We’re looking to hire a Youth Program Manager to oversee the Promise Young Leaders Program as part of our core team in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
About Promise Vancouver
Promise Vancouver’s guiding principle is the core truth that every child is valuable and loved and it is our mission to help children and youth find security and wholeness in this knowledge. We are a Christian-based nonprofit organization, based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, and an independently operating member of UrbanPromise International. The Promise approach is to Reach a Child, Raise a Leader, Restore Community, which we put into practice through long-term relationships and intentional programs.
We offer two main programs: for grades 1 to 7 we have After-School Programs and Summer Day Camps where we strive to help children overcome systemic barriers by increasing their competencies in literacy, social connection, and mental health. For grades 8 to 12 we have the Young Leaders Program, a paid employment opportunity for teens where they lead and mentor their younger peers, receive mentorship, and gain valuable life skills.
What you’ll be responsible for
As our Youth Program Manager, you will oversee and mentor 15+ Young Leaders (grades 8-12) as they lead their younger peers through year-round programming in the Downtown Eastside. This is a full-time, permanent position at our location in Vancouver, BC, reporting directly to the Executive Director. As a leader on the programs team, your work will have an immediate and meaningful impact on children in a community that faces complex challenges.
Manage and mentor our team of Young Leaders (YLs)
Develop and grow the Young Leaders (YL) Program to ensure lasting success
Collaborate to achieve the mission and goals of Promise Vancouver
What you’ll bring to the table
As our Youth Program Manager, you’ll be joining a dynamic team that is making a meaningful impact on families in the Downtown Eastside community. Benefits for full-time, permanent staff include a competitive salary, extended health and dental insurance, a flexible work schedule, generous vacation time, and a work environment where you will feel inspired, challenged, and supported.
Sound like you? We would love to get to know you! Send your cover letter and resume to [email protected] and our team will follow up with you. All applicants will receive a response and qualified candidates will be asked to interview for this position.