Author: brvca

Economic Development Contractor

Economic Development Capacity Building Contractor – 2020

The Economic Development Committee of BRVCA is seeking a qualified and experienced economic development contractor to work on an established Workplan.  The funding for this project comes from the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District via the NDIT Economic Development Capacity Building funding.

Major areas of work include relationship building with stakeholders in our area including Statimc interests, housing, school sustainability, population recruitment and attraction, business attraction, tourism marketing, and experience development.

The preferred contractor will have a very good knowledge of the Bridge River Valley and the economic situation.  The contractor must demonstrate ability to work in a complex multi-stakeholder environment.  

Budget information can be obtained by emailing worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca.

Please submit an expression of interest to worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca by May 7, 2020

Bralorne Ball Diamond EOI

Bralorne Baseball Diamond Porto Potty Enclosure Expression of Interest

Objective / Purpose
The Bralorne Community Association (BCAC) is seeking the construction of enclosures for the Bralorne Ball Diamond’s four Porto Potties. These enclosures will take the form of two visually pleasing separate structures.

Key Dates
Work will be completed between April 1st 2020 and June 20th 2020.

Background / History
The Bralorne Ball Diamond Committee is engaged in a program of upgrading the Ball Diamond facilities. Complaints have been received about the unsightliness of the four Porto Potties located at the Diamond and owned by the BCAC. BCAC wishes to address those issues by enclosing the Porto Potties in a visually pleasing fashion.

Scope of Work
Prior to any contract bid the respondent/contractor will undertake a work site walk-through with the designated BCAC representative(s). Contact information will be provided by BRVCA.  The successful Respondent/Contractor will build two structures according to their submitted plans and as approved by designated BCAC representative(s).

If the scope of service or work changes for any unforeseen reason, the Chair of the BCAC Ball Diamond Committee has to approve the scope change.

Work will include:
-All work will be performed according to WorkSafeBC safety standards and the latest BC Building Codes.
-Subcontracting is allowed and under the Contractor supervision.
-Volunteers will also be permitted to assist under the Contractor’s supervision.
-Proper and legal disposal of unusable materials.
-Final site cleanup.

Submission:

Please include information as requested below:

Qualifications and Experience
-Provide information regarding any relevant management, administrative, and financial capabilities as well as technical and necessary skills, qualifications, experience, and equipment that you consider relevant to meet the objectives of this EOI.
-A WorkSafeBC Registration Number will be required unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA becomes a temporary employee of the BRVCA so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s WorkSafeBC Policy.
-A Certificate of Insurance showing your General Commercial Liability Insurance coverage must be submitted unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA make the proponent an employee so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s General Commercial Liability Insurance Policy.

Proposed Solution:
Please include:
-Drawings and building specs for your proposed plans
-A clear description of problem to be solved or services required, including details pertaining to quality and performance standards.
-An explanation of any important relationship issues and/or your expectations of what both parties are expected to bring to the table.
-An indication of project timeline to ensure completion by June 20th, 2020.
-An all-inclusive fixed price for completed work, delivered materials, and site cleanup.
-BRVCA has a once a month payment day, payment will be made on next payment day after submission of the documentation, invoices and receipts after approval by the Chair of the BCAC Ball Diamond Subcommittee.

Submission of Response
Send your complete submission package before 3.00pm Thursday March 26th, 2020 to the Bridge River Community Association, by mail, addressed to:

Gold Bridge Community Resource Building
104 Haylmore St.
Gold Bridge B.C.
V0K 1P0

OR, drop off in person to the above address;

OR, email an electronic version of your complete submission package to     bridgerivervalley@gmail.com

Community Advisory March 2020

Gold Bridge Ratepayers Meeting  Saturday March 14th   12-2 pm at the Gold Bridge Community Club.   All Gold Bridge residents welcome.

The Community Resource Building and the BRVCA will be closed for Spring Break from March 13th – 22nd.  We will re-open on Monday March 23rd.

Memberships for the Bridge River Valley Community Association are available for 2020.  Your support of this non-profit organization is invaluable and helps to ensure various initiatives, projects and programs are delivered to our community throughout the year.  Click on the link to submit your application:

www.cognitoforms.com/BridgeRiverValleyCommunityAssociation/MembershipFormNov12019ToOct312020

EMPLOYMENT & CONTRACTS

Bear Conflict Prevention Coordinator:   This is an employment or contract depending on the applicant.  www.brvca.ca/bear-conflict-prevention-coordinator

Bralorne Church Washroom Floor and Inside Concrete Staircase Repair – Request for quotes    www.brvca.ca/chruchfloorcontract/

Canada Summer Jobs.  You must be 15-30 years old but do not need to be a student.  These positions are all 30 hours per week, pay above minimum wage, and can start in May but must be for a minimum of 8 weeks.  Most of them may involve substantial or some weekend work.  We welcome both young applicants and more experienced applicants.  We will tailor the job and supervision to fit.  Some basic training will be supplied as needed.

Valley Heritage Assistant

Valley Heritage Assistant 

Tasks and Responsibilities

* Provide excellent customer service to local and visiting populations.

* Distribute tourist information such as maps, bylaw information, directions and general information about accommodations.

* Assist with heritage and geological interpretation, conduct energy and gold placer mine tours, engage visitors with gold panning activities.

* Research and interpret information about local heritage sites such as the Gold Bridge Cemetery, Haylmore Heritage Site, Bralorne Church, Bralorne Pioneer Museum to create a tour-like session of our historical attractions available to the public.

* Provide support to special events and celebrations in a rural community, including Summerfest, Gold Bridge Days, and Canada Day.

* Other responsibilities include maintaining records of all activities on the site, ensuring the facility is clean and safe, selling ice cream or other seasonal goodies, as well as liaising and working with local artisans on-site.

The start for this position is preferably in May, however a later start time can be considered as long you work 8 weeks before the end of August.

The position is 30 hours per week and some weekend/weekend day work part of the position.

Hourly rate will be well above minimum wage and will depend on skills and experience.

To be eligible, youth must:

  •  be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*;
  •  be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
  •  have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

Please contact worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca for more details or to submit your resume.

Archival Collection Assistant

Archival Collection Assistant

*  Use digital imaging programs and software to aid in cultural and archival cataloguing and storage, as well as cultural and historical content for social media platforms.

*  Promote visitor opportunities and products.

*  Assist with the development and installation of two temporary exhibits including

o   On-site exhibit using artifacts from the collection.

o   Digital exhibit using social media campaign to highlight artifacts.

*  Conduct site tours and interpretation of museum’s historical and cultural collections.

*  Greet visitors, respond to visitor inquiries, and conduct retail transactions.

*  Provide support to special events and celebrations in a rural community as required.

The start for this position is preferably in May, however a later start time can be considered as long you work 8 weeks before the end of August.

The position is 30 hours per week and some weekend/weekend day work part of the position.

Hourly rate will be well above minimum wage and will depend on skills and experience.

To be eligible, youth must:

  •  be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*;
  •  be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
  •  have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

Please contact worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca for more details or to submit your resume.

Tourism Assistant

Culture, Events and Tourism Assistant 

Tasks and Responsibilities

* Welcome tourists and visitors to the site.

* Educate local and visiting populations about the cultural and heritage significance of buildings, monuments, artefacts, and landscapes.

* Assist with coordination of cultural activities, special events, and annual celebrations in a rural community, including Summerfest and Kids Camp, Gold Bridge Days, and Canada Day.

* Distribute promotional and educational materials.

* Promote tourism products.

* Research and provide heritage and geological interpretation about the area’s flora and fauna, as well as local heritage sites such as Gold Bridge Cemetery, Bralorne Church, Haylmore Heritage Site, and Bralorne Pioneer Museum.

* Conduct interpretive tours of historical attractions and engage visitors with gold panning activities.

* Other responsibilities include maintaining records of all activities on the site, ensuring the facility is clean and safe, selling ice cream or other seasonal goodies, as well as liaising and working with local artisans on-site.

The start for this position is preferably in May, however a later start time can be considered as long you work 8 weeks before the end of August.

The position is 30 hours per week and some weekend/weekend day work part of the position.

Hourly rate will be well above minimum wage and will depend on skills and experience.

To be eligible, youth must:

  •  be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*;
  •  be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
  •  have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

Please contact worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca for more details or to submit your resume.

Church Floor Contract

Objective / Purpose


The object is to repair/renovate the Bralorne Church bathroom and cement stair case

Key Dates


Work to be completed between April 15 and May 15 2020

Background / History


The Heritage Co9mmittee (BRVCA) has been engaged in a project to repair cracks leaking water into the Church Hall Basement.  This portion of the project will complete those repairs.

Service / Work Requirements


Expectations
-All work to be done to Work Safe BC standards.

-Tasks:

  • Bathroom:
  • Remove 2 by 4 runners from the floor.
  • Remove any more mouldy studs from the walls.
  • Prep Gyprock on walls for new Gyprock where it is missing and or damaged.
  • Install studs where required.
  • Prep the concrete floor for another layer to go on top of it.
  • Pour another level layer of concrete on the floor so that tiles can be layed on it.
  • Height will have to be determined.
  • Thin set in a layer of Schluter Ditra anti fracture material on the new concrete.
  • Lay tiles onto the floor so they are level with the wood floor in the main hall.
  • Install new insulation where required.
  • Install vapour barrier where required.
  • Replace the missing and damaged Gyprock and finish all the joints.
  • Install baseboard trim where required. If there is enough tile left use it if possible and then seal the joint.
  • Paint the whole room.
  • Reinstall the storage cabinets.
  • Repaint the storage cabinets.
  • Replace the toilet water valve with a new one.
  • Install a new toilet with mount and seal.
  • Reinstall the vanity.
  • Reinstall the hot water tank support frame.
  • Reinstall the hot water tank.
  • Make sure there are no water leaks on the bathroom plumbing.
  • Note: Floor tiles will be donated.
  • Cement Staircase into the Basement:
  • Repair damaged areas in the staircase.
  • Prep the cement staircase for painting.
  • Paint the cement staircase with anti-skid paint.

This is list is a general plan for the renovations but could be modified as required.
-Proponent will provide an indication on timelines i.e. target dates related to delivery of the service.

Requirements
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Subcontracting will be allowed if required.
- Volunteers will also be permitted to help with this EOI.
- Detailed invoices, receipts and pertinent documentation for materials, shipping, subcontractor, and rentals must be kept for the entire project and submitted to the Chair of the Heritage Committee (BRVCA)

Pricing
-

Proponent to provide a fixed price which will include:
Planning, material cost, shipping, dismantling and disposal of old dugout and stairs, labor costs, subcontracting, and rentals.
-BRVCA has a once a month payment day, payment will be made on next payment day after submission of the documentation, invoices and receipts after approval by the Chair of the Heritage Committee

Scope of Service or Work Change

If the scope of service or work changes for any unforeseen reason, the Chair of the Heritage Committee has to approve the scope change.

Submission Guidelines:


Proponent Organization / Profile / Technical Skills / Experience
-Proponent shall identify relevant management, administrative, and financial capabilities as well as technical and necessary skills, qualifications, experience, and equipment that they consider appropriate to the evaluation of their ability to successfully undertake the proposed contract and meet the EOI objectives.
-WorkSafeBC Number will be required unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA make the proponent an employee so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s WorkSafeBC Policy.
-General Commercial Liability Insurance Policy must be submitted unless the proponent optionally and at the discretion of the BRVCA make the proponent an employee so that the proponent will work under the BRVCA’s General Commercial Liability Insurance Policy.

Submission of Proposal
-

Proponent shall submit a signed copy of the proposal either by mail, dropped off at the Gold Bridge Community Resource Building or via e-mail.
-All proposals must be submitted to the BRVCA by March 31, 2020

Email:  bridgerivervalley@gmail.com

Mailing Address:

Gold Bridge Community Resource Building

104 Haylmore St.

Gold Bridge B.C.
V0K 1P0

Lajoie Lake Watershed Project Research Assistant

Lajoie Lake Watershed Project Research Assistant – Partnership between LaJoie Lake Residents and the Bridge River Valley Community Association

This job will appeal to students with academic studies related to Master of Science, Environmental Sciences, Fish, Wildlife and Recreation, Environmental Engineering. This position will directly focus on research and interpretation of environmental data collected from watersheds within the Lajoie Lake area.

Tasks and Responsibilities

* Review historical data collections and related information.

* Analyze research data, interpret results, and coordinate study activities.

* Conduct interviews of area residents and government officials regarding historical changes to Lajoie Lake.

* Collect water chemistry, phytoplankton and zooplankton depth stratified samples from the lake and major inlet and outlets at two-week intervals from ice-off to late August.

* Communicate with stakeholders and project collaborators.

* Review human activities in the watershed over the past century (logging, mining, road construction and residential development) and determine if/how these activities may relate to perceived changes in water quality (i.e. identify stressors).

* Develop a restoration plan in the form of a Master of Science report to BC Institute of Technology and Simon Fraser University.

The start for this position is preferably in May, however a later start time can be considered as long you work 8 weeks before the end of August.

The position is 30 hours per week and some weekend/weekend day work part of the position.

Hourly rate will be well above minimum wage and will depend on skills and experience.

To be eligible, youth must:

  •  be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*;
  •  be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
  •  have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

Please contact worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca for more details or to submit your resume.

Expression of Interest – Accountant

Expression of Interest  – Accountant for two year period 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 Fiscal Years:

Bridge River Valley Community Association is seeking to retain an accountant;

– to prepare Notice to Reader financial statements (and periodically  Review Engagement level) for a incorporated Non-profit society that  has a decentralized, umbrella type operating structure

-provides consulting assistance to our Board Treasurer and Financial  Administrator on proper use of Quick Books

-works with Board Treasurer and Financial Administrator to prepare financial statements which  reflect the operating Structure in a way that follows Accounting  Principles but that also communicates with membership in an  understandable (and therefore transparent) way

-undertakes adjusting  entries in Quickbooks Non Profits -assist in reviewing financial policies and practices

Please provide us estimates of cost to prepare financial statements and also hourly consulting rate.  We can provide trial balance type information.

Please contact us at info@bridgerivervalley.ca

 

Expression of Interest – Board Governance Training

Expression of Interest – Board Governance Training

Session #1 – Online/Webinar – 2 hrs

  •  Benefits of Good Governance
  •  Understanding the BC Society Act
  •  Constitution
  •  Bylaws
  •  Role of the Board of Directors
  •  Legal or Fiduciary Responsibility
  •  Contractual Responsibility
  •  Management Responsibility
  •  Models of Board Governance
  •  Choosing a Model
  •  Role of the Director
  •  President
  •  Vice President
  •  Committee Chair
  •  Secretary
  •  Treasurer
  •  Role of Committees

Session #2 – Face to Face combined with some Online/Toll Free Teleconference – 4 hours

  •  Better Practices in Board Governance
  •  Accountability
  •  Transparency
  •  Decision Making
  •  Conflict of Interest
  •  Communications
  •  Strategic Planning
  •  Financial Controls/Risk Assessment
  •  Organization Structure
  •  Performance Assessment
  •  Board Orientation/Development
  •  Summary Results of Self-Evaluation
  •  Priority Action Areas to Enhance Performance
  •  Next Steps/Closing Thoughts

Be prepared to do some customization based on the organizational

Structure and current board situation.  Availability must be mid – November to

mid-December.

Please provide experience in this field of facilitation and a estimated cost

By October 29 to worktodo@bridgerivervalley.ca