Lake Huron Coastal Centre (LHCC) is a registered charity established in 1998 that fosters citizen awareness and action for a healthy Lake Huron coast, inspiring this generation to protect and restore coastal waters, life and landscapes for those that follow. For more information about the LHCC please visit lakehuron.ca.
Lake Huron Coastal Centre seeks an ambitious and entrepreneurial Executive Director to lead a well-respected organization that is poised for further growth. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the full-time director manages all aspects of the organization’s activities, from setting and delivering its strategic direction to overseeing program development, managing finances and social media activities, and leading the fundraising that enables its programs.
The Executive Director is the face and voice of the LHCC. They have a strong understanding of and passion for the vital conservation issues facing the Great Lakes. They provide inspiring leadership to the LHCC’s small, dedicated staff, ensuring that the organization runs smoothly and retains its supportive, inclusive culture. They are comfortable reporting to the Centre’s engaged Board of Directors. And they possess an outgoing personality that embraces the Director’s public role, from leading or participating in the Centre’s programs to building the external partnerships that increase their impact.
The Executive Director should have the dynamic spirit and energy to grow the organization’s financial base, including ideas and an appetite for fresh approaches to fundraising. They should have the strong writing skills required to deliver well-constructed grant applications and have a sound understanding of how to leverage the power of digital media to promote the Centre’s work and to connect with its donors and sponsors.
This is a terrific opportunity for a visionary leader in the not-for-profit sector looking for an opportunity to build upon the accomplishments of an established, respected conservation organization. And it is an opportunity to make a difference on the crucial conservation issues confronting Lake Huron, connecting with people and institutions that share the LHCC’s mission to protect the lake’s health and natural beauty for this generation and those to come.
QUALIFICATIONS & ABILITIES
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategic Planning and Execution
Fiscal Authority and Responsibility
Transparent Interactions with the Board of Directors
Human Resource Management
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter, resume, along with 3 work-related references via email to the Search Committee at email@example.com . The application should be a maximum of 6 pages. Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.
The deadline to apply is December 1, 2023. Note that references will not be contacted unless a candidate has accepted the opportunity to participate in an interview. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Lake Huron Coastal Centre is committed to attracting talented staff by ensuring that our hiring practices emphasize the value of diversity in our society. We are working to eliminate barriers to employment and participation in nature-based programs for people who have been underrepresented in Canada’s environmental workforce. As an employer committed to employment equity and inclusion, we encourage applications from qualified members of equity-seeking communities. LHCC is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The LHCC provides accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Personal information provided will remain confidential throughout the recruitment and selection process and is collected under the authority of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Nov 27 2023 ID: 69384