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Executive Director

Job Type: Full-time.

Closing date: October 26, 2018.

Applications should include a cover letter and resume in PDF format. Send your application to cdsrsqrd19 [at] gmail dot com or click the “Apply Now” button.


The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the Chilliwack & District Seniors' Resources Society (CDSRS) according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.


The Executive Director performs some or all of the following:

  • Develops a vision and strategic plan to guide the society in conjunction with the Board of Directors (BOD)

  • Identify, assess and inform the BOD of internal and external issues that affect the society

  • Act as an advisor to the BOD on all aspects of the society's activities

  • Acts as a spokesperson for the society

  • Represent the society at community activities to enhance the society's community profile


The Executive Director follows the "Standards of Organizational Conduct Policies" as developed by the BOD:

  • Employee Relations

  • Financial Planning & Budgeting

  • Financial Management

  • Risk Management - Assets

  • Employee Salary & Benefits

  • Compensation for Contractors

  • Communication

  • Conflict of Interest


  • Communicate with Seniors and stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the Society and to identify changes in the community served by the society

  • Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangement with community groups, funders, politicians, and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the society



  • Post-Secondary education in a related field

Professional designation

  • None


  • 5 or more years of progressively more responsible experience in a voluntary sector organization

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/charitable organizations

  • Knowledge of all federal and provincial legislation applicable to charitable organizations including: employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, taxation, CPP, EI, and health coverage

  • Knowledge of human resources management

  • Knowledge of financial management

  • Knowledge of project management