Job Posting 88143

Director, Supportive Housing Programs
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 12 days (Tue, 18 Oct)
full time


($111,160 - $130,776 Annually) 


Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Supportive Housing & Homelessness Operations, the Director – Supportive Housing Programs is responsible for leading, from a provincial perspective, the development, implementation and management of social housing programs for the vulnerable. He/she/they oversee various programs include the Provincial Homeless Initiative, Provincial Homelessness Initiative, Emergency Weather Response, Homeless Outreach Programs, Emergency Shelter Program, Seniors’ Supportive Housing, Independent Living BC and Homes BC.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Social or Urban planning or a related field.
  • Considerable experience in the planning, development and implementation of programs, with specific experience in the delivery of social housing programs and services for vulnerable populations.
  • Considerable experience in developing, facilitating and managing relationships with a variety of external stakeholders, preferably involving the provision of supportive housing programs.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.
  • Criminal Record Check is required.


  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the philosophies, practices and standards relating to social housing program design, development, implementation and evaluation
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the housing and support needs of vulnerable populations
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of non-profit society governance, management and operation
  • Ability to learn and understand BC Housing’s mandate, programs and policies in delivering social housing to the vulnerable throughout the province
  • Ability to assess program requirements, develop policies, procedures and delivery strategies to meet operating mandates and expected outcomes, evaluate program effectiveness from a provincial perspective, and provide recommendations to improve program implementation and management
  • Ability to establish and maintain constructive working relationships with Operations managers and staff, other Branches and various external stakeholders including housing associations, health authorities and provincial and federal governments to address issues relating to the delivery of social housing programs across the province
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting.
  • Effective consultative, facilitation, negotiation, conflict resolution, problem solving and consensus building skills
  • Effective planning, organizational and leadership skills
  • Effective leadership, verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

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