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Green Calgary, Executive Director (Part-time hours may be negotiated)

Fall is in the air, time to start fresh with an opportunity to provide integral leadership to Green Calgary! Combine your unwavering passion for the environment with sharp business acumen to help engage the wider Calgary community in greening the way they live, work and play!

Who are we? Founded in 1978, Green Calgary is a leading urban environmental charity with the mission of empowering Calgarians to take effective action on environmental issues in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. Your organization consists of 6-10 staff (a mix of full time and part time), an active roster of over 300 volunteers, and a diverse program offering.

What is it all about? Fostering a vibrant workplace culture, ensuring financial resiliency, raising the organizational profile in the broader community and providing an entrepreneurial and adaptive approach to managing a dynamic operating environment.

Who are you? An expert communicator and fund developer, you will have experience in working successfully with a board of directors and have strong knowledge of business systems through your relevant education and experience leading a non-profit organization. You possess strong financial acumen, a strategic mindset, well-developed organizational skills, an ability to establish positive working relationships with diverse parties and foster collaboration, a strength in developing staff talents and will act as an effective ambassador and spokesperson for Green Calgary.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree (a focus on accounting/finance is an advantage)
  • 5 years or more of previous experience in a senior leadership position of a non-profit organization with at least $500,000 in annual revenue
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Leadership experience
  • Experience in working with a governance Board is an asset
  • Experience with Strategic plan / budget development and execution
  • Fund development and grant application experience
  • Experience in Fee for Service is considered an asset

Green Calgary values the diversity of our team, volunteers, members, partners and the communities we serve.  This means that we foster a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected.

For more information about Green Calgary, see our website: www.greencalgary.org. To express your interest in this position, please email your cover letter and resume along with your salary expectations to GreenCalgaryRecruit@gmail.com.

Salary commensurate with experience. ​​