Qualifications and Attributes
A dynamic team-‐player with a demonstrated history of professional innovation who feels a passionate commitment to Career Trek’s vision, mission and beliefs.
Post-‐secondary degree or diploma preferably with related professional experience.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated competence in program management.
Demonstrated human resource skills.
Understanding of and sensitivity to First Nations challenges and opportunities.
Ability to travel to Winnipeg and throughout the NOR-‐MAN region.
Experience working with Macs, Microsoft Word Perfect, and Excel is an asset.
A valid drivers license and a reliable vehicle are essential.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities Administration:
Daily administrative operations including inputting of attendance, work on the database, and biweekly payroll reports.
Evaluation of part-‐time staff.
Implementation of program evaluations for participants and families.
Implement recruiting procedures for staff and Junior Staff Mentors.
Hire, train, mentor, and evaluate staff and volunteers.
Model and encourage professional conduct and work ethic to deliver the highest quality
of service possible to ensure the good reputation of the organization.
Provide leadership to further Career Trek’s culture, mission, vision, and statements of belief.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with school divisions, schools, post-‐ secondary institutions, and their respective departmental units.
Work with the Curriculum Developer, program partners, and instructors to develop curriculum.
Ensure all departmental expectations are met.
Help develop program policy manuals and handbooks.
Distribute necessary mail-‐outs to families and schools.
Plan and execute school orientations prior to the start of programming.
Manage program budget: track expenses, report variances between actual and budgeted expenses, follow-‐up on outstanding purchase orders, etc.
Find replacements for removed participants up to the halfway point of programming.
Ensure the continual safety of participants and staff by following Career Trek’s risk
Keep accurate track of participants’ attendance.
Work collegially with the Fund Development Officer and Communications Coordinator
on the organization’s communication and fund development efforts.
Verify all forms submitted by schools and families are complete and accurate.
Ensure bus schedules and all pertinent information are distributed to the schools in a timely fashion.
Provide on-‐site supervision on Saturdays at the various campuses.
Work respectfully with the Aboriginal community – being sensitive to the issues related
to First Nation residents on reserves and those living within the city.
Engage in open and positive communication with the Campus Coordinator(s) and staff.
Implement the program action plan – booking rooms and departments, purchasing
equipment, supplies, etc.
Coordinate special events, including Graduation and Family Days.
Provide program reports upon request.
Provide financial reports or information to the Director of Administrative Operations.
Key Role Interactions:
Program Partners – participating school divisions, schools, school contacts, communities, local organizations and post-‐secondary institutions.
Career Trek Management Staff
Media (under direction of the Communications Coordinator)
Parents / Guardians
Junior Staff Mentors (as applicable)
Start date as soon as possible.