Chrysalis Society


Current Happenings

  • New Job Posting! - Accountant (Contract)

    Part-time, Contract, Permanent
    $40-50 an hour

    Contribute to the Society’s overall success by managing all aspects of the Society’s financial operations (750K annual revenues) and ensuring management & the Board receive accurate, timely and informative financial reporting


    • report directly to the Executive Director
    • uphold professional relations with all funding partners, including Vancouver Coastal Health plus all levels of government
    • oversee & lead annual budgeting & planning process, working closely with the Executive Director
    • develop budgets for grant proposals
    • prepare monthly financial statements on an accrual basis & provide succinct commentary explaining variances from budgets
    • oversee transactional data, ensuring all AR/AP schedules are updated/reconciled & cash flows are sufficient to support operational requirements
    • reconcile & report prepaid rents & assist with annual tenant reviews for BC Housing
    • ensure compliance in reporting with all requirements set out by funders, sponsoring agencies & government re: HSCIS (Health Sector Compensation Information System)
    • ensure compliance with statutory requirements of charitable organizations, as well as withholding & remitting CPP, EI, Income Tax, & making remittances for WCB and GST etc.
    • liaise with and prepare year end working papers for our annual audit examination


    • Professional designation (CPA) desirable; however, must have 2+ years of education towards a designation.
    • Experience with government-funded not for profit organizations
    • Proficient with Quick Books & Microsoft Office
    • Attention to detail & the bigger picture, highly organized, excellent time management skills
    • Ability to cooperate with all level employees, management, clients, & external agencies

    The candidate will maintain & role-model the philosophy & mandate of the Society in all situations when communicating with residents, co-workers & all members of the community in a non-judgmental, & approachable manner.

    Email: to apply.  

  • Give a Little, Change a Lot!

    Did you know that most women we serve come to us from the DTES but we're ineligible for the majority of government funding allocated for women-serving organizations because our homes and office are located outside of the DTES?  Read more about what makes Chrysalis unique in our latest report

    Thank you for supporting our unique vision and work with a monthly donation - when women heal, so do children, families & communities - healing for one is healing for many!  

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  • We're Hiring! 2 Positions Open...

    If empowering women to transform their health and lives is your calling, give us a call now!

    *Relief Support Workers are currently required for all shifts at New Dawn*

    (This role requires demonstrated working knowledge/relevant experience in the addictions/mental health sector generally, and/or with addictions-based residential treatment/supportive recovery programs specifically.)

    Check out the Job Posting and if the idea of supporting women and their profound journeys in recovery ignites your spark, we want to hear from you! 

    Resumes can be submitted to:

     ATTN: Executive Director

     Fax:  604-325-0563   OR    email:


    As the provider of residential homes for women healing from, vulnerable to and/or at ongoing risk of male-perpetrated violence, hiring preference is given to women as per Section 41 of the Human Rights Code. Chrysalis acknowledges and respects men as important, critical allies with whom meaningful partnerships are imperative; Chrysalis engages with men in any and all other capacities that constructively support and promote our Society's constitutional purpose and functions.  Men who are interested to join our Board of Directors, engage in committee work, volunteer, or otherwise partner with Chrysalis Society are welcome and encouraged to contact the Administrator for more information and dialogue.


  • Passionate about service to others as a vehicle for social change?

    Contact us today! We want to hear from you about joining our Board of Directors!

    Executive & Committee positions are available; more details available here


    Resumes and expressions of interest can be submitted to, ATTN: Chrysalis BOD We look forward to hearing from you!!