Position Title: Program Director


  • The board of directors is the legal authority for the community league.

Term of Office

  • Term of office is unlimited.

General Duties/Requirements

  • A director is expected to be fully informed on community league matters and participate in discussions and decisions in matters of policy, finance, programs, personnel and advocacy.
  • Commit to the work of the organization.
  • Review the board’s conduct and monitor its performance to ensure compliance with bylaws and policies.
  • Speak positively of the league and assist in developing and maintaining positive relations among the board, committees and communities to enhance the league’s mission.
  • Orient new board members.
  • Prepare for and arrive on time for all required meetings.
  • Develop, monitor, review and approve all policies and other recommendations received from the board, its standing committees and staff.
  • Review the bylaws and recommend changes to the membership.
  • Participate in the development of the league’s organizational plan, annual review and budget.
  • Approve the budget and other financial matters.
  • Prepare and present required reports at board meetings.
  • Prepare and present an annual report at the annual general meeting.


  • Works with the City Community Recreation Coordinators (CRCs).
  • Prepares and reviews policy and procedures related to programs and social activities.
  • Determines which programs will be offered to the community, then arranges for instructors and accommodation.
  • Manages all matters related to social activities of the league, including dances, social nights, member barbecues, etc.
  • Applies for grants for programs.
  • Arranges registrations.
  • Prepares budget and financial reports for the treasurer.
  • Arranges payments to instructors, keeps appropriate records.
  • Arranges access to the facilities used.