Inclusion NB (formerly known as the New Brunswick Association for Community Living), established in 1957, is a vibrant provincial, non-profit organization that works to build inclusive communities where children, youth, and adults with an intellectual or developmental disability have an equal opportunity to live, learn, work, and play. Inclusion NB serves a diverse population and is fully dedicated to providing services in both official languages to ensure that language is never a barrier to accessing the support, resources, and services we offer.
Vision: All individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability live full and valued lives in all aspects of society.
Mission: Leading the creation of opportunities for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability and their families to live full and valued lives in all aspects of society.
During this important time of evolution and growth, Inclusion NB is seeking a new Executive Director.
As the ideal candidate, you have a passion for the cause. You bring a deep appreciation for Inclusion NB’s values and mission to create opportunities for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. You are a dynamic individual who has the energy, strategic foresight, and strong people and operational leadership experience gained through work within complex, multi-stakeholder organizations. Along with solid business and financial acumen, you possess a post-secondary degree in a related field. You are able to adapt to changing priorities and community needs. You are agile in your ability to effectively oversee operations while ensuring the organization is always improving and evolving in the continuous pursuit of its long-term goals. Experience working within an environment that supports vulnerable and/or marginalized populations would be considered a significant asset. You are a natural relationship builder who can quickly establish trust and connect and lead others. Your excellent communication skills allow you to build strong relationships with diverse stakeholders. Experience working in funding structures and familiarity with applicable legislation governing not-for-profit organizations in Canada would be considered an asset.
Accountable to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for ensuring strategic direction and long-term growth for Inclusion NB through strong leadership of a talented and passionate team focused on capacity building for the vital community of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The Executive Director will work closely with Inclusion NB’s Board to set and enhance public policy, program innovation, strategic relationships, and innovative strategies that guide the organization. Leveraging existing relationships and forging new beneficial partnerships, the Executive Director will champion annual fund development, resource generation, and capital campaign initiatives to sustain important organizational initiatives. As the Executive Director is the key advocate and representative for the Inclusion movement, they will promote a positive identity, build awareness, and foster effective working relationships with community partners, the government, the media, and other like organizations. Bilingualism is considered an asset.
Commitment To Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Inclusion NB recognizes the importance of building, fostering, and sustaining an inclusive and diverse workforce that welcomes a broad range of ideas, perspectives, and working/learning styles. They are committed to ensuring that all employees are able to effectively and efficiently use their skills and lived experience to contribute to the organization’s performance, productivity, and service delivery. They are dedicated to promoting inclusion, diversity, and equity in the workplace by providing an atmosphere free from barriers; where no one is denied opportunities for reasons unrelated to their abilities. This includes the opportunity to fully and meaningfully participate, without discrimination, in both work-related and other activities conducted within the workplace. They celebrate and value the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external personnel.
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