We are currently hiring for the below positions:

Programs Manager

  • Position Title:     Programs Manager
  • Job Type:           Full-time, Permanent
  • Reports to:         Programs Director
  • Salary:                $52,000
  • Benefits:             Extended health care
  • Hours/Week:      40 (may include some evenings and weekends)
  • Start Date:         Tuesday, January 16, 2024
  • Location:            Dartmouth, NS & various locations in HRM

Application Deadline: Thursday, January 04, 2023

We encourage interested applicants to self-identify. MacPhee Centre strives to honour inclusive hiring practices regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation. This position is designated with the intent to hire a qualified individual from those who self-identify as African Nova Scotians to fill an existing gap.

About the MacPhee Centre

MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning is a non-profit organization committed to building a world where every young person can rise to their full potential and achieve greatness.  We are dedicated to fostering a vibrant community through world-class art programming, creating a safe and nurturing environment where every youth can explore, grow, and use their creativity to make a positive impact.

Position Summary

As a historically white organization, MacPhee Centre wants to be intentional about representation in supporting the youth we serve.  Over the past couple of years, we have dedicated our efforts to supporting marginalized communities.  All staff and volunteers at the MacPhee Centre are working together to break barriers that perpetuate racism and oppressive environments.  We are striving to create equitable opportunities for all.  We intend to increase our capacity to support youth through representation and lived experience.

MacPhee Centre also provides creative arts programming at over 25 locations across HRM, such as schools and other community-based organizations.

As the Program Manager in charge of Outreach and our BIPOC portfolio, you will creatively lead and build on these achievements as you oversee our programming outside 50 Queen Street and lead the BIPOC portfolio at 50 Queen.

In performing this role, you must be knowledgeable of a wide range of program development and community-building best practices.  You must also be able to evaluate issues and relate effortlessly to all our stakeholders, including youth, school staff, parents, and community program partners.  Your understanding of our community's current economic and social climate and recognizing the issues that impact the growth and well-being of its youth and families will be an invaluable asset.