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Volunteer Project Manager

Job ID: 13019

Volunteer Project Manager (Five-Year Strategic Plan) – Closes June 24, 2019 at 12pm

Location: Richmond, BC

Annex Consulting welcomes opportunities to give back to the community. To that effect, we are working with a non-profit organization in the volunteer sector to recruit a volunteer Project Manager. Annex is helping to provide visibility to this worthwhile organization's search for volunteers on a no-fee basis. We will gather and forward applications directly to this organization.

The mission of the Richmond Women Resource Center (RWRC) organization is to empower women one at the time through education and training in a safe and supportive environment. They offer a number of programs as well as a safe and supportive environment for all women, regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, religion, class or ability.

Scope of Work

The volunteer project manager will work with the executive director and the Board members to distill the various views and opinions of how RWRC shall develop into a coherent Strategic Plan, supported, if not by everyone, by a strong majority. This will include fact finding about the current activities and processes, collecting views on how the organization shall develop, analyze the current processes. The path to the Strategic Plan may include brainstorm meetings, working meeting of smaller groups, and one-on-one meetings.


  • Learn through discussions with the Executive Director and Board members about the current activities of RWRC and desired changes, additions and/or developments
  • Assess the current processes used by the organization
  • Facilitate strategic planning sessions as required, ensure the inputs and results are collected and documented
  • Produce a first draft of the Strategic Plan and submit for review and comments
  • Incorporate agreed comments and suggestions into a second and final version, which can be used by the organization for future operational planning, determining funding requirements, projecting future staff, and more


  • Project Plan describing the path to get to the Strategic Plan (the purpose of this is to inform all involved how this project will be done, what the schedule is to get it accomplished, etc.)
  • Agendas and preparation for the meetings
  • First draft of the Strategic Plan, to be submitted for review
  • Second and final version for the organization to act on

Required Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of project management experience 
  • Some experience with generating a strategic plan
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience with not-for-profit sector is desirable

NOTE: Attend meetings with the Board as needed in Richmond – times TBD but will be evenings/weekends


RWRC will provide a letter of recommendation to the PM volunteer at the successful conclusion of the project and serve as a reference if appropriate.

Start: July 1, 2019

Duration: 3.5 months (10-15 hours per month)

Suitable individuals meeting or exceeding all of the above criteria are encouraged to send a response in the strictest of confidence detailing the required skills for immediate consideration by hitting the Apply Now button.
Responses should include the following:

Updated cover letter and resume (BOTH IN ONE DOCUMENT) clearly indicating the required experience.


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  • Job ID: 13019
  • Job Title: Volunteer Project Manager
  • Location: Greater Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Job Type: Volunteer
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