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Non-Profit Chapter Director - Part Time
About Shelter Movers
Shelter Movers is a national, volunteer-powered charitable organization providing moving and storage services at no cost to survivors fleeing abuse. We are the only service of this kind in Canada. Every year, in collaboration with business partners and community agencies, our teams contribute over 70,000 hours to support families transitioning to a life free of violence.
Shelter Movers has been operational since 2016 and currently serves families experiencing abuse in Vancouver, Waterloo, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Nova Scotia. We are growing and looking to add caring and compassionate people to our team.
About this role
The Chapter Director oversees daily operations of a chapter to realize Shelter Movers’ mission, supporting survivors of abuse. Working collaboratively with national Functional Directors, the Chapter Director provides leadership and shared accountability for all functions underpinning a chapter of Shelter Movers.
Providing leadership and managing the efforts of staff to ensure achievement of annual targets and objectives
Collaboratively developing local strategies with National Functional Directors in regards to: Finance, Fund Development, Volunteer Engagement & Retention, Recruitment, Marketing & Communications, and Operations to support SM’s mission
Overseeing and reporting on the chapter’s compliance to national standards, procedures and results for all functions
Promoting Shelter Movers’ reputation and brand through word of mouth and social / mainstream media
Fostering strategic relationships with key local partners, including elected officials, provincial and regional sector partners, major donors, media, business supporters, shelters, and other agencies to drive referrals and fortify donor relations
Serving as primary spokesperson for the chapter in all public facing matters
Managing the chapter’s finances, operating within approved budgets; ensuring maximum resource utilization
Serving as signatory on all major bank transactions
Researching opportunities to engage new referral sources or increase a chapter's capacity
Serving as final back stop when handling client concerns and volunteer applicant eligibility
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Skills and Qualifications
Demonstrated success in a senior organizational leadership role, preferably in the nonprofit sector
Strong analytical, problem-solving skills with the ability to manage multiple projects under tight timelines
A collaborative and compassionate leadership style to build trust and inspire others to achieve common goals
Experience managing large teams (over 20 staff) using volunteer management approaches
Excellent judgment in setting priorities, problem, and solution identification
A proven record executing fundraising campaigns and events
Grant writing experience is an asset
Experience with organizational and system-level strategic visioning and planning
Budget development experience, ability to understand a financial statement
Advanced verbal and written communication and negotiation skills
Advanced understanding and interest in gender studies, including anti-racist, anti-oppressive frameworks and intersectionality of challenges faced by women and particularly survivors of abuse in the local community
Strong ethics and strives for integrity and excellence in all areas of responsibility
French - English university level an asset
Flexible hours including some evening and weekends as needed
Health benefits and paid leave available
Travel to established chapter location expected
Competitive compensation is provided according to skills and experience
Note that the successful candidate will be subject to successful completion of a criminal background check and reference check.
Shelter Movers is an equal opportunity employer. Racialized women, indigenous women, persons identifying as part of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and women living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply for this position. To request reasonable accommodation, contact .
Covid-19 Hiring Statement
Shelter Movers continues to operate and provide our unique moving and storage services, notwithstanding the COVID-19 pandemic. We have implemented stringent safety measures
to protect our volunteers, staff, partners, and clients
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