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Christian Adoption Services

Executive Director

Christian Adoption Services is looking for a dynamic leader to cover a one-year maternity leave for our current Executive Director. The expected start date is around August 24, 2015, although that is relatively flexible.

Christian Adoption Services is a non-profit organization that has served adoptive families and children in Alberta for 25 years. Our mission is to demonstrate the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by placing children in permanent and loving families.

We accomplish this by:

 

  • Equipping, guiding and supporting birth parents and adoptive families before, during and after adoption

  • Meeting the needs of the diverse children we serve

  • Providing professional, ethical, compassionate and effective services for all stakeholders

  • Facilitating both domestic and international adoptions

The new Executive Director will provide leadership and direction on all aspects of Christian Adoption Services’ activities, including but not limited to:

  • Day to day operations

  • Clinical supervision of social workers

  • Working in partnership with Alberta Adoption Services and community partners

  • Fund development

     

The ideal candidate will have earned a reputation for leadership, integrity, and the ability to work collaboratively with adoptive applicants and families, volunteer board members, staff, contractors, and other stakeholders.  They will require a strong skill set in fundraising, relationship building and development initiatives.  They will also require the ability to work independently, be a self-starter, and be flexible in terms of availability to staff and occasional after-hours situations.

We are seeking an Executive Director with the following required credentials and skills:

  • Registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers, or eligible to become registered with ACSW

  • At least 2 years of experience in adoption policy and practice at the management level, preferably in a non-profit environment

  • Experience with domestic and/or international adoption; post- adoption needs and services

  • SAFE home assessment training and SAFE supervisors training; experience supervising SAFE home assessment  writers

  • Proven leadership abilities

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Experience with fiscal management of a non-profit organization

  • Experience in fund development, marketing and administration

  • Experience with adult training and education

  • Ability to anticipate, examine and respond to strategic issues or situations

  • Ability to effectively engage with the community

Other information:

  • Limited travel is required for inter-agency meetings, conferences and CAS events held in Edmonton

  • Occasional weekend and evening work is required

  • As Christian Adoption Services is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be in agreement and sign our statement of faith

 

Please forward cover letter and resume to info@christianadoption.ab.ca indicating position title in the subject line.  The posting will close May 30th, 2015, however the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

 

 

 

Saskatoon Pregnancy Options Centre

is looking for an EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Objectives of the position:

The Center Director has the full responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the pregnancy center.

Qualifications:

  • Be a committed Christian who demonstrates a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord

  • Exhibit strong commitment and dedication to the pro-life position and sexual purity

  • Agree with and be willing to uphold the Statement of Principle, Statement of Faith, and policies of the Center

  • Have a bachelor's degree, preferably in a helping field, or related experience equivalent

  • Have one year of experience as a volunteer or employee in some ministry capacity

  • Have two years of experience in a helping profession in a position requiring management experience or equivalent

  • Have experience in fund-raising and public relations development.

  • Exhibit skill in interpersonal communication, public speaking, problem solving, writing and effective media relations.

  • Be able to provide spiritual leadership, discipleship, and support to the volunteers and staff

  • Be able to carry out responsibilities with no supervision

For a complete job description or to submit a resume please call 306-665-7550 or email spoc@sasktel.net

 

Vernon Live Well Job Opportunity: Community Education Coordinator

Vernon Live Well Clinic for Sexual Health and Pregnancy is looking for a Community Education

Coordinator (CEC) to build, develop, train and supervise team-based community-oriented

programs to empower young people, parents and the community with information and education on

healthy relationships and lifestyle choices.

 

This position will primarily focus on the geographical area currently served by Live Well Clinic

(Vernon, Armstrong, Enderby, Salmon Arm and Lumby) to make Resonate presentations available

in more communities and school districts within the Okanagan.

 

The job description for this position is as attached.

Qualifications: The person hired for this 20 hour per week position will:

1. Be a committed Christian who demonstrates a vital personal relationship with Jesus Christ as

Savior and Lord.

2. Exhibit strong commitment and dedication to the pro-life position, sexual purity and abstinence

education for teens and unmarried singles.

3. Be willing and able to complete the Live Well volunteer training course.

4. Agree with and be willing to uphold the Statement of Principle, Statement of Faith, and Policies

of the Centre.

5. Be self-motivated, dependable, and responsible.

6. Be flexible with hours.

7. Preferably, have a background in nursing or a bachelor’s degree in a related field or related

teaching experience equivalent.

8. Stay current with latest research studies and trends influencing adolescent sexuality in

Canada.

9. Have two years of experience as a volunteer or employee in a ministry environment.

10. Have experience counseling youth (individual and groups) in, and through crisis.

11. Have experience in an administrative position with direct experience in supervising staff in an

efficient and professional office.

12. Exhibit strong skills in interpersonal communication, public speaking and writing.

13. Be able to provide spiritual leadership, discipleship, encouragement and direction for

volunteers.

14. Be able to develop and implement strategic plans and goals for the program.

 

Resumes and cover letters are to be submitted by email on or before April 30, 2015 to Wanda

Vanderveen Executive Director (info@vernonpregnancy.com ) . Position to tentatively commence

August 17, 2015. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information contact: Wanda Vanderveen 778.475.6016

This certifies that CAPSS has satisfied all the requirements and is hereby authorized to use the Canadian Council of Christian Charities' seal of accountability.
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