Wildsight Revelstoke is hiring a part-time Branch Manager

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Wildsight Revelstoke Branch Manager 

Permanent, Part-Time
10-30 hours per week at $20-$30 per hour based on experience

 

Are you a motivated, organized person, passionate about your community and the environment? If so, Wildsight Revelstoke is looking for a new Branch Manager to work with our dynamic Board of Directors. Our strength lies in our grassroots engagement to promote environmental stewardship and to address local issues around conservation, climate change and sustainability. The job offers flexibility and opportunities to develop creative programming that supports our vision and mandate.

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:

The Branch Manager provides leadership and management to ensure Wildsight Revelstoke is achieving the organization’s mandate. This goal is achieved by working directly with the Wildsight Revelstoke Board of Directors, who set policy and strategic direction. This position requires a dynamic individual who will be responsible for program development and management, communications, outreach, fundraising, and administration. Preference will be given to an individual with prior experience in a non-profit environment.

This is a permanent staff position, 10-20 hours per week, but could expand with the right person and new financial support. The salary range is $20 – $30 per hour based on experience. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required for in-person programming and events. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Overview

  • Provide oversight and assume responsibility for all Branch activities.
  • Develop programming in a timely fashion with respect to funding deadlines.
  • Ensure fiscal accountability and stability.
  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors in developing plans, strategic direction and financial projections.
  • Oversee the credibility of the organization.
  • Act as spokesperson along with the President of the Board.

Management

  • Maintain the organization’s financial viability by identifying and applying for grants and facilitating fundraising opportunities.
  • Oversee Wildsight Revelstoke programs and contractors, providing support and oversight for project work and funding applications. Ensure all reports to funders and relevant agencies are completed as required.
  • Identify volunteer opportunities, recruit and supervise volunteers, and provide appropriate acknowledgement.
  • Provide support for Wildsight Revelstoke Board of Directors, including the coordination of the Annual General Meeting.
  • Work with the Board to set and implement strategic direction and policies.

Communications & Outreach

  • Coordinate with staff to provide strategic direction, ensuring timely communications materials including writing press releases, newsletters, emails, posters, social media content, and web content.
  • Develop and coordinate public events such as speakers, films, and workshops, that align with current programming and ongoing areas of focus, including setup and implementation of the event.
  • Participate in information sharing and policy discussions with Wildsight Regional and other Wildsight Branches.
  • Represent Wildsight Revelstoke when appropriate at community meetings, events, and to local government, media and other organizations. Respond to inquiries from organizations and the public.
  • Network with other community organizations to better direct resources and collaborations.
    Stay up to date on the latest developments in environmental issues, keeping informed of new policies.

Administration

  • Ensure the accuracy of financial record keeping by approving expenses and providing relevant documents to the bookkeeper.
  • Ensure that the organization meets all legal requirements for a Society under the BC Societies Act.
  • Ensure that the organization completes all required reporting.
  • Provide monthly reporting to the Wildsight Revelstoke Board of Directors and Wildsight Regional as requested.
  • Maintain the Wildsight Revelstoke storage unit and equipment.
  • Create and maintain budgeting goals for the organization as a whole and for specific projects.

Essential Requirements

  • Committed environmental ethic.
  • Committed to honouring and upholding the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action.
  • Completed a Post-Secondary Degree in areas related to environment, education, management,
  • communications or other related fields.
  • Be willing to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Proven grant writing skills.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Strong computer skills.

Wildsight Revelstoke encourages applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race and sexual orientation. We are committed to employment equity, diversity and accessibility. Requests for disability-related accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process, and applicants should make their requirements known when contacted.

TO APPLY:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter containing a brief story of an inspiring experience you’ve had in nature to revelstokeadmin@wildsight.ca , by December 1, 2021 at 11:59pm.

Only candidates invited to an interview will be contacted. We thank all candidates for their time and interest.