This position is funded by the Government of Canada. Financé par le gouvernement du Canada.
Position: Temporary 9-month part-time employee working 24hrs/week
Start date: Mon Oct 2, 2023
End date: Week of Fri Jun 28, 2024
Location: Work remotely
Salary: $32/hr + $8/day in lieu of benefits (based on 8hr-day) = works out to $33/hr + additional 4% vacation pay. Submission of biweekly timesheet required.
Sick Days: following BC law, 5 paid sick days after 90 days of work (last 9 wks)
Fire & Flower is committed to equity & diversity and offers a caring, personable work culture where individual differences & needs are honoured and appreciated. Diversity is important to us. People of racialized or marginalized groups, people with special abilities, and folx of 2SLGBTQIAP+ communities are highly encouraged to apply.
About Fire & Flower
United Girls of the World Society (DBA Fire & Flower) is a small but huge-hearted charity based in the Vancouver area, British Columbia. Since 2018, we have empowered girls & non-binary youth ages 10-14 in their INCREDIBLE transition into young womanhood/adulthood, aka the coming-of-age rite of passage. Based on mentorship, community building, and nature connection, our programs create a transformative culture where youth experience the joy of being accepted & celebrated for who they are and who they are becoming in this world. Participants build confidence & pride, discover their personal power, and develop resilience to engage their future. We are the only charity dedicated to rites of passage for girls & non-binary youth in Canada.
We currently run day camps during Spring Break & summer, a 6-month rite of passage program every second year, and 2 online programs as requested. Our curriculum covers body positivity, media literacy, mental health, racial awareness, puberty & menstruation, friendships, gender identity, sexual health & communication, cultural/ancestral honouring, and parent/caregiver bonding.
Our operations work is done remotely while still maintaining strong relationships with each other. We are a fun, funny, open-minded, and warm bunch who enjoy each other’s company both socially and professionally.
About the Role
Fire & Flower is seeking a passionate and skilled changemaker to join our friendly community. Overall, this role involves two main responsibilities: creating a strategic & operations plan, and managing our general operations.
The Managing Director will work collaboratively with the Executive Director, report to the Executive Director & Board of Directors, and supervise the Administrator and a few volunteers.
Strategic & Operations Plan
Goal & Context: to lead us in revitalizing and optimizing our operations towards sustainability. As a grassroots organization, we created systems on an as-needed basis with our available knowledge-base for the last five years. We are now ready and needing to adopt more efficient, skillful systems and require help from someone more experienced.
How to Apply
Please send your cover letter and resume as one PDF to
We thank all applicants for applying. Due to limited capacity, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This position will be posted until it is filled.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an initial phone screening interview in early September. We will then invite select candidates for an online 60-minute interview.
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