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Executive Director, Sistering

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline November 20, 2009

Sistering is a women’s organization serving women who have been affected by poverty, homelessness, violence, and trauma in Toronto since 1981. We have the following opportunity…

Executive Director

You will foster learning, innovation, research, and philanthropy across the organization while promoting collaboration throughout Sistering and within the wider community. You will represent our organization to the broader community, build and maintain strong relationships, and ensure our financial health and sustainability. A ‘big picture’ thinker and inspirational leader, you have a graduate degree in a human services field or the equivalent, a proven five-year track record of success as a senior manager, ideally within a diverse, non-profit organization serving marginalized communities, and experience working with a Board of Directors. You have five years of experience in the social services or not-for-profit sectors, strong government and community relations expertise, and advocacy skills to effect change in social policies.

You may be required to work occasional weekends, provide periodic on-call support for weekend drop-in shifts, and travel within the city.

We offer excellent compensation and benefits. Please apply to:

962 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M6H 1L6
Tel: 416-926-9762
Fax: 416-926-1932

Sistering has anti-racism/oppression and employment equity policies and especially encourages Aboriginal women, women of colour, immigrant and refugee women, and women from other disadvantaged groups to apply.

Supporting Ordinary Women in Extraordinary Circumstances