Boundary Women's Coalition Kootenay
Grand Forks, BC
closing today (Sat, 31 Jul) full time
BOUNDARY WOMEN’S COALITION
Position: Executive Director
30 hours per week
Boundary Women’s Coalition (BWC) is a non-profit organization providing services throughout the Boundary area of BC to women and children affected by violence.
This position is the chief staff position at BWC primarily working out of the Grand Forks office and is responsible for the overall success of the organization through effective and strategic leadership.
Serve as head supervisor to program managers and as the Collective Board liaison
Provide leadership, mentorship and guidance to all staff and program managers
Collaborate with the Finance Coordinator in preparing the annual budgets and financial plans for Collective Board approval
Assist and collaborate with Program Managers in preparation of annual grant proposals
Develop annual program and project budgets in collaboration with program staff
Design and Develop programs and services that meet contract expectations and guidelines
Develop and implement Strategic Plans in collaboration with the Collective Board and staff
Develop and implement administrative plans in collaboration with the Finance Coordinator, Administration and the Collective Board
Recommend and develop relevant policies with Policy Committee
Represent BWC at all relevant community and fundraising events, as well as regional and local committees
Act as BWC’s spokesperson
Promote BWC’s Mission and increase community awareness of BWC and its services
Identify and participate in events that will effectively establish community relations and enhance BWC’s visibility
Research, develop and submit funding proposals and applications for funding from government and other sources
Degree in Management, Business Administration, and/or Human Service Field
A minimum of 5 years’ management experience
A sound working knowledge and understanding of violence against women and children
Knowledge of substance use and harm reduction model
Education and/or experience in planning, organization, financial management and control, communications, policy development and administrative management
Demonstrated success in fiscal management
Demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs and services, funding sources, board relations and access to community resources
Proficient computer, written and verbal communication skills
Good time-management and general management skills
Effective conflict resolution skills
Ability to work from a feminist perspective within a collaborative consensus decision making model
Satisfactory outcome of a criminal record check is required
Driver's license, and well-maintained vehicle required
Send your resume and letter of interest indicating how you meet the qualifications to:
Deadline for applications: Open until filled
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
About Grand Forks:
Grand Forks is a delightful community home to beautiful tree-lined streets and heritage homes. Its downtown core and bustling City Centre, located on Market Avenue, offers quaint cafes, galleries and the City Hall. Grand Forks boasts four-season living with recreational activities to match. This small community has been home to a large Doukhobor population since the early 1900´s and continues to celebrate and embrace their rich culture. Grand Forks is the perfect backdrop for families and retirees, with a strong commitment to healthy living, affordability and great quality of life.
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