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SENIOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (Full Time Position)

Job Summary
The Senior Social Development Manager contributes to the overall success of the organization by coordinating delivery of social assistance, and other related services in the community according to the organization’s vision,
objectives, and strategic direction. The Senior Social Development Manager position liaises with other service providers to meet community needs, training and development and general assistance working toward integrated
holistic programs and services.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Conducts interviews to assess eligibility for social assistance, completing all necessary forms to determine eligibility
2. Collects specific documents from clients to support their claims
3. Issues social assistance cheques
4. Performs yearly review with individual clients to ensure proper documentation is on file
5. Liaises with health and social development teams to jointly develop and coordinate mutually agreed upon priorities and activities relating to programs and services
6. Maintains good working relationships and effective communications between workers and clients internally and within the support organizations
7. Meets regularly with government bodies, industry, First Nations organizations, etc. to share information and identify problem areas, then work towards developing solutions to issues
8. Takes responsibility for the orientation, performance review and development of staff
9. Manages team performance by setting expectations and regularly reviews performance with staff; acts as coach and mentor to address performance issues; and consults with CAO when progressive disciplinary actions are required
10. Establishes and maintains annual operating budget and works to secure adequate revenue and funding
11. Supervises the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of Social Development/Recreation programs/departments
12. Takes the lead on ensuring that operational plans for the departments and development of budgets occur. Monitor expenditures against those plans.
13. Other duties as assigned or required

Qualifications
1. Minimum 5 years social development, administration and managerial experience
2. Must be able to obtain and maintain a clean Criminal Records Check
3. Must be able to obtain and maintain a BC Driver`s Licence

Wages: $60,000-85,000 depending on education & work experience

Please submit cover letter and resume with 3 work related reference by February 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm to:

Aaron Mannella
Chief Administrative Officer
Williams Lake Indian Band
2672 Indian Drive
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 5K9
Fax: 250-296-4750
Email: maggie.berns@williamslakeband.ca