Interested in working in public health?
Want to help grow a unique non-profit organization?
Do your values align with health equity, social justice, and public good?

The BCCDC Foundation for Public Health (BCCDC Foundation) is seeking two candidates: a Director of Operations; and a Director of Development. These roles are new and will work in partnership with the Executive Director to build out the leadership team for the organization. Each will bring a level of expertise, enthusiasm, and creativity to our growing organization.  

About the Positions:

The BCCDC Foundation is seeking two directors to work with the Executive Director and team to develop, oversee, and implement the BCCDC Foundation’s short-, medium-, and long-term strategies. These positions will collaborate with the Executive Director in achieving our:

  • strategic plan objectives and priorities;
  • organizational and financial growth;
  • successful growth of our influence and impact as a public health charity; and
  • mission of the BCCDC Foundation.

These director-level positions are unparalleled opportunities for individuals looking to implement strategy and programs in a unique and growing organization, and are well-suited to those who are excited by, and want to be part of, building an innovative organization.

Learn more and apply for the Director of Operations position here (closes on July 23rd).
Learn more and apply for the Director of Development position here (closes on August 13th).

About the Organization

The BCCDC Foundation is a registered charity working in partnership with, but distinct from, the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), and other stakeholders to improve population and public health outcomes in BC. Over the last two years, the BCCDC Foundation has undergone critically important planning and development that allowed us to take on an expanded portfolio and grow our reach.

Over the past 18 months, we have found ourselves in an unprecedented situation with the COVID-19 pandemic—we have been able to support pandemic response efforts and are positioned to continue this work to enhance our public health system in BC to prepare for, and respond to, future emerging threats.

We convene, collaborate, and leverage relationships with internal and external partners to drive innovation that advances population and public health for British Columbians. Established to protect and promote health, prevent harm, and prepare for threats by inspiring vision and philanthropy, the BCCDC Foundation envisions people living in health communities protected from infectious disease and environmental health hazards through innovative research and collaborative public health solutions.

Our three priority areas are: reducing harms; addressing threats; and emerging areas, and we support key projects within each priority. As one of the first charities in Canada to set up an Emergency Response Fund for COVID-19, and as a public health charity, the necessary recovery and preparedness work will continue to be a top priority as we look ahead to a post-pandemic world.

The BCCDC Foundation operates as a tax-exempt charity with its own Board and administration; as such, it is an arm’s length organization in place to support the BCCDC and public health broadly. Though a distinct entity, we are embedded within the BCCDC, allowing for unique functional and structural synergies.

We hope you may be as excited about these roles and this growth opportunity as we are! This is a chance to join a great small but mighty team, who have passion for, and a commitment to, improving population and public health in British Columbia.

Learn more and apply for the Director of Operations position here (closes on July 23rd).
Learn more and apply for the Director of Development position here (closes on August 13th).

Note: Please address any questions and submit applications through the links above. Questions sent directly to the BCCDC Foundation will not be answered.

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