Executive Director, Cerebral Palsy Association of BC
Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of others? If so, the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC (CPABC) may have an opportunity for you. Our longstanding Executive Director is ready to retire, and we are looking for a new leader.
The CPABC provides support, education and information to people living with cerebral palsy (CP) in British Columbia. Our mission is:
- To raise awareness of cerebral palsy in the community;
- To assist those living with cerebral palsy to reach their maximum potential; and
- To work to see those living with cerebral palsy realize their place as equals in a diverse society.
The vision of the CPABC is to create a Life Without Limits for people with disabilities.
The successful candidate will be chiefly responsible for leadership, fundraising and the overall operation of the organization. The position reports to a volunteer Board of Directors.
KEY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategic Planning & Governance
As an ex officio member of the Board of Directors, works with the Board developing the vision and strategic plan to guide the organization, setting direction and goals.
- Responsible for successful execution of strategic plan.
- Reports to and works collaboratively with Board of Directors to develop agendas; attends and participates in all Board meetings, strategic planning, annual general meeting, etc.
- Primary point of contact for membership.
Fundraising & Partnership Development
- Manages and develops key relationships with major funders.
- Determines long-term funding goals for the organization and develops fundraising strategies from various sources including individual donations, corporate giving, grants and major events.
- Supports the Development Coordinator to develop and execute the plan.
- Ensures that all legal reporting requirements are satisfied.
- Leads and inspires staffing team in keeping with organizational culture and values.
- Ensures adequate staffing consistent with organizational needs, through recruitment, hiring, orientation, supervision and professional development of staff.
- Directs activities of staff on a day-to-day basis; provides coaching and mentoring.
- Develops and enforces appropriate policies, manuals and documents relating to all staff and volunteers' practices, including development of job descriptions and performance appraisal.
- Implements performance management process for all staff that includes monitoring the performance of staff on an ongoing basis and conducting an annual performance review.
- Assesses and implements workplace accommodations as required.
Operations & Programs Management
- Oversees the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of CPABC.
- Ensures all organizational filings, registrations and renewals are carried out in accordance with regulations in BC and in Canada.
- Oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services.
- Ensures that the programs and services offered by the organization contribute to the organization's mission and reflect the priorities of the Board.
- Oversees the day-to-day delivery of the programs and services of the organization to maintain or to improve quality.
- Oversees the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects.
- Exercises sound fiscal management and stewardship of CPABC’s resources.
- Works with the Treasurer of the Board to develop annual budget, present regular financial reporting and ensure adequate monthly financial recording.
- Ensures that operating results established in the annual budget are achieved; controls operating expenses within budget.
- Administers the funds of the organization according to the approved budget and monitors the monthly cashflow of the organization.
Communications & PR
- Communicates with key stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of CPABC.
- Participates in networking and community relations on behalf of CPABC.
HOURS OF WORK:
- Full-time, on-site (37.5 hours / week) - Part-time hours for appropriate candidates.
- It is expected that the Executive Director will work the hours required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, which will include some evenings and weekends.
- Graduate level degree in health, business, or non-profit management, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Senior management experience in leading health, community service or disability related organization(s).
- Operational experience with knowledge of HR, finance, governance, strategic planning, communications, technology and impact measurement, with a history of successfully delivering on operational goals.
- Proven track record of successful fundraising strategies and managing key funder relationships.
- Understanding of financial management best practices.
- Understanding of non-profit and charitable regulatory frameworks.
- Experience leading and working with a wide variety of stakeholders, including staff, Board, advisors, volunteers, donors and beneficiaries.
- Demonstrated track record of success in governance & leadership and in executing strategic plans.
- Exceptional administrative, communication, organizational and time management skills.
- Demonstrated understanding of disability-related issues and person-centred service delivery.
The annual salary range will be commensurate with experience, in the range of $60,000 - $80,000, plus benefits.