Job Deadline

Friday, July 24, 2020






The Association of Black Social Workers


Position Description

ABSW Manager Job Posting
Title: Manager
Job Type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: 1018 Main St. Dartmouth
Hours of Work Per Week: 35 (This position requires flexibility to work some evenings &
weekends as necessary).
The Organization:
The Association of Black Social Workers is a volunteer charitable organization consisting of
Black Social Workers and Social Service Workers throughout the province, whose objective is to
provide courses, seminars, and workshops about social work-related projects and programs
geared towards persons of African descent. The ABSW also offers services such as counselling
and advocacy to individuals as well as the community. The ABSW seeks to educate the public
through conferences and workshops on matters affecting the Black family and community
throughout the province.
The Position:
The ABSW Manager works in partnership with the Executive to ensure that the organization
fulfills its mission and assists in creating strategies that ensure its future success. The
successful incumbent must have knowledge of the African Nova Scotian communities and social
issues that create barriers to healthy development for African Nova Scotians.
In This Role You Must Have:
• A Masters Degree in Social Work with 3-5 years in a supervisory role or an acceptable
• Registration or Candidacy for Registration with the Nova Scotia College of Social
• Understands the principles of leadership and can successfully demonstrate these
principles in relation to recent experiences
• Demonstrated skill using anti-oppressive practice
• Ability to work in a team environment, inspire direct reports and peers
• Demonstrates strategic and analytical skills in problem solving
• Possesses excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal
• Demonstrates the ability to form strong partnerships with stakeholders
• Experience writing grants
• Strong management and leadership skills
• A strong financial background
• The ability to think strategically
• The ability to make sound judgements
• The ability to be solution focused
• Proficiency with computer programs that enhance the work (i.e. Microsoft Word, Outlook,
Internet search tools, zoom etc.)
Position Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse
Registry Check.
Salary Range – (PR-16 Provincial Gov.) $68,184.48 - $83,403.58
Closing Date: REPOSTED – Previous applicants need not apply as your resume will
remain on file – July 24, 2020.
Please send your cover letter and resume to:
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be