Director of Programs
Position Activity: Board Member
4-10 hours / Monthly
PO Box 84007 Market Mall , 3625 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB, T3A 5C4 [Map]
Suitability: Adult Group (Corporate / Employee), Adult Group (Non-corporate)
The Director of Programs is responsible for the three core funded programs of Wings of Hope: AFAP, ACF’s, PFAP Program and Gift of Hope. The Director attends board meetings once a month. A general description of the duties in the three areas are outlined below. AFAP Chair of the AFAP Committee members including, Director of Programs, AFAP Controller and Director of Governance. Responsible for execution of AFAP operations: general administration of AFAP and disbursement of funds based on the board approved budget. Reviews and approves (with other AFAP Committee members) applications for funding. Seeks approval of the board for funding requests that are outside the Terms of Reference for AFAP on the recommendation of the AFAP Committee. Oversees the work of the AFAP Controller and works with AFAP Controller to ensure funds are distributed in a timely manner. TBCC(TOM BAKER CANCER CENTRE)/APPLICANT LIASON Meets with the TBCC social works bi-annually to maintain a positive relationship and to address any concerns and to solicit general advice on how the program is responding to the needs of our Community. Communicates with TBCC social workers regularly by phone or email to seek clarification on client applications or to address any immediate concerns. Provides annually updated application materials and AFAP Terms of Reference to TBCC social workers. Responsible for the WOH Assistance email: communicates and follows up with AFAP client concerns, seeking additional application information, emailing Direct Deposit confirmation letters or any other required client communications. REPORTING Tracks utilization and areas of need and reports to the board monthly. Reports the Summary of the AFAP Financials to the board monthly. MONITORING AND REVIEW With AFAP Community, reviews the AFAP program annually (and more, if required to address financial constraints and/or other economic changes) to determine if Terms of Reference should be amended. GIFT OF HOPE Works with the Gift of Hope Coordinator to plan the annual Gift of Hope program based on the board approved budget. Works with the TBCC social workers to determine the recipients each year based on the Terms of Reference. Reports the financials of the program to the board annually. ALBERTA CANCER FOUNDATION/PFAP Meets with the ACF representative annually to review Wings of Hope’s Endowment Fund to PFAP and maintain the relationship with ACF. Receives the Wings of Hope Endowment reports from ACF and presents to the board. Receives updated PFAP Terms of Reference from ACF annually and reviews with Committee to align with the AFAP Terms of Reference.