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Job Number:  45778
Executive Director
Job Posted: Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 13 July 2018
(72 days ago)
Inuvik Youth Centre Society
Region: Northwest Territories - other areas Type: Full time
Location: Inuvik Salary: 70,000 - 75,000

Job title

Executive Director- Inuvik Youth Centre Society



Salary Range

commensurate with experience/qualifications


Job summary

Provision of overall management and leadership in implementing Inuvik Youth Centre’s Board policy in a manner consistent with the mission, mandate and goals of the organization. Securing funding through proposal writing and the development of fundraising plans. Building and maintaining relationships with community stakeholders, partners, sponsors, funders and volunteers.  Financial oversight and HR are significant parts of this role.


Reporting to

Inuvik Youth Centre Board of Directors



  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field plus experience developing and running programing for children and youth is a requirement of this position.
  • Ability to provide a clean criminal record check and vulnerable sector check prior to employment.
  • First Aid & CPR C with AED and Food Safe within 3 months of employment.


Duties and Responsibilities

Implement board policy and decisions

  • Act as a resource to Board of Directors so that policy decisions are made on an informed basis
  • Gather, interpret and articulate information to Board about community trends and resources as they relate to enhancing the Board’s capacity for effective communication, decision-making and long-term planning
  • Keep Board informed (on a timely basis) of significant issues affecting the development and delivery of programs and services
  • Work with the Board of Directors on process issues such as establishing and interpreting terms of reference, decision-making and accountability
  • Attend and participate in meetings, assisting with materials and recording minutes for distribution


Monitor and oversee financial management of the organization

  • Develop annual budget in collaboration with the IYC Board Treasurer
  • Provide financial reports at monthly board meetings including an update on the status of proposals
  • Ensure operations are consistent with the goals set out in the IYC Business Plan and Strategic Plan
  • Identify, prioritize and provide advice and counsel to aid Board in accessing potential fund-raising alternatives
  • Maintain relationships with funding sources, prepare funding proposals and complete annual reporting on all funding in an ethical and timely manner
  • Collaborate with the Bookkeeper to ensure IYC finances maintain a high level of accountability and transparency
  • Apply for, coordinate and report on Bingo fundraisers


Manage the staff                                                                                                                            

  • Ensure appropriate staffing consistent with community and member needs and within the constraints of the organization’s physical and financial resources
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures outlined by the Board relating to staff management and the requirements of the NWT Employment act and regulations
  • Recruit, select, orient, train, supervise and evaluate staff in conjunction with the Inuvik Youth Centre Hiring Committee
  • Keep employee files up to date and in compliance with all applicable legislation
  • Ensure staff are appropriately compensated

Maintain, acquire and dispose of physical assets

  • Ensure that facilities, furniture and equipment are as necessary and appropriate to needs of the organization
  • Provide recommendations to the Board for any acquisitions or expenditures that are outside the approved budget
  • Ensure proper maintenance of facilities, furniture and equipment
  • As necessary, dispose of outdated or worn out equipment
  • Ensure annual fire, health and daycare facility inspections are up-to-date and any concerns are acted upon in a timely manner

Develop, plan and deliver programs and services

  • Develop programs and services consistent with community needs in collaboration with Centre Coordinator and staff team
  • Monitor programs and services to ensure consistency with criteria established by funding sources and the mission and goals of the organization
  • Initiate and develop positive relationships with youth accessing the Centre
  • Prepare and provide to the Board, and other applicable bodies, summary reports of programs and services, including recommendations for future improvement and change
  • Regularly obtain statistical and qualitative feedback about program and service delivery
  • Provide consultative services on bylaws, procedures, conflict management
  • Monitor staff benefits, liability insurance and D&O insurance as directed by the Board
  • Complete Annual filings for the NWT Registrar of Societies and the Canada Revenue Agency


Establish, maintain and advance community relations

  • Initiate and develop relationships with a broad range of community organizations
  • Undertake activities within the Community that enhance the visibility and reputation of the organization
  • Represent the organization on appropriate committees, networks and joint projects
  • Develop and provide information about the organization’s goals, programs and services
  • Be familiar with community supports and comfortable referring & connecting youth with appropriate resources


Other duties as assigned and required.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit a cover letter & resume via email only.
Contact Details:
Tel: 867 777 4992
www:   inuvikyouthcentre.ca/

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