Current Career Opportunities

Executive Director

Overview:

The difference a mentor makes in a child’s life multiplies exponentially when you look at the impact it can make on a community. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg empowers and inspires children to reach their full potential. Changing the course of these young lives through mentorship can also change the dynamics of a family and the community for the better.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the successful management of the organization. This position oversees the organization’s operations and programs, ensuring that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg maintains the highest possible standards of quality and integrity, meets obligations to its various stakeholders and follows sound financial management and control practices. Through strong leadership, the Executive Director will maximize the overall performance of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg to achieve optimal results and grow the number of children and youth benefiting from the organization’s programs.

Responsibilities:
  • Plan organize and direct operations that include local and national programming.
  • Maintain, promote and grow our pool of dedicated volunteers.
  • Recruit, coach and lead a high performing team committed to the success of the organization.
  • Encourage and promote a positive, diverse and inclusive culture.
  • Work with and report to the Board on financials, including annual and quarterly budget reviews, forecasting and fundraising activities.
  • Represent the organization community, government officials, and stakeholders and serve as media spokesperson.
  • Partner with community agencies and organizations engaged in child and youth mentoring.
  • Maintain records and ensure compliance with national regulations and accreditation under Imagine Canada standards.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum ten years’ experience in a non-profit, charitable organization.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in a leadership role.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management or relevant program.
  • Previous experience working with a broad range of partners from community organizations,major businesses and volunteers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong public speaking ability
  • Must pass criminal record check, including vulnerable sector clearance.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required.

The deadline to apply is March 10, 2021.

BBBS Winnipeg is committed to principles of anti-oppression and employment equity. We strongly encourage members of Indigenous, ethno-racial, LGBTQ+, Francophone, immigrant, refugee, differently abled and other equity seeking groups to apply and self-identify. If accommodation is required during the hiring process, please inform the hiring committee once selected for an interview.

Please email your resume to apply@customizedrecruitment.ca.

Thank you to all applicants, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.