Join our Dynamic Team! Looking for a rewarding career in the non-profit sector? SOS is an award-winning charitable organization that has been making life better for residents in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region since 1968.  What you’ll love about SOS:  Great company culture.  We value each member of our team and what they bring to our organization. Our staff are passionate about their work and together we strive to maintain a positive, supportive, and respectful work environment, and work-life balance.  Competitive salary.

Love to organize play and to create activities that brings joy and builds confidence in children, youth and families? Have a passion to interact and create a safe space for children, youth and families through meals, fun-filled arts and crafts and connecting them to community resources? Join our Child, Youth and Family Programs Team!                                                                                                 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides coordination and administration of early years, youth and family group programs and events that include: Planning, preparation and facilitation of meals, arts, crafts and activities.
  • Promotes engagement and positive development through strong relationship building with participants, active involvement, positive role modeling and well developed communication skills.
  • Ensures the goals and objectives of the program are met within a team environment.
  • Assesses participant needs and refers to appropriate internal and/or external resources.
  • Supervises and evaluates program staff and volunteers.
  • Utilizes social media to engage participants.


  • Degree in related discipline is preferred. At least two years previous related experience in program development and delivery and supervision of front-line staff. 
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs and program development.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a Class 5 Driver’s License.

Hours of Work:       35 hours/week, including evenings and weekends as required.
Rate of Pay:               Dependent on qualifications and experience + Benefits after 6 months
Deadline:                    July 30, 2021

Submit cover letter and resume to:
Child, Youth and Family Programs Manager,
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 West Hirst Avenue,
Parksville, BC V9P 2G9.

Note:  Police Information Check and provincial Criminal Record Check required.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.