Since 1952, Developmental Disabilities Association has been helping thousands of people in BC with developmental disabilities reach their full potential through support and advocacy. We have an amazing opportunity for a Manager in one of our Vancouver Community Programs. This talented and motivated leader provides a range of community-based day services to assigned participants, which will provide opportunities for participants to develop their vocational, educational and recreation/leisure abilities. Responsibilities include team leadership & management, facilitating training, hiring & recruitment and following and maintaining a budget. Come see what we’re all about. Go to for our latest blogs and then connect with us on social and say hello! Facebook: @dda604 Twitter: @dda604 Instagram: @developdda

JOB TITLE: Manager | #1471
SERVICE AREA: Vocational & Community Services
LOCATION: Vancouver
START DATE: January 17, 2022
TERM/STATUS: Permanent Full Time
SCHEDULE/HRS: Monday to Friday 7:30-15:00 // 37.5 hours per week
HOURLY WAGE: $31.41 as per collective agreement


The manager ensures a range of community-based day services to assigned participants, including: education, recreation, life skills and volunteering opportunities. They will design person centered programming schedules, facilitate behavioural support assessments, and monitor support plans. Additional responsibilities include providing leadership, staff management, and facilitating training as needed.


Education & Experience:
• Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, Business Administration, Management for Non-Profit, and/or degree or diploma in areas directly related to supporting people with developmental disabilities.
• Minimum one year direct experience with adults in a community setting.
• Two years’ experience in staff supervision, operational management, and budget administration.
• Preferred experience in the area of individualized service planning and behaviour management.
• Strong interpersonal communication & team building skills.
• Demonstrated competence in written and oral communication.
• Demonstrated competency in Microsoft Office applications.

Standard requirements of the Manager include:
• Criminal Record Clearance and Medical Clearance
• Valid First Aid & CPR
• Clean Driver’s Abstract
• Unrestricted Class 4 Driver’s License, or must be willing to obtain a class 4 unrestricted Driver’s license, with use of vehicle for work
• Demonstrated competency in English
• Eligible to work in Canada

• A fully employer-paid, comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Educational and training opportunities
• Flexible work schedules

*This position requires Union membership.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Posted by human resources in: Community & Day Programs, Department, Full-Time, Job Status