Program Manager – Wiisocotatiwin/Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

Mount Carmel Clinic - Winnipeg, MB (4 months ago)

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Full Time, Permanent

Position Description:

Mount Carmel Clinic is a non-profit community health centre located in the North End of Winnipeg. MCC provides a wide range of integrated primary health, community and early learning services to inner city residents, Indigenous persons, newcomers and others who require our unique approach. Under the leadership and direction of the department Director, the Program Manager has primary day-to-day management of The Assertive Community Treatment program, including human resources, program management and development, financial accountability and quality and innovation. This Program works within an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Model and utilizes the Housing First Principles from a social justice orientation which includes harm reduction, pro-choice, social determinants of health, human rights, social development, population health, health equality and trauma informed, client centered practice.

The Program Manager works with Mount Carmel Clinic (MCC) management to support the staff team, align programs and services with client needs, integrate services within and outside MCC and encourage teamwork and collaboration across all MCC departments.



Degree at the Bachelor level in a related discipline, or an acceptable combination of education and experience

Management Experience

Minimum of two (2) years of management experience, including human resources management

Program/Community Knowledge

Minimum of five (5) years of experience working effectively in social services and similar population;

Demonstrated knowledge of basic financial management and program management, evaluation and development;

Understanding of the assets, challenges, needs and interests of MCC’s clients and community

Critical Skills

Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, change management, problem-solving, crisis management and conflict resolution

Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to manage programs, projects and initiatives to effectively and efficiently achieve their goals and produce expected results/outcomes

Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values

Commitment to Reconciliation

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families

Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration

Proven ability to work and provide effective leadership within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness

MCC Philosophies

Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work


Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentations, and proficiency in the use of computer systems

All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.

Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.

Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2019-15 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733

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We thank all applicants; however only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • management: 2 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)