Manager of Community Development Programs
Regular, Full Time $27/hr
Vancouver, with some travel throughout Metro Vancouver required.
Posting Period
Job Description

The Manager of Community Development Programs is responsible for the oversight of seven YWCA Community Development Programs across Metro Vancouver, and for the supervision of the Community Development Coordinators at each site.  


  • Ensure the consistent delivery of Community Development Programs in YWCA housing sites
  • Responsible for the hiring and supervision of Community Development Coordinators, including bi-weekly one to one meetings
  • Conduct regular onsite visits to each Community Development Programs
  • Facilitate monthly meetings of the Community Development Program Team
  • Work collaboratively with the Housing Services Team
  • Create and monitor the Community Development Program budgets
  • Work with the Community Development Coordinators to complete Balanced Scorecards
  • Work with the Community Development Coordinators to complete annual program inventories
  • Fill in for Community Development Coordinators during their vacations
  • Community networking, attend meetings and workshops as needed
  • Public speaking on issues impacting single mothers
  • Other duties as required.


  • Able to articulate community development principles 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Some supervision experience
  • Some experience managing budgets
  • Appropriate boundaries
  • A valid clear criminal record check (including working with vulnerable populations) is required.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Outlook, Share Point, One Drive, Relias Training, ADP Workforce Now and/or Safetyline an asset; and
  • Successful applicants are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, exemption requests must be supported by valid, legal documents.

Help us make a difference
YWCA Metro Vancouver operates on the ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. YWCA Metro Vancouver also acknowledges the unceded territories of Semiahmoo and the Stó:lō peoples, including the Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem and Qayqayt Nations, as well as the treaty lands of the Tsawwassen Nation.

As an equity-seeking organization, the YWCA Metro Vancouver values its diverse workplace and is committed to fostering a community of inclusion and belonging. Women, Black, Indigenous People, People of Colour, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, people with disabilities and people from other marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply


Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an inclusive and rewarding workplace. Candidates are invited to send resumes by January 25, 2022 to:

Lisa Rupert
Vice President, Housing Services and Violence Prevention
YWCA Metro Vancouver

We thank all who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. YWCA Metro Vancouver is committed to ensuring that the application and interview processes are accessible to all applicants; if you require accommodations or have other questions, please contact the hiring manager as listed.  All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business needs.