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Simcoe Community Services (SCS) is an innovative, dynamic and accredited multi-service community agency serving Developmental, Preschool, Early Years and other service sectors in the Cities of Barrie and Orillia and the surrounding area for over 60 years.

Reporting to a volunteer Board of Directors, the new Chief Executive Officer will be a visionary, collaborative and skilled leader who will strategically guide both Simcoe Community Services and the Simcoe Community Services Foundation in achieving their Vision and Mission on behalf of the children, adults, families and communities served.  The key deliverables of this position focus on growing the outstanding organizational culture of SCS, enhancing the range and quality of the programs offered in a changing service environment, building strong networks and partnerships, and actively engaging the community in the work of SCS. 

 In leading a professional team of over 500 staff operating across sixty locations, the ideal candidate will preferably have a relevant Master’s degree, over ten years of senior staff experience working with government and a Board of Directors, and evident sector involvement.  The person we seek will have:

  • Outstanding organizational development capacities and strong communication skills.
  • A proven ability to motivate teams of staff and volunteers to achieve desired goals
  • Effective financial and analytical capacities. 
  • Demonstrated strategic capabilities to continue to position SCS to effectively meet the evolving needs of the people and communities supported. 

 With a far reaching operation involving over 3,000 people served, an annual budget of over $41 million and an extensive partnership network, the new CEO located in Barrie, will build on SCS’s achievements to create the next generation of services and outcomes for the residents of Barrie, Orillia and surrounding areas. 

 If you are interested in this outstanding community agency leadership opportunity, please submit your application by 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017, via email attention to Fred Galloway to

 All questions should be directed to Fred Galloway either through email, or telephone 519-641-1325.

 Simcoe Community Services thanks all applicants for their interests.  Only those offered an interview will be contacted.

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Fred Galloway
Posting Date: 28-Aug-2017Executive Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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