Temporary Program Director (Mat Leave Position)

The Salvation Army B.C. Fort St.John
July 5, 2019
Fort St.John, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume via email, with subject line of Program Director to Northern Centre of Hope Human Resources: employeerelations@nchope.ca
Closing date
July 26, 2019
Street Address
9824 99 Ave, Fort St. John


• Full Time, permanent. 12-18 months
• Hours: 40 hours per week


• Directs all aspects of the programs’ operations in accordance with the mission and values of The Salvation Army
• Plans, develops, maintains and monitors all aspects of the programs’ service delivery and administrative systems; implements new programs to meet changing needs
• Plans, develops and revises policies, protocols and day-to-day operating procedures for all areas of programs’ operation in compliance with government and Salvation Army standards including accreditation requirements
• Maintains and promotes effective working relationships and communications with government agencies, and community partners
• Hires, orientates, trains, evaluates, rewards, disciplines and terminates in consultation with Executive Director or designate; ensures staff safety in compliance with health and safety standards, and prepares, analyzes, submits and acts on incident reports; deals with complaints/grievances and may participate in union negotiations
• May plan the budget with the Executive Director for the program and ensures compliance with the approved budget; may authorize program expenditures up to a pre-determined amount
• Oversees and checks the maintenance and care of program facilities, including equipment, furnishings, and assessing capital needs; ensures compliance with all municipal licensing standards including fire, water, health and safety, etc.
• Prepares qualitative and quantitative operational reports as requested; develops quality assurance standards and measurements
• Oversees appropriate and effective case management system and practices
• Identifies and pursues opportunities to enhance program delivery by seeking community partnerships and or new funding sources
• Performs other duties as assigned


• The successful job applicant will have completed an Undergraduate University degree (e.g., B.A., B.Sc. B.Sc.N.). Minimum three to five years of prior related experience
• Strong service ethic will be team oriented & have the ability to take initiative
• Willingness to work with people from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds
• Criminal Record Check, CPR, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Training

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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