Position: Executive Director
Organization: Potluck Café Society and Potluck Café and Catering Inc.
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
An award winning non-profit social enterprise and registered charity, the mission of Potluck Café Society is to transform lives by creating jobs with on-the-job training for people facing barriers to traditional employment and improving access to healthy food for people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES).
Potluck was founded in 2001 to help end the cycle of poverty in the Downtown Eastside community and address the needs of its most nutritionally vulnerable residents through solutions that promote employment and nutrition. Potluck works to create an inclusive and healthy neighbourhood through grassroots community economic development.
Potluck Café Society owns and operates Potluck Café & Catering to earn revenue to support our community programs and to provide employment opportunities in the Downtown Eastside. Fundraising, donations and grants comprise the balance of our funding requirements. Potluck is widely regarded as a social enterprise leader in Vancouver and abroad. Learn more about Potluck at potluckcatering.org and facebook.com/potluckcafe
The Opportunity – Executive Director
We are seeking a driven, innovative and highly entrepreneurial Executive Director to provide strong leadership to our team of over 30 staff, and to take our organization to the next level. As Executive Director, together with an effective management team, you will manage an annual operating budget of $1.3M, split between dedicated resources to sustain and lead Potluck Café Society’s innovative community programs, and the remainder to oversee Potluck Café and Catering Inc.’s business operations.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Position: Executive Director
Reporting to: Potluck Café Society Board of Directors
Compensation: $70K to $85K (depending on experience and fit) plus Benefits
To apply: Please email your Cover Letter & Resume to Potluck ED Search Committee at:
Potluck will continue to recruit for this position until we find a suitable candidate for our organization.
We thank you for your interest. We will acknowledge all applications. Interviews will be conducted during the recruitment period
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GoodWork ID: 42210 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Aug 11 2017