We have recently been awarded a grant to support the BFC’s development as a nonprofit organization. More details of the overall project will be announced soon, but to get the work started, we are seeking expressions of interest, this week for a short-term contract role (October to December) to support development of our long-term governance structure. If you have experience in non-profit governance (or if you know someone who does) please check-out (or share) the Role Description below.
If you are interested in being awarded this contract, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by the end of Friday September 29 with your CV and a one-page letter that describes your motivation for the work, and your experience in the governance of nonprofit & volunteer-based organizations.
Governance-Structure Development Contractor (Oct-Dec 2023)
BFC PEI is looking to hire a temporary contractor who has governance and/or HR experience in the non-profit sector. This is a half-time (20 hour per week) contract, for 3 months, roughly October-December 2023, or ending in January if the contractor wishes to take a year-end break.
Contract Goal & Deliverables
Defining the desired organizational structure for BFC PEI, in a report containing recommendations for:
ToRs for working groups, and,
key individual role descriptions for both staff and volunteers within those structures.
While the following is a suggestion or expectation of the types of activities involved in completing the work, the contractor may choose alternative approaches to complete the deliverables.
Internal research - interviews with current and past core volunteers and staff. (~40hrs)
External research - meeting with and examining the structures of other nonprofits whose structures we consider similar to our desired mature state. (~40hrs)
1st draft of a recommended organizational structure & roles, and present to core stakeholders (~60hrs)
2 rounds of feedback and drafting to bring to finalization and approval by ‘the Hub’, our main strategic oversight body. (~60hrs x2 rounds = ~120hrs)
The total contract value is $9,100, representing the equivalent of 13 weeks of work at 20hrs/week (260 hours) and a rate of $35/hr. Contractors can invoice biweekly or monthly for payment at a rate of $30/hr (inclusive of any GST/HST charged) and with proof of demonstrated progress towards deliverables, for up to 260 hours. The remaining value of the contract will then be paid out as a lump sum only upon satisfactory completion of the deliverables.