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Current Opportunities

June 23, 2014

Enhance your capacity in the field that you are passionate about while helping PIRS to serve the need of vulnerable populations in Vancouver.

We have several positions available:

VOLUNTEER ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

PACIFIC IMMIGRANT RESOURCES SOCIETY (PIRS) is a non-profit agency that provides services for immigrant women and their preschool aged children. We are looking for a volunteer to work in the office one or two days a week to assist the office staff with a variety of administrative tasks.

DUTIES 

  • updating forms and other documents
  • completing summary reports of participant questionnaires and programs evaluations
  • filing program documents
  • organizing the materials in the PIRS resource library
  • coordinating the production and distribution of the PIRS quarterly newsletter
  • producing other promotional materials such as flyers, brochures and posters
  • updating the PIRS website
  • assisting with special events, e.g., Annual General Meeting, International Women`s Day
  • other duties as required

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • experience with office systems and equipment
  • computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • aptitude for technology including website maintenance using WordPress
  • strong organizational skills
  • ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • attitudes and values in keeping with the goals of PIRS
  • second language an asset

 

Contact Information:

Maliha Mayeed – Office Administrator

E-mail: info@pirs.bc.ca     Telephone: 604 298-5888 ext. 22

MEMBER AT LARGE  – BOARD DIRECTOR

Duties – Members-at-large, in partnership with other Board members, work to ensure the good governance and strategic advancement of the Society. Duties include: participating in monthly meetings of the Board of Directors; staying informed about all Board issues and issues related to the immigrant/refugee sector; actively participating in strategic planning and Board evaluation activities; acting as an ambassador for PIRS in the community.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

Relevant professional/practical skills and experience as deemed desirable by the Board Development Committee; past service as a Board Director/member of a non-profit organization desirable.

Time commitment: 2-year term with option to renew; 5 – 7 hours per month

Contact Information:

Mariam Bouchoutrouch – Executive Director

E-mail: ed@pirs.bc.ca     Telephone: 604 298-5888 ext. 27