Executive Director @Youturn

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Altruistic Vision

With no other agency providing the same level of service as Youturn, there is a real opportunity for growth and making a difference.

Ongoing Growth

As a natural advocate, you will lead the way in representing the organization at a community, provincial and federal level.

Strong Corporate Culture

Youturn prides itself on its values of professionalism, respect, acceptance, flexibility, teamwork, cultural competence and integrity.

Executive Director @Youturn

Company: Youturn

Position: Executive Director

Location: Ottawa

Youturn is a regional non-profit charity that provides intensive services and support to youth, in conflict with the law, and their families. Its goal is to help clients shift to active participation in society and make choices that will help them remain in the community, avoid future conflict with the law and succeed in their lives. The team at Youturn knows they can make a difference. Research demonstrates that more than half of young people who come into conflict with the law will break the law again in the future if no one steps in to help them. Research also reveals that effective programming for youth who are at high risk of reoffending will reduce this risk by as much as 35%. Youturn uses these statistics to provide an array of comprehensive, informed and individualized services derived from assessments of risk, needs and strengths of its clients. Youturn delivers community services with the participation of family and other community partners.

Skills & Experience

Senior Management/Executive Position

At least 10+ years

Not-For-Profit Sector

Experience in a leadership role for at least 10 years

Clinical Knowledge

Understand practices in mental health, judicial or youth sectors

Business Strategy

Experience contributing, working closely with management & Board of Directors

Communication Skills

Ability to influence and build consensus with internal and external stakeholders

Collaborative Leadership

History managing and directing teams in an inclusive manner

Summary of the Role

The Executive Director works with the Board of Directors to provide strategic leadership and vision in the delivery of high-quality programs for Youturn Youth Support Services.
You will implement the strategic goals and objectives of the organization and provide direction and leadership for the achievement of the organization’s philosophy and mission. You will be tasked with analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of the Youturn’s operations, budgeting and development of an effective organizational structure. A key component of this role will be to represent the Youturn to regulatory bodies, other agencies, community and civic organizations, donors, funders and the general public. Ongoing development of programs, products and service will be integral as the organization continues to grow.

This is a unique and rewarding opportunity to be part of an organization ready for its next chapter of growth and service. The current Executive Director has been with the organization since its inception and has laid the foundation for Youturn’s continued growth and success. As the incoming Executive Director, you will have a passion and desire to impact people’s lives in a positive manner. You will have an innate ability to engage and inspire both your internal team and Youturn’s external community partners. You will have an opportunity to work with an engaged, driven and dedicated board that is passionate about ensuring the success of the organization. They will support creative thinking and will not set boundaries as they too strive to inspire meaning and purpose for the next generation..

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