- Cornerstone Housing for Women
- Ottawa, Ontario
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Cornerstone Housing for Women offers emergency shelter and supportive housing for a diversity of women. One of the Community Ministries of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa, our services are offered in an environment which promotes dignity and a sense of hope. We are committed to public education and advocacy, and strive to increase safe, affordable housing and end homelessness. We offer housing for women at risk of homelessness, and provide them with permanent homes, basic necessities, and support to work toward their personal goals for sustainable, independent living. Each of our five residences offers varying levels of support, depending on each woman’s needs and goals. We are a community of caring staff, passionate volunteers, dedicated donors and inspiring tenants, improving the lives of women who are moving beyond homelessness. Due to the retirement of our incumbent leader, Cornerstone is currently seeking an exceptional individual to assume the role of
Reporting to the Director of Mission of the Anglican Diocese and accountable to the Cornerstone Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will be a compassionate, collaborative and values-based leader, whose inspiring, forward-thinking and organized style will deliver on the ongoing and evolving mission, strategic vision, financial objectives and program goals of Cornerstone. These results will be met by engaging our exceptionally committed staff, partners and volunteers, and by building collaborative relationships with funders and the community. Possessing proven experience working in a not-for-profit (or similar) organization, the successful candidate will be energized by the challenges of increasing safe housing and ending homelessness for women in Ottawa, and making a significant difference in women’s lives. A builder, mentor, and advocate for social justice, the next ED will be passionate about shaping a positive organizational culture.
The ideal candidate will have successfully led other organizations operating in complex, multi-stakeholder environments, ideally in a social services or health care field. Additionally, comfortably working within a faith-based organization, s/he will bring superior management and leadership expertise, with a strong record in advocacy, communications, fundraising, community relations and team development. A university degree (Social Sciences, Health Administration, Education, etc.) plus several years of relevant senior management experience would be required. A master’s degree would be considered an asset. The next leader of Cornerstone will serve as its primary spokesperson and representative for the organization in the community, assuring its services and mission are consistently presented in a strong, positive manner. Proficiency in English is required, and ability in French is desirable. Please visit our website at www.cornerstonewomen.ca .
Should you wish to learn more about this outstanding leadership opportunity, please call Mike Lupiano, Morgan Leadership Search, in strictest confidence, at 613-566-7035, or email your CV and letter of introduction to: