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Executive Director, The 519 Church Street Community Centre

The 519 is a meeting place and focal point for diverse downtown Toronto communities. The 519 engages and serves both the local neighbourhood and the broader Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual/Transgendered communities and is a City-owned, community-driven centre.

As E.D. you will inspire and direct a staff of 50 in a dynamic environment with a strong Management Team. You will have 5 or more years senior management experience in the not-for-profit sector, preferably as an E.D. You will be comfortable with a value-driven, collegial, unionized and volunteer-based environment, working with a volunteer Board.

You will bring demonstrated leadership; commitment to & understanding of LGBT rights and issues & to ethno-cultural diversity; strength in relationship building with stakeholders, agencies, governments, and donors; commitment to social justice, equity, and community development and communications skills.

See full posting at (link opens PDF file).

Please submit a cover letter (outline how your experience and skills prepare you for this position & salary expectations) and resume by email to  by 5:00 p.m., Thursday August 16 ("E.D." must be in subject line).

No telephone enquiries or faxes, please.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The 519 actively encourages applications from all equity seeking groups.