Job Posting 90470

Program Manager
Atira Women's Resource Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver (Strathcona / Chinatown / Downtown Eastside)
closed 3 days ago (Fri, 3 Feb)
full time  •  $69,000 - $75,000 based on experience, plus generous leave, benefits and pension package

Competition Number: VR-22381-VB
Type: Internal & External– Full-time (Indeterminate)
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week (Monday through Friday; 8:30 a m to 5 p m)
Compensation: $69,000 - $75,000 based on experience, plus generous leave, benefits and pension package
Program & Location: Veronica Block Support Recovery Housing for Women – Downtown Eastside, Vancouver


About Us:
Atira Women's Resource Society, an award-winning nonprofit organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices and where a job is more than a pay cheque. We offer the opportunity to work alongside a remarkable group of women working to make the world a more just place, one woman, one child, one home, one job at a time.


About the Job:
Reporting to the Director, Supportive Housing, the Program Manager at Veronica Block will supervise and support front line staff, as well as ensure effective program/service delivery consistent with Atira’s mission, vision, values, philosophy and the program mandate, as well as our legal, contractual, budgetary, regulatory and other requirements. They will also develop long-range program plans that meet Atira’s goals and objectives.

As Veronica Block is a program specifically for First Nations, Métis, and Inuk women and children, only resumes from qualified First Nations, Métis, and Inuk applicants are being considered at this time.


About You:
You are a feminist, passionate about the work of ending violence against women and children and creating safe and welcoming spaces for women who have experienced marginalization and exclusion. You embrace Atira’s mission, vision, values and philosophy. You have a well-developed understanding of and commitment to anti-oppression work and intersectionality. You are familiar with colonialism especially as it applies in Canada and you understand the impact of the residential school system. You are committed to working with women who are struggling with substance use and or mental wellness and understand and are comfortable working within a harm reduction environment. You are an ally to transgender and non-binary people. You support sex worker rights. You question actions inconsistent with our values and you treat everyone with fairness and respect, independent of their status or disagreement with you. You hire great women and expect great things from them. You inspire others with your eagerness for excellence. You create an environment where women can flourish and grow and you seek what is best for Atira and the women we serve, rather than what’s best for you and or your team. You challenge the status quo to improve quality and sustainability and you take smart risks and make tough decisions without agonizing. You have significant experience as a front-line support worker working with women and children who have experienced trauma and who struggle with substance use and or mental wellness. You have worked in a role supervising and supporting front-line staff. You also have a degree, diploma or certificate in a relevant discipline or the equivalent combination of skill-based training and experience. Lived expertise is an asset, as is living in the community in which you work. Atira strives to hire staff who reflect the people we serve.


Additional Requisites/Assets:
• All positions are subject to a criminal records review (submitted by Atira).
• Covid-19 (including boosters) & Annual Flu Vaccinations are required, unless with a valid exemption

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