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BOARD POSITION

Role: Chair
Type: board of directors position / unpaid
Organization: The Surfrider Vancouver Foundation
Location: Vancouver, BC

Team: Executive Committee
Managed by: Executive Committee
Time required: 4-6 hours per week

If you are passionate about protecting Vancouver’s coastlines, we want to hear from you! We are the Vancouver Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, a global environmental non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches.

The Chair is responsible for leading the chapter. You will play a key role in developing our chapter’s strategic plans and directing the chapter towards our long term goals. We are looking for a passionate and proactive leader who enjoys working with people.

Executive Committee:

Provides overall chapter management and promotes SF values and visions. The Committee is responsible for managing chapter teams; ensuring common SF and specific chapter values and visions are understood and supported by chapter leads; creating enjoyable working environment; keeping funds and property in order.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading the chapter
  • Working with Surfrider HQ and Surfrider Canadian chapters
  • Fostering relationship with other like-minded organizations
  • Overseeing chapter’s strategic planning and long-term goals
  • Supervising work of Executive Committee, Development Team and Events Team
  • Working on integration with other Surfrider Canadian chapters
  • Leading relationship building with other organisations and local authorities
  • Creating and updating the Chair and Vice Chair role descriptions
  • Recruiting and training the Chair and Vice Chair
  • Developing Executive Committee members’ tasks and deadlines (together with the Vice Chair)
  • Managing chapter’s long term strategy plan
  • Managing chapter’s yearly strategy plan
  • Overseeing Executive Committee task list
  • Attending chapter executive meetings (one per month)
  • Attending chapter events (one per month)
  • Attending Surfrider conferences

To find out more about Surfrider Vancouver, visit http://www.vancouverbc.surfrider.org

With any questions, feel free to reach out to recruiting@vancouver.surfrider.org

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 4 2019    ID: 54076