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Community Living Services Program Coordinator

Merritt, BC

Interior Community Services is seeking a part-time Community Living Services Program Coordinator to oversee the Community Living programs and staff in Merritt, BC. The Community Living Services Program Coordinator is responsible for scheduling and supervision of program staff, maintaining positive relationships with clients, caregivers and funders, ensuring that the goals and objectives of the contracts are fulfilled, and managing the budgets and resources of the program.


  • Diploma in the Human/Social Services or related field and 3 years’ recent related experience including one year of related supervisory/leadership experience. Or a combination of education, training and experience.
  • Must have current CPR-C certification.
  • Must have a valid Class 5 driver’s license, safe driving record and own reliable vehicle insured with business use and 5 million liability Insurance


  • Strong demonstrated supervisory/leadership experience providing supervision, evaluation and administration to a program/team
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience with the CLBC programs
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Strong demonstrated experience in program coordination, planning, staffing and program development
  • Strong ability as a leader to support team cohesiveness and positive communication
  • Strong communication, documentation, interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interact effectively and support individuals with physical and developmental disabilities including strong experience providing life skills support and development
  • Ability to work co-operatively and effectively with funders, community professionals, staff, clients and families
  • Strong ability to recognize, analyze and deal effectively with aggressive behaviours and crisis situations using appropriate interventions
  • Strong ability to think critically, assess situations and problem solve effectively
  • Strong ability to monitor budgets, resources and spending
  • Strong written documentation including report writing
  • Strong communication, documentation and writing skills
  • Demonstrated professionalism, ethical decision making and accountability
  • Must be able to travel within the area serviced by the mandate of the programs

OTHER: This position is 16 hours/week. Flexible hours are required. This position is a unionized position and pay is set by the collective agreement starting at $22.93/hr.

The successful candidate must provide satisfactory criminal record checks (both RCMP and Ministry of Justice) as well as satisfactory supervisory references.

Please submit your coverletter and resume in application to the position by 4:30 pm December 8th, 2017 to