Job Posting

Executive Director

Salary: $57,000.00/Annually
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Senior Managers - Health, Education, Social and Community Services and Membership Organizations (0014)
NOC Job Title: Executive Director, Voluntary Organization
Expires in 3 days
Expires: 2022-01-31
Last Updated: 2021-11-19

Job Number: 709638

Job Location(s)

102-696 Main Street
Penticton, British Columbia
V2A 5C8, Canada

Job Description

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The South Okanagan Similkameen Volunteer Centre (SOSVC) vision is a Community that provides the ultimate Volunteer experience. The Volunteer Centre is committed to building a vibrant community by connecting people through meaningful involvement. We are looking for a highly skilled executive director to help us fulfill this important undertaking. Reporting to an experienced and supportive board of directors, the executive director will oversee the strategic and operational efficiency of our programs and staff. This seasoned leader not only understands current trends in the voluntary sector, but has proven experience developing a fundraising plan and implementing it. Prior experience managing and hiring staff is essential, and established relationships with local community groups is a plus. Above all, the new Executive Director will be comfortable in a leadership role that demands clear communication and decisiveness.

The Executive Director will be based at the organizations office in Penticton British Columbia, and have overall management responsibility for running an impactful organization. This position requires a dynamic, mission-driven leader who is passionate about leading hands-on operations and developing and managing The South Okanagan Similkameen Volunteer Centre programs.

Qualifications and Experience

Degree, ideally an advanced MBA or MA with at least 10 years of senior management experience;

Track record of effectively leading and regionally scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff;

Ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth

Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation

Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget

Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships

Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project

Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven

How to Apply

Expiring: Jan 31, 2022

Contact: Mike Potgieter, Board President