Director of Employment and Youth Services
Do you have what it takes to lead a diverse and exciting program portfolio for a multiservice agency that thrives in the face of challenge and change? Can you dance a salsa, bake “to die for” chocolate chip cookies AND perform the following duties? Then we want to hear from you!
Reporting to the Executive Director and engaging as part of the senior leadership team, the Director of Employment Services and Youth Services is responsible for the leadership and execution of the organization’s employment services, skills training programs and youth services.
You need to possess an array of qualifications in related fields and a minimum of 5-years of senior leadership experience. A compelling track record of success in the development and delivery of this portfolio’s services demonstrating business acumen, outcome focused programs and the ability to incorporate anti-racism, equity and access principles in all aspects of work. Other standard requirements include: understanding sector trends; knowledge/sensitivity to communities served; funder/accountability/reporting requirements; proposal writing; financial literacy and budget accountabilities; excellent written and oral communication skills, etc – the whole enchilada. You’ve got to be firing on all pistons and present yourself as a compelling, smart and successful multitasker with exceptional leadership talents!
If you are someone with a fearless personality, boundless optimism and a desire to change the world – we want to hear from you!
Closing Date: Monday, October 24th @ 5:00pm
Applicants apply at:
P.S. This is a serious job posting! If the above “cramps your brain” and you need to see a more conventional job description, you are welcome to view the posting on our website at http://www.microskills.ca/includes/pdf/DirectoEmpServAndYouth.pdf We assume you will meet minimum requirements with respect to education, qualifications and experience prior to expressing interest but we are equally interested in your leadership style, innovative approach and fit!