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Director of Programs for Lift Community Services


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Position:Director of Programs
Employer:Lift Community Services
Sector:Social Assistance
Closing Date:2024-Jul-22
Salary or Wage:$102,400.00 Annually
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP


- A Masterís level degree in social work or a health related field and five years direct experience and extensive leadership and supervisory experience in a mid-sized community organization (more than $3 million in annual revenue) or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
- Significant and demonstrated project management experience
- Demonstrated expertise in managerial finance and program budgeting and monitoring
- Excellent oral, written, facilitation and interpersonal communication skills
- Demonstrated teamwork, leadership, and supervisory skills
- Well-developed planning, organizing, controlling, and administrative skills
- Strategic orientation, leading through change, negotiation, inspiring innovation, participant-centered program delivery, emotional intelligence
- A proven track record of developing and supporting high quality programs and services
- Demonstrated coaching and facilitation skills
- Ability to build and maintain relationships and communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with external stakeholders, including funders, granters, and partner organizations
- Ability to organize work and manage competing priorities
- Ability to work independently, with a commitment to teamwork and collaboration
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Prior experience as a member of a leadership team

Duties and Responsibilities

Operations Management:
- Directing operations management and oversight for the organizations core programs and services across four departments
- Strengthening use of and implementing new support systems and platforms to facilitate program management and internal communications
- Ensuring consistent statistical and evaluative data collection, following established plans
- Human resources management for the core programs and services, and supervise departmental managers and clinical leads. Conduct weekly 1-on-1s with 4 direct reports
- Oversee program and service finances
- Oversee program and service risk management
- Monitoring policy and standards adherence and training operations for the four core service departments
- Oversee clinical health services for Lift in collaboration with external partners
- Implement strategic plan into program operations
- Ensure compliance with all funder requirements, including submitting necessary reports and other information
Leadership and Coaching:
- Lead the integration of change and transition for your teams
- Provide coaching and general support and lead team of department and clinical managers
- Actively support the individual leadership development needs of all direct reports
- As a member of the Lift Senior Leadership team, attend weekly meetings, monthly full-day meetings and an annual multi-day retreat
Program Development & Planning:
- Establish a funding model for all program departments and coordinate fundraising activities within that model
- Identifying and advising on policy to practice gaps and collaborating with the policy committee on solutions
- Participating in accreditation planning and implementation,
- Identifying required and optimal training needs
- Identify trends and best practises in non-profit community service delivery and coordinate necessary training and knowledge translation initiatives
- Participate in the development and monitoring of an evaluation and statistical collection plan for all Lift programs and services
Communications and Stakeholder Engagement:
- Develop and sustain relationships with existing and future funding partners of the core programs
- Conduct responsive and proactive communications with community and stakeholders
- Lead internal and external complaints reviews and response for four core service departments
- Participate in crisis communications and response

Additional Details

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