Careers

We are currently seeking:

Community Resource Advocate – Part Time, Term Position

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Application deadline: Friday, January 29, 2021 at 4:30PM.

Director of Operations and Development – Full Time Position

The Women’s Resource Centre provides programs, services, and counselling on issues affecting women, including family violence while encouraging respect, diversity and equality with a feminist perspective. The Women’s Resource Centre is an organization dedicated to providing support, empowerment and mentoring for all women and their families.

The Women’s Resource Centre is currently seeking a full-time Director of Operations and Development (DOD). The DOD is responsible to the Board of Directors for effective management of The Women’s Resource Centre, and for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. This DOD plays a key role in financial management, fund development, programming, staff management, and facilities management, alongside the support of the Director of Counselling and Advocacy and the Board of Directors. The DOD reports directly to the Board of Directors. Supervisory responsibility of this position includes oversight of the Program Coordinator, and oversight of the counselling team in partnership with the Director of Counselling and Advocacy.

Anticipated start date in early February 2021.

In this role, you will focus on:

  • Provide leadership in developing program, organization, and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out authorized plans and policies
  • Working collaboratively with the Director of Counselling and Advocacy to oversee the organization’s well-being and well-being of service delivery and employees
  • Identify, apply, and secure adequate funding that aligns with the organization’s mandate and strategic plan and call on the Grants Committee for review and assistance as needed
  • Providing leadership support to the Board of Directors and committees
  • Ensuring that our organization has a long-term strategy for achieving its mission and guiding principles, towards which it makes consistent and timely progress, including the development of an annual operational plan
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the organization and provide monthly reports on such issues
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of significant development and trends in the field The Women’s Resource Centre
  • Pursuing a collaborative management approach that supports a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top-quality people
  • Develop and maintain effective partnerships in the community
  • Working in a cross-cultural environment dedicated to serving vulnerable and diverse populations of women and their families within our organization’s feminist mission and vision

Relevant Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field is considered an asset, or equivalent employment experience
  • Experience in financial management in a non-profit organization
  • Experience in proposal writing, grant applications, or funding requests
  • Comprehensive understanding of and ability to work with vulnerable and diverse populations
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and within The Women’s Resource Centre’s feminist philosophy

What We Offer:

  • A flexible and rewarding work experience that values healthy work/life balance
  • A fiscally sound and established organization that values feminist leadership and transparency
  • Support from a Board of Directors comprised of qualified women invested in our community, and coworkers who value strong working relationships
  • Group benefits and employee/employer contribution pension plan

Working Conditions:

Standard work week of 37.5 hours, but a flexible schedule is required as evening and weekend work will take place to accommodate monthly board meetings, occasional committee meetings/events on weekends, and representing the Centre at public events as needed.

Compensation Range:

$23.50-25.50 per hour; rate of pay to be determined by applicant’s education and experience

Deadline to Apply:

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Please send your resume and cover letter to:

The Women’s Resource Centre

Mail: 729 Princess Ave Brandon, MB R7A 0P4

E-mail: reception@thewomenscentrebrandon.com

Fax: (204) 727-6230

The successful candidate will be subject to provide a current criminal record and child abuse registry check. The Women’s Resource Centre would like to thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Full position description available upon request.