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Job Number:  39464
Director, Supported Living
Job Posted: Friday, 3 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 1 December 2017
(53 days ago)
Richmond Society for Community Living
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Richmond Salary: $82-88,000 annually


The Richmond Society for Community Living is a non-profit agency that offers a variety of programs and services for adults and children with developmental disabilities. The Society is currently accepting applications for a:


Director of Supported Living


The Director oversees the provision of a full continuum of community based residential services for persons with a developmental disability that are consistent with the philosophy and mandate of RSCL. Working with a team of managers, the Director is responsible for the development, organization and monitoring of the provision services and supports within their department. The Director ensures that services and supports are person-centered and comply with all internal and external standards and regulations.   The Director works collaboratively with a senior management team to plan and implement the future direction and changes to the agency.



  • An appropriate degree in social services, human resources, or a related field and/or an appropriate combination of education and experience relevant to the position;
  • Five to seven years of progressively more responsible program management experience in the social service/community living services sectors especially in residential opportunities;
  • Experience in supporting persons that are deaf and blind would be an asset.




You will enjoy working closely alongside an experienced senior management team, and an excellent support network of dedicated professionals. Our rewards often come in the form of the satisfaction from the supports we provide to those we serve. Everyone on our team is an essential piece. Everyone's contribution is noticed and recognized. Your skills and capability will be tested, enabling you to grow personally and professionally, and there is always room for advancement.  This is an opportunity to share your knowledge, leadership spirit, and creative capabilities highlighted through the day to day support work you will provide to the individuals we serve.


We are looking an innovative, positive, seasoned professional to join us and help the people we support and the managers they oversee to reach their potential.  We are looking for a genuine team player who welcomes challenges and strives for the inclusion of others. Come and work amongst like-minded people with integrity, who thrive in advocating for others and have an innovative passion towards the work they do. You will receive all the support you need from our team, as we work together to make a positive impact in the lives of the people we support.


  • Knowledge of and experience working within community services.
  • Strong communicator in written, verbal, and nonverbal areas, and respectful team players, and sensitivity to people from diverse cultural, health and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Strong problems solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to build and effective team, manage personnel and performance issues in an effective and progressive manner.
  • Strong planning and program development skills and experience.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with other professionals, family members, and organizations to ensure services are in the client’s best interest and supportive of their goals.


  • Staff training experience and skills.
  • Building management experience and skills.
  • Policy development experience and skills.
  • Financial management experience and skills.
  • Computer literacy skills. 

For more information please visit our website at www.rscl.org

How to Apply:
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Richmond Society for Community Living
c/o Human Resources
170- 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5

Fax: 604-279-7048
Contact Details:
Kam Basi
Richmond Society for Community Living
170- 7000 Minoru Boulevard
Richmond, BC, V6Y3Z5

Tel: (604) 279-7046
Fax: (604) 279-7048
www:   www.rscl.org

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