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mindyourmind is a youth mental health and engagement program that works in partnership with youth, emerging adults and the professionals who serve them, to co-develop innovative tools and resources. These resources are designed to promote wellness, reduce stigma, and increase access to community supports, both professional and peer-based. Through the use of active engagement, best practice and technology, mindyourmind inspires youth to reach out, get help and give help.
mindyourmind is an award winning and internationally recognized mental health engagement program, working towards better mental health outcomes for youth and young adults between the ages of 15-24. mindyourmind is a program of ConnexOntario Health Services Information with core funding provided by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services.
Description:
The successful candidate will be a passionate and dynamic advocate for youth, and for mental health and addictions, who enjoys working with likeminded individuals. A strategic leader, the Program Manager will motivate and lead the team to a common vision, bring to the organization a demonstrated collaborative leadership style, have strong networking and partnering skills, strong financial management with grant proposal writing experience.
The Program Manager will possess strong communications and presentation skills and represent the organization throughout the youth mental health and addictions community. Having lived experience supporting a child/youth with mental health and/or addiction challenges is an asset.
Accountabilities:
  • Lead and supervise daily operations,
  • Develop strategic and operational plans,
  • Develop new project funding, programs and marketing plans
  • Lead quality improvement
  • Assess risks in financial security and growth,
  • Ensure financial stability and sound financial management,
  • Manage funds according to the budget approved by the Ministry,
  • Provide reports on the organization’s progress,
  • Encourage open communication and positive working relationships between partners and staff,
  • Reach out and participate in events, networking, community relations and other activities,
  • Build strong working relationships and partnerships with other organizations and partners, and
  • Advocate and promote awareness of mindyourmind’s mission and goals.
Experience and Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree (or other advanced degree) in the Human Services field,
  • Five or more years of management experience working in a Social Enterprise organization, working collaboratively with external partners,
  • Demonstrated ability to implement practical strategic plans,
  • Familiarity with Social Enterprise management challenges and opportunities,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and
  • Proficiency in standard computer programs.
Preferred:
  • Bilingual, French and English,
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting,
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation,
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to non-profit and social enterprise sector,
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership,
  • Team building and management skills,
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse youth mental health and addictions groups,
  • Experience in marketing/fundraising for organizations with annual budgets of at least $500,000 with a proven track record of building and maintaining fundraising efforts,
  • Have an established network within the non-profit mental health community, with demonstrable success in cultivating and maintaining relationships with foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individuals, and
  • Strong knowledge of mental health and addiction in youth, fundraising, youth, education, etc.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a resume, including cover letter and salary expectations, to:

Human Resources

ConnexOntario Health Services Information

200-685 Richmond Street

London ON N6A 5M1

 tsimpkin@connexontario.ca |  519-439-0455

A satisfactory Police Criminal Records Check/Vulnerable Sector Check will be required.


Closing Date:  July 21, 2017