Planning and organization
ü Set objectives and work priorities for the Indigenous Programs, in close relation to CWY organizational priorities as announced by the President and CEO and Board of Directors, including engagement with Indigenous communities, groups, organizations, leaders and youth.
ü Establish the annual action plan of the department, in order to efficiently carry out organizational priorities.
ü Plan the department's needs in financial, human and material resources in order to efficiently carry out the action plan.
ü Manage optimal and equitable sharing of workloads.
ü Maintain effective coordination among the organizational departments, the different components of the Indigenous programs, other programs, requirements of other departments and the organizational priorities.
ü Integrate equity in to the program components, management and operations of the Indigenous programs.
Leadership and monitoring
ü Manage implementation of the department's annual action plans with due regard for adopted budgets, policies and procedures announced by the President and Board.
ü Review the performance of personnel under their supervision and follow up on it.
ü Contribute to the process of staffing, development and termination of personnel employed in their department.
ü Mobilize and provide direction and support to personnel assigned to the Indigenous programs in order to accomplish objectives and organizational priorities.
ü Maintain performance management systems to evaluate and monitor the performance of personnel, Indigenous programs, organizational priorities and action plans.
ü Prepare and present quarterly progress reports on the Indigenous Programs for internal purposes and for funders according to the timeline specified in agreements.
ü Work closely with Vice-President, Programming and Operations and Director, Monitoring and Evaluation
ü Analyze and review the attainment of the Indigenous Programs’ objectives, make recommendations to the President and make the necessary adjustments based on the given directives.
ü Manage risks, follow-up and resolve incidents brought to their attention within the Indigenous Programs, and notify the President through summary reports.
ü Ensure the development and growth of the Indigenous Programs in relation to CWY organizational priorities.
ü Establish and consolidate relations with the communities, alumni and volunteers.
ü Provide Program Management including recruitment, reporting, supervision to Indigenous youth participants
ü Implement and review the Indigenous programs and assigned activities in order to achieve set objectives.
ü Contribute to development of Indigenous programs and strategies.
ü Determine and coordinate research requirements for Indigenous programs.
ü Establish a development plan and maintain partnerships in Canada and overseas.
ü Ensure due diligence and maintain risk management frameworks related to the health and safety of youth participating in programs.
ü Establish specific tools, appropriate mechanisms and processes to provide quality support to partners and participants with due regard to laws and regulations of provinces and partner countries.
ü Ensure compliance of CWY protocols with overseas and Canadian partners.
ü Establish, supervise and consolidate reports by partners and communities concerning Indigenous programs.
ü Implement strategies to improve and increase the impact and promote the Indigenous programs using educational and support resources for alumni.
ü Participate in the marketing and public awareness strategy.
ü Act as a CWY representative in Canada and overseas (i.e. program review mission, special mandates, etc). Maintain public relations strategies and activities with designated partners, donor agencies, the public, private sectors, educational institutions, healthcare, environment and equity sectors.
ü Establish and consolidate relations with designated partners and funders, in the public and private sectors, with educational institutions, and the healthcare and environment sectors, as delegated by the President and CEO.
ü Draft funding proposals and initiate dialogues with prospective funders.