Executive Director

Job city: 
Fort Erie
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Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 21, 2023 - 5:00pm
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Job Title: Executive Director for Charitable Organization
Supervisor: Board of Directors
Job Type: Permanent part-time
Salary Range: $ 45,000- 52,000 annual salary plus Benefits
Group Benefits include: Employee Life, Employee AD & D, Dental, Extended Health

Working Conditions:
• 30 hours per week
• flexible hours
• Work location has hybrid (onsite and remote) options

Location: Fort Erie

Applications are invited for the position of Executive Director of Casa El Norte, a not-for-profit, charitable organization located in Fort Erie. Casa El Norte’s mission is to provide temporary emergency shelter for refugees or any other indigent individual and assist refugees with counselling, orientation, and integration services. This position will commence September 11, 2023 providing the successful candidate with a one-month orientation and training period. Working with and reporting to a community-based Board of Directors, the successful candidate will provide overall leadership and management for the organization. The successful candidate should aspire to build upon the organization’s legacy of helping up-rooted people overcome the challenges of rebuilding their lives in Canadian society through an integrated model of emergency shelter, orientation and counselling support, refugee protection and resettlement services.

The Executive Director is responsible for the development and implementation of effective policies, procedures, programs, and strategic directions, and stewards the organization’s financial and human resources to promote the achievement of Casa El Norte’s mission and organizational objectives. Using a collaborative approach, the Executive Director creates an environment which encourages a client-centred approach. The Executive Director is the public face of the organization, embodying and articulating its values to residents, staff, volunteers, external stakeholders, and the community.

Required Qualifications:

• Post secondary education or relevant experience.
• Commitment to the mission of the organization.
• Prior experience and knowledge of a range of managerial responsibilities, including financial management, human resources, program development and evaluation, strategic planning, legislative compliance.
• Past record of forging strong working relationships with staff, volunteers, community partners and stakeholders.
Preferred candidates may also possess: • Experience working with volunteer governance boards.
• Experience in fund development for programs, services, operating budgets, and capital needs with a goal of securing long-range, diversified, and sustainable sources of funding.
• Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
• A second language

If selected for an interview, candidates must present proof of education or credentials (original transcripts/credentials). Note: Credentials obtained outside of Canada require an evaluation to determine the Canadian educational equivalence.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Casa El Norte is an organization strongly committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We offer an inclusive work environment and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. If requested, accommodations will be made to support applicants with disabilities during the recruitment and selection process.

How to apply: 

Applications should be emailed to: casaelnortedirectors@gmail.com
Closing date for applications is: July 21, 2023

Board of Directors
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