Future Hope is a non-profit charity that helps transition prisoners from Federal Prison to community by accompanying them through our various programs. 

Two Management Employment Opportunities
Closing date:  Friday, November 19, 2021 @ 12 p.m. (noon)

FULL-TIME MANAGEMENT

- Quixote/Massie House Manager

Future Hope is looking for an experienced candidate to fill our Quixote House/Massie House Manager, (QH/MH Manager). It is a full-time position at 40 hours a week, has several areas of responsibility and reports to the Future Hope Director. Future Hope is a non-profit charity that helps transition adult male prisoners from Federal Prison to community by accompanying them through our various programs.

QUIXOTE / MASSIE
Programs

 

The QH/MH Manager will be responsible for our substance-free transitional housing programs. Quixote House is an intentional, congregate living house that accepts adult male parolees approved by our Next Step program’s intake process. Massie House provides transitional independent apartment-living for male graduates of our Quixote House program. This position will be a good fit for individuals interested in non-profit community work, capacity-building and program management that fosters adult peer learning and support. Future Hope endeavours to foster a safe, diverse and inclusive environment where individual differences are accepted, and all persons feel valued, respected and supported.

Future Hope programs are about accompanying through relationship building. A sizable portion of the QH/MH Manager’s role is to build relationships and accompany men as they continue their reintegration journey on parole. Other duties include the management of the properties and ensuring the safety of all residents while running the housing programs.

 

Future Hope is looking into providing services to men incarcerated in provincial correctional institutions down the road.

Future Hope is looking for a candidate who has these strengths:

1. A combination of education and/or lived experience and/or experience working with incarcerated men.

 

2. Possess knowledge and/or understanding of Indigenous, diversity and inclusion perspectives; prior cultural awareness and/or sensitivity training an asset.

 

3. Previous working experience in the non-profit sector considered an asset.

 

4. Excellent organizational and management skills; able to set priorities, follow through and meet deadlines.

 

5. Can work independently and is self-directed; can work flexible hours.

 

6. Be team-oriented and enjoy working in a small, focused team environment.

 

7. Strong interpersonal skills, open minded, non-judgemental, excellent listening and mentoring/support skills.

 

8. Can assess and deal with emergencies; has excellent communication, problem assessment and problem-solving skills.

 

9. Money management/shopping skills.

 

10. Can speak and write English with high proficiency; can develop and generate reports to Future Hope Director. 

 

11. Computer competence in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Outlook; able to maintain an electronic filing system.

 

12. A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle.

 

13. Is double Covid-19 vaccinated per public health orders; proof of vaccination required.

 

14. Ability to live in a self-contained living space on the premises considered a strong asset. Residential tenancy will be discussed during job interview.

Job Description:

1. Responsible for the admission/eviction and rent collection of the transitional houses for adult men.

 

2. Work collaboratively and synergistically with the Next Step Coordinator, Future Hope Director and parole officers to ensure the smooth running of the QH/MH programs.

 

3. Foster and maintain collaborative relationships with officials from federal and provincial correctional institutions.

 

4. Coordinate all activities and events related to the QH/MH programs and assist in the implementation of special Future Hope events or new initiatives.

 

5. Engage and coordinate QH’s volunteer-base.

 

6. Respond to program participants’ individual needs for practical assistance, accompaniment, counsel and support.

 

7. Attend immediately to program participants requiring crisis management to determine appropriate service level response. After assessing risk, call Next Step Coordinator, Future Hope Director and if warranted, First Responders to assist.

 

8. Create and keep all appropriate documentation required by Future Hope.

 

9. Attend staff, board or committee meetings, other meetings or community events when requested.

 

10. Monitor operating budgets for both houses, liaise with EIA (Income Assistance), manage payment of monthly household bills/paperwork, shopping for QH, small and general maintenance and upkeep at both houses, internal and external house cleaning including installing, cleaning and storing of QH’s AC units.

 

11. Maintain regular contact with Landlords, and/or service contractors as needed.

 

12. Make certain that premises are secure, that health and safety guidelines and protocols are adhered to sup

Salary range:  $45,000 to $55,000 

 

If this opportunity interests you, and you meet the above requirements, please submit your resume to contact@futurehope.ca.

 

Closing date:  Friday, November 19, 2021 @ 12 p.m. (noon)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you.

FULL-TIME SENIOR MANAGEMENT

- Future Hope Director

Future Hope Inc. is seeking an experienced candidate to fill our full time Future Hope Director position. The leading role is to advance the organization’s vision, mission, and goals, implement its Strategic Plan, find new revenue streams and effectively manage its resources to nurture the growth of Future Hope.

FUTURE HOPE
DIRECTOR

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Future Hope Director is responsible for the overall management and supervision of Future Hope’s programs, strategic direction, policies, and directives. The Future Hope Director will be thoroughly committed to Future Hope’s mission and must have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience.

Future Hope is looking for candidates who can:

• Work towards the vision of the organization and commit to providing exceptional support and service in all areas of the organization.

• Provide leadership in managing, evaluating, and directing all programs and activities of Future Hope, including the development and maintenance of effective administrative systems for community and program development, human resource management, facilities management, fund development and administration.

• Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services including program volunteer recruitment.

• Determine staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery.

• Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices, evaluation and data collection of program outcomes.

• Work with staff and the Board (Fund Development Committee) to prepare a comprehensive budget and secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization; research funding sources, oversee the development of fundraising plans and write funding proposals to increase the revenue-base of the organization.

• Communicate with the Board and Committees and all other stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization and to identify changes in the community served by the organization.

 

Skills & Qualifications:

• Post-secondary education or equivalent with a focus in program management or community development project management or a related discipline such as Social Work, Counselling, Addictions and Human Resources; certification, bachelor’s or master’s degree in such disciplines considered an asset, or equivalent professional work experience.

• Possess knowledge and/or understanding of diversity, inclusion and Indigenous perspectives; prior cultural awareness and/or sensitivity training an asset. 

• A visionary who understands how to set a plan, and how to lead and articulate its execution in a clear and concise manner.

• Minimum 3 years of progressive senior management experience in a non-profit organization preferable.

• Strong understanding of business management, financial, budgeting and leadership principles.

• Experience in fundraising and sound financial practices desirable. • Can speak and write English at a high proficiency level; can develop presentations, generate reports to multiple stakeholders.

• Experience building relationships, collaborating and negotiating with multiple stakeholders; can consult and liaise with community organizations and businesses.

• Ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships with officials from federal and provincial correctional institutions.

• Experience working with the media considered a definite asset.

• Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, coaching, and conflict resolution skills.

• Time, project and priority management skills.

• Ability to analyze processes and information, identify problems and trends, and develop effective solutions and strategies.

• Proven experience managing a team and would enjoy working in a small, focused team environment.

• Experience using computers for a variety of tasks; competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; knowledge of Quick Books a definite asset; able to maintain an electronic filing system.

• A valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle.

• Is double Covid-19 vaccinated per public health orders; proof of vaccination required.

 

Job Description:

1. Collaborate closely and report to the Board of Directors and Committees, seek their involvement in a) policy decisions, b) succession recruitment and onboarding of volunteers for Board and Committee roles and functions, and c) fundraising initiatives to increase the overall visibility of the organization.

 

2. Collaborate closely with Board and Committee Chairs to prepare meeting agendas and supportive documentation; attend Board and Committee meetings and write meeting minutes.

 

3. Coordinate strategic planning activities and implement Future Hope’s Board approved Strategic Plan.

 

4. Oversee the financial system, monitor revenues and expenses, monitor and evaluate bookkeeping services to provide timely financial reporting to the Board, Committees and other stakeholders. 

 

5. Collaborate with Treasurer, Bookkeeper, and Fund Development Committee Chair to coordinate annual budget, fundraising and monthly and quarterly financial reviews, and periodic forecast updates for the Board and Committees.

6. Oversee fund development initiatives to increase Future Hope’s revenue streams.

7. Oversee and report on the organization’s program outcomes results to Board of Directors and stakeholders.

8. Hire, train, motivate and coach employees as they provide attentive, efficient service and support to program participants, assessing employee performance, providing helpful feedback and mentoring/training opportunities, terminating staff when required. Oversee the recruitment and onboarding of program volunteers by staff.

9. Supervise and collaborate with staff in planning, organizing, developing and delivering Future Hope’s services and programs. Implement continuous improvement practices by engaging staff in analyzing information and processes to develop more effective and efficient processes and strategies.

 

10. Make certain that programs are properly provisioned and staffed to ensure health and safety for program participants, staff and program volunteers.

11. Be available, on short notice, to help staff with emergencies.

12. Foster and maintain collaborative relationships with officials from federal and provincial correctional institutions.

13. Resolve conflicts or complaints from employees, program participants and other stakeholders.

14. Serve as Future Hope spokesperson to community groups, the media, and the public.

15. Establish and maintain relationships with various community organizations, agencies, businesses, governments and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance Future Hope’s mission.

16. Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.

17. Review and update all Future Hope documents/materials/manuals yearly.

 

18. Administer employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation; ensure staff and program volunteers follow Future Hope’s policies and procedures.

Salary range:  $50,000 to $65,000 

 

If this opportunity interests you, and you meet the above requirements, please submit your resume to contact@futurehope.ca.

Closing date: Friday, November 19, @ 12 p.m. (noon)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you.