Oshki Aa-yaa’aag Mino Bimaadiziiwin (Good Life for Young People) Foundation is currently seeking a resourceful individual with exceptional skills to fill its Chief Executive role. Based in Northwestern Ontario, this individual will work with the Board of Directors to implement its five year business plan, manage the day to day affairs of the organization, and effectively communicate with current and future partners and donors.
Incorporated under Provincial Charter in 2006, the Oshki Aa-yaa’aag Mino Bimaadiziiwin (Good Life for Young People) Foundation is a stand alone not-for-profit charitable organization. An emerging entity originating in Treaty #3 territory, OUR MISSION is bringing to life the dreams and potential of young Aboriginal people across Ontario, with the support of their families and communities. Good Life for Young People will draw together diverse streams of funding, expertise and guidance to make lasting differences in the lives of children, teens and young adults through creative, challenging and culturally affirming activities. Young people will be both leaders and beneficiaries of the Foundation’s efforts.
The successful candidate will possess exemplary leadership skills combined with proven organizational and financial management experience working with Aboriginal peoples and in a not-for-profit environment. As well as:
The Board of Directors encourages qualified Aboriginal people to apply. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Appointment to this position requires a formal Criminal Record and Abuse Registry Checks. For the full job description and more information about the Foundation, visit our website: www.goodlifeforyoungpeople.com
Please submit cover letter which clearly states how you meet the qualifications and a personal resume with three references by March 5, 2010, 12:00 Noon CST
Contact Information :
Board of Directors
Oshki Aa-yaa’aag Mino Bimaadiziiwin (Good Life for Young People) Foundation
P.O. Box 30, Emo, Ontario P0W 1E0
Attn: Al Hunter, President
Applications will also be accepted via fax or email:
Fax: (807) 274 – 7968