Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness Society

Type: Full-time
Start Date: February 1, 2022.
Salary: $34-$37 based on the following:
• Related education
• Management experience
• Demonstrated Occupational Health and Safety Knowledge
• Experience in the development and implementation of policy and procedures.

Benefits: Fully funded through the ACEHS once probationary period is completed!

Are you a person who is passionate about working with Indigenous Peoples experiencing homelessness and interested in providing culturally supportive care? The Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness Society (ACEHS) is seeking a Housing, Safety & Operations Manager to provide leadership at our culturally supportive houses and to oversee and support house managers, while ensuring occupational health and safety measures are in place and staff are trained and meet contractual obligations with housing funders.

As the Housing, Safety & Operations Manager, you are expected to ensure the following deliverables are met including but not limited to the following:

Supervision/Support for the Houses
• Supervise and support the house managers.
• Work with the house managers and Human Resources team to recruit, select, and interview new staff for the Houses.
• Support house managers to complete orientation sessions for new hires at the Houses.
• Work with the house managers to collaborate on staff capacity training needs.
o Coordinate the delivery and tracking of training as per the BC Housing Agreement directives.
• Attend senior management meetings and coordinate and lead house management team meetings as well as a monthly meeting with the Outreach Department manager distribute meeting notes and actions.
• Ensure monthly reporting is completed on schedule including submissions to BC Housing and the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.
• Support house managers in staff scheduling, timely completion of 90-day probationary reviews, and timesheets for payroll bi-weekly.
• Oversee the facilitation and coordination of transitions into new housing when required.
• On-call after hours bi-weekly and weekends as per operational requirements.
• Represent the ACEHS from time to time at community events and meetings as required.
• Provide monthly reports to the ED regarding family member demographics.
• Maintain and track and provide quarterly reports and analyses on incident reports including analysis.

Training, Capacity, & Policy Development
• Compile a handbook on Standard Operating Procedures and ongoing development.
• Submit HR and operations suggestions and policy drafts in relation to emerging organizational policy and procedural requirements.
• Make recommendations to the Human Resources team to implement new personnel policies and procedures.
• Work with the IHDR to develop a business case to establish credentialed training/education towards certificate, diploma and degree for support workers and house managers.

Occupational Health and Safety & Emergency Preparedness
• Chair the Occupational Health and
• Adhere to industry safety standards; Co-chair the Occupational Health and Safety Joint Committee; oversee the implementation of safety policies and procedures.
• Lead planning and operations regarding emergency preparedness for housing sites

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities:
Qualifications & Education
• Minimum 5 years experience in a management role
• Experience or personal insights into working cooperatively and non- judgmentally with people with disabilities, lived experience, addictions, etc. is required
• Experience working with Indigenous peoples and an awareness of the impacts of colonization is required
• Experience working with non-profit organizations, family support, social services, and/or chronic homelessness is considered an asset
• Preference may be given to those with experience coordinating events and community events.

Skills & Abilities
• Progressive understanding of persistent mental illness, addictions, and other challenges and how these impact people’s overall health, well-being, and quality of life
• Ability to work in a holistic, professional, and non-judgmental manner as you are working with a broad range of personalities, needs, cultures, lived experiences and abilities
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• Ability to effectively respond and adjust to unexpected events, assess high risk situations, problem-solve, provide crisis intervention, and manage conflict in a culturally supportive manner
• Ability to work independently and effectively respond to and manage competing demands while adhering to deadlines within a fast-paced environment
• Effective written, electronic, and verbal communication skills to facilitate interprofessional collaborative practice, healthy and culturally safe environments, and a respectful workplace for community members, staff, guests and volunteers
• Sound understanding of the intergenerational trauma that occurs because of colonization, Residential Schools, Sixties Scoop, and other oppressive systems as well as the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with Indigenous ancestry. The ACEHS values strength in diversity. As an inclusive employer that celebrates the gifts of all its staff, the ACEH encourages members of the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community to apply.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter which highlights how your knowledge, skills and abilities will culturally support and contribute to the ACEHS and our community.


To apply for this job email your details to jobs@achesociety.com