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ARK is looking to add a Project Director to its board. Accessibility Renovations for Kids (ARK) is a Calgary charity, whose goal is to ease the daily lives of children with mobility challenges by renovating or modifying their family home to make it more accessible. We are seeking a Project Director who can take the lead on current and upcoming renovation and construction projects. Help us reshape their lives! Time Commitment: Approximately 2-4 hrs/week; more during renovations. Responsibilities: - Acts as Project Director on ARK board of directors. - Lead the Project Committee to plan and implement renovations in line with the agreed scope and resources. - Participate on the nomination committee to review and assess applications for renovations. - Ensure permits and licenses are obtained from appropriate authorities. - Oversee the project team to ensure renovations are implemented safely, to code, on schedule and within budget. - Perform routine site visits to monitor construction and renovation progress. - Identify project risks and develop and implement a contingency plan. Requirements & Skills: - English as a primary language. - In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles. - Attention to detail with strong organizational and planning skills to make decisions. - Strong communication and interpersonal skills. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. - Previous residential renovation experience and knowledge. - Resident of Calgary or surrounding areas.
Volunteering with Accessibility Renovations for Kids (ARK) is a fantastic way to put your skills to work to help improve the lives of local children with disabilities. ARK's Projects Team is made up of fun, friendly folk who enjoy having a laugh while at the same time using their talents in a way that is meaningful and fulfilling.