Charlford House Society for Women – Forever Home Purchase and Re-location
Organisation: Charlford House Society for Women
Location: Burnaby, BC
Closing Date: October 25, 2019
To provide women with a safe, healthy and caring environment in which to experience recovery from drug and /or alcohol addiction. Charlford House has saved and transformed thousands of women’s lives in the past 49 years in our current rented location. For our 50th Anniversary, we intend to purchase a Forever Home so we can continue this important work for generations to come. In order to accomplish this, we need your help!
We are a small but mighty not-for-profit charitable society and are licensed by the Fraser Health Authority.
Develop a work /business plan to support relocation and building of capacity from 15 to a 24-bed women’s rehab facility in North Burnaby; secure bridge funding, capital funding and capacity building funding for project.
- Build project management team
- Develop Workplan
- Secure a property
- Confirm project design
- Create project budget
- Secure funding
- Project Management experience in business proposals
- Project Management experience in construction /renovation projects
- Knowledge of zoning and bylaws
Estimated Time Commitment
15 – 20 hrs. per month
Start Date: Nov. 1, 2019 End Date: Mar. 15, 2020
Scope of Work:
The Volunteer Project Manager will work with The Executive Director to help create the following as part of the relocation plan.
- Develop a workplan for relocation to either existing property or proposed new build site
- Help create a business plan including proposed budget and fund development for relocation
- Mentor the executive director in project management practices for her part of the project
- Business Plan
The PM Volunteer will have end-end accountability on project deliverables, reporting to Miranda Vecchio, Executive Director.
Miranda Vecchio, Executive Director will provide a letter of recommendation to the PM volunteer at the successful conclusion of the project, and serve as a reference if appropriate.
How to Apply
Please apply with a cover letter indicating why you are interested in supporting on this project and why you feel your skill set and experience would make you a good match for this project, along with a detailed resume to:
Miranda Vecchio, Executive Director, Charlford House Society of Women
Please copy of your application package to Project Management Volunteers c/o:
David Nimmo, PM-Volunteers Client Relationship Manager
Organization may proceed with interviewing and engaging applicants before the application deadline.
NOTE: We may consider a team approach of a senior/junior project manager. We encourage junior project managers who are interested in acquiring experience to apply. Any such arrangement will be contingent on agreement by the client and the applicants.