Manager of Foundry Development

Job No: PCRS38
Location: Surrey

Foundry Development Centre - Surrey

Term Full Time (35 hours/week) (Grid 50) (One year Term)

PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.

Position Summary:

The Manager of Foundry Development aims to carry out the strategic objectives of the Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) to ensure the provision of effective and efficient services to our participants. As a member of the leadership team, the manager fosters and influences the agency’s relationships with funders, and develops and supports broad external partnerships.

This position will be responsible for co-leading the development phase of a large Foundry centre for Surrey.  The successful applicant will have a demonstrated background in collaborative community development, fundraising, and experience in supporting community tables with multiple partners, youth and families.  The successful applicant will have an understanding of how multi-disciplinary teams from substance use, mental health, social services, peer supports and primary care can work together to bring one-stop care and support for youth.   

This position will be responsible for youth and family engagement, a strong belief in youth and family inclusion in leadership, trauma-informed practice and culture sensitivity is required.  The manager has extensive knowledge of Surrey and its geography, the community partners and understands the diverse needs of the community. 

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Primary Duties:

  • Lead and support fund development opportunities.
  • Lead and support community tables such as Funders Table, Local Leadership Table, Youth Advisory Council and Family Advisory Council.
  • Build collaborative, intentional partnerships with diverse partner agencies including funders.
  • Implement and evaluate the Agency Operational Plan.
  • Participate in financial planning and oversite.
  • Understand and apply the PCRS’s policies and procedures.
  • Apply Occupational Safety and Health standards to safeguard the health and safety of staff.
  • Work collaboratively with Foundry Central staff, community partners, family and youth.
  • Work with the PCRS board of directors and their committees as required.
  • Ensure CARF and funder standards are met.

Academic and Job Experience Required:

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, combined with at least five (5) years’ experience in a senior leadership/manager position, preferably directly responsible for community development and fundraising.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in community development.
  • Experience in youth and family engagement.
  • Demonstrated experience in working collaboratively with executive leadership.

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License with business use insurance.
  • Use of own vehicle will be required for travel within lower mainland up to 50%.
  • The schedule involves regular evening and the potential for weekend meetings.

Desired Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in project management, fiscal management.
  • Experience creating and working within a culturally inclusive environment for staff, partners, and participants.
  • Effective leadership, team building and mentoring skills.
  • Strong verbal, interpersonal, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills: the ability to balance multiple, often conflicting priorities.
  • A sound understanding of substance use, mental health, and trauma-informed practices.


Michelle Shaw, Director of Operation Fraser South         

Salary Range:     $38.56/hour – $46.28/hour, Plus term benefit package (100% employer-paid)

Closing Date:     July 10, 2020, at 4:30 p.m.

“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”

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