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Temporary Program Manager


Position: Temporary Program Manager

Location:  Georgia House

Hours: 40 Hours week. Must be available to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

We are looking for a Temporary Program Manager to join our Sources Community Living team! This individual must be compassionate, driven and possess strong leadership skills.

About Sources

SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization providing support and hope to communities in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island, and across Northern BC.  Sources strives to create vibrant and resilient communities through support to adults, children, youth, and families facing challenges in life such as mental health, disability, poverty, substance use, and conflict. We support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.

Sources is committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth and reconciliation. People of all races, cultures, ethnicities, LGBTQ2S+, and abilities are welcomed to work with us. We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we promote our mission: social wellness for our community.

Sources Community Living

Sources Community Living provides all-encompassing care for residents who have been referred to us by Community Living British Columbia. We are a COA accredited non-profit agency and are licensed by Fraser Health Community Care. Chestnut House is one of Sources many community living programs that provide residence to adults with developmental disabilities and/or autism who require assistance in their day to day lives. Our mission is to enable the pursuit of the best quality of life possible for residents. We do this by fostering independence, well-being and social participation and our Program Managers play a vital role in this development.


  •  Program Management- ensure all policies and procedures are followed and in accordance with Sources, CLBC, Fraser Health Licensing, Council on Accreditation standards and Worksafe BC
  •  Personnel Management- not limited to but includes: recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training,   evaluating and coaching staff. Conducts performance corrections and responds to grievances as   needed. Prepares the staffing schedule and provides input on staffing models.
  •  Program Development- provides ongoing assessment of services offered and delivered. Actively   searching for new opportunities for the residents to grow, develop life skills and engage in   community.
  •  Resident Care- Advocates for and ensures client care is delivered at the highest standard, while   maintaining health, emotional, family and community supports.
  •  Fund management- maintain program expenses within the allotted budget. Prepare financial   reports and submit expenses within a timely manner. Maintain the physical building ensuring the   home is upkept, safe, homey, and clean.


  •  Degree (strongly preferred) or diploma in a discipline related to developmental disabilities with a   minimum of two years supervisory experience.
  •  Experience working with people with Autism or other developmental disabilities.
  •  Experience with and/or knowledge of various behaviour support designs including positive   behavioural support and intervention strategies.
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  •  Willing and able to work daytime, evening and weekend hours as required based on the needs of   the program.
  •  Possess strong interpersonal skills to maintain positive working relationships with families,   professionals, and community members.
  •  Demonstrated ability to problem solve and work independently.
  •  Proven leadership skills including team development.
  •  First Aid and CPR training must be current and equivalent to Worksafe/Licensing requirements.
  •  Completion of NCI provided by Sources.
  •  Must possess a current Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License
  •  Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  •  In good physical condition

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Dependent upon return of employee.


100% employer paid coverage for extended health and dental
Long term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental death & dismemberment coverage
Employee & Family Assistance plan
Pension plan
Generous paid time off, starting at 3 weeks 
Closing Date:  September 23, 2023.  Internal candidates will be contacted by Sept 25, 2023.

How to apply: All resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter and emailed to Christine Conlin, Executive Director of Community Living Services,   Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.