Careers

Working in and for parks and outdoor ventures is very rewarding. To apply, please follow the instructions provided in the job posting. If you'd like to be considered for future opportunities, but don't see your perfect role here, please email your resume and cover letter to careers@bcparksfoundation.ca and we'll keep your information on file for future consideration. Due to the high volume of applicants we receive, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.


 

Full-Time Positions

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Administrative Manager

The BC Parks Foundation's mission is to enhance and pass on the legacy of BC's world-class parks. Our goal is to create the best parks system in the world. We are currently hiring a full-time Administrative Manager.

Working with the Foundation team, you will help achieve:

  • Revenue targets supporting the Foundation’s mission
  • Expenditure per revenue limits
  • A successfully launched retail program
  • High donor/client satisfaction targets
  • Operational efficiency
  • Positive personal performance and interpersonal ratings from colleagues, CEO/board members and key partners or donors.

 

To accomplish these objectives and associated targets, your activities include:

 

Operations

  • Assisting with the setup and utilizing any Foundation data management or donor/grantor management tools
  • Ensuring data integrity within donor/grantor management tools
  • Maintaining clear and accurate documentation of backend systems and associated processes
  • Creating and distributing reports, updating dashboards. 

 

Retail

  • Supporting the retail program launch and assist with its ongoing operations
  • Maintaining backend of retail website
  • Receiving, counting and organizing inventory
  • Shipping orders until we move these activities to a third-party facility
  • Managing and reporting on inventory
  • Customer service.

 

Donations & Recurring Revenue

  • Tracking donations and recurring revenue, maintaining organized logs and reconciling to the bank
  • Processing donations and reconciling to ensure receipt of all funds
  • Issuing charitable receipts
  • Assisting in assessing feasibility of and implementing mechanisms for generating donations that are large volume, low amount
  • Reporting on key metrics and analysis of donation and recurring revenue results and making recommendations on new strategies and approaches.

 

Donor Stewardship

  • Leading donor stewardship activities
  • Moving donors up the giving ladder.

 

Executive Assistance

  • Supporting the CEO in scheduling and planning meetings and activities
  • Booking and coordinating meetings and travel arrangements
  • Drafting letters and contracts, proofreading reports and written documents
  • Organizing and coding receipts, reconciling expenses
  • Supporting the COO as needed for bookkeeping and payroll activities. 

 

General Office

  • Keeping office organized and running efficiently
  • Liaising with admin from shared office space to communicate policies and procedures to staff
  • Responding to general inquiries via email or phone and forwarding as appropriate
  • Overseeing office supplies and ordering as needed. Assisting with equipment purchases
  • Maintaining office equipment and phone system
  • Documenting and communicating new policies with staff.

As the Foundation has a small staff team, all employees may carry out a range of functions beyond their core roles.

Requirements:

  • A passion for the outdoors and BC’s Parks
  • At least 10 years of experience in an administrative position with similar responsibilities
  • A plus: Online retail or wholesale customer service, inventory management or bookkeeping experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills to handle a large volume of work, the ability to prioritize work and work independently
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Confident analyzing, summarizing and reporting on data
  • Professional, ability to use discretion and judgement
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; advanced Excel skills; experience with Salesforce
  • A plus: First Aid certification

 

Details:

Reporting to: CEO & COO
Location: Downtown Vancouver head office 

Application Process:

Email your cover letter and resume to careers@bcparksfoundation.ca with the job title in the subject line. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

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Summer Jobs

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Wildlife Camera Project: Researcher

The BC Parks Foundation's mission is to enhance and pass on the legacy of BC's world-class parks. Our goal is to create the best parks system in the world. Through partial funding from the Green Jobs Initiative, we are currently hiring a temporary, full-time Wildlife Camera Project: Researcher.

Responsibilities:

To research, write reports and briefing notes, present options and recommendations, and conduct outreach related to:

  • Best practices for remote wildlife cameras
  • Remote connectivity and data uploading options for cameras
  • Data management and storage system for wildlife camera images
  • Key stakeholders and community partners.

 

Qualifications & Eligibility:

  • Passionate for the outdoors and BC's parks
  • Education and/or experience in environmental science
  • Excellent analytical, communication, presentation and organizational skills 
  • Registered full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year (in or outside of Canada)
  • Under the age of 30 (inclusive)
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person as defined by the immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Legally entitled to work according to any provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

 

Details:

Reporting to: CEO and Program Coordinator
Location: Downtown Vancouver head office
This is a fixed-term position at 35 hours per week with a flexible end date
The anticipated start date is July 8th.

Application Process:

Email your cover letter and resume to careers@bcparksfoundation.ca with the job title in the subject line. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Deadline to apply: May 30, 2019

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