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Executive Director

Executive Director

Company: Michael House Pregnancy Care Centre
Contact Person: Ms. Wendy Clayson, Hiring Committee Chair
187 Bristol St.
Guelph, Ontario , N1H 3M2
Phone: 519-766-7675
Position Description


Michael House Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services is a Guelph community success story. Open since 2003, we have made a difference in the lives of more than 300 pregnant and parenting women and their children through our Residential Program, Aftercare and Drop-in Programs, and our recently added Supportive Housing Program.

As the new Executive Director, you will lead the team of staff and volunteers for this community-wide Christian-based organization, and champion its mission and values as the “public face” of the agency.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, your primary responsibilities will include:

  •  Participating with the Board of Directors to develop a vision and strategic plan
  •  Overseeing and developing operational capabilities and supporting policies and procedures
  •  Developing and managing the budget
  •  Establishing new fund development initiatives to ensure financial growth and sustainability
  •  Using external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities
  •   Deepening all aspects of communications; cultivating relationships with current funders
  •   Overseeing the management, hiring and development of staff and volunteers
  •   Assuring high quality programs and data-driven program evaluation
  •   Overseeing the management and maintenance of the premises
  •   Active participation and engagement with Board of Directors; active member of committees

Your Qualifications will include:

  •   A university degree in a related field e.g. Business, Social Services
  •   Five years of progressive experience in management of not-for-profits
  •   Training and experience in supporting women
  •   An understanding of infant development and attachment
  •   Experience with mental health and addiction issues would be an asset
  •   Knowledge of all federal and provincial legislation applicable to Not-for-Profit organizations

You are a high energy people person who gets things done by building relationships. You have strong written and verbal communication skills, as a persuasive and passionate communicator. You are thoroughly committed to our vision to create a nurturing community caring for the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of those we serve.

Posted: September 5, 2017  |  Expires: October 15, 2017
Posted Under: Executive
Career ID: [ 4384 ]