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Position
Executive Director
Agency / Organization
Fireweed Collective Society
Contact name
Brandi Hanterman
Address
Box 16
City
Fort St. James
Province
British Columbia
Postal Code
V0J 1P0
Description
Full-Time Executive Director for Fireweed Collective Society

Preamble: The FCS is a feminist, not-for-profit society dedicated primarily to providing services to women and children seeking shelter, both through the Fireweed Safe House (low-barrier transition house) and Second Stage Housing (Linda’s Place). We also have outreach and counselling services. Over many years, we have maintained good working relationships in the community, enjoyed little staff turn-over, and built a good reputation with contract providers in the BC Government.

We are seeking a committed, collaborative, and consensus-building individual as full-time Executive Director.

General description of job:

In accordance with the Society’s policies, constitution and by-laws, and applicable provincial and federal legislation, the ED will be engaged with, but not limited to:

• contract management
• personnel supervision
• budgeting and financial management
• policy maintenance and development
• Board of Directors operation

Successful applicant must be able to work with the unique challenges of a small, northern, resource extraction community:

• feminist understanding of women’s issues and violence in relationships
• understanding of intergenerational impacts of colonialism and importance of reconciliation
• maintenance of good working relationships with community organisations and service providers
• able to handle stressful environment and deal with emergent situations on an ongoing basis
• understanding of vicarious trauma for self and staff and ways to mitigate impact
• trauma-informed, client centred practice

Education, training, and experience preferred:

Completion of post-secondary studies in social services or related fields.
and/or
Five to seven years of experience with program, supervisory, and financial control in the in the social services sector

Salary commensurate with experience. If interested, please contact Brandi Hanterman for full job description, prior to submission of resume and cover letter. Position will be posted until filled. Contact via email only fshaven@telus.net.
Phone
(250) 996-8089
Email
fshaven@telus.net
Closing Date
15/09/2017
15/09/2017