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Company Name The Hamilton Executive Directors’ Aboriginal Coalition
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Job Description

The Hamilton Executive Directors’ Aboriginal Coalition (HEDAC) is a non-profit organization that meets on a regular basis as a collective of Indigenous service providers, to decrease barriers and increase equitable access to services and programs for Hamilton’s Indigenous community.

Our mission is: To collaborate as a united collective of Indigenous service providers and organizations for the betterment of the Hamilton Indigenous community. PURPOSE OF JOB: Under the direction and approval of the Board of Directors (BOD), the Program Manager is responsible for the effective management of the daily operations of the organization; achieving milestones of planned activities, supervision of staff, providing reports to funders as required, act as a resource/liaison person in negotiations with funders, donors and supporters, be the external spokesperson for the organization, developing and implementing projects, and supporting board governance and strategic planning.


• Management of day-to-day operations of the organization
• Oversee financial resources (in collaboration with contracted bookkeeper, auditor and funders) to secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization and work with the Board to maintain a comprehensive budget
• Identify and evaluate the risks to the organization’s people (staff, stakeholders, members, and volunteers), property, finances, goodwill, and image, and implement measures to mitigate all operational, financial and reputational risks
• Applies a proactive, positive approach to lead, coach and support staff to create an environment that encourages participation and accountability
• Oversee the delivery of the Indigenous Led Poverty Reduction Strategy Fund (ILPRSF) and fulfill all reporting requirements under the contract with the City of Hamilton including coordination and synthesizing of monthly financial, narrative and data reports of member organizations/sub agreement holders to the project
• Develop and implement a medium – long term Indigenous centered evaluation plan for the ILPRSF in collaboration with member agencies/sub agreement partners
• Accountable to the BOD on all aspects of the organization's activities
• Coordinate and participate in annual strategic planning retreats
• Participate in the development of the organizations strategic plan
• Oversee the development and implementation of the communications strategy including all marketing/social media/website/promotion strategies, publicity materials and publications of programs, projects and events QUALIFICATIONS
• University Degree in Business Administration, Social Services or a related discipline and three - five (3-5) years of relevant experience in non-profit sector in a manager or supervisory role.
• Preference for experience managing within an Indigenous agency/non-profit organization
• Proficient in the use of computers, word processing, database and Outlook software
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Ability to develop and manage operations strategies and work plans and track achievement of objectives
• Ability to develop, track and manage performance objectives for contracts, programs, and projects
• Experience with programming design, delivery and community development
• Experience with Indigenous research and evaluation methodologies and implementation
• Strong leadership skills and ability to achieve desired outcomes by leading by example
• Ability to work cooperatively with a Board of Directors and provide updates in a proactive manner


• Valid G Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
• Criminal records check SALARY RANGE: $70,000/year

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume by email to pmhedac@gmail.com with your name and “Program Manager” in the document name.

NOTE: Pursuant to Section 24 of the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code), this position is restricted to applicants who identify as amember of an Indigenous community (First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples). Candidates from this designated group are invited to self-identify in their cover letter, in a transparent manner, as part of the application process.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: AUGUST 18th, 2019 We appreciate all applications however only those short listed will be contacted. If you are invited for an interview and require accommodation, please let us know.

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