Job Posting 76371

Executive Director
Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre
Central Alberta
Red Deer
closed 3 days ago (Wed, 20 Oct)
full time

About the Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre

The Golden Circle is a vibrant hub for seniors in Red Deer and surrounding areas to meet, build community and enjoy the company and support of their peers and have access to outreach services, supportive programs, resources, information, and health and wellness activities. Programs of the centre are designed to enhance dignity and respect, promote independence, and prevent social isolation. For more information, please visit: www.goldencircle.ca.

 

The Opportunity – Executive Director

The Golden Circle is seeking a long-term, inspirational, and flexible leader who is enthusiastic about working with, and advocating for, seniors and senior centres. Reporting to the Circle of Red Deer Seniors’ Society Board of Directors (the Board), the Executive Director is responsible for the fiscal management, activities, and operations to advance the mission and core values of the Society and will be the face of the organization in public. There is an exciting opportunity for the new Executive Director to bring innovative ideas to the organization.

 

Some key areas of focus would be:

  • Strong and continued collaboration/partnerships with other Red Deer agencies (e.g., Red Deer Museum, Recreation Centre).
  • Evaluating and expanding some of the existing programs to other facilities to enhance/broaden services.
  • Expanding memberships to reflect the diversity of the City of Red Deer senior community.
  • Developing signature events to create fundraising opportunities.
  • Expanding use of social media.
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    Experience & Education

    • The ideal candidate will have a background in Human Services supplemented by related community experience, ideally with executive management experience with the senior population.
    • As the successful candidate you will have highly developed interpersonal, communication and public relations skills with demonstrated success in fund development/grants and stakeholder relations. You possess demonstrated sensitivity to older adults with knowledge of issues/community resources that are available.
    • Strong organizational, administrative and computer skills (proficient in Word and Excel) are required with the ability to multi-task.
    • Business education and/or experience is highly desirable

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