Pacific Immigrant Resources Society Manager of Programs Part Time in Lower Mainland, BC

Pacific Immigrant Resources Society

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Manager of Programs
Lower Mainland, BC

Participate in PIRS budgeting and strategic planning processes and support PIRS fund development activities….

We are looking for a Program Manager who is innovative, creative and highly organized to manage programs that empower immigrant women and their children to participate fully in Canadian life. The ideal candidate will have excellent cross-cultural communication skills, a strong background in human resource management and be able to work across a wide range of fields including women’s (economic) development, settlement, ESL and early childhood development.

The Manager of Programs will oversee the day-to-day operations of PIRS programs, including managing staff, maintaining relationships with partners and ensuring that PIRS’s goals and objectives are being met through program planning, administration and relationship building.

The position is 28 hours per week. Salary is commensurate with experience ($23.65-25.75 per hour). This is a one year contract with the option to renew subject to available funding.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Overall coordination of PIRS programs, ensuring that they fit within PIRS’ mission, vision and goals.
  • Monitor and evaluate the delivery of programs for quality and ensure that PIRS is meeting its funded target deliverables within budget including developing efficient monitoring tools and ensuring that programs are collecting relevant data to meet PIRS’ evaluation and reporting needs
  • Write reports to funders and content for communications material and ensure that PIRS’ website and social media is up-to-date
  • Human resource management including contracting, assigning and supervising program staff, conducting regular performance reviews, developing and implementing ongoing staff orientation and training, recruiting and supporting contracted facilitators for specific groups
  • Ensure effective communication internally as well as with funders and community partners
  • Support the development of a volunteer program that extends PIRS’ mission including recruiting and supervising volunteers and practicums, including summer students, to support various aspects of the position and PIRS programs and activities
  • Participate in PIRS budgeting and strategic planning processes and support PIRS fund development activities. Supervise expenditures within assigned budgets and make budget recommendations.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent combination of experience and education. Human Resource Management, Social Work, Human & Social Development, or the Social Sciences, Early Childhood Education or TESOL certification preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in human resource and program management within the non‑profit sector; experience working with immigrant &/or refugee women and families of various backgrounds / ages preferred
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication skills (verbal and basic counselling, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills)
  • Demonstrated experience in team building, group facilitation, assessment and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of ESL, settlement, family resource, early childhood development resources and community in the Lower Mainland and ability to work collaboratively with existing service providers
  • Excellent time management skills with work prioritization abilities
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills
  • Proficient in the use of computers for word processing, budgeting, database, marketing, website management, social media and communication
  • Additional language skills an asset
  • Experience of CIC Language & Settlement programs an asset
  • Experience with proposal development an asset

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-23
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