Are you interested in working for a great non-profit?
Cariboo-Chilcotin Partners for Literacy Society (CCPL) are community members committed to promoting awareness, advocacy, and life-long learning by initiating and supporting learning opportunities. CCPL works collaboratively and in partnership with others in response to individual and community needs focused on marginalized learners and to inspire lifelong learning. We are a heart-centered staff with strong values of respect and inclusion. If these values describe you, keep reading!
CCPL is seeking a creative and innovative Executive Director to work with our board and staff to support existing work and responding to emerging community needs. This is a role for someone with energy, enthusiasm, and a passion for the community and for working creatively in a team environment. We have a strong team of 20 permanent staff that offer programs in family literacy, literacy for adults and seniors, tutoring for children and youth, and English language classes and settlement support for newcomers to Canada. We offer incredible flexibility, support for work-life balance, and opportunities to follow your passion for literacy and community development. We have an excellent and high functioning board along with a strategic plan and organizational structures that support and guide the direction of our work. This is a part-time commitment, 20-25 hours a week, with plenty of opportunity to grow the position. In addition, there is opportunity to work off-site.
Foster a respectful, healthy, positive and collaborative workplace and board environment
Work with a governance Board of Directors to lead the organization
Provide general oversight and management of the day-to-day operations, assuring a smoothly functioning, efficient organization
Provide leadership and direction to staff in the effective delivery of programs and services
Work with staff to develop and monitor annual workplans and budgets which are reviewed and approved by the board, and oversee day-to-day financial management of the organization
Support the development and review of the organizational strategic plan
Develop and prepare grant/funding applications, negotiate agreements, and liaise on deliverables, evaluations, and reporting
Maintain positive relationships with funders, partner agencies, and communities
Ensure administrative functions are up-to-date including BC Societies reporting, annual year-end financial statements, insurance and other applicable legislation
Demonstrated experience in a leadership role
Post secondary education in business or a related field or equivalent workplace experience
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated experience with writing successful grants and proposals
Experience managing a budget, alongside the knowledge necessary to lead budget development and manage the organization’s finances. Experience managing operation budgets over $600,000 will be considered an asset
Ability to facilitate relationship building and manage a network of relationships including government funders, partners, and stakeholders
Applications should include a resume and cover letter indicating your experience in literacy and/or community development, and a description of why you are interested in the position and how you feel you fit the role.
Compensation: $35-50/hr. Wage commensurate with education and experience.
Position is open until filled and applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis.All applications will be acknowledged, but only those invited for an interview will be contacted.