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Company Name:
Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Not specified

Director, Policy & Programs

Founded in 2004, the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations is a policy-driven, membership-based organization that works to strengthen the non-profit sector in Calgary and beyond. They provide leadership and give voice to critical issues affecting the non-profit sector; connect organizations to the information they need; develop practical resources for individuals and organizations; and build connections among organizations to facilitate learning, sharing of resources and action on common issues.

Director, Policy & Programs

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Director, Policy and Programs provides leadership and oversight for CCVO’s policy, research and capacity-building programs. This key position supports the strategic and operational management of the organization and supervises policy and programming staff. The Director also develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders, including members, funders, associations, government agencies and the business community.

The ideal candidate will offer:

  • A graduate level degree in a related field.
  • Strong passion for and a deep knowledge of the non-profit sector.
  • 7-10 years’ experience in policy and program development.
  • Superior leadership skills and a track record of building successful teams as a senior leader.
  • Excellent communications (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Prior experience in government relations is considered an asset.

For more information about CCVO, visit their website at

If you are searching for an opportunity to play a key role in a sector that touches all aspects of life in the Calgary community and beyond, please contact Johan or Sarah.

Sarah Tokar                    
[email protected]       

Johan Bolin
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