President & Chief Executive Officer

Mothers Matter Centre

Use Website In a Screen-Reader Mode Skip to Content ↵ ENTER President & Chief Executive Officer Salary: CAD 130000.00 – 150000.00 yearly PUBLISHED: March 14, 2023 EXPIRY: April 30, 2023 Onsite Vancouver, British Columbia Full Time Business Development Child & Youth Worker Family and Community Service Fundraising / Giving Summary Chief Executive Officer for Mothers Matter Centre. The Mothers Matter Centre (MMC) believes that mothers are the catalyst for change within their families and communities. Description We are a national consortium of organizations dedicated to serving socially isolated and low economic status mothers, children, and their families. The Mothers Matter Centre’s programs equip isolated and economically vulnerable mothers, including newcomers, refugees and indigenous mothers, with the tools to become engaged citizens and confident parents and to prepare their children for success in school. These compelling and evidence-programs are implemented by partner agencies and organizations across Canada, with MMC providing programming leadership, curriculum development, research and thought leadership. Our mother-to-mother approach is unique: we work with isolated mothers where they live – at home – connecting them with other mothers in their communities who share an intimate awareness of the issues and challenges they face. Since our inception 25 years ago, the Mothers Matter Centre has transformed over 55,000 lives, having helped 21,000 mothers gain new skills and abilities essential to strengthening mother-child relationships. This means their children and families were better prepared to get the most from their early school experiences. To Now, with the Centre’s founding President & CEO retiring, the Board is seeking a new leader to build on the Centre’s incredible success and impact. This is a phenomenal and rare opportunity for a passionate new leader to: make a tremendous difference in the lives of hard to reach and socially isolated people in our country, anticipate and build for the Centre’s future needs as immigration levels climb, prioritize, plan, and execute the Centre’s new strategic plan (see below), raise the Centre’s profile across communities of interest, and the public broadly, and diversify the Centre’s funding sources, continue to engage and leverage a dynamic and committed staff and Board group. The President & CEO reports to the Board of Directors and is based in Vancouver at the MMC’s headquarters. PRESIDENT & CEO POSITION OVERVIEW This President & CEO provides strategic leadership for the operations of Mothers Matter Centre, and contributes towards corporate direction, policy, and decision making while achieving the overall corporate mission, goals, and objectives. This position is a key communication link within the administration and between the administration, Board of Directors, major funders, delivery sites and other stakeholders. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Directs the work of professional and technical staff in all matters relating to the broadest provision and facilitation of the Mothers Matter Strategic Plan adopted by the Board of Directors. Identifies funding strategies and private and non-profit sector sources that will ensure the long-term sustainability of the MMC. Oversee the branding, awareness, and social impact of MMC’s programs at a national level. Maintains a broad political and business perspective on our national social agenda and provides strategic guidance and professional advice related to the MMC’s potential role in serving that agenda as it relates to isolated mothers. Plays an active and visible role in building a culture of continuous improvement and innovation related to program development, building, and sustaining partnerships and performance management. Ensures all work units within the MMC prepare business plans that are: evidence based, consider expressed community needs, strategically focused, goal oriented, practical, visibly implemented and within the resource capabilities of the corporation. Ensures that work unit business plans meld with the Mothers Matter strategic and business plans; function within the established fiscal parameters, and consider the context of local, regional, and national trends, issues and demands. Acts as a key advisor to the Board of Directors regarding corporate issues such as strategic planning, financial planning, business planning and human resource policy. Evaluates, monitors, and makes recommendations to Chair of the Board and Executive Committee on the actions, results, and requirements of the MMC. Coaches, mentors, supports, and provides advice to staff who are both directly accountable to CEO and indirectly to other staff or principles within various delivery sites associated with the MMC. Prepares, and directs the preparation of, reports for Board of Directors, Board Committees, and key funders. Maintains contacts with a broad range of social and community-based organizations and agencies for the purpose of information sharing, partnerships, joint ventures, and collaborations. Confers with Federal and Provincial governments, private businesses, other communities, and peer organizations to become aware of, and implement, best practices for the delivery of social programs and entrepreneurial activities. Manages the HIPPY International Site License Agreement and collaborates with the HIPPY International network on research and program innovations. Oversees and seeks research opportunities, community engagement and knowledge dissemination through academic and research networks and post secondary institutions Ensure compliance with all relevant legal and regulatory requirements of the organization and seek professional guidance concerning any uncertainties. DESIRED BACKGROUND, SKILLS, AND EDUCATION Considerable knowledge of best practises associated with the management of a diverse organization operating in a social environment at a national level. Significant administration and management experience at a senior level. Ideally experience supervising multiple disciplines. Ability to plan, manage and deliver results in an environment of mixed disciplines and high expectations for integration, collaboration, and innovation. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Government officials, representatives of other agencies and key funders, the media, and staff. Thorough knowledge of community and government engagement, from consultations with senior public officials to negotiations with funders and service delivery sites to community capacity building with collaborators. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting, and financial procedures. Knowledge of safety procedures and policies. Ability to prepare and present complex policy and technical reports verbally and in written form. Degree in a relevant field such as business, social services, or public administration, preferably supplemented by a master’s degree, or other equivalent education or training. Memberships in various disciplines is encouraged, in areas such as early childhood education, adult education association and Not-for-Profit Management Associations. Mothers Matter Centre Job Alerts By clicking this button, you consent to receive emails about new jobs that relate to your search criteria. 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