Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Manitoba

Organization Details
Organization Name: Access to Therapy Initiative
Address: Winnipeg MB  R3C 1C3
Organizational Description: The Access to Therapy Initiative exists to provide mental health services for disadvantaged and/or low-income members of society. We also raise awareness of the financial barriers to mental health services.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5026
Description of Duties:

Strategic Collaboration: Work closely with the CEO to strategize and implement the Access to Therapy Initiative's objectives within Manitoba.

Operational Oversight: Oversee the daily functions of the organization's Manitoba operations, ensuring alignment with our mission and strategic goals.

Team Dynamics: Lead volunteer recruitment, management, and motivation efforts, creating an environment of productivity and collaboration.

Stakeholder Engagement: Establish and maintain relationships with practitioners, corporate sponsors, and other key stakeholders in Manitoba.

Resource Mobilization: Spearhead fundraising efforts, pursue provincial grant opportunities, and drive financial sustainability for the Manitoba operations.

Awareness and Outreach: Promote the organization's presence through various marketing, public relations, and digital outreach efforts.

Group Communication: Remain active and involved in the organization's WhatsApp group chat, ensuring consistent communication and momentum.

It's imperative to understand that while this position reports directly to the CEO, the COO will work in close collaboration with the board. This role promises a holistic exposure to nonprofit operations and is perfect for those genuinely committed to making a lasting difference in the domain of mental health accessibility.

Skills Required:

Prior leadership or managerial experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector.

Exceptional networking and relationship-building abilities.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

A deep passion for mental health and the overarching vision of the Access to Therapy Initiative.

Familiarity with Manitoba's healthcare, community landscapes, and nonprofit regulations.

Digital literacy, including proficiency in using communication tools like WhatsApp.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

Comprehensive nonprofit management experience.

Deeper understanding of mental health advocacy and networking.

Stakeholder management and community engagement.

Project management and strategic implementation.

Potential career pathways include Nonprofit Directorship, Project Management, Mental Health Advocacy, and Stakeholder Relations roles.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Remote Volunteering

This position demands approximately 25 hours of work per week. Given the leadership nature of the role and its importance in shaping the organization's trajectory in Manitoba, it's ideal for individuals who have significant time to dedicate.

Regular participation in the organization's WhatsApp group chat is essential to keep the momentum going and foster a sense of team unity.

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email:
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2023
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