Job Posting 89774

Director of Supportive Housing
Prince George Native Friendship Centre
1600-3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC V2L 3G6
closes in 7 days (Wed, 7 Dec)
full time

The Prince George Native Friendship Centre (PGNFC) delivers programs and services through a lens of reconciliation, as we have been doing since the inception of the PGNFC for the past 50+ years. A key component of this journey is ensuring the voices of each person is heard and included in our trauma informed and culturally dynamic approach; this perspective is critical to reconciliation. We respect and honour people’s stories as they share their experiences, perspectives, and beliefs in the direction we are taking as an organization; we view this as a strengths-based process, where we build upon the multitude and diversity of existing strengths.


Do you have proven leadership skills, and experience overseeing the coordination of Housing programs and services with proven or lived experience with indigenous in-service delivery of culturally responsive programs and services?


Come join our dynamic, highly motivated, Senior Leadership team, as a:


Director of Supportive Housing


Reporting to the Executive Director, you will be responsible for the coordination of the following housing programs and services: for Ketso Yoh Program for Men:  Outreach, Emergency Shelter (24 beds), Supportive Recovery Housing (11 beds), and Transitional Housing (16 units); T’se Koo Huba Yoh for women: 17 units of transitional housing; House of Friendship: 30 beds of coed Emergency Housing, Drop in Centre and Personal Storage Program (100 spots for storage) and Friendship Lodge: 30 units of transitional co ed Housing.


The Director of Supportive Housing must have a history of demonstrated dynamic leadership and possess the following Education and Experience:


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Education, Political Science, History, Indigenous Studies, Public Administration, Health Sciences, or other comparable areas of study
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in a leadership role in a comparable field, or a combination of relevant experience, education, and training will be considered
  • Extensive knowledge of Supportive Housing programs and services provided in urban Indigenous communities.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience, at a management level.
  • Proven experience in proposal writing, formal reports, reports on activities/critical incidents, strategic work plans, goals and objectives.
  • A thorough appreciation, awareness, working experience and sensitivity of Indigenous history and culture, as well as a thorough understanding of the complexities of working with diverse populations.
  • A sound understanding of, nonprofit organizations, especially the Friendship Centre movement.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with local, regional, provincial and national partners of the PGNFC.
  • Professional communication proficiencies including presentation skills, writing ability, computer proficiency and authentic interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, leadership skills and visionary ability to inspire and empower others.
  • Demonstrated ability to model professional, ethical and collaborative behaviours consistent with the position.
  • In-depth knowledge of the social service sector, community-based programs and services, funding sources, community, and board relations.


Additional qualifications include a:

  • Successfully complete Criminal Record Clearances, including Enhanced Security Clearance.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and provide a driver’s abstract.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours including on call, evenings & weekends.



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