[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
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
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.
Please send a cover letter, including remuneration
expectations and CV (email only) to Angela Patterson at
jangela at angelhoeve.ca
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