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Manager, Success By 6 Peel

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline June 26, 2015

Full time Permanent Position

The Peel Children and Youth Initiative (PCYI) is a collaborative organization working with more than 100 community partners to improve outcomes for children and youth (0-24 years) in Peel through practice, policy and system level changes. The Manager of Success By 6 Peel will lead PCYI’s collaborative work with more than 40 partners from the private and not-for-profit sector who serve as the integrated planning table for the Region of Peel focussed on the Early Years (pre-natal – age 6).

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Executive Director of PCYI, the Manager, Success By 6 Peel will lead the early years strategy in accordance with the mission, vision and values of PCYI. The Manager will work with a broad cross-sectoral group of individuals and organizations to improve early year outcomes for children in Peel through integrated planning, research and policy development. As Manager, the successful candidate with have:

Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Early Child Development, or an associated discipline
  • Comprehensive knowledge of early child development and legislation affecting children in all levels of government
  • A minimum seven years’ experience working as a manager in children’s services
  • Familiarity with community, early learning, child care, social and health service networks
  • Proven project management, group facilitation and leadership skills
  • The ability to represent PCYI on other collaborative projects and engage with a variety of community stakeholders
  • Knowledge of the Peel social service sector and additional language capabilities will be considered an asset
  • A valid driver’s license and daily access to a vehicle

Skills:

  • Very strong written and verbal communication abilities
  • Considerable experience leading community groups, Boards and committees with senior level volunteers and administrators
  • Proven ability to organize, host, present and facilitate public meetings
  • Experience and comfort with research and evaluation methods
  • Familiarity with an anti-oppression framework 
  • Maintain positive relationships with, and report to, funders and other stakeholders
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Engagement and familiarity with social media

PCYI is committed to diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds. Applicants are invited to submit their resume with an appropriate cover letter via email no later than Friday June 26, 2015 to Andrea Lue, Executive Assistant, alue@pcyi.org.

Peel Children and Youth Initiative
50 Burnhamthorpe Road West
4th Floor Link way, Suite 417
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C3

PCYI appreciates all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.