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CNIB Foundation Team Lead, Come to Work in Victoria, British Columbia

Team Lead, Come to Work

Contract Full-Time, Victoria, Kelowna or New Westminster, BC

CNIB invites you to build a career as unique as you! We are currently searching for a Team Lead, Come to Work! Reporting to the Provincial Director, BC / Yukon, the Team Lead, Come to Work, will lead and empower integrated teams of staff and volunteers to deliver the Come to Work program that changes the lives of Canadians who are blind or partially sighted in the province of British Columbia. The Team Lead will also play an operational leadership role at the regional CNIB Hub.

Your impact at CNIB

  • Hiring, onboarding, and training of new hires; ensure that the Come to Work team in BC is equipped to do their best work.

  • Developing, planning, and implementing the expansion of the Come to Work program in BC, adhering to national service standards while maximizing positive experiences and outcomes for participants.

  • Managing the outcome evaluation process and leading and guiding the team to ensure the metrics and KPI’s are met.

  • Ensuring the administrative operational excellence at the regional CNIB Hub where they will be based.

Who you are

  • A track record of successful people management encompassing leading, managing and motivating teams of staff and volunteers

  • Good relationship/team builder and networking skills with a variety of stakeholders

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, with the ability to plan and deliver clear communications to a dispersed audience

  • Working knowledge of national non-profit organizations with a branch, region/national structure

  • Effectively demonstrates understanding and championing of diversity and accessibility issues

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;

  • Excellent analytical, problem definition and problem-solving skills

  • Proven time management, planning, coordinating and organization skills; proactive in initiating multiple projects on an ongoing basis

  • Professional attitude, results oriented, strategic and flexible

  • Connections to vocational service providers in BC an asset.

  • Knowledge of adaptive technology an asset

  • Working knowledge of Salesforce an asset.

We want to hear from you if you have:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field

  • 3-5 years' experience in program development, delivery, and implementation and/or project coordination.

  • Minimum 1-2 years of supervisory and/or people management experience.

  • Experience in building partnerships and developing agreements with companies and/or organizations

  • Personal or professional experience relating to blindness and vision loss an asset

  • Work experience in vocational field an asset

  • Personal or professional experience relating to blindness and sight loss is considered an asset

  • Personal or professional experience working with assistive technology and/or accessible environments is considered an asset

Work Environment

  • Required to work in the office minimum a few days a week

  • Moderate travel will be required

  • Required to work flexible hours

  • Able to work independently and within the team

Apply now!

If this sounds like the role for you, send your application to us at Shoko.Kitano@cnib.ca, indicating the position title in the subject line. Be sure to include a resume, cover letter, and mention how you heard about this opportunity.

CNIB is committed to creating and fostering an inclusive culture and welcomes applications from diverse candidates, including but not limited to the Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) community, persons with disabilities, people who are blind or partially sighted, and those who identify as women, gender diverse, and/or 2SLGBTQ+. We strongly encourage applications from applicants with sight loss. Direct lived experience would be a definite asset. If at any stage you require accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to support your accessibility needs. We're excited to review your application!

Please note: while we invite applications from all interested and qualified applicants, we are unable to follow-up with every applicant.

Closing date: April 3, 2023

About us

Life is a beautiful, wonderful, complex thing. Life with sight loss should be no different. At CNIB, we're on a mission to change what it means to be blind, and we're not slowing down. We think big, take risks, embrace change, and ask questions. We're inviting you to be part of the conversation.

Our diversity is our strength – we take pride in our inclusive workplace and are committed to recruiting and selecting in a fair, transparent, and accessible way. CNIB welcomes applications from those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA) to join us in expanding our capacity for inclusion in the broadest sense. To this end, we strongly encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, people who are blind or partially sighted, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. We enthusiastically invite applications from applicants with sight loss. Direct lived experience is a definite asset. CNIB is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities and will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process.

Our team's health and wellness are a priority, which is why we offer comprehensive benefits, competitive compensation, and flexible work schedules developed to help you stay healthy.

At CNIB, we are relentlessly passionate about what we do. We are in our second century of smashing societal barriers and stigmas through innovative programs and powerful advocacy. We are a collaborative, empowered team that drives achievement and equality. If that sounds like your cup of tea, let's talk.