Coast Mental Health

About Coast
Coast Mental Health (Coast) is one of the largest mental health non-profit societies in Canada, and operates a large array of innovative housing and community based rehabilitation services for people with a mental illness living in and around Vancouver. Coast operates in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia providing approximately 1000 people with supportive housing and 4000 clients living in the community with a wide variety of programs and services.
Coast fosters a client-driven, recovery-oriented environment that promotes restoring health, personal growth and a return to society for individuals with a mental illness through advocacy and providing direct programs and services.

The Role
We are currently seeking an experienced property manager to oversee a large and growing portfolio of supported housing and program facilities to complement our team. Working in the Properties team within the Finance division, this role will be responsible for fostering positive and collaborative relations with a unionized team of building operators, as well as staff across the organization, contractors, tenants, funders and other stakeholders to ensure the portfolio is maintained to the highest standard.
This is a multi-faceted role focused on the day-to-day management of property, maintenance, modernization, and improvement management, financial administration, leadership, and tenant management
Our properties team works closely with our program teams and interacts with a wide variety of mental health clients. We are looking for someone who will model and lead both compassion and has a deep understanding of the client-centered philosophy our programs are founded on.

Required Qualifications
• Proven success managing multi-unit properties/facilities
• Minimum 5 years progressive experience preferably in non-profit housing management
• Completion of a recognized property management program and/or designation, such as CPM, RPM, CPRPM, ARM or Licensed Property Manager, or equivalent
• Valid BC Driver’s License

Knowledge and Abilities
• Sound knowledge of building structures and systems
• Solid computer skills and experienced user of Property Management Software
• Demonstrated leadership skills (coaching, leading, and motivating a team)
• Supervisory experience preferably in a unionized environment
• Excellent mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills and ability to foster positive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Solid financial and budgeting skills
• Knowledge of regulatory policies pertaining to real estate management and development
• Knowledge of Societies Act, Community Care Licensing Act and Adult Community Care an asset
• Successful completion of a Ministry of Justice Criminal Records Check will be required

Why Coast
• We are a creative and flexible organization
• We believe in the person, not the disease
• We operate client-centered care under the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation
• There is a variety of work within a particular position and within the organization
• We strive to be the best that we can be
• We are accredited by Accreditation Canada
• We have won numerous awards for our innovative programming
• We are still small enough that we call you by name and not a number
• We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including a variety of options for extended medical, dental, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, pension and an Employee and Family Assistance program
• We have a generous time off plan to balance out work and life including vacation, sick days and personal days

If this position is of interest to you, please apply online at to posting number 2016-E12. Posting closes April 16, 2017

Closing Date: April 16, 2017

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