Taking Charge! Inc. is a non-profit organization assisting single parents and women to achieve self-sufficiency and to take charge of their lives.


The Community based Board and staff of Taking Charge! Inc. are looking to fill the position of Executive Director, which is available due to an impending retirement.

We are looking for a motivated individual who works well with clients, staff and the broader community. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated career in management, supervision of staff and working in the area of social services.

The successful applicant will be able to support staff in providing programs and services that are client driven and responsive to labour market demands. The staff of Taking Charge! is experienced and knowledgeable in the employment, education, and training fields. Additionally, staff provide information and support to participants so that they make informed decisions regarding their education and training as well as receiving support in other areas of their lives. Individuals participating in the Taking Charge! program are prepared, determined, and committed to achieving their goals and the Executive Director ensures that programs and staff are in place to facilitate to realize this undertaking.

The successful applicant will have a university degree, superior verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; experience in conflict resolution and problem solving; demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a demanding environment.

Terms and Conditions of employment are negotiable. Duties to commence in February 2018.

Resumes and the names of three references, will be accepted until December 4, 2017 and should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Administrator at EDApplications@takingcharge.org

Consideration is given to the appointment of people in such a manner as to reflect the diversity of Manitoba’s population. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only
those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted