FILLED – Program Manager – Changing Directions in Support of Aboriginal Youth



Job title Program Manager – Changing Directions – Williams Lake
Reports to Director of Court Services
Status Permanent – Full Time (35 hours per week)
Salary  50 – 55 K/ year

Through this first-of-its-kind program in B.C., we are assisting the two communities of Nanaimo and Williams Lake in reaching out to Indigenous youth between the ages of 12 and 18 to  empower them whenever they need additional support to reach their full potential. Understanding the unique strengths and challenges our Indigenous young people face, we believe we can help them make decisions that positively impact their lives.

If you are passionate about providing Indigenous youth with tools and resources to empower them to be successful in life,  providing a meaningful change in their lives and the lives of their families and their community, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for an individual that is highly motivated, creative and who possesses the leadership abilities to be able to guide its Support Workers (2) in Williams Lake through the process of providing guidance and helpful resources and tools to better support the Indigenous youth. You must have a great Business Acumen understanding to be able use budgets, data analysis and other tools to achieve the best possible outcomes for the program.

As a Program Manager you must be connected to the Indigenous Culture and traditional practices that will guide your work from an Indigenous world view. This position will be based in Williams Lake.

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and a demonstrated ability to work with Indigenous people. Preference will be given to individuals with an indigenous background as per section of Section 41 of the Human Rights Code.

For a full Job Posting, please click on this link: Program Manager – Changing Directions – Job Posting

To apply, email your full application, including your resume AND Cover Letter to with the subject: Program Manager – Changing Directions – WL – August 2018

The Program Managers salary is in line with the salary grid for the specific funder. All positions with the Association are subject to the continuation of funding. Among other benefits, you will have 3 weeks of holidays after your first year of work and will earn 1.5 sick days per month. You will also be eligible for extended medical and dental benefits, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D and employer contribution towards your pension plan.

Best than all, you will be helping your community and Canada as a whole while advancing your career and creating meaningful change in this beautiful community.

We would like to thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.