Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Surfrider Foundation Vancouver
  • Advocacy / Campaigning
  • Board Member / Leadership
  • Committee Member
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Vancouver

Role: Chair
Team: Executive Committee
Managed by: Executive Committee
Time required: 4-6 hours per week

If you are passionate about protecting Vancouver’s coastlines, we want to hear from you! We are the Vancouver Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, a global environmental non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches.

The Chair is responsible for leading the chapter. You will play a key role in developing our chapter’s strategic plans and directing the chapter towards our long term goals. We are looking for a passionate and proactive leader who enjoys working with people.

Executive Committee:

Provides overall chapter management and promotes SF values and visions. The Committee is responsible for managing chapter teams; ensuring common SF and specific chapter values and visions are understood and supported by chapter leads; creating enjoyable working environment; keeping funds and property in order.

Key Responsibilities:

- Leading the chapter
- Working with Surfrider HQ and Surfrider Canadian chapters
- Fostering relationship with other like-minded organizations

- Overseeing chapter’s strategic planning and long-term goals
- Supervising work of Executive Committee, Development Team and Events Team
- Working on integration with other Surfrider Canadian chapters
- Leading relationship building with other organisations and local authorities

- Creating and updating the Chair and Vice Chair role descriptions
- Recruiting and training the Chair and Vice Chair
- Developing Executive Committee members’ tasks and deadlines (together with the Vice Chair)

- Managing chapter’s long term strategy plan
- Managing chapter’s yearly strategy plan
- Overseeing Executive Committee task list

- Attending chapter executive meetings (one per month)
- Attending chapter events (one per month)
- Attending Surfrider conferences

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