Location: Victoria, BC
Schedule of Work: 37.5 hours per week
Supervisor: Executive Director
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Posting Closing Date: June 24, 2020
AVI Health and Community Services (AVI) is a community-based organization with offices in the communities of Greater Victoria, Westshore, Nanaimo, the Comox Valley, and Campbell River. AVI’s mission is to promote health, dignity, and well-being for all people affected by HIV, HCV, and substance use by delivering sex-positive and harm reduction based education, prevention, and support services.
AVI delivers a broad array of harm reduction services including the operation of substance use health clinics in Nanaimo and the Westshore. AVI has an operating budget in excess of 4 million with funding from Island Health, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and more than 20 other funders. We have approximately 85 full and part-time unionized staff working across Vancouver Island.
Working at AVI
- AVI offers a casual, supportive work environment with the following benefits:
Vacation and sick leave – 4 weeks annual vacation to start with yearly increments and paid sick leave
- Health and Welfare benefits including extended health, long term disability, dental coverage, life insurance and an employee assistance program
- Pension benefits through the Municipal Pension Plan
- Professional development opportunities
- A flexible working schedule
The Program Manager will be responsible to provide leadership to a highly skilled and knowledgeable team delivering front-line client service programs in Victoria. This position will suit a person with experience in the not-for-profit sector who is looking for an enhanced scope of responsibilities in a dynamic and community focused organization. To be successful in this position you will need a sense of humour, a relational leadership approach and a strong background in direct client service. The Program Manager contributes to the development of organizational strategies, policies and practices including the promotion of values based leadership that aligns with mission and strategic direction of
Application deadline is June 24, 2020.