Job Posting 91388

Seniors’ Food Program Supervisor
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closes in 2 days (Tue, 7 Feb)
full time  •  $22.26 plus health benefits.

Working with the Program Coordinator, the Seniors’ Food Program Supervisor will work with a team of volunteers to deliver a range of seniors’ food programs to frail seniors living in Burnaby, including grocery shopping, food bank and meal delivery programs.


General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To manage daily operations, including organizing and distributing food hampers and subsidized prepared meals
  • To recruit, train, and support volunteers for grocery shopping and meal deliveries
  • To assess seniors’ needs and provide referrals to appropriate internal and community services and supports
  • To oversee the evaluation and reporting process. This involves gathering statistical information on contacts made and preparing progress reports on a monthly and annual basis
  • To provide oversight of project budgets and spending
  • To attend meetings that relate to seniors issues as necessary
  • To work as part of the BNH staff team and perform related and other duties as assigned


  1. Degree or diploma in a seniors’ related field or equivalent training and/or experience working with seniors in a community based setting.
  2. Strong skills and experience working with seniors and volunteers
  3. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  4. Excellent communication, writing, planning and problem solving skills.
  5. Proven ability to work effectively with diverse populations and with a broad range of community and public partners.
  6. Knowledge and experience with utilizing a Community Development Approach while working with seniors.
  7. Passion for supporting seniors to overcome social isolation and encourage the building of their strengths and active participation in the community
  8. Willingness to be flexible and adaptable in the workplace
  9. Proficient with computer programs, including Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams), and virtual platforms (e.g., Zoom)
  10. Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  11. Current Emergency first-aid certification
  12. Current Food Safe certification
  13. Second language is an asset

Other Details: 

  • BIPOC and 2SLGBTQIA+ candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Must have a valid Vaccine Passport



Program Supervisor reports to the Seniors Food Program Coordinator


Hours & Pay rate:  

35 hours per week

Rate of pay $22.26 plus health benefits.



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