Manager, Directions Youth Services Centre
About this Role
Directions Youth Services is a division of Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV), which for more than 90 years has provided a variety of essential resources for children, families and individuals in the Greater Vancouver community. We believe in the resiliency of Vancouver’s youth who are at-risk, homeless, and street-involved. We assist youth under the age of 25 to get counselling for trauma, mental health or substance issues. Our teams strive to create spaces and build connections with youth who are facing challenges of street life, substance use, mental health concerns, and disconnection from their communities. Directions, which includes shelter and drop-in, safe houses and other unique programs, is committed to being a community leader in harm reduction work and fostering low-barrier spaces where all youth are welcome.
Working within the mission, vision, values and person-centred philosophy of the Agency, the Program Manager is responsible for the management, quality, and supervision of the designated program areas As a member of the management team, the Program Manager supervises staff members, participates in budgeting and manages within their budget, as well as fostering relationships with funders and other internal and external parties. The Manager will work with colleagues and co-workers in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve excellence in client centered care, within a complex and busy 24/7 environment that extends to the community. The Manager actively supports the Agency’s awareness and goals around justice, equity, truth and reconciliation.
About our Opportunity:
Our Valued Benefits:
Health and Wellness Resources:
Pension: Pension plan enrollment
Work Hours: 37.5 hours/ week
Salary: MGP 5 $85,624.50- $94,945.50 annual salary range
Location: Directions Youth Services, 1138 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC
Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until filled
What you bring:
Education, Training, Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
How to apply:
If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website, https://fsgv.ca/careers/
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove bias and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles with the Agency.
If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #13-23 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to for follow-up. **if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**
Our programs are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw(Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), Qayqayt,Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwekwetlem,Semiahmoo,Matsqui,and Tsawwassen First Nations. Huy ch q’u.
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