Position: Glenora Farm Admin and Development Assistant
Organization: The Ita Wegman Association of BC (Glenora Farm)
Location: Glenora Farm, Duncan, Vancouver Island, BC
Position: Part time, admin and development assistant (22 hours / week)
Glenora Farm is a working biodynamic/organic farm and life-sharing community dedicated to the radical inclusion of adults with developmental disabilities (Companions). Through integrated residential care and life-enriching day programming, Glenora Farm provides strength-based wraparound supports that address the dynamic needs of each Companion and recognize the profound value of each community member’s unique gifts and contributions. On Glenora Farm, developmental disabilities are appreciated as part of the fabric of human experience. Companions live, learn, and work alongside Coworkers (staff and volunteer personnel) in a horizontal model that promotes self-efficacy and empowerment through meaningful work, rewarding participation, and responsibility to the earth. Glenora Farm is owned and operated by the Ita Wegman Association of British Columbia for Curative Education and Social Therapy and is one of two Camphill Communities in Western Canada. http://www.glenorafarm.org
This multifaceted position provides support to development, admissions and business administration personnel.
Duties for supporting development initiatives include tracking contributions, preparing and managing mailing lists, assisting with event planning, engaging with potential donors, and ensuring timely acknowledgment of contributions. Support the business administrator in preparing progress reports and drafting proposals.
With the support of the Program Director and Quality Care Coordinator, the selected candidate will assist with intermittent residential and day program Companion, Coworker, Volunteer and Staff admissions. Admissions support includes maintaining admissions guidelines and the upkeep of H/R files.
This candidate will provide ongoing and diverse office support services by implementing and maintaining administrative systems, procedures, and policies; while monitoring tasks and projects.
Hours: 22 hrs/week
Who can apply: We are friendly, community oriented, all abilities-friendly farm.
How to Apply: Applications are welcomed until the position is filled. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please send a resume and cover letter with your contact information included to Tara Batho:
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: May 5 2020 ID: 56621