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At Sanctuary, we believe that caring for mental health and wellbeing is an important part of what it means to participate in Christ’s redemptive work. Jesus came to invite all people into relationship with God, and as his disciples we are called to love one another and help one another recognize God’s presence in every circumstance and experience, including the experience of mental health challenges. This is a call that requires not only profound compassion and hope, but also education and equipping. Our team is shaped by the values of practicing compassion, cultivating hope, building relationship, pursuing excellence, and demonstrating integrity. If these values sound like yours, we encourage you to apply!


We currently have no openings available. If you'd like to work at Sanctuary, you can send your resume and a cover letter introducing yourself to and we will keep your information on file for future opportunities.


Location: Vancouver, BC / Remote. Must be eligible to work in Canada

Schedule: Flexible, full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Type: Temporary (21-month maternity leave position)

Compensation: Hourly ($33-$41 dependent on experience)

Term: Mid January 2023 to Mid October 2024

Posting Closing Date: October 31, 2022


Sanctuary is looking for a senior leader for maternity leave coverage to, with the CEO, guide the organization strategically through a dynamic season of growth. If you have an operations background, a strong understanding of and proven experience with change management, and a passion for people-first culture, we would like to meet you. Though this posting is for a temporary period, our intent is to begin a relationship that transitions into a permanent fulltime position.

The Director, Operations is primarily responsible for providing leadership of organizational culture and holistic sustainable pacing through strategic plans and financial oversight. In addition, the Director, Operations is key in establishing best practices as Sanctuary continues to welcome its UK and US charities into the fold. The Director, Operations reports to the CEO, and directly supervises the Director, Communications, Director, Progams, Data Systems Manager, and Operations Manager. This role leads the leadership team with the CEO and relates with the board as the primary developer and collaborative implementor of organizational strategies.

Our organization’s values include: practicing compassion, cultivating hope, building relationships, pursuing excellence, and demonstrating integrity. If you share these values and the job description below matches your career goals, we hope you will apply; applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. 

If you'd like to learn more about this role, please download the PDF with the full job posting.


Qualified candidates should send a single document that includes a cover letter that clearly states how your skills align with this opportunity and a one-page resume to In the subject line write: "Director, Operations - application attached".