The Sandspit Community Society


The Sandspit Community Society (SCS) is seeking applications for an organized, self-motivated individual to lead and represent our organization as Executive Director for a 1-year contract period (maternity leave vacancy, with possibility of extension).

This is a unique opportunity to manage the day to day operations of a successful, non-profit society that has been actively spearheading and overseeing community related projects in Sandspit since 2012.


  • 10-20 hours a week, depending on the candidate’s availability.

  • Flexible days/hours, but may require access to evenings/weekends depending on relevant events, meetings etc.

Start Date

  • Flexible, but late January/early February preferred.


  • Pay is negotiable, depending on skills and experience.

Tasks include but not limited to:

With the direction of our Board of Directors, you’ll oversee all happenings of our organization, including working closely with project managers, assisting with grant writing, sourcing appropriate funding, administrative duties, outreach, reporting back to board and members, coordinating meetings, writing our online newsletter, social media event promotion, and budgeting.


  • The candidate will report to the board of directors, but should be self-disciplined, self-motivated, and able to work without direct supervision.

  • The right candidate will be trustworthy, dependable, and community minded, with strong leadership skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.

  • Experience with grant writing an asset.

  • Experience with grant management an asset.

  • Experience with working for a non-profit organization an asset.

The SCS recognizes and celebrates the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity, and sexual orientation.  We encourage applications from people of all walks of life.

Preference given to candidates currently residing in Ki’l Kun (Sandspit).

Please submit resume with three references to: executivedirector@sandspitcommunitysociety.com

Only candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

For more information or any questions, please email executivedirector@sandspitcommunitysociety.com

Posted until filled.

How to Apply