Plans, organizes, directs, controls and administers all agency programs and operations consistent with Board approved goals and policies, in accordance with executive limitations, and consistent with the organization’s Collective Agreement with BCGEU.
The Board of Directors
Creates and implements processes for review and/or development of: the organization’s vision and mission; Board and operational policies and procedures; strategic plans; new program proposals, directions or initiatives in response to community and client needs; impacts of legislative and contract changes; resource needs and other matters of importance to the agency. Provides information and presents proposals and plans to the Board for review and discussion. Provides the Board with appropriate and comprehensive information for Board monitoring purposes.
Plans and implements the long term and day-to-day operations of a community social service agency, including limited clinical consultation for front-line staff. Ensures that services are delivered in accordance with contracts signed. Creates and implements human resource policies consistent with the organization’s Collective Agreement with BCGEU. Recruits, hires, and develops new staff.
Establishes and maintains effective relationships with: funders, including provincial government officials, grant-providers and foundations; clients; stakeholders; volunteers; community groups; professional organizations; etc. Communicates and/or promotes the agency’s services, funding needs, and value to the community. Represents the agency at community and fund raising events, or at other official functions. Participates on various task forces, working groups and other committees as an agency representative.
Prepares and regularly updates budgets. Oversees and reviews expenditures in accordance with agency financial control and administrative policies. Undertakes contract negotiations and program proposals with funders. Creates and/or reviews regular and special financial reports to funders. Develops and implements fund raising activities.
Oversees and ensures risk management policies and procedures are sufficient to protect the agency, Board, employees and/or volunteers from liability and other claims. Oversees and ensures risk management policies and procedures are sufficient to protect physical and digital information, and the organization’s facilities and equipment.
Required Education, Training, and Experience
Job Skills and Abilities
Participation at meetings, conferences and other events may occasionally involve long work days, and/or evening or week-end work.
A current criminal record check is required.
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