Careers

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

The Phoenix Drug & Alcohol Recovery and Education Society’s (the Phoenix Society) mission is to encourage and assist British Columbians in achieving personal, family and community health and wellness free from addiction and homelessness. The Phoenix Society partners with local, provincial and federal government to support and enhance citizen engagement, accessibility and social inclusion.

The Phoenix Society strives to foster and build individual and community capacity. The Phoenix Society is guided by the core values of Social Justice; Relationships Built on Safety, Trust, and Integrity; Social Innovation for Individual and Community Well Being.

The Phoenix Society is seeking a visionary leader to continue the legacy of meeting community needs with innovative solutions. Reporting to and appointed by the Board of Directors, the CEO will advance the organization’s strategic vision and mission, through operational leadership and oversight. The CEO will guide and support the highly committed and engaged leadership team in the delivery of efficient, effective and innovative housing, workforce training and recovery programs and services. As spokesperson and steward for the organization, the CEO will facilitate stakeholder and funder relationships to strengthen partnerships, opportunities and community impact.

The successful candidate will have a graduate degree (ideally in Business Administration or Behavioural Sciences) supplemented with approximately 10 years of senior leadership experience in the social services (an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered). The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of community service program delivery with a demonstrated knowledge of non-profit management. The role requires excellent interpersonal communication and team building skills, with a commitment to building a positive and effective organizational culture.

Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with the Phoenix Society, please contact Paul Phillips or Carol Robinson at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to info@hwest.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We will respond to all who express interest.

 

Our goal is to offer meaningful connections and sustainable solutions to the problems of addiction and homelessness in the community.