RENFREW COUNTY STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL CO-ORDINATOR POSITION
The mission of the Renfrew County Stewardship Council is to work with partners to promote and encourage stewardship and the sustainable use of natural resources in Renfrew County.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, and working in close collaboration with its members, you will be responsible for all activities related to program development and management, fundraising, and the day-to-day operations of the organization.
You will be in charge of developing and implementing strategic priorities and promoting relationships with funders and donors. You will ensure that the Renfrew County Stewardship Council (RCSC) continuously adapts to its social, economic and political context, while ensuring that all of the organization’s endeavours are consistent with its mission and vision. In your role as the key organizational leader, you will also strengthen the Council’s position and image by aligning the growth of the organization with its strategic priorities. You will maintain and foster strong, collaborative relationships with partner municipalities and nourish long-lasting relationships with key private and institutional donors, while securing new partnership opportunities.
Together with the Chair of the Board, you will also act as spokesperson for the organization and will promote its vision, image, mandate and position in the region and throughout Ontario.
We are seeking a candidate with:
An undergraduate degree or diploma in a relevant discipline.
Preferably two years of practical experience in stewardship services, natural resource planning and/or operational programming, or a related field.
Knowledge of marketing, fund raising and grant application skills is required.
Proficiency in MS Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) along with web site management is required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with presentation and speaking skills.
Effective networking and partnership development skills.
Inspiring leadership skills, business insight, and ability to motivate colleagues in a collegial manner.
Proven leadership success in non-profit organizations in and working with volunteer boards and volunteers would be an asset.
Personal conviction and commitment to environmental stewardship and a strong affinity with the Council and RCSC’s mission and values.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter, capable of working with minimum supervision.
The Council anticipates this being a part-time position with an average of fifteen hours per week. With the intention to increase hours as funding becomes available. Salary commensurate with relevant experience, skills, and professional training.
If you believe you have the profile we are seeking, please forward your resume, references, and letter explaining your interest and detailing your accomplishments, in confidence, to the address below, no later than August 18, 2017.