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Position: Executive Director (Part-time)
The Women’s Healthy Environments Network is looking to recruit a part-time Executive Director who is able to chart a path for growth and expand our reach!
The Women’s Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) is looking for a dynamic individual to demonstrate organizational leadership skills as a part-time Executive Director and support a not-for-profit organization to “take action for prevention” on issues related to health and the environment. This position is part-time at 12 hours per week for a 3 month contract. The position will start in early April 2017.
We are a unique organization, working in the space where women’s lives, environmental issues and human health intersect. Since its inception in 1994, Women's Healthy Environments Network (WHEN) has been educating the general public, media and policy makers that environmental health is a key determinant of public health. WHEN is currently in a pivotal moment; we’re challenging status quo, and preparing to make waves in the environmental and women’s health space.
The successful candidate will provide advisory support and organizational leadership to an 8-12 member board in areas of administration, and the design and implementation of projects. This is a non-voting position with the responsibility to enable the effective implementation of the Board’s decisions.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
This is a time-limited contract position; depending on WHEN’s financial position there may be opportunity for extension. Today, WHEN functions as a working board with the support of one part-time staff Executive Director and project-specific volunteers. The intention is to evolve the organization to the point of full-time paid staff through an aggressive fundraising strategy.
How to apply:
Applicants interested in the part-time Executive Director position should submit to the address below (email is preferred), in one document, a recent resume and a cover letter detailing previous experience and qualifications no later than 5:00pm EST on March 3, 2017.
Office Contact Information:
215 Spadina Avenue, 4th floor, Toronto, ON M5T 2C7
Phone: (416) 928-0880
Fax: (416) 644-0116 (clearly label with WHEN’s name)
WHEN is an equal-opportunity employer and as such encourages applications from equity-seeking groups, including but not limited to: women, people of colour, LGTBQ+ identifying people, Indigenous people, those who have lived experience with poverty, people with disabilities and other marginalized groups.
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GoodWork ID: 38098 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 8 2017
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