[Sust-mar] Project Coordinator, Organic Council of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia

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Position: Project Coordinator

Organization: Organic Council of Nova Scotia

Location: Nova Scotia 


Contract Position until March 2009


The OCNS is a newly formed organization that will lobby

government and advocate on behalf of the NS organic sector.

It will also provide feedback to the Atlantic Canadian

Organic Regional Network on provincial issues, and plan for

development and growth of the different NS organic industries.


The part-time Project Coordinator will report to the Board

of Directors on issues and developments that relate to the

OCNS and the Nova Scotia organic sector. The primary role

and responsibility of the Coordinator is to build membership

and to manage the affairs of the Council, based on the

guidelines set out by the Board. The Coordinator is not an

executive director and is not authorized to speak on behalf

of the OCNS.


1) Establish an official office for the Organic Council

Nova Scotia (this may be a home office).

2) Recruit and administer membership

3) Data base design, development and maintenance

4) Draft governance documents

5) Arrange for the creation of an OCNS website and other

media/promotional/educational materials

6) Develop and initiate proposals for funding

7) Fulfill reporting obligations according to the ACAAF

Contribution Agreement---this includes tracking of in-kind

contributions to the project

8) Undertake banking and bookkeeping procedures

9) Perform general administration functions

10) Coordinate OCNS and Industry meetings

11) Provide timely progress reports to the Board

Time commitment

This is a part-time contract position until March 2009,

with a possibility of an extension.


The OCNS is flexible regarding the location of its office,

depending on the needs of the successful candidate; however,

the office must be located within Nova Scotia.


According to skills and experience of the candidate.


The successful candidate will have experience in the

development and management of non-profit sector

organizations, along with experience in office start-up 

and administration. The candidate will have superior

bookkeeping, verbal and written communication skills, 

and have the ability to work effectively without direct

supervision. Knowledge and experience in the NS organic

industry is desirable. Excellent computer skills and

internet access are also required.

Start date

June 2008

Application details

Please send a cover letter, including remuneration

expectations and CV (email only) to Angela Patterson at

jangela at angelhoeve.ca

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