The Hub of Social Services on the Coast

Executive Director Position

 

Are you a Change Maker looking to lead a

growing and dynamic non-profit organization?

 

The Community Resource Centre has a unique opportunity for a part-time Executive Director.

Reporting to the Board, you will be responsible for the oversight of all programs and services, human resources and the implementation of the strategic direction of the organization.

You will be experienced in community capacity building, grant writing, program development and budget/financial management.

Please send your application by May 27, 2018 to Christabelle Kux-Kardos, Program Manager info@resourcecentre.ca.

 

**We are an inclusive and supportive employer.

 

Role Description 

Purpose:

The Executive Director provides dynamic leadership that will ensure consistent achievement of the Community Resource Centre’s mission and strategic plan.

Reports To:

Community Resource Centre Board Co-Chairs directly and the Board of Directors (BoD or Board) collectively.

Summary:

Strategic Direction:

Lead the achievement of the organization’s Strategic Plan by:

  • Participating in Board/Management strategic planning, overseeing the implementation of the organization’s Strategic Plan and ensuring its consistent and timely progress including outcomes management and continuous quality assurance.
  • Providing leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the BoD and carrying out plans and policies authorized by the Board.
  • Promoting participation by Knowledge Philanthropists and other volunteers in all areas of the centre’s work.
  • Ensuring all required official records and documents are maintained in compliance with federal, provincial and local regulations.
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the community.

Marketing and Communications:

Take responsibility for excellence in communications by:

  • Ensuring the Board is fully informed of the status of the business, progress toward achievement of its goals and contract milestones and in general important factors that might influence it.
  • Overseeing the marketing activities that are the public face of the centre including the website, social media, marketing materials, media relations and all other facets of communications.
  • Continuing and expanding the current reputable and sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements that have been established with community groups and organizations by positively representing the point of view, programs and capabilities of the centre to agencies, organizations and the general public.

Staff, Contractor and Volunteer Relations:

Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps and motivates a diverse team of top quality people by:

  • Ensuring that sound human resource practices are in place.
  • Being responsible for the recruitment, employment and release of all personnel including: paid staff, Knowledge Philanthropists and volunteers and contractors (referred to collectively as staff).
  • Developing, reviewing and revising job descriptions and contracts, and holding regular performance reviews (where applicable).
  • Providing reward and recognition, development and education to assist all members of the team to develop their skills and contribute to the overall success of the organization.

Budgeting, Finance and Administration:

In conjunction with the Board Treasurer(s) adhere to sound financial and administrative management practices by:

  • Working with staff and the BoD to prepare budgets and overseeing that the organization operates within budget guidelines.
  • Ensuring that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work and alerting the Board Treasurer(s) immediately if there is concern.
  • Jointly with the Board conducting official correspondence of the centre and executing legal documents.
  • Overseeing the overall operation of the office space and landlord relations.
  • Ensuring compliance with Worksafe BC and Employment Standards as well as with all relevant local, provincial and federal legislation including access to information and privacy.
  • Ensuring the organization’s policies and procedures reflect and conform to all legislative requirements.

Terms of Employment:

Part-time -16 hours per week on a flexible basis, with some evenings and weekends as required.

This appointment is until March 31, 2019, with potential for extension dependent on funding. 

Experience and Attributes:

  • At least 5 years senior management experience.
  • Strong leadership, administrative and operational skills including computer literacy.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills.
  • Previous experience working directly with Boards of Directors.
  • Solid knowledge of the Sunshine Coast communities, including local community, social and governmental services.
  • Strong experience in collaboration and agency partnerships.

Education:

Degree in Business Administration, Social Services or other relevant area of study or equivalent career experience.