We are hiring an Organizational Leadership Coordinator to help support the communications and growth of the Kamloops Food Policy Council.  

The Organizational Leadership Coordinator will help guide and strengthen the Kamloops Food Policy Council’s shared leadership model which capitalizes on the expertise within our organization. This model mirrors the flexible and nimble structure of our network, and furthermore, it helps to create shared knowledge, diversity of knowledge, and increased resiliency. The Organizational Leadership Coordinator will work collaboratively with Board directors, other KFPC employees and contracted project leads to support our organization’s various communication and personnel needs. The Organizational Leadership Coordinator will provide consistency and credibility for the organization by delivering core operational functions and acting as a key facilitator for our grassroots network.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Internal Capacity Building: Helping to strengthen the shared leadership practices and human resource functions of our organization. Tasks include:
    • Facilitating hiring and onboarding processes;
    • Preparing HR documents such as job descriptions, RFQs, employee agreements and professional services contracts;
    • Implementing an employee benefits program;
    • Leading internal capacity building by facilitating performance review processes and supporting team members to develop skills for leadership, proactive communication and conflict resolution;
    • Developing internal policies and practices that support our shared leadership model and updating the organizational handbook as a living document.
  • Network Capacity Building: Helping to strengthen and deepen the relationships and capacity of our shared leadership team and network with a focus on equity and inclusion. Tasks include:
    • Assessing KFPC’s current accessibility, diversity & equity practices, and leading the collaborative development of new practices informed by disability justice and anti-oppression perspectives;
    • Developing practices to support the wellbeing and mental health of our team and network;
    • Supporting program leaders to coordinate and communicate effectively with volunteers, to create inclusive volunteer opportunities, and to create a safe and welcoming volunteer environment;
    • Supporting program leaders to supervise meaningful practicum placements.
  • Network Communications. Implementing and supporting our communications strategy for our shared leadership team and network. Tasks include:
    • Monitoring and responding to inquiries to info@kamloopsfoodpolicycouncil.com;
    • Preparing emails, newsletters, and website content targeted to KFPC’s network audience;
    • Coordinating and attending (as needed) monthly Network meetings and Annual General Meeting.

Work Environment:

  • This is an ongoing part-time position (15-20 hours per week), and the coordinator may work within a flexible averaging agreement;
  • The position may increase to full-time (35 hours per week) depending on funding;
  • Office space will be provided at the KFPC office, however, the coordinator may be required to work from a home office location dependent on Covid-19 restrictions;
  • The work will take place within a highly collaborative team environment with a distributed leadership model;
  • Salary will be set according to the KFPC pay scale at the coordinator level ($23.92/hr)

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. human resources, communications, community development, leadership) or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Project management skills and experience
  • Strong communications skills
  • Experience with human resource or volunteer management 
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills
  • Organized, self-directed and resourceful
  • Willing to learn and develop skills for non-profit organizational capacity building
  • Passionate about building a food system that is regenerative, sovereign and just

How to apply: 

The Kamloops Food Policy Council values diversity and is committed to providing an inclusive work environment. We are looking for qualified individuals at all job levels who represent the

diversity of the people participating in the food system. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, origin and ethnic affiliations, abilities, ages, and religions.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to: info@kamloopsfoodpolicycouncil.com

Please combine both cover letter and resume into one PDF document labeled: 

Last Name, First Name

 Applications will be reviewed beginning March 20, 2023. Posting will remain open until filled.


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