Executive Director

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Executive Director

Parkdale Nifty Fifties Seniors Association is looking for a dynamic individual to fill the role of executive director.

About the Organization

Parkdale Nifty Fifties Seniors Association is a charitable organization with a mission to provide community-based programming for those age 50+ to enhance their physical, social and emotional well-being. For the past 39 years, the small but mighty Nifty Fifties has been promoting social inclusion for the Calgary and area 50+ population through its many recreational, art and social activities.


Title: Executive Director
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary Range: $60,000 – $67,000
Tentative Start Date: August 15, 2022

Position Overview

Reporting to the bard of directors, the executive director is responsible for the following:

  • Management and supervision of day to day operations.
  • Budget management including assisting in the development of the annual budget and ensuring current financial records are up to date and all legislative laws and policies are adhered to.
  • Programming: Oversee programming and program development and evaluation and assist staff as needed.
  • Membership: Respond to member questions and concerns as appropriate and attend AGM and member meetings, as required.
  • Marketing: Oversee the production and distribution of newsletter and marketing materials and attend community meetings as appropriate to promote the organization.
  • Fundraising: Apply for appropriate grants and provide appropriate reports to granting bodies and develop relationships with potential donors or funders.
  • Board of Directors: attend board meetings to report on operations and provide input on strategic goals and report on the implementation of strategic priorities.

Qualities and Characteristics:

  • Understands the importance of community and social inclusion in quality of life.
  • Open and adaptable. Attentive listener, who can change their perspective based on new ideas. Assimilate and implement information in new context.
  • Able to organize multiple projects.
  • Ability to multitask and refocus after interruption.

Competencies and Skills

  • Non-profit Administration: Familiarity with operations in non-profit sector, including accounting practices, grant writing and reporting to stake holders.
  • Community Development: experience in building community and making people feel welcome and included.
  • Emotional Awareness: Understands own emotions and responds to others with empathy.
  • Develops and Motivates Others: inspires team members and board of directors.
  • Budget Management: Experience with budget management and revenue projection.
  • Grant and Project Management: able to create and articulate complex project plans, manage those plans to completion and report.
  • Strategic Thinking: considers the future of the organization proactively and responsively; weighs diverse inputs to inform strategies; identifies innovative opportunities within and beyond the current programs.
  • Collaboration: develops a shared vision for collaborative efforts that include and transcend the goals of the respective partners.

How to Apply

Deadline for application is July 15, 2022.

Please email cover letter and resume to info@pdnf.org with ED Position in the subject line.

Successful applicants for this Position must complete Police Information Check.

Vaccine Policy: The safety of Nifty Fifties members and participants is our top priority. All employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

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