Current Job Postings

Executive Director – Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba Inc
Full time Contract Position
Anticipated Start Date – January 02, 2017
Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba (EFSM): The Elizabeth Fry Society is an Aboriginal non-profit community agency that assists and offers support to women who are, have been, or may be at risk of becoming in conflict with the criminal justice system.
The Executive Director is the chief executive officer and is accountable for the business operations of The Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba Inc. (“the Agency”) and for developing, recommending and
Implementing Board approved strategies, budgets and policies for the Agency. 
Duties include but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the Agency;
  • Ensure that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its members, the Board, funders, partner community organizations, employees and volunteers;
  • Monitor the financial health of the Agency and ensure that the Agency is fiscally sound, current and within budget and able to meet its liabilities as they become due;
  • Ensure all grants, applications and proposals are submitted in a timely fashion and that all obligations under the grants, applications and proposals are met;
  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the Agency;
  • Draft policies for the approval of the Board and develop procedures to implement the organizational policies;
  • Review existing policies on an annual basis and recommends changes to the Board as appropriate;
  • Ensures that the day-to-day financial operations of the Agency are current, sound and balanced and that the Agency is meeting all of its financial obligations in a timely fashion;
  • Supervises various staffing obligations, documenting and reporting to the Board on any staffing issues or challenges;
  • Regularly meet with all staff to ensure staff are performing their duties professionally and competently;
  • Regularly provide ongoing supervision and reviews of all staff;
  • Provide ongoing reports and supports to the governing board
  • And perform other duties in the area of program planning and management, Human Resource function, risk management and public engagement

  • Post-secondary education in social work, justice or business administration or a combination of education and applicable experience in those areas
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal  traditions, spirituality and culture with a sound understanding of history and current circumstances of Aboriginal people in Canada
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to a non-profit organization
  • Experience working with criminalized women and thorough knowledge of the legal system in Manitoba
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project and business management principles, methods and techniques;
  • Knowledge and ability to work collaboratively with a variety of persons and organizations having diverse issues, concerns and agendas;
  • Knowledge and ability to coordinate meetings, deliver presentations and collaborate with stakeholders such as federal and provincial correctional services;
  • Ability to plan, manage, fundraise and advocate;
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with not for profit governing boards ;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Excellent verbal and written skills;
  • Thrive in a changing, challenging and fast-paced work environment;
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office Suite, WordPerfect, E-Mail packages;
Please forward your resume with references by November 21st, 2016 to EFSM Personnel Committee at
Employment Equity is a factor in selection.  Applicants are requested to indicate in their covering letter or resume if they are from any of the following groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Volunteer Board Members

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Manitoba is an Aboriginal agency that provides services to all women involved in the criminal justice system.  This is a unique opportunity to make a difference in  Aboriginal women’s lives. We have a number of vacancies. 




YOUTH (18+)


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