Join our Dynamic Team! Looking for a rewarding career in the non-profit sector? SOS is an award-winning charitable organization that has been improving the lives of 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. Work-life balance. At SOS we are serious about self-care and know that happy, healthy staff make great employees. Full-time employees start at 2-weeks’ vacation, which increases to 3 weeks after 2 years. Plus, employees get extra paid days off for their birthdays and around Christmas and Easter. Competitive salary and health benefits.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Oversees the day-to-day functions of client service programs for adults and seniors in District 69, ensuring program goals and objectives are met and maintained.
• Provides program planning, coordination, and administration.
• Provides leadership, supervision and support to client services staff, volunteers, and contractors.
• Fosters and encourages strong community relationships.
• Provides support and coverage for front line client service program staff, including reception, client intakes, assessments, referrals, and advocacy, as needed.

Qualifications & Skills:
• Post-Secondary education in a related field supplemented by at least five years related direct client service delivery experience in social work or related field, including program development and coordination.
• Demonstrated leadership skills and three years supervisory experience with a focus on teamwork.
• Demonstrated goal setting, critical thinking, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively with staff, volunteers, non-profit groups, agencies, and organizations.
• Ability to remain calm and professional under pressure and deal with challenging client situations.
• Ability to function independently, frequently under pressure, while managing competing priorities and deadlines, including effectively managing emergency situations.
• Strong administrative skills, including knowledge and experience in office procedures and computers, working with accuracy and attention to detail.

Hours of Work:     35 hours per week, Monday – Friday
Compensation:     Dependent on Experience
Start Date:               Late August or Early September
Deadline:                  August 14, 2022
Note:                          Police Information Check, proof of full COVID-19 Vaccination status (including boosters, proof of legal exemption), and valid Class 5 Driver’s License required.

Submit resume and references to:
Administration & Client Services Manager
Society of Organized Services (SOS),
PO Box 898, 245 Hirst Avenue West,
Parksville BC V9P 2G9
Email: adminsupport@sosd69.com

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