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- Executive Director
- Agency / Organization
- Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society
- British Columbia
- Postal Code
- V2C 2H6
- The Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society is an established, incorporated, community based non-profit agency that offers housing and community justice programs, and services to women and youth in Kamloops and region. The Society is governed by a 9 member, volunteer Board of Directors, and employs 16 staff. It offers affordable housing, transitional housing, support with court related matters and a range of programs that focus on supporting women and youth to address the challenges and barriers they face in their lives. The Society’s approach to the work is non-judgmental and strengths based. Community volunteers play an important role in much of the work we do.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
• Knowledge of services and organizations in Kamloops and the region
• Experience with writing proposals and applications for funding for programs
• Commitment to social justice issues, particularly as they affect criminalized women and youth
• Competence in working with diverse groups, e.g. volunteer board of directors, staff, community stakeholders, government agencies
The qualifications of the successful candidate will include:
• Post-secondary degree in the social sciences, law or a related field
• Proven management experience in personnel, finance and administration
• Strong knowledge of women’s issues and demonstrated commitment to women’s equality initiatives
• Knowledge of the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and commitment to implement them
• Strong knowledge of the criminal justice system, the legislative process and relevant government agencies
• Fundraising ability
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently
• Competence in the use of Microsoft Office and social media platforms
• Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends when required
• Ability and confidence to interact effectively with a variety of media
Valid Driver’s license and a satisfactory criminal record check is required
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Please submit your cover letter and resume electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org as PDF or in Word.
We thank all applicants in advance; only those shortlisted will be contacted.
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Candidate screening will commence on February 2, 2018. Expected start date mid-April 2018.
If you are selected for an interview please bring proof of your professional and academic qualifications as well as 3 work related references with contact information to the interview.
- (250) 374-2119