|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Canadian Women's Foundation||Contract - Full Time||Manager (Supervisor of Staff)||5500060000CAD$55,000 - 60,000||2019-03-11||2019-04-08|
MANAGER, NORTHERN STRATEGY
Nine month contract (with a possibility of extension)
Open to flexible proposals for work arrangements, including salaried and contractual relationships.
The Canadian Women’s Foundation has an exceptional opportunity in Northern Canada!
Canadian Women’s Foundation is looking for the right person to guide the development of a new and responsive approach to the Foundation’s funding of community initiatives in Northern Canada.
Given the Foundation’s recent Strategic Planning process, and our commitment to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations, the Foundation considers the development of a comprehensive strategy to funding programs, services and networks in the North a priority. The Manager, Northern Strategy will ensure that this strategy is informed by individuals and groups living in Northern communities taking in to consideration the North’s strengths, challenges and potential solutions.
The position is a nine month contract (with a possibility of extension), and we are open to flexible work arrangements, including salaried and contractual relationships, and flexible on locations.
CANADIAN WOMEN’S FOUNDATION:
The Canadian Women’s Foundation is a national leader in the movement for gender equality in Canada. Through funding, research, advocacy, and knowledge sharing, the Foundation works to achieve systemic change that includes all women. By supporting community programs, the Foundation empowers women and girls to move themselves out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership. These programs focus on addressing the root causes of the most critical issues, and helping women and girls who face the greatest barriers.
Our Vision: A Canada where gender equity is realized for all women and girls.
Our Mission: To be a catalyst for the most innovative programs, policies, and public engagement efforts creating transformative change in the lives of women and girls in Canada.
The Manager, Northern Strategy plays a leading role in developing a comprehensive strategy to funding programs, services and networks in the North, in alignment with the Foundation’s areas of focus: prevention of gender-based violence; alleviating poverty and supporting women’s economic development; promoting inclusive leadership; and championing girls’ empowerment.
As part of the Community Initiatives Team and reporting to the Vice President, Community Initiatives, this position is responsible for reaching out to individuals and groups in northern regions to identify the programming needs and opportunities from their perspective, as well as identify gaps and barriers to accessing funding from organizations in the South. Key responsibilities include: writing a review of existing consultations on supporting programs in the North, meeting with leaders, Elders, community initiatives, non-profit leaders, and community members to gather knowledge and recommendations specific to funders and the Canadian Women’s Foundation (not duplicating consultations); write ‘what we heard’ report; design and convene workshops to develop strategy for Foundation to fund initiatives in the North; work with group of volunteers who form the Northern Strategy Advisory Group. Some travel is required.
Information Gathering and Convening
Funding Model Development
In addition, the successful candidate must understand and perform duties according to the mission and values of the Foundation and work in a manner that will move forward the Foundation’s mission.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000 for 9 month contract, with an excellent benefits package, flexible work location, and a fantastic employment environment.
The Canadian Women’s Foundation is committed to equity in employment and seeks to attract, select, and hire a diverse team with a high level of professional skills, passion for and belief in our vision and mission.
Please email your resume quoting reference #CI-003 to email@example.com. Your resumes should be submitted no later than April 8, 2019. Questions can be directed to Beth Malcolm, Vice President Community Initiatives at firstname.lastname@example.org/ 1-866-293-4483 x235.
We thank all who have expressed interest in this position, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.