Position: Interim Executive Director (parental leave: 18-month period)
Organization: Sierra Club of BC Foundation
Location: Remote with in-person events in Victoria and Vancouver, BC
Sierra Club of British Columbia Foundation (Sierra Club BC) is a non-profit environmental organization with 50+ years of experience whose mission is to support people stewarding abundant ecosystems and a stable climate, while building resilient, equitable communities. Our overarching goal is to uplift community leadership around ecosystem protection, with a specific emphasis on ancient forest ecosystems and the climate crisis we collectively face. To do this, we work closely with diverse communities and knowledge systems, including communities most impacted by the ecological challenges.
We are seeking an Interim Executive Director (IED) to join our team. As an organization, navigated a lot of change and growth in the past few years. We are looking for a person who can help us consolidate and stabilize the organization as well as the new relationships and systems we’ve built.
This position is part of the senior management structure. The IED will work closely with the Associate Executive Director, who is responsible for overseeing the campaign design and related communications of the organization. The IED will ensure the operational needs of the agency will be properly supported, including Human Resources, Finance, and Development. We are seeking someone to keep the agency on track, and to implement new financial systems and procedures now under development. The IED will benefit from our recently updated policies and procedures, personnel handbook, strategic plan and new communications and branding strategy, all recently adopted.
We are committed to justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion in both our hiring practices and work environment.?We encourage women, people of Indigenous ancestry, people of color, and LGBTQIA2SP individuals and members of other diverse communities to apply for careers with our organization.
This position is primarily remote but with regular in-person events in Vancouver and Victoria. These events include staff retreats, smaller staff meetings, local events, and donor and partner meetings.
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The ideal candidate is results-oriented with strong relationship skills. The candidate should also have strong problem-solving skills and be comfortable with making decisions. The Interim Executive Director will inherit an established system with recent work developed to guide the future direction. SCBC has undergone much change in recent years, particularly in the area of strengthening our capacity for respectful engagement with Indigenous legal orders and knowledge systems. The Interim Executive Director will need to be able to maintain these efforts and demonstrate interest and willingness to embrace these concepts as well.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 14 2023 ID: 69333