Hinton Friendship Centre – Executive Director
Permanent, Full Time
Apply by: Will remain open until a suitable candidate is secured.
The Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of the organization, including fundraising, financial oversight and management, staff leadership and management, program sustainability and growth, and community relationships. The Hinton Friendship Centre (HFC) works with local health care providers, social service providers and other community partners to provide pathways to uplift, empower, and support urban Indigenous people through healthy, happy, and culturally connected spaces within our community. Salary range $70,000 – $90,000
Location: Hinton, AB
Start Date: Fall 2023
- Oversees the daily operations and staff and serves as executive level management for all programs;
- Directs the development and implementation of strategic goals, vision, performance measures, strategies, policies, and initiatives;
- Directs and shapes systems to promote an organizational culture that supports continuous improvement;
- Fosters a culture of teamwork and efficiency with a strong sense of doing the right thing for each client;
- Leverages funding relationships and community partnerships to drive increased service delivery; and
- Utilizes technology to improve processes, report metrics, and deliver value to funders and the community.
Requirements (or Qualifications)
- A strong background in the non-profit sector, preferably with Indigenous populations;
- Proven fiscal management;
- Experience in community outreach and relationship building;
- Volunteer management; and
- Ability to negotiate agreements with funders.
Health Benefits provided, matching pension plan
- ANFCA is committed to supporting the principles and grassroots approach of the Friendship Centre Movement.
- ANFCA priorities are guided by its member Friendship Centres and subsequent defined community needs.
- Indigenous cultural teachings, values and identity are at the core of ANFCA. We provide opportunities for cultural sharing, focused on bridging the gap between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous worldviews. All programs and services incorporate cultural values and teachings into their structures.
- ANFCA is committed to creating effective, vibrant national and provincial partnerships, focused on collaboration and common goals.
- ANFCA respects the autonomy of its member Friendship Centres.
- ANFCA supports its member Friendship Centres in creating safe, friendly, welcoming, status-blind urban hubs that provide culturally appropriate programs and services and create opportunities for Indigenous people and communities to become empowered, to enhance their leadership skills and to be fully engaged and involved in community development.
- ANFCA’s work is guided by the values and principles identified within a 5-year Strategic Plan as well as by the Truth and Reconciliation 94 Calls to Action and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).