Manager, Executive Suite and Board

Girl Guides of Canada (GGC) provides a safe space where every girl is empowered to be everything she wants to be.  We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to support the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and manage the work of our Executive Suite to ensure high quality service to the Board of Directors, its Committees and Senior Staff. This is an exciting time to join GGC as we embark on an ambitious three-year strategic plan towards our vision of “a better world, by girls!”

You are right for this position if:

  • You embody the attributes of GGC: welcoming, imaginative, courageous and enthusiastic
  • You have experience executing leading edge best practices for supporting senior executives and Boards of Directors
  • You have a high emotional IQ: are able to identify and seize opportunities and anticipate and trouble-shoot problems in an environment of change
  • You are an influential leader who produces results in a highly collaborative environment
  • You are an exceptional relationship-builder across diverse audiences
  • You possess exceptional diplomacy and conflict management skills and are comfortable navigating sensitive situations
  • You are precisely detail-oriented and have excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • You are willing to roll up your sleeves in order to get the job done
  • You are creative, curious, and passionate about the GGC
  • You are skilled at process improvement and quality control
  • You have formal post-secondary education and work experience relevant to this role
  • You are comfortable with technology
  • You are willing to travel to various Canadian locations 1 – 2 times/year; and
  • You have a great sense of humour, a high energy level and love working with people


Additional assets:

  • Experience in sectors relating to youth services, member services, or volunteer management
  • Experience working with volunteer leaders and in large, complex organizations; and
  • Supervisory experience


Submit a cover letter and resume (as one file) with salary expectations by March 23, 2018 to:

Leisa McKenzie – Coordinator, HR Services

Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada

50 Merton Street, Toronto, Ontario M4S 1A3       E-mail


Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully.  This commitment to inclusion means our culture, programming, and practices encourage self-awareness and awareness of others; room for difference; and environments where girls and women feel safe, respected, supported, and inspired to reach their potential.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Upon request, Girl Guides of Canada–Guides du Canada will make available reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to Human Resources at