Warriors Against Violence Society
The Next Warrior, Succession Plan
Organization: Warriors Against Violence Society
Project Name: The Next Warrior, Succession Plan
Location: 2425 Oxford St, Vancouver, BC V5K 1M7
Application Deadline: Dec 13, 2019
Organization Mission We believe there is a need to restore the traditional Aboriginal values of honour, respect and equality. The Circle of Life includes elders, lifegivers, men, and youth. All have a right to live in non-violent families and communities.
A project manager is required to oversee the establishment of a succession plan for the executive director of Warriors Against Violence Society. The project manager will work with the current executive director, staff and board to define the competencies required for this role, the educational requirements and transition strategy.
- To provide continuity for the organization
- To engage and reassure the board
- Give confidence to funders
- Strong organizational and facilitation skills
- Experience with succession planning
- Excellent communications, writing and verbal skills
- Understanding of the nonprofit sector
Estimated Time Commitment
4 – 5 hrs./week
Start Date: ASAP End Date: Mar 2020
Scope of Work To establish a clear strategy and executable plan to evaluate and hire the Society’s next executive director
- Successor identification
- Recruiting strategies
- Leadership development strategy
- Interim succession plan
- Transition Plan
The PM volunteer will have end-end accountability on project deliverables, reporting to Joyce Fossella, Executive Director.
Warriors Against Violence Society 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:
Joyce Fossella, Executive Director, Warriors Against Violence Society
Please send a copy of your application package to Project Management Volunteers c/o:
Michelle Caron, PM-Volunteers Client Relationship Manager
Organization may proceed with interviewing and engaging applicants before the application deadline.