Job Posting 90344

Manager, Services & Community Development (Employment)
Community Living British Columbia
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, BC, Canada
closes in 122 days (Thu, 8 Jun)
full time

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If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a Crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision of Communities of belonging, lives with connections. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community.

The Role:

As the Manager of Services & Community Development (Employment) at CLBC, you will be responsible for facilitating, managing, and administering CLBC funded services and supports including implementing continuous business improvement processes, resources, and tools in the areas of eligibility, service and support offerings, and individual, family, community and stakeholder engagement. You will further liaise and partner with other CLBC divisions, sector service providers, families, and self-advocates to ensure CLBC funded services and supports are effective, accessible, consistent, and accountable, in all regions. You would be responsible for managing the relationship between CLBC and British Columbia's Employment and Business Development Sectors to strategize, plan, coordinate, integrate and advance access to employment for CLBC-eligible individuals. This role does requires a high level of emotional and relational intelligence and represents CLBC at employment and sector meetings across the province and nationally/ internationally as required.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking community engagement and outreach to identify innovative ideas and promising practices associated with employment and business development opportunities as related to CLBC-eligible individuals.
  • Supporting the development, maintenance, and understanding of formal and informal agreements between CLBC and employment/business development sector partners including:
    • Leading and supporting the development of initiatives that increase access to appropriate employment options for CLBC-eligible individuals.
    • Ensuring the Service Delivery & Innovation Division Employment Team fulfills its mandate including effective management of CLBC's L.I.F.E. program.
    • Recruiting, hiring, and supervising staff that are hired for the Service Delivery & Innovation Division Employment Team and assigned projects.
    • Leading activities and initiatives to advance CLBC strategic direction and operations.
    • Manages initiatives and projects from initiation to closure.
    • Taking an active approach to risk management.

This role will also be responsible for managing a budget, inclusive of human resources, of approximately $1,000,000 to $2,000,000.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree, preferably in, Career or Employment development, vocational Rehabilitation, Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, or Counselling
  • At least 5 years of experience in the employment development field with demonstrated community development experience.
  • Experience in working with adults with intellectual disabilities and barriers to employment preferred
  • A relevant professional designation is preferred. This includes Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP), Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP), Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor/Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor (CRC/CCRC), Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluator (CCVE), or other related vocational/employment certification.
  • A combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Proven ability to manage and deliver in an environment of uncertainty.
  • Sound ability to navigate a complex and ever evolving and changing environment.
  • Ability to manage and deal with ambiguity.
  • Strongly driven and results oriented.

Benefits:

You will receive a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • extended health and dental
  • a BC Public Service Pension plan
  • generous vacation and special leave to help you achieve work/life balance
  • personal days
  • paid parental/adoption leave
  • life insurance, salary protection for sick days, and if needed, long-term disability
  • Wellness supports, including an Employee and Family Assistance Program, and a health and wellness incentive program.
  • Professional development programs provide continuous learning and the opportunity for professional development and skill-building

Travel and Flexibility: This position can work from any CLBC office. Utilizing a hybrid working model, this position combines on-site in office work with work-from-home flexibility. Occasional travel as required throughout BC. Use of own vehicle on expenses. Possession of a Class 5 driver's license and a clean driver's abstract is required.

Additional Info:

This position is posted to fill a new vacancy
Term/Status: Permanent/Full time
Classification/Salary: Excluded

The health and safety of our team and communities is paramount to CLBC. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Closing date: December 23, 2022

Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.

Successful applicants are subject to a criminal record review check.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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