Fusion Halifax (Director of Programming (3 Positions))

Organization Name: Fusion Halifax
Opportunity Title: Director of Programming (3 Positions)
Category: Boards / Committee / Leadership
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: March 1, 2023
End Date: March 1, 2024

Email: communications@fusionhalifax.ca
Website: https://fusionhalifax.ca/about
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Fusion Halifax is looking for a Director of Programming for its Board (volunteer position) DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of Programming is a voting Board Member of Fusion Halifax. The Director of Programming is responsible for planning and creating events, programs, or sessions to engage the community and volunteers, contributing to raising Fusion Halifax’s profile locally, being an active and engaged Board Member and assisting with all other related needs of the Board. AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY: The Fusion Halifax (Fusion) Board of Directors is elected by the membership to govern the organization and manage its activities. The Board of Directors has the legal authority and ultimate responsibility for the success of Fusion Halifax. All Board Members have a moral, legal and financial responsibility to all Fusion Halifax stakeholders to direct and protect the interests of the organization. The Board of Directors reports annually to the Fusion Halifax membership at its Annual General Meeting (AGM). TERM AND COMMITMENT: The Director of Programming holds a two-year term, effective from November 1, 2022-October 31, 2024. This is a voluntary position with no compensation. The Director of Programming position requires a time commitment of approximately 5-10 hours per week including attending Fusion’s monthly Board Meeting (2 hours). Monthly Board Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month. See specific details below: Work with the Fusion team to execute high quality Fusion events per year Manage volunteer meetings to plan, strategize, and implement each event Attend and advise at each monthly Fusion Board meeting (12 per year) Participation on various board subcommittees is expected and encouraged Attend/promote/support all Fusion events and programming as relevant DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan and execute a minimum of 2-4 events, programs or projects per year Prepare for and attend monthly Board of Directors meetings Act as a liaison between the Fusion Board of Directors and volunteers Coordinate and lead regular team meetings for various events & subcommittees Build relationships with in-kind and monetary sponsors to support team projects/events Represents Fusion Halifax at strategic local initiatives/events Develop and maintain a network of relationships with various local stakeholders Act as an ambassador internally/ externally to Fusion Halifax in the community Recruit and engage interested committee members and potential new Directors Liaise with community partners for relevant joint events or projects Build relationships with other Directors and volunteers to foster collaboration QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: Strong organizational and project management skills Passion for professional development of young professionals Knowledge of key community organizations related to diversity, inclusion and community development The ability to engage, manage and motivate a team of volunteers Leadership ability – able to inspire others to action – both volunteers and peers The Board of Fusion Halifax is composed of 15 individuals with diverse expertise and skills. Community members from all backgrounds between the ages of 20-40 are encouraged to apply. Fusion Halifax Board Directors are: Interested in improving the community and taking an active role in community engagement Interested in applying their skills to support Fusion Halifax initiatives Able to commit to the minimum time outlined above Interested in trying new things and working with new people to create opportunities for engagement in our city Collaborators who like working with others to find solutions WE KINDLY ASK ALL APPLICANTS TO EMAIL THEIR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO communications@fusionhalifax.ca. PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION YOU’RE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.

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