Job Title:

Executive Director


Legacy Bowes


Winnipeg , MB

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Jocelyn House Hospice is a home for terminally ill residents in the final stages of life. Our belief is that we can add life to those final days and we do so for each and every individual we care for, as well as their families and loved ones.

When you step inside Jocelyn House Hospice, nestled within the trees and the solitude of the riverbed, you’re greeted by smiling faces and the smell of a home-cooked meal. We believe in the work we do and the impact it makes in the lives of those we care for. We invite you to become part of our family.

Not because people die here, because they live here.


The Opportunity

The need for Jocelyn House Hospice is outpacing its size. The Boards of Directors of Jocelyn House Hospice and Jocelyn Hutton Foundation are seeking a strong individual interested in growing Jocelyn House Hospice, and its special brand of care, for people living out their final days. The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for developing options for growth that include supporting fundraising strategies and implementing plans as directed by the Boards.

With strategic direction and policy support from the Boards of Jocelyn House Hospice and Jocelyn Hutton Foundation, the ED is responsible for directing and executing all activities of Jocelyn House Hospice and Jocelyn Hutton Foundation directly or through delegated authority. The ED is responsible for all management decisions related to clinical and administrative operations.

While supporting the mission and goals of the organizations and implementing policies established by the Boards, the ED is accountable to the Boards for stewardship of the mission and goals of Jocelyn House Hospice and Jocelyn Hutton Foundation.

The ED provides leadership, direction and guidance for all programs and services in the following key areas:

  • Operational Planning & Management
  • Financial Planning & Management
  • Fundraising & Revenue Development
  • Human Resources Planning & Management
  • Program Planning, Management & Evaluation
  • Community Liaison & Public Relations



Education & Experience

  • University degree in a relevant field (e.g. administration, health care or social services) is required
  • Professional designation, licensure and/or CFRE would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge, expertise and experience in hospice and palliative care is an asset
  • Experience with fundraising and working with funding bodies; working with government and in a not-for-profit milieu
  • Previous experience in developing and growing organizations; building formal alliances and partnerships
  • Proven track record of progressive leadership and management experience


Additional Attributes

  • Entrepreneurial with strong business acumen and a track record for building and growing an organization.
  • Visionary leader, able to see the big picture.
  • Experienced negotiator with superior communication and organizational skills.
  • Able to:
    • Make sound decisions based on knowledge, experience, and judgment.
    • Think outside the box and initiate original and innovative ideas and approaches.
    • Build relationships both from within and externally and to promote teamwork, cooperation and identification within the work group.

Brehanna Lemon Talent Acquisition Associate, Executive Search at Legacy Bowes at (204) 934-8836.


If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as Executive Director, please submit your resume in confidence to quoting position # 243123.

Quote Job Reference: 243123

Posted 2024-06-13

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