Career Opportunity: Executive Director

Description of Executive Director Position

The North Central Community Association takes an innovative approach to community development in one of Regina’s most diverse neighbourhood. NCCA is looking for a dynamic individual to lead the organization with a passionate team to make a difference. NCCA currently is delivering family recreation programs, a weekly seniors meal, walking club, summer community gardens and clean-up projects, the Go Green social enterprise cleaning up at the Mosaic Stadium, and foot care for seniors and diabetics.

Vision: A safe caring and vibrant community where all people can thrive.

Mission: To enhance, engage, and represent our diverse neighbourhood, where we live work and play, by facilitating partnerships, programs, and services

The Executive Director manages and coordinates the administration, fund development, HR, and community relations of the association, staff, and is directly accountable to the board of directors.

Qualifications/Experiences:

  • Extensive experience working with indigenous people is essential.
  • Experience working with other diverse cultures;
  • Working knowledge of the range of community-based services and organizations available in the City of Regina and surrounding area;
  • Experience working with individuals and community organizations involved in the delivery of health and social services within the community;
  • Experience  in office organization and non-profit administration including budgeting
  • Experience in fund development including proposal writing
  • Must have a valid driver’s license;
  • Knowledge of existing human services and programs available in Regina;
  • Knowledge of current social and community issues;
  • Knowledge of municipal government operations;
  • Diploma or degree in social sciences or businesses admin is preferred;

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Organization and time management skills;
  • Problem-solving capacity utilizing limited resources;
  • A demonstrated ability to work with individuals from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds;
  • The ability to communicate clearly in both written and oral forms to a wide range of audiences
  • Must be able to work in a stressful, time-pressured environment;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to lead in a team-oriented environment;
  • Must demonstrate an ability to deal effectively and constructively with both colleagues and members of the general public;
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
    Build and maintain positive working relationships with board, staff, volunteers, community members, community organizations, government and media;
  • Implement Strategic Plan as directed by the board and work with board to update Strategic Plan on a regular basis;
  • Maintain, promote, and update Community Action Plan (CAP) with board and stakeholders;
  • Manage all aspects of the organizations hiring and supervision of staff;
  • Manage all aspects of the organizations operations and administration;
  • Manage fund development plan including grant writing reporting and fundraising;
  • Oversee marketing and communications plan;
  • Respond to media requests;
  • Represent NCCA and North Central community interests within the mâmawêyatitân centre, various boards, committees, and consultations as directed by NCCA board in relation to the CAP;
  • Attend or participate in professional development opportunities as assigned by the board (at the expense of NCCA);
  • Other duties as assigned by the board;

Remuneration: $20 to $25/hour depending on experience

Hours: 35 hours/week Monday to Friday with occasional evenings and weekends

Duration: Permanent

Contest Closes: October 12, 2017

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

NCCA Hiring Committee

BoardSecretary@nccaregina.ca