Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities at the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation!

Executive Director of Ojibwe Cultural Foundation

The Ojibwe Cultural Foundation seeks a dynamic executive director possessing strong organizational and management skills. This position is responsible for the overall management and promotion of the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation of Mnidoo Mnising.

The responsibilities include actively nurturing community [participation in creative ventures, to strengthen relationships and expand network of participation by being visible and engaged in the member communities.


  • This position will report to the OCF board President and has overall strategic, fiscal and operational responsibility for the organization.
  • This role is responsible for the development of OCF programs, budgets, staff and execution of OCF mission and vision. Direct the overall operation of the Ojibwe Cultural Foundation.
  • Recruit, and manage staff, volunteers and instructors of the organization and its programs.
  • Oversee fund development and work in partnership with the OCF Board of Directors to ensure sustainable and diverse revenue streams including government grants, individual and corporate giving, major donor development and self-generated revenue.
  • Maintain record of all contributions; send tax receipts and proper acknowledgements and reporting of all contributions.
  • Development/ Maintenance of community connections and partnerships with other organizations

 Required Qualifications:

  • Personal passion for arts, culture and community.
  • Ability to use a team approach to plan and produce programming.
  • Experience in marketing, fundraising and social media
  • Strong experience in office, program and event budget management
  • Experience in organization of exhibitions, preparation of catalogues, and supervision of gallery installations and other programmatic events.   
  • Ability and enthusiasm for working with diverse artistic and community groups.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; solid public speaking, negotiation, problem solving, and meeting management skills.
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and practices in the arts, experience in writing successful proposals
  • Fine Arts or Museum Degree or degree in management or business development or history degree required
  • Experience in business or project management is preferred
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe Language and Culture is an asset
  • Salary is to be negotiable

Please send applications marked Confidential to:

 Sophie Corbiere, Finance Officer, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation: Box 278 M’Chigeeng, ON P0P1G0 

Deadline:  No later than noon on December 12,2019





For more information, please call (705) 377-4902 or email