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Executive Director

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  • Finish each working day knowing you have truly made a difference to your colleagues and the organization!
  • Make a difference in the lives of families in the community of Ambrose Place in Edmonton.
  • Four Weeks Vacation on joining!
About the Organization

NiGiNan Housing Ventures is a registered charity that was formed to address the particular needs and requirements of Indigenous people living in Edmonton. We are dedicated to providing supportive affordable housing opportunities for individuals and families of native ancestry, who have not been successfully served by any other organization in Edmonton.

NiGiNan's goals are to:

  • House and keep Indigenous people housed, while enabling them to create homes for themselves.
  • Improve the quality of life of our residents.
  • Build community and involve our residents in the development and management of their community.
  • Provide residents with a sense of control over their own lives.
About the Opportunity

NiGiNan Housing Ventures has an excellent opportunity to lead, promote and enhance the services and programs of the organization's first development - Ambrose Place. Ambrose Place is one of the most successful programs and housing complexes for Edmonton's formerly hardest to house Indigenous persons.

In this role, you will be responsible for the successful leadership and management of Ambrose Place according to the strategic direction established by the CEO and Board of Directors. 

To qualify for this role you will have a university degree in a related field combined with a minimum of 5 years of progressive management experience in either the profit or nonprofit sector organization. 

The ideal candidate for this role will also possess the following:

  • Knowledge of leadership and management by valued relationship principles as they relate to non-profit/voluntary organizations.
  • knowledge of all federal and provincial legislation applicable to voluntary sector organizations including employment standards, human rights, occupational health and safety, charities, taxation, CPP, EI, health coverage, etc.
  • Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization.
  • Knowledge of human resources management, financial management, and project management.
  • Knowledge of the historical impact and colonization effects on First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples.
  • Knowledge of traditional and ceremonial practices of the Cree, Anishinaabe, Dene or Nakota Sioux.

Those with working experience with indigenous communities and language of first nations will be held in high regard.

About the Benefits

You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. The organization truly values its employees and supports them in a calm team environment. 

You will also be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Extended Health and Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • RRSP Matching
  • Flexible working relationships and hours
  • 4 weeks vacation on joining

This position is an extremely satisfying and rewarding role giving you the chance to finish each working day knowing you have truly made a difference to your colleagues and the organization.

If you're looking for a leadership position that is guaranteed to provide you with satisfaction - Apply Now!

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Posted: January 7, 2019
Closes: February 5, 2019
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11-50 employees
Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

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