Job Posting 71976

Executive Director
Orange Shirt Society
Calgary area
Williams Lake
closing today (Mon, 14 Jun)
full time  •  $55,000 to $60,000 per year

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for the administration of the Orange Shirt Society, including the management of staff, contractors, volunteers, programs and activities, and will maintain effective internal and external relationships in co-operation with the Ambassador/Founder and the Board of Directors.  The Executive Director will have a key role in implementing Board policies and decisions, and managing the expansion of resources as the Society grows, in order to maintain the Society’s role as the go-to organization for residential school educational materials, and for ideas and advice on organizing Orange Shirt Day activities.

The successful applicant will have:

  • a combination of post-secondary education and experience in non-profit administration and management
  • excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • familiarity with Microsoft Office, Adobe, Apple, social media platforms, Weebly and Wordpress
  • familiarity with multiple communication platforms
  • strong organizational skills and planning abilities, and the ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve on the fly
  • the ability to develop and motivate staff and volunteers, and to work collaboratively with the Board and the Ambassador/Founder
  • knowledge of the Indian Residential School system in Canada, and some familiarity with its continuing impacts, and Orange Shirt Day
  • the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with both Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders and community members.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience, starting at $55,000 (negotiable).  Benefits and flexible hours are available.  The successful applicant will be required to be based in Williams Lake, BC, and a moving allowance will be provided if needed.

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