Job Posting 62448

Program Director – Youth Services
The Lower Mainland Purpose Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, New Westminster
closes in 60 days (Fri, 31 Jul)
full time

Program Director – Youth Services

The Purpose Society provides Integrated Youth Services that include the following youth services; transition to independence (including lifeskills development); programs for families; youth justice; support for sexually exploited youth; and youth outreach. The Program Director – Youth Services works as part of the agencies management team, and shares responsibility of agency wide operations in addition to their specific service portfolio.

The Society is seeking a Program Director who will be responsible for:

  • direct supervision and training of staff;
  • development, implementation and evaluation of programs;
  • completion of all required reporting
  • completion of funding applications and liaising with funders;
  • community development; and
  • identification of youth trends in the community. 


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to development, implementation and evaluation programs
  • Supervisory skills
  • Strong collaboration and teamwork ability


  • Staff supervision, training and evaluation
  • Program management and administration
  • Community development
  • Working with high risk youth


  • Adolescent development
  • High risk youth issues
  • Legislation pertaining to youth
  • MCFD policies, procedures and protocols
  • Community development principles
  • Evaluation


Masters degree in social services, or a BA with a minimum of 5 years experience.


  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Valid driver’s license (must produce a driver’s abstract)
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Attention: Dawn Embree.  Job will be posted until it is filled.



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