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Job Number:  41275
Director, Volunteer & Support Services
Job Posted: Friday, 19 January 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 16 February 2018
(6 days ago)
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

For over two decades, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) has made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.

 

A FRESH START: With a New Year and a fresh lens, we are continuing our search for the right candidate to join our team as Director, Volunteer & Support Services. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, as a collaborative member of our Senior Leadership Team (SLT), you will participate in setting the organization’s strategic direction and developing departmental operational plans. In addition to leading and overseeing the Volunteer and Support Services (Food Services and Housekeeping) teams you will play an integral role in participating in our provincial expansion of programs and services which includes planning an in-home volunteer program to support children and families, and the opening of respite beds at our Abbotsford Hospice in May 2018.

 

THE STRENGTHS YOU BRING TO THIS POSITION INCLUDE: Demonstrated strategic and analytical thinking skills and a proactive approach to meeting organizational requirements Sound knowledge of volunteer management best practices and processes Strong management, leadership, coaching and mentoring skills A highly collaborative, diplomatic and respectful approach with others and your work Superior communication and relationship building skills The ability to work well with children and families in sensitive situations.

 

YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE INCLUDES: A recognized degree in a related field Completion of a recognized Volunteer Management Certificate and a minimum of five years in a related, progressive management role or an equivalent combination of education and experience A successful track record of engaging, leading and motivating staff and volunteers Experience developing and managing budgets Knowledge of licensed health care facility food services and housekeeping standards including infection, protection and control (IPAC) is preferred.

 

INTERESTED? Due to the unique nature of our organization, before submitting your resume, please visit www.canuckplace.org for more information on who we are and what we do. For more detailed information on the position and how to apply, visit our Careers page. Note that candidates with lesser experience may be considered at a Manager level. Deadline for applications is February 16, 2018.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted. Candidates, who have previously applied, need not reapply.

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INTERESTED? Due to the unique nature of our organization, before submitting your resume, please visit www.canuckplace.org for more information on who we are and what we do. For more detailed information on the position and how to apply, visit our Careers page. Note that candidates with lesser experience may be considered at a Manager level. Deadline for applications is February 16, 2018.
Contact Details:
Anne Schretlen
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
1690 Matthews Ave
Vancouver, BC, V6J 2T2

Tel: 6047303302
E-mail:
www:   www.canuckplace.org/about-us/careers/


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