE studies and home studies, supervise and monitor contract providers.  S/He will also be required to carry a caseload of persons served in shared living and/or contracted services, while working closely with funders.  Responsibilities include coordinating, supporting and supervising the Quality Analysts in the Community Living and Children in Care Services program.


This temporary part-time position will work 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday (schedule to be negotiated upon hiring), including the requirement to be “on call” during scheduled time off.  There is also a requirement to participate in an on-call rotation to cover for Children in Care Program Manager.  Schedule varies to meet operational needs (including coverage of leaves) and front line work will be required.  The term is estimated to be one year in duration.


This position requires frequent travel (extensive at times); requiring use of own vehicle.  The primary office location is Penticton, BC, while providing service to the surrounding areas such as Kamloops, Vernon, and Kelowna.

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.
  • Certified to conduct AND SUPERVISE SAFE studies


Other Requirements:

  • A physician’s note confirming suitability, including a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Successful candidate must sign an oath of confidentiality, a conflict of interest statement, abuse protocols, and a code of ethics statement
  • Current WCB Occupational First Aid, Level 1 and CPR certificates required.
  • Sound knowledge of Ministry of Children and Family Development and Community Living BC standards.
  • 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 with a reliable, safe vehicle (including appropriate insurance)

*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hire date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.


Application deadline: October 15th, or until a suitable candidate is found. 


Additional information available at https://wjscanada.com/content/job/299bc-tpm/

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is October 15th, 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 #299BC-TPM with your submission.
Contact Details:
Phyllis Ortynski, Regional Service Director
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   wjscanada.com/content/job/299bc-tpm/

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