• Full Time
  • Hamilton

Native Women’s Centre

Non-Profit organization dedicated to helping women and children

Executive Director

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director of the Native Women’s Centre is charged with the day to day general administration, operations management, financial accountability and supervision of the affairs of the Native Women’s Centre.


  • Overall direction of the Hamilton-Wentworth Native Women’s shelters
  • Administering budgets, accounts, maintenance and all staff matters
  • Ensuring the goals, objectives and mission statement of the shelter are met
  • Ensuring the delivery of services to the Indigenous community by interpreting, implementing and communicating Board policies and programs
  • Secure on-going funding through Ministry funding, proposal writing and fundraising
  • Develop strategic plans and set priorities in coordination with the Board of Directors
  • Acts as the primary spokesperson on behalf of the shelters
  • Identify gaps or barriers in services; develop and implement services to meet the needs
  • Monitor and evaluate programs and services adjusting where necessary
  • Provide advocacy on behalf of the clients
  • Establish and maintain a network of Indigenous and non-Indigenous, private and public community support agencies to coordinate and share expertise, equipment and resources
  • Attend community events, meetings and participate in committees and working groups
  • Promote a professional and favourable image of the Native Women’s Centre



  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years’ experience in the nonprofit sector
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Indigenous people, culture, customs, healing
  • Leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit sectors
  • Extensive background with high level financial management including managing fiscal non-profit funding and budgets; submitting funding applications; audit processes
  • Understanding of federal and provincial legislation applicable to non-profit organizations and funding principles and accountability
  • Demonstrated leadership in the hiring, training, coaching and evaluation of support staff
  • Sound judgement, problem solving, organization and communication skills
  • Fluent in all MS office products including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

To Apply:

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Telephone Enquiries: 1.800.668.9852 ext. 227

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