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Job Title: Program Manager

Start Date: Immediate

Position Type: Full-Time (1 Year Renewable Contract Position)

Salary: $60,000 – $75,000 (dependent on experience)

Location: Oakville, ON

Reports to: Executive Director

About Us

Oasis Youth Care Programs is a charitable organization with a Christian worldview committed to

serving vulnerable and at-risk youth by providing transitional housing, life skills, and mentoring.

Our mission is to empower homeless youth to overcome adversity, unlock their potential, and

become catalysts for transformation in our community.

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

Applications will be accepted until May 15th, 2024.

Please note, finalist candidates will be required to

complete a criminal record and vulnerable sector search, in addition to providing professional references.

Join our team and make a difference in the lives of young people in our community!

Position Overview

We are seeking a dynamic, resourceful and seasoned individual for the role Program Manager. As a member of the Oasis Management Team, the Program Manager will have oversight for the day-to-day operations and programs of the Youth Centre, while supporting the Executive Director in strategic fundraising initiatives and program design and development. The Program Manager plays a crucial role in ensuring excellence in our service delivery and in promoting the growth of our organization with key responsibilities that include (but not limited to):

Program Oversight

  • Provide strategic leadership, direction and execution of all aspects of Oasis Youth Care Programs.

  • Develop and implement program policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure effective program delivery.

  • Monitor program outcomes and evaluate effectiveness, making necessary adjustments to meet the needs of at-risk youth.

  • Lead the day to day operations management and manage all paid and voluntary staff

Team Leadership and Management

Recruit, train, and supervise frontline program staff, ensuring a supportive and empowering work environment.

Foster a culture of collaboration, excellence, and accountability among team members.

Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide ongoing coaching and support to staff.

Client Services

  • Oversee the intake process for at-risk youth entering the housing program, ensuring their needs are assessed and addressed appropriately.

  • Provide Case Management and develop individualized service plans in collaboration with clients and provide ongoing support and guidance throughout their participation in the program.

  • Coordinate with external agencies and service providers to ensure comprehensive support for youth in areas such as education, healthcare, and employment.

Community Engagement

  • Cultivate and maintain partnerships with government, local organizations, churches, volunteers, and community stakeholders to enhance program resources and support.

  • Represent Oasis Youth Care Programs at community events, meetings, and conferences to raise awareness and advocate for the needs of at-risk youth.

Financial Management and Funding Strategy:

  • Develop and manage program budgets in collaboration with the executive team, ensuring responsible stewardship of resources.

  • Identify funding opportunities and assist in grant writing and fundraising efforts to sustain and expand program initiatives.

  • Design, develop and oversee Fundraising initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in program management, preferably in the non-profit sector with a focus on youth services within marginalized communities and at-risk youth.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to find solutions, evaluate options, and expedite decisions.

  • Collaborative leader, with ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with youth, staff, community partners, funders, volunteers, and other stakeholders.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of best practices in youth development, trauma-informed care, and harm reduction strategies.

  • Experience managing program budgets and resources effectively

  • Commitment to the mission and values of Oasis Youth Care Programs, including a Christian worldview and dedication to serving others.

Get in Touch

Please submit a resume and cover letter to:

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