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New Job Posting: Thompson Crisis Centre Executive Director

Job Posting

Position: Executive Director

The Thompson Crisis Centre is a non-profit, unionized agency, providing shelter and related services to anyone in northern Manitoba who is a victim of family violence.

Reporting to and in cooperation with the governing Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the Shelter in keeping with established principles, standards and goals.


The successful applicant will have a University / College Degree in Social Services or a related field.  A background in Human Resource Administration or Business Administration is desirable.  A minimum of three years experience in the provision of direct services is required and two to three years experience in a management position within the field of human services is highly desirable.

This individual must have a thorough knowledge of family violence issues as well as a thorough knowledge of Aboriginal culture and issues affecting Aboriginal people.   Demonstrated skills and ability as a team leader, facilitator, mediator, negotiator and problem solver are required.   Knowledge of Union negotiating, collective bargaining agreements and administering the agreement is desired, as is knowledge of the Carver model of governance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The position involves identifying the varied operation and program needs of the shelter as it evolves and developing the strategies, including proposals to meet those needs.  In consultation with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the annual budget submissions and other agency reporting requirements.   The position involves the monitoring of program needs and service delivery in relation to shelter objectives and goals.  Outreach and advocacy within the community are involved.




Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and resume, as well as provide the names and contact information for three references.

Apply in writing to:

Selection Committee, c/o Thompson Crisis Centre, Box 1226, Thompson, MB R8N 1P1 or email to

We thank all those who apply, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.