Clean Streets Supervisor - Women's Team

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About us
Mission Possible (MP) is a non-profit organization and social enterprise located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. We support individuals challenged by homelessness, poverty, addiction, mental illness, and other barriers to employment to achieve a renewed sense of dignity and purpose through meaningful work. Through our employment readiness program, and our social enterprises, MP Maintenance & MP Neighbours, we equip our program participants with the skills, confidence, and support they need to rejoin the workforce and rebuild a self-sustainable livelihood for themselves.

Tenacious. Empowering. Supportive. Humble. Compassionate. These are Mission Possible’s core values, and we’re looking for someone who also holds these values to join our incredible team as our Women's Team's Clean Streets Supervisor.

Position Type: Permanent - Full time; 40 hours per week; Tuesday to Saturday

Reports to: Clean Streets Coordinator

Compensation

  • $22-24 per hour to start. Will be reviewed annually
  • Life and extended health benefits after 90 days
  • Matching RRSP Plan
  • 3 weeks vacation
  • Professional development opportunities

Job Summary
By leading by example, the Clean Streets Supervisor will ensure women and non-binary people experiencing barriers to employment receive the hands-on training and tailored support they need to achieve their transition goals.
In addition, Clean Streets Supervisor will collaborate with the Employment Readiness team to support the development of the Women’s Track Program while providing quality street cleaning services to customers including City of Vancouver, BIA’s, and local businesses.

Working Conditions
This role is team-based. The Clean Streets Supervisor will be supervised by the Clean Streets Coordinator and will work alongside the MP Enterprise team and other departments. Most work will take place outside of MP’s office, either on a driving or walking route.

Requirements

  • Class 5 Driver’s License and a clean drivers’ abstract
  • Willing to complete a Background Check
  • Legally allowed to work in BC
  • Able to report to work at 7:30 am, Tuesday to Saturday

Qualifications

  • Great communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Work well independently and as a team member
  • Proficiency with computers for record keeping and emails
  • Completion of or a willingness to complete: OFA1 first aid, Mental Health First Aid, Overdose Prevention and Response, Trauma Informed Practice training
  • Experience in supervising teams, preferably with relevant experience working with women and non-binary people in the DTES
  • Knowledge of barriers impacting women and non-binary people in the DTES, including gender-based violence, mental health and substance use, unsafe living conditions, access to supportive resources

Duties

Clean Streets Team: Women’s Team

  • Models excellent work habits
  • Supervises and works alongside a small team to deliver safe, efficient, quality work
  • Communicate with customers as needed
  • De-escalate and resolve conflicts
  • Willing to perform other duties as assigned by the Coordinator.

Clean Streets Team: Co-ed’s Team

  • Work as a supervisor of a co-ed Clean Team as needed

MP Enterprise Team

  • Ensure all equipment and vehicles are being properly cared for and maintained and report service issues

Other duties as assigned by the Clean Streets Coordinator

We value, support, and thrive in a diverse and inclusive workplace. Those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

If you feel you're a good fit for this role, please apply with your cover letter and resume. We will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis until we find the right fit, so we encourage you to get your application in as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest!