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Job Number:  41888
Executive Director
Job Posted: Wednesday, 14 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 16 March 2018
(in 25 days)
Community Bridge
Region: North Coast / Nechako / North East Type: Full time
Location: Fort St John Salary: (not entered)

Executive Director - Community Bridge and North Peace Community Housing Society

 

The Society

 

Community Bridge is an accredited non-profit organization established in Fort St. John in 1974 and currently offering 17 counselling and social support programs in the Fort St. John area, 5 in the Dawson Creek area and 2 in the Fort Nelson area.  Community Bridge works in collaboration with federal and provincial funding bodies, many local business agencies and partner agencies to strengthen and enhance social services in our communities.

 

North Peace Community Housing Society is a non-profit society providing 24 units of low income housing in Fort St. John.

 

Position Description

 

We are seeking an Executive Director for Community Bridge and North Peace Community Housing Society.  The Executive Director reports to a Board of Directors.  The position is responsible for executing the strategic plan while overseeing the day to day operations of the society which include program delivery, human resources, finance and administration.

 

The successful candidate will have proven leadership ability, financial and business management experience, including labor relations in a unionized environment.  The position is accountable to ensure the programs are delivered and maintained within accreditation standards, while ensuring strong relationships with the funding and community partners.  Extensive experience in social services is required with proven ability to achieve excellence in client service and provide inspired and innovative leadership to a team of approximately 50 energetic, professional and caring staff.

 

The position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create and sustain effective working relationships with staff, funders, board members and community stakeholders.  A strong work ethic, decision making and problem-solving skills, communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

 

Working Conditions

 

Located in Fort St. John, BC, this position provides an opportunity to work in a diverse, resource based community.  Community Bridge is a respected organization with ties to the region it serves built on strong relationships and a history of professional support to the community.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes an attractive benefit package.

 

Application Process

 

To apply, email cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and experience to Connie Chilcott, Board Chair .

 

Application Deadline:  March 9, 2018  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and experience to Connie Chilcott.
Contact Details:
Connie Chilcott


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