We’re seeking an ExecutiveDirector!
What's in it for you?
- Full-time permanent employment in the heart of BC
- Work in an inclusive, professional, culturally engaged, trusting environment
- Make a difference in the lives of children and their families
- Competitive Compensation starts at $120–150,000 and includes benefits and pension.
- Flexible start date for the right candidate
If you have work experience within an Indigenous organization, a good understanding of Indigenous (First Nations, , Inuit) culture, and extensive leadership experience in child protection then we want to hear from you.
Are you a seasoned professional with solid experience in Child Protection? Are you an experienced manager with the ability to engage your team to rally behind the vision and mission of an organization? Do you have a firm understanding of Indigenous (First Nations, , Inuit) communities, issues, values, and traditions? If so, then our client wants to hear from you.
Our client is a unionized, delegated agency providing a broad range of child protection and family support that enhances cultural participation and involvement in the community. If you want to work in an inclusive, professional and culturally engaged, trusting environment, then this position is for you.
As the Executive Director for the Agency, you would be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the agency, in collaboration with the Board of Directors, funders and community partners. Understanding and acting in compliance with all applicable Laws, Acts and Regulations with particular emphasis on the Child, Family and Community Services Act is a MUST in this role. developing and implementing the operations policies to guide the Agency, the role also requires the successful candidate to direct and monitor the Agency’s activities in a manner that ensures the Agency’s assets are both safeguarded and optimized.
If you lead and want to make a difference in the lives of children and their families, then this position might be your next dream job!
- Master of Social Work or equivalent with a minimum of five years of leadership experience in child protection/welfare.
- A minimum experience of five years in organizational management including human resources, financial management, contract management, strategic planning, and standards compliance.
- Working in collaboration with partnership organizations.
- Working in collaboration with a Governance Board of Directors.
- Working in a unionized environment.
- Extensive experience and knowledge of working in the child welfare system, including child protection, fostering, adoption, contract management, proposal writing, human resources, and financial management.
- An individual who has experience in delivering culturally sensitive services.
- C6 delegation completion is an asset.
- Adoption Delegation completion is an asset.
- If this position is classified as safety and risk-sensitive, you must also be able to pass pre-access drug & alcohol testing.
- Successfully pass a Criminal Record Check including the vulnerable sector.
- familiarity with local community resources.
- Networking with organizations.
- Solid understanding of working in an Indigenous based organization and culture (First Nations, , Inuit).
- Valid driver’s license and own vehicle with clean drivers abstract.
- Possession of or eligible to a passport
CLOSES ONCE IS CANDIDATE IDENTIFIED - APPLY ASAP
**We thank all applicants for applying, however only those considered for an interview will directly**