The Home Away Program of the Burn Fund aims to enhance survivor support services of the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund.
The Burn Fund is currently seeking a part-time contracted Program Manager for the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund’s HomeAway (HA – Short term housing) Program. This role is responsible for the day-to-day management of the HA Program, averaging between 15-20 hours per week depending on guest booking activity. Understanding and experience in the non-profit housing sector and issues related to short term housing an asset.
The Burn Fund Centre’s (23rd & Main Vancouver) 2nd floor is dedicated to housing burn & trauma survivors and their families during treatment at BC Children’s Hospital or the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund Burn, Trauma & High Acuity Unit at VGH; while undergoing follow up specialist or therapy appointments; as well as professional fire fighters and their families from around the province requiring to travel and stay in Vancouver for treatment.
The “HomeAway” floor consists of a housing service with 8 fully contained and accessible accommodation suites, insuite bathroom, kitchenette, smart tv, fire place and outdoor deck. The common areas include; an outdoor deck with water feature, family kitchen, living room and library/study with tvs, technology access and fireplace, laundry facilities, common bathroom and janitor room.
Guests may reside from a few days up to a longer term stay of 3 weeks to a few months. Cleaning staff will be responsible for daily cleaning of common areas and rotate weekly cleaning of suites and manage move out cleaning as necessary.
The goal of the program is to provide a high quality “Home Away from Home” experience to support survivors, fire fighters and their families.
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