Position: Executive Director
Nature: Full time (35 hours/week)
Number of Positions: 1
Report to: President/CEO
The Executive Director oversees a broad range of program responsibilities for the Society and Foundation and related external programs to ensure operations efficiency, quality, service and cost-effective management resources. S/he must be a team and institution builder who is able to take the Society as an interactive force, a responder and a leader to the community and the community to MHHS.
The Executive Director acts as the key organizational, informational and support resource in the wide range of programs, services and grant requests and other roles which his position entails, and will carry out the responsibilities of the position as defined below:
Key Duties and Responsibilities
· Participates with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization;
· Identifies, assesses, and informs the Board of Directors and internal and external issues that affect the organizations;
· Acts as a spokesperson for the organizations;
· Represents the organization at community activities to enhance the organization’s community profile.
Operational Planning and Management:
· Develops an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organizations;
· Ensures that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its clients, Board and Funders;
· Oversees the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization;
· Draft policies for the approval of the Board and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate;
· Ensures that personnel, client, donor and volunteer files are securely stored, and privacy/confidentiality is maintained.
Program Planning and Management:
· Oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization’s programs and services;
· Ensures that the programs and services offered by the society contribute to the mission of the organizations;
· Monitors the day-to-day delivery of the programs and services of the organization to maintain or improve quality;
· Oversees the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects.
Financial Planning and Management:
· Works with staff, Budget officer and board to prepare a comprehensive budget;
· Researchers funding sources oversee the development of fundraising plans and write funding proposals to increase the funds of the organizations;
· Participate in fundraising activities as appropriate;
· Approves expenditures within the authority delegated;
· Ensures that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed;
· Administers the funds of the organization according to the approved budget and monitor the monthly cash flow of the organization;
· Prepares comprehensive, regular reports on the revenues and expenditure of the organizations;
· Ensures that the organization complies with all legislation covering taxation and withholding payments.
· Communicates with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization and to identify changes in the community served by the organization;
· Establishes good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organizations.
· Identifies and evaluates the risks to the organization’s people (clients, staff, management, volunteers) property, finances, goodwill, and image and implement measures to control risks;
· Performs other related duties assigned from time to time.
· University degree (preferably Master's level) in a related field;
· 5 years in a senior management role, 10 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector.
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
· Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/voluntary organizations;
· Knowledge of all federal and provincial legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations including employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, taxation, CPP, EI, health coverage etc;
· Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization;
· Knowledge of human resources management, financial management and project management;
· Strong leadership skills;
· Remuneration is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
o Clear criminal record check (Vulnerable sector)
Submit application online or email at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before November 22, 2019, 5 PM. Kindly use “Executive Director” as the email subject. Resume and cover letter should not be more than 3 pages. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Position: Settlement Worker - Generalist
Nature: Full time (35 hours/week)
Number of Positions: Two (2)
Report to: Executive Director
The successful candidate will have the ability to deliver outcome-oriented settlement programs to IRCC eligible newcomers- permanent residents, live-in caregivers and refugees by providing:
· Needs Assessment and Referrals
· Information and Orientation
· Community Connections and other related services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
· Conducts needs an assessment on various settlement areas such as employment, housing, language, education, community connections, and others ;
· Provides case management through Guided Pathway and refers clients to appropriate services such as employment service providers, government and community services;
· Provides newcomers with settlement and integration information and orientation sessions (one-on-one and group sessions) that aim to give the clients an overall look at life in Canada and enable clients to access information and guidance needed to settle smoothly in their new community;
· Establishes and maintains effective liaison and working relationship with government, schools, professional and business associations and other community service providers, as necessary, to ensure the provision of accurate information to newcomers;
· Provides interpretation/translation of documents/resources for newcomers;
· Prepares monthly statistical reports and other detailed information required;
· Participates in community events and activities to outreach to newcomer families.
· Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Education, Training and Experience
· Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Human Sciences, or another related discipline;
· Experienced in working with immigrants, live-in caregivers and refugees;
· Knowledge of current legislation, services and information affecting newcomers; knowledge of issues affecting caregivers and newcomers;
· Excellent understanding of settlement and integration programs;
· Knowledge of iCARE system is an asset;
· Experienced in conducting workshops and events;
· Experienced in one-on-one settlement service delivery;
· Demonstrated skills in interpersonal and intercultural communication techniques;
· Excellent time and resource management skills.
Skills and Abilities
· Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral English at all levels of the organization; the second language is an asset;
· Demonstrated ability to deal effectively and courteously with clients, staff and the public who come from different cultural backgrounds;
· Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite and internet access; accurate database and case management experience;
· Ability to design, promote, deliver and facilitate orientation and education workshops; plan and implement events related to the settlement;
· Able to work independently and as a team;
· Sound knowledge of community and agency resources.
o Clear criminal record check (Vulnerable sector)
Wage and Benefits
This is a full-time position, 35 hours in a week, with CPP, EI, WCB benefits and 4% vacation on completion of probation period.
Submit an application online or email at email@example.com on or before November 22, 5 PM. Kindly use “Settlement Worker” as the email subject. Resume and cover letter should not be more than 3 pages. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
MHHS is an equal opportunity employer.