Kin Canada.

Closing Date November 30, 2021 Location
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Description du poste

At Kin Canada, making an impact in the lives of those who need it the most is everything for us. Every day, our Association of over 400 clubs, 5000 community leaders and dedicated volunteers show up to make life better right at home. Our impact is seen in the community infrastructure built, heard in the voices of sports teams and local causes supported, and felt in the hearts of Canadians positively impacted by the over $1 billion raised to date. Having now served over 100 years as a leading all-Canadian volunteer service organization, we want to take it to the next level, and need someone to help take us there.

Kin Canada is seeking an executive director to provide leadership, oversee national operations and guide implementation of our current strategic plan.

If you are a driven professional with a proven track record for delivering results and have a desire to impact Canadians from coast to coast to coast, this opportunity may be for you!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the successful leadership, overall management, and operations of the organization according to the strategic direction, and policies set by the Board of Directors.
  • Overseeing a dedicated team of high performing staff serving Kin Canada’s interests across Canada.
  • Providing direction to a National Leadership Hub comprised of national operating committees, regional volunteer leadership, and support staff.
  • Fostering and maintaining relationships with other non-profit agencies, various levels of government, business leaders and community stakeholders.
  • Establishing good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with members, community groups, funders, partners, and relevant third parties to further the goals of Kin Canada
  • Acting as liaison between operational Association activities and the Board of Directors, providing strategic recommendations on Association business issues.
  • Oversees the implementation of the strategic plan, along with supporting operational programs.
  • Ensuring all stakeholders are kept informed of Kin Canada activities
  • Monitoring Kin Canada national efforts and identifying necessary changes in the landscape served by the organization.
  • Oversees all aspects of day to day Kin Canada operations, including areas such as human resources, stakeholder relations, financial management and risk management.
  • Managing operating and capital budgets, ensuring appropriate financial reporting is in place.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma
  • Minimum 7 years of progressive and relevant experience
  • Excellent leadership and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong decision-making skills in leading, managing and motivating staff
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution
  • Experience presenting to and working with Boards of Directors
  • Experience in budget management
  • Experience with pertinent computer software (eg. Microsoft Office 365)

Asset Qualifications:

  • Significant experience with membership-based organizations
  • Significant experience in the non-profit sector
  • Ability to communicate in French (Spoken / Written)

Term of Contract: 18 months with possibility of renewal

Working Conditions:

  • Travel may be required, along with occasional weekend and evening work.
  • Kin Canada is currently operating in a hybrid model of in-office and remote work. As we continue to evaluate the situation, the balance of time in the office and remote work will be guided by organizational needs and will be discussed with the National Board of Directors.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

What We Offer:


  • Benefits Package
  • Opportunities for career growth, professional development and training
  • Vacation Days
  • Sick Days
  • Flexible Work Schedule


How to Apply 

Please submit your resume by Wednesday, November 24, 11:59pm (EST) to:

[email protected]


Ref: Executive Director

Personal information submitted will only be used for the purposes of the competition in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to Kin Canada. We thank all applicants for the interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All questions and concerns may be directed to [email protected].

Kin Canada is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve. The Association encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

For additional information about Kin Canada, please visit www.kincanada.ca