Job Posting 76363

Administration and Operations Manager
PEOPLE Employment Services
Thompson & Okanagan
closed 4 days ago (Wed, 20 Oct)
full time

Administration and Operations Manager

About the Opportunity

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:

Non-Profit Operations Management

  • Supporting/Reporting to the Board of Directors
  • Recruitment and Staffing
  • Policy Development and Administration
  • Strategic Planning
  • Contract Development

Knowledge of Financial Management

  • Time-Tracking and Payroll Processing
  • Monthly Financial Reporting
  • Invoice Creation

Program Development and Delivery

  • Grant/Proposal Writing
  • Develop New Initiatives to Further Reach
  • Lead Training Cohorts including Recruitment of Facilitators, Organization of Room Rental, Meals and Curriculum

Community Outreach and In Reach

  • Experience Working with People with Lived or Living Experience
  • Being Active and Visible at Local Community Tables
  • Establish and Maintain Relationships with Various Organizations and Partnerships

About You

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.


  • A degree in social service, counseling or related field;
  • Minimum of two years of recent management experience in social services including direct supervisory experience;
  • Previous direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector;
  • Direct experience working with First Nation communities;
  • Must be familiar with issues facing immigrants and refugees;
  • Lived experience is considered an asset;
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office 2010 or later (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint) a must;
  • Experience with Ceridian Payroll processing is considered an asset;
  • Non-violent Communications, Mental Health First Aid or other Conflict Resolution trainings;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team; and
  • Ability to demonstrate effective oral and written communication.

If this sounds like you, please send a cover letter and resumé to:  by Wednesday, October 20th, 2021.

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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