Covenant House Vancouver is the premier provider of services to at-risk and homeless youth in Vancouver. With over 200 employees and an operating budget of $17M annually, Covenant House is poised to continue its growth, providing more services to more youth.
The Government Relations department has been providing strategic guidance to the executive team for two years. During that time, we’ve successfully increased our profile and advocacy with all levels of government and secured additional government funding to complement our private fundraising.
If you love government relations and advocacy and want to help change the world for young people, join our team!
The Government Relations Advisor is responsible for supporting the long-term growth of government revenue to Covenant House Vancouver. This position plays a vital role in proactively developing and maintaining strong, sustainable relationships with relevant government ministries and departments. As an ambassador for Covenant House Vancouver, this position has the skill to create and implement a sound government relations strategy, navigate in complex environments, and the ability to identify issues and trends that are relevant to and/or may affect the work of our agency. The Government Relations Advisor will work with the Executive Director and Program Director to create proposals to generate revenue, and displays an exceptional level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and would like to be a part of a family like organisation with excellent growth opportunities, please send us your resume. We also offer a great benefits package, competitive salary and the opportunity to attend a variety of training courses all paid for by Covenant House
Covenant House Vancouver celebrates quality and diversity in the workplace. Our commitment is to ensure equity in employment, and we affirm and welcome applicants from all backgrounds of race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation and age, except as prescribed by law. We encourage applicants from qualified aboriginal persons, persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and others with the skills and knowledge to effectively engage with those from diverse backgrounds
As soon as possible
Posting will remain open until filled