Job Posting 87466

Executive Director
West End-Coal Harbour Community Policing Centre
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
1295 Davie Street
closed 6 days ago (Mon, 26 Sep)
full time  •  $50,000-$60,000

Job Posting – Executive Director

Status:                                            Permanent full time (40 hours per week)

Reporting To:                                  Board of Directors

Based at:                                         1295 Davie Street, Vancouver BC

Annual Salary:                                 $50,000-$60,000, commensurate with experience

 

ORGANIZATION:

The West End-Coal Harbour Community Policing Centre is a non-profit organization with programming directed at reducing crime and street disorder, and increasing personal safety in the West End of Vancouver, from Burrard Street to Stanley Park and from Coal Harbour to English Bay. With the support of the Vancouver Police Department, the WECHCPC engages and educates visitors, residents, and businesses on crime prevention planning and activities, offers information and referral services, and facilitates the interaction between the police and the community with issues related to crime and personal safety. For more information, visit https://wechcpc.com/

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the organization’s leadership. The ED accepts direct responsibility for executing the Society’s policies and strategic plan through programs and initiatives that meet the mission. The ED is responsible for providing the leadership, direction and vision, and managing the contractual obligations, administration and finances of the organization. Working under the direction of the Board of Directors, the ED is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of community crime prevention programs and initiatives. This position supports a team of volunteers and manages three staff members, two of which work remotely at separate locations; namely Granville Community Policing Centre and Kitsilano Fairview Community Policing Centre. The ED is also responsible for maintaining an excellent working relationship with the Vancouver Police Department and with representatives of the many community stakeholders.

CORE SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • A transparent and energetic leader that influences others in the CPC, leads by example and serves as a representative of the CPC in the community;
  • Completion of a post secondary education (preferably in a related field);
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience demonstrating a progressively responsible administrative and supervisory capacity;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to speak in public;
  • Ability to adjust work schedule as needed for community events and meetings;
  • Must be able to pass a criminal record check prior to employment and annually thereafter;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to develop and drive strategic vision of the organization;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with a wide variety of individuals and groups and a demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace and accessible services;
  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to prioritize tasks as they arise;
  • Knowledge of fundraising, budget management, and financial reports;
  • Valid BC driver’s licence, clean driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle.

PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Education or experience related to business or office management an asset;
  • Understanding of the complex social issues in the communities served by the WECHCPC;
  • Experience with business plan and annual report writing as well as volunteer program development and maintenance;
  • General knowledge of Community Policing in Vancouver;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and in the use of various social media platforms to promote the CPC.

The West End-Coal Harbour Community Policing Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage candidates from equity-deserving groups to apply, including BIPOC, Women, 2SLGBTQIA, and persons with disabilities.

 

Position will remain open until filled. Please submit your cover letter and resume to .

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

All applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire.  Applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process.

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