Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a large not-for-profit agency that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our communities from Vancouver to Hope. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities. Our strong agency values of advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being guide us in our work with participants and how we support our diverse staff. We place a high value on work-life balance. This is demonstrated through our compensation and comprehensive/fully employer-paid benefits package, including extended health and dental, sick leave, Municipal Pension, and flexible work options for many positions. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program, including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining a work-life balance. We take care of our people who care for the people we serve.
The manager aims to carry out the strategic objectives of PCRS to ensure effective and efficient services to our participants. As a leadership team member, the manager fosters and influences the agency's relationships with funders and maintains broad external contacts. This position requires a sound understanding of the roots of homelessness, addiction, trauma-informed care, adolescent development, service operations and management, applicable legislation, staff leadership, advocacy, team building, contract management, culture sensitivity, and service evaluation.
The role oversees contract management, program, community, and partnership development and supports a large multi-disciplinary team. The manager is accountable for co-leading Surrey Youth Services and is directly responsible for the oversight of a designated Youth Hub as well as programming in Surrey, Delta and Tsawwassen. The portfolio may include housing, outreach services, newcomer and immigrant services, counselling and family services, oversight of partnership education programming and/or an independent school. Surrey Youth Services and the Youth Hubs are collaborative centres with multiple partners delivering services to youth and families in the community; the successful applicant will have an in-depth knowledge of the service communities and the needs and experience leading in this multi-faceted community environment. The manager will have excellent working relationships and connections with MCFD and Fraser Health and understand substance use and mental health needs in the region.
The manager sits at various community tables and represents PCRS at all levels of government. The successful applicant will have experience with writing proposals and grants, have a passion for youth services in the community and will be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as needed.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
Master's or bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, (clinical is preferred) combined with at least five (5) years of experience in a senior leadership/manager position related to Youth Services. A combination of experience and education may also be considered. Knowledge of the community (trends, service needs) and excellent working relationships with Surrey NGO’s, community leaders, MCFD, FH, City of Surrey is highly desired.
Michelle Shaw, Director of Operations, Fraser South Region
Offer of employment is conditional upon the applicant providing us with proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19
"Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and visible minorities. Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our H.R. department at . Personal information will be kept confidential."
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