Director of Child and Youth Services

Community Connections Society of Southeast BC - Cranbrook, BC (30+ days ago)

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Position Title: Director of Child and Youth Services

Hours: Full Time

Starting Date: To be negotiated

Location: Cranbrook

Excluded Position

This position is considered an excluded position and a member of the Management Team of Community Connections Society of Southeast BC (CCS).

Position Summary

The Director of Child and Youth Services reports directly to the Executive Director and works collaboratively with the Director of Adult Services and the Bookkeeping/Payroll Administrator. The Director of Child and Youth Services will ensure coherence with budget and hiring in collaboration with the Management Team and the applicable Program Coordinators. This position will supervise, communicate and work collaboratively with the ‘Child and Youth’ programs located within the Kootenay Child Development Centre location. The broad range of duties include (but are not restricted to):

  • Human Resources policies, programs and related procedures and practices
  • Recruitment, orientation, staff development and training
  • Over seeing and adhering to CARF Accreditation Standards
  • Employee training and development tracking
  • Program and Discipline-specific Leadership
  • Program and Discipline-specific Staffing Support and Management
  • Occupational Health and Safety

Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in the field of Early Childhood Education/Child Youth and Family Studies
  • Three, or more, years’ experience working within Child Youth and Family Studies field
  • Three, or more years, supervisory experience
  • Three, or more, years administration experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A strong working knowledge & understanding of the principles of working with the children, youth and their families
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and direct and work with a diverse team and partner agencies

Special Conditions of Employment

The Director of Child and Youth Services must:

  • have, or be willing to complete, a current criminal record check
  • have a current driver’s license - use of personal vehicle required
  • have a driver’s abstract completed

Deadline for Applications: 4:00 PM November 15, 2019

Submit to: Community Connections Society

Attention: Gwen Noble Executive Director

209A 16 Avenue North

Cranbrook, B.C. V1C 5S8

Phone: (250) 426-2976 Fax: (250) 426-2978

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year


  • supervisory: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)


  • Cranbrook, BC (Required)


  • Drivers License (Class 5) (Required)


  • English (Required)