Job Posting 65168

Board Liaison, BCAAFC
BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Victoria
closed 5 days ago (Wed, 21 Oct)
part time  •  $28 to $32

Permanent Part Time / 20-25 hours a week / Based in Victoria

The BCAAFC Board Liaison plays a key role in supporting the work of the BCAAFC Executive Director, Board of Directors and Membership. Responsibilities include drafting communications, recording minutes and actions, and organizing meetings and events. The board liaison will assist in providing analysis of complex issues, drafting letters and briefing notes, information packages, and reports.


The board liaison will maintain positive relationships with the executive director, board, member centres, and key stakeholders, including government and other partner organizations. The role requires strong internal/external communication skills, relationship building, adaptability, and time management.

Experience and Education

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as Executive or Administrative Assistant, or similar roles
  • Business level writing capacity
  • Experience managing multiple files – project management would be an asset
  • Experience working in the non-profit sector
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities and/or urban Indigenous service organizations

Ideal Candidates Will Have

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work effectively with limited supervision in fast paced and high-pressure environments
  • Interest and knowledge of both the non-profit sector and the urban Indigenous community

Core Competencies

  • Knowledge and understanding of BCAAFC’s issues, mandate, organizational structure and the Friendship Centre Movement
  • Strong understanding and analysis of issues related to urban Indigenous people
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and mobile applications
  • Driven to meet or exceed expectations, takes initiatives, and driven to meet deadlines
  • Creative problem solving, resourcefulness and flexibility
  • Ethics and integrity working with confidential materials and information

Role Accountabilities

  • Availability to travel to off-site meetings both locally and provincially, and nationally*
  • Meeting and event coordination for BCAAFC Board of Directors and Membership
  • Active communication and engagement with staff, stakeholders, partners, and member centres

(*Due to the current national pandemic of COVD-19 travel will be limited until further notice)


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide briefing notes on a variety of topics from assigned research
  • Schedule, coordinate and manage the executive director’s attendance for meetings, events, and appearances
  • Present a positive and professional image of the BCAAFC and the executive director to all visitors, staff, government officials
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers, management, the general public, representatives of public, private organizations and stakeholders
  • Liaises with industry participants, funders, member centres, and stakeholders with professionalism and good judgment
  • Maintain knowledge of organization’s activities and transmit information
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, forms, and documents related to the organization
  • File and organize paper and electronic documents
  • Manage event coordination, including travel logistics and other bookings

Requirements of Position

  • Some additional hours and/or travel may be requested during busy times
  • The BCAAFC Board Liaison is a part time position based in Victoria, BC
  • Ideal candidate must have a driver’s license
  • Must be able to provide a current criminal record check

What do we have to offer you?

In return for all you do, you will be rewarded with a salary ranging from $28.00 to $32.00 dollars an hour based on your skills and experience. We also have benefits once you complete your probation period!

This includes:

  • Three weeks paid vacation to start – the longer you stay, the more you get!
  • Automatic enrollment in our Wellness Group membership: A fun group of people to hang out with once a month
  • Understanding work environment

This position has the ability to grow in hours and areas of support for the right candidate.


Please send applications to:


Julie Robertson | General Manager


SUBJECT LINE MUST INCLUDE: Board Liaison Application


Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.


Qualified internal applicants will receive preference.



Deadline: October 21st, 2020

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