The Administration and Operations Manager is responsible for taking a leadership role in supporting and overseeing successful service delivery and administration of programming and strategic planning in accordance with the mission and goals of PEOPLE Lived Experience Society (PEOPLE).
PEOPLE is a social enterprise that provides training and creates partnerships that lead to paid employment opportunities for people who use drugs and/or people with lived experience in homelessness (people with lived experience). PEOPLE partners with employers and hires people with lived experience to work in a variety of roles – as outreach workers, neighborhood advocates, or peer navigators alongside social sector support services staff – so they can support others who are seeking help, and in strategic roles so they can contribute to making policy shifts that reflect lived experience.
PEOPLE is looking for an Administration and Operations Manager to support the following tasks:
The successful candidate will represent the PEOPLE Lived Experience Society on community committees, support the implementation of community initiatives and build the capacity and leadership of the peer network. The ideal candidate will have a base of knowledge and understanding about social equity, intersectional issues and opportunities that exist for individuals with lived and living experience with the vulnerable sector within the Central Okanagan.
PEOPLE is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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