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Executive Director for Christian Life Children's Centre

Executive Director for Christian Life Children's Centre

Company: Christian Life Children's Centre
Contact Person: CLCC Board
445 Merecroft Rd.
Campbell River, British Columbia , V9W 6K6

Position Description

We are looking for an individual to join and lead our team here at Christian Life Children’s Centre in beautiful Campbell River, BC. CLCC started over 25 years ago with just a handful of children and staff and now serves more than 200 children and their families, as well as 35+ staff Monday to Friday. At CLCC, we strongly believe that caring for children is more than the hours spent in childcare. We believe our Centre exists to support the greater health of our community both socially and economically. We are visible, valued advocates for Campbell River’s children and their families. CLCC strives to create a nurturing environment that fosters kindness, creativity and an appreciation of the world in which we live and those with whom we live alongside.

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of Christian Life Children’s Centre Society in accordance to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director will provide necessary support, resources, supervision and leadership to ensure the provision of nurturing care and education to young children as directly outlined by the mission, values and policies of the Society. The Executive Director will uphold the strict compliance requirements of the BC Child Care Licensing Regulations.

It is important for the Executive Director to be a part of Christian Life Fellowship church as an active member, working closely with the Pastoral Staff and leadership of the church.

This full-time position is set to start in September 2021.

Experience and Training

  • 5 or more years’ experience working in a childcare centre or related environment.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Education: BC ECE preferred or transferable equivalent. A degree or training related to Child Development, Non-profit Organization, Education or other would be considered an asset 
  • First Aid Certification required
  • Criminal Record Check required
  • Class 2 Bus Licence would be considered an asset


  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Directors on all aspects of the organization’s activities - Foster effective teamwork between the Board, staff and church community
  • Review policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate
  • Participate in monthly Board meetings
  • Lead staff meetings
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the BC Early Learning Framework and provide adequate support to staff to ensure the Early Learning Framework is appropriately implemented in the various programs
  • Be willing to delegate certain leadership responsibilities to staff in their areas of strength and creativity to cultivate a cooperative and collaborative work environment

Program Planning and Management

  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of all programs and services
  • Ensure that the programs and services offered by the organization contribute to the organization’s and church’s mission and values
  • Ensure licensing requirements are met at all times and facilities are well maintained
  • Work in conjunction with Campbell River Supported Child Development to integrate support staff to foster an inclusive environment for children of varying abilities
  • Promote the centre and actively participate in Community Tables & events that collaborate and support children and their families

Financial Management

Work alongside the Financial Administrator to:

  • Manage a comprehensive annual budget
  • Work with the Board of Directors to maintain adequate funding for the operation of the Society
  • Oversee the development of potential fundraising plans and assist with Grant writing and Government-funded program maintenance

Human Resources (HR) Planning and Management

  • Determine staffing requirements for the Society’s management and program delivery
  • Oversee the implementation of the HR policies, procedures and practices
  • Maintain a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation regulations


A competitive salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits and pension.


Please email your resume to Please include the following three references: pastoral, professional and personal. We appreciate all interested applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline is March 12th, 2021. 

Posted: January 29, 2021 | Expires: March 13, 2021
Posted Under: Executive
Career ID: [ 8468 ]