Finance and Development Director – Trips By Transit – Halifax

Position Description
The Finance & Development Director is a role who, alongside the Program & Volunteer Director and Board of Directors, will direct and coordinate the day-to-day operations and development of the organization. For the summer months there will be help and oversight from other staff and our board to transition into the role. The Finance & Development director will help in managing budgets, applying for grants, and implementing programming.

Duties
Write grants and sponsorship requests
Work with the Program & Volunteer Director to seek-out and facilitate sponsored trips and partnerships
Execute payroll, finances, and financial record keeping
Work with the Board of Directors to continuously vision for the organization
Direct new initiatives and implement new programming
Work alongside the team to recognize gaps in programming
Participate in and lead occasional adventures and programming
Attend community events to advocate for accessible and feasible active and public transit
Support the Trips By Transit chapters wherever necessary (financial or operational guidance) and meet (over Skype or Google Hangout) with the chapters every 2-4 months
Upkeep and build community partnerships
Attend and contribute to meetings of the Board of Directors every 2-4 weeks
Attend and contribute to Adventure Planning Meetings with the Adventure Leaders every 1-3 months

Requirements:
The applicant must have been a student (post-secondary or other) in the past year and be planning or considering returning to school in the following year
The applicant must be interested in continuing in the position beyond August 2018 (with potentially reduced hours dependent on the applicants availability as well as increased wage)
The applicant must be passionate about the environment, building community connection, and adventure

Relevant Skills & Experience:
Preferred experience working in a non-profit
Experience with managing finances and budgeting
Working with/managing volunteers
Experience with time-management/working in informal work environments

Apply: Apply by July 14th by submitting a cover letter and resume to tripsbytransit.hfx@gmail.com .

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