Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North
Position Type: Full-time
Territory: Habitat Vancouver Island North
Location(s): Comox Valley and Campbell River, BC
Date ad posted: Thursday, October 7, 2021
|Experience: 7-10 years||Application deadline: Sunday, November 7, 2021|
The Executive Director works to achieve the Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North (HFHVIN) mission to bring communities together to help families build strength, stability, and self-reliance through affordable homeownership. This role contributes to the Affiliate’s long-term vision and provides overall leadership to advance the organization’s strategic and operational direction, workplace culture, and stakeholder relationships. The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of HFHVIN, managing employees, volunteers, residential home construction, placement of families in new homes, administration of a residential mortgage portfolio, and ReStore operations. As a high-profile community leader, the Executive Director advocates to stakeholders, governments, donors, and the media to advance the organization’s vision, mission, and strategic priorities. The Executive Director is responsible for developing external partnerships and fundraising opportunities, pursuing external funding, gifts in kind, and land acquisition opportunities, overseeing building projects, and implementing strategic initiatives as directed by the Board.
HFHVIN’s business is challenging, encompassing many operational aspects of a charity, a profit-based retail sales outlet, a family services support provider, residential mortgage administration, and a construction company. This is a key position within the organization, requiring a wide range of skills and abilities to fulfill advocacy, fundraising, strategic, and operational goals.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is accountable for the following:
Please review the Job Description for the full list of duties and responsibilities.
Qualifications and Competencies:
Education, Knowledge, and Experience
Skills and Competencies
This is a full-time, salaried position based in the Comox Valley and Campbell River. Travel to other parts of Vancouver Island and occasional travel for Habitat Canada meetings will be required. Evening and weekend work are occasionally required.
Currently directly supervises the Director of Retail Operations, the Director of Communications and Fundraising, the Director of Family Services, the Director of Construction, the Financial Controller, and the Executive Assistant / Bookkeeper.
How to Apply:
This search is conducted by Realize Strategies. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to https://realizestrategies.ca/opportunities/hfhvin-executive-director/.
For more information about this position, including a full role description and opportunity brief, please visit realizestrategies.ca/opportunities or contact Alison Marshall or Gillian Harper at 604.718.8292.
Applications should be submitted by November 7, 2021; however, early applications are recommended as we will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis. All applications will be kept in strict confidence.
Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North strives for meaningful employment from all communities and for its team to reflect the diversity of the communities it serves. First Nations, people of colour, and people across spectrums of gender, sexuality, age, and abilities are encouraged to apply.
Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North thanks all applicants for their interest in this position.