Job Posting 99359

Housing and Transitions Supervisor
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 3 days (Mon, 26 Feb)
full time  •  salary range $58,312 - $64,682

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Housing and Transition Supervisor 


Housing and Transition Supervisor Competition #10-24


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 inclusive programs of shelter and drop-in, safe houses and other unique programs are committed to being a community leader in harm reduction work and fostering low-barrier spaces where all youth are welcome. 


This position is responsible for the coordination of the day-to- day operations of the 10K Supported housing program, the case management of the youth, and the supervision of staff working in transition programming, This position reports to the Manager of Supported Housing and Transitions.


About our Opportunity:


Our Valued Benefits:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Starting at three weeks’ vacation for full time staff and growing to more +
  • Three (3) paid household leave days a year
  • Two paid Wellness Days a year
  • Paid sick days
  • Two and a half paid Agency days for full time staff
  • Five paid days for education leave/year
  • One paid Moving Day/year
  • Subsidized professional association annual dues (if applicable)
  • Possibility of hybrid work/ remote work
  • A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity


Health and Wellness Resources:

  • Generous health/dental benefits after 3 months.
  • Three flex benefit options to meet your individualized needs
  • Option of psychological/counselling services (up to $1500/year)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Insurance, Travel insurance, ++



Pension: Pension plan enrollment for eligible employees



Work Hours: 35 hours per week


Salary: Grade 11 salary range $58,312 - $64,682


Location: 1138 Burrard St, Vancouver BC


Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until filled


What you bring:

Education, Training, Experience

  • Bachelor degree in social work, youth care or related field.
  • Minimum three years experience working with homeless and at risk youth in a one-to-one, advocacy and/or life skills support capacity, plus Two years experience in program coordination and/or supervision.
  • A combination of education, training and experience will be considered.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of community, social and health resources that is relevant to youth, specifically MCFD.
  • Personal Effectiveness, including integrity and ethical behavior, personal resilience, adaptability/flexibility, commitment to learning
  • Personal Leadership, including influence, initiative, judgment and decision making, creativity and innovation



Additional Requirements

  • Successful completion of criminal record check
  • Current First Aid, CPR
  • Non Violent Intervention Training
  • Food safe Level 1
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required


How to apply:

If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website,

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 #10-24 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.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.

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