Director of Community Relations  

Director of Community Relations  

(Volunteer Management/Communications/Fund Development)

Ocean View works in a larger social enterprise that currently consists of 2 long term care homes (Ocean View Continuing Care and The Birches Nursing Home) and Port City Home Services. Our passion is achieving the highest quality of services in a client/resident and family centered care model. We are currently recruiting for a Director of Community Relations to join our team.

The Board of Directors recently approved an ambitious strategic plan and we are looking for a seasoned individual with an eclectic background to join the team. The anticipated start date for this position is no later than September 6th, 2022.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Community Relations will provide operational and day to day leadership for our valued volunteers as well as support all our communication/public relations objectives, and coordinate fund development in conjunction with the Board of Directors of Ocean View Foundation.

We are searching for candidates with the following:


  • A minimum of 2+ years in a role managing internal and external communications is required.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline preferably communications or public relations.
  • A passion for quality and making the world a better place, especially for seniors
  • A proactive vision for long term and community care for seniors
  • A passion for listening to varying views and perspectives and promoting an inclusive workplace
  • Access to a vehicle and a valid drivers license as local travel is required.


  • A Master’s Degree in Health/Business/Public Administration or Communications/Public Relations.
  • Previous experience in recruiting and managing volunteers.
  • Experience with fund development is preferred.

We are actively encouraging applicants who wish to self-identify from a diverse community to please do so as diversity is important as we build our team.  Qualified candidates only please apply with a cover letter clearly outlining how you meet the requirements for this position.

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Applications will be accepted UNTIL SUNDAY June 5th, 2022 at midnight.

Benefits: Ocean View offers a competitive compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package.

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.  The successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal record and vulnerable sector check on offer of employment.

Please be aware that OVCCC and The Birches are pet friendly homes where several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits live.

Please apply in confidence to Hillary Hawes