Corporate Partnerships Lead

Through deep knowledge and innovation, Ocean Wise creates impact in the water that protects and restores the ocean. Ocean Wise is working to scale game-changing solutions that fight climate change and rewild the ocean through seaforestation; feed people by scaling demand for sustainably sourced seafood; clean the seas by working to reduce plastics headed to the water; save whales from being hit by ships and grow a pipeline of ocean leaders through global education programs. With a focus on meaningful action, Ocean Wise is an exciting organization to work for. With deep experience in the field of ocean conservation, strong corporate partnerships and support from everyday citizens, Ocean Wise is taking a critical moment to create lasting change for the ocean.
Ocean Wise’s core values – Knowledge, Integrity, Extreme Collaboration, Impact, & Optimism – represent their highest priorities. These values are at the heart of how the organization works and serve as cultural cornerstones exemplified by all members of the team.
It is within this context that Ocean Wise welcomes applications for the position of Corporate Partnership Lead commencing in Spring 2024, or soon after. The position will be 100% remote, with the corporate head office in Vancouver, BC.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Corporate Partnerships Lead (“Lead”) is responsible for managing a robust portfolio of corporate supporters, which includes sponsorships, donations and business development, to advance the Ocean Wise 2030 Conservation Strategy. In collaboration with colleagues across the organization, including program staff, and members of the senior management and executive teams, the Lead will solicit and steward key corporate relationship that ensures revenue targets are achieved. The Lead will also develop and carry through sponsorship activations that will promote the Ocean Wise brand to key audiences. This role will also oversee the design of products and ensure product specifications are executed within reasonable timelines and cost parameters, while keeping up to date on industry news and trends within product/service offerings.
The Corporate partnership lead will be responsible for ambitious corporate goals, including $2 M from corporate partners in 2024. The Corporate Partnerships Lead will virtually manage of team of 2 people and collaborate with the Development and global engagement/communications teams to find opportunities to identify and grow giving across the user journey all who engage with Ocean Wise.
As the ideal candidate, your career includes a tenure with demonstrable successes delivering sponsorship and corporate partnership results from strategies you created from commercializing an organization’s brand and activities, particularly those of a non-profit You have a high degree of commercial awareness and have successfully secured large-scale, multi-year commitments from corporate partners. You have a strong affinity for sales, with proven ability to independently originate and close multi-year deals with corporate partners. You will leverage your expertise as a proven revenue generation leader to diversify the portfolio of multi-year corporate partnerships and to build year-over-year growth in total revenue from corporate sources. You are comfortable working with senior business and community leaders, leading philanthropists, and senior marketing executives. You have strong communications skills, a strategic mindset, and the ability to work collaboratively in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment. Either post-secondary education or an equivalent combination of relative experience, education and is required.
Compensation – A salary of $120,000 – $145,000, commensurate with experience, is paired with a comprehensive group benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life and critical illness protection. Ocean Wise also offers RRSP matching of up to 6% of salary, paid vacation, and an additional 6 management days.
To learn more about this impactful leadership opportunity with Ocean Wise, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Caroline McLean (caroline@griffithgroup.ca).
Ocean Wise is a remote-first organization with beautiful headquarters in downtown Vancouver. This position will be based in Canada with consideration for remote work in Vancouver or Toronto, Canada.
Ocean Wise is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are a company where diverse backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are valued. Ocean Wise does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, age, ethnic or national origin.
Ocean Wise and Griffith Group are committed to an inclusive, accessible and welcoming hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants. Please advise Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) should you require any accommodation to participate in the recruitment and/or assessment processes.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Board of Directors

Jack.org was created in memory of Jack Windeler, a first-year student at Queen’s University who died by suicide at 18 years old. Jack’s parents, Eric Windeler and Sandra Hanington, co-founded Jack.org to provide young people with mental health education and to ensure that those struggling can access the support they deserve.

Jack.org is on a mission to empower young individuals with community, knowledge, and tools to champion mental well-being. It stands poised and empowered for this crucial task, fortified by dedicated donors, a robust financial reserve, visionary leadership, and a high-performing team eager to drive change. Focused on addressing the prevalent issue of mental health distress among youth, particularly those systematically excluded from mental health dialogue and action, it adapts programming to cater to diverse youth demographics and communities across Canada. Its approach centers on upstream prevention of mental distress and the promotion of mental well-being.

It is within this context that jack.org welcomes nominations for the appointments to its Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors is responsible for governing the affairs of the organization. The Board discharges its responsibilities by delegating the day-to-day operations to the President & CEO and by delegating certain other responsibilities to Board Committees. This position description sets out how individual Directors are expected to engage in the Board’s work and discharge their duties and responsibilities. In discharging their responsibilities, each Director is required to act honestly and in good faith with a view to the best interests of Jack.org, and exercise the care, diligence, and skill that a reasonably prudent person would exercise in comparable circumstances.

Commitment:

Each Director will be asked to serve on at least one Board Committee. Committee appointments are made by the Board on the recommendation of the Chair and in consultation with individual Directors, the President & CEO, and the Governance and Nominating Committee.

Directors are expected to commit the necessary time required to fulfill Board and Committee responsibilities, which includes preparation for and attendance at Board and Committee meetings, the annual general meeting, strategic planning session(s), and special events. The average annual time commitment to fulfill the responsibilities as a Director is 40-50 hours.

Directors are elected by the members for terms of three years and may serve to a maximum of six years. When circumstances warrant, a Director may be elected for a third three-year term subject to the approval of two-thirds of votes cast by members.

Geographical Representation

As a national organization, Jack.org welcomes nominations of individuals from across Canada, and specifically welcome nominations for those residing outside of Ontario and BC.

Nomination Form

To nominate an individual, including self nominations, please visit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScclwRqlJlThOKANWLNVGFs_d7M53ARD8rZb0cQKY9O45NPwA/viewform

Jack.org and Griffith Group are committed to an inclusive, accessible and welcoming hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants. Please advise Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) should you require any accommodation to participate in the recruitment and/or assessment processes.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Director, Development

Through deep knowledge and innovation, Ocean Wise creates impact in the water that protects and restores the ocean. Ocean Wise is working to scale game-changing solutions that fight climate change and rewild the ocean through seaforestation; feed people by scaling demand for sustainably sourced seafood; clean the seas by working to reduce plastics headed to the water; save whales from being hit by ships and grow a pipeline of ocean leaders through global education programs. With a focus on meaningful action, Ocean Wise is an exciting organization to work for. With deep experience in the field of ocean conservation, strong corporate partnerships and support from everyday citizens, Ocean Wise is taking a critical moment to create lasting change for the ocean.

Ocean Wise’s core values – Knowledge, Integrity, Extreme Collaboration, Impact, & Optimism – represent their highest priorities. These values are at the heart of how the organization works and serve as cultural cornerstones exemplified by all members of the team.

It is within this context that Ocean Wise welcomes applications for the position of Director, Development commencing in Spring 2024, or soon after. The position will be 100% remote, with the corporate head office in Vancouver, BC.

Reporting to the Vice-President, Development, the Director of Development (“Director”) is responsible for growing the organization’s donor base and will lead fundraising activities that secure the philanthropic resources needed to sustain and scale the organization’s work. Ocean Wise is at an important moment of growth and is building a first-class fundraising operation to support expansion across Canada, into the United States and around the world. With an ambition of raising $45 million annually by 2030.

The Director is responsible for personally managing a portfolio of donors and overseeing effective donor stewardship with existing funders; identifying and cultivating relationships with prospective new funders (including bringing potential funders to the organization through existing relationships); leading the development of proposals and reports; establishing systems and processes to support an effective fundraising operation; and tracking progress toward fundraising objectives. The Director is a member of Ocean Wise’s leadership team, contributing to the strategic direction of the organization with direct management of the following portfolios: annual giving, major gifts, leadership gifts, and foundations. The Director will virtually manage a team of 6 people and collaborate with the Business Development and global engagement/communications teams to find opportunities to identify and grow giving across the user journey, touching all who engage with Ocean Wise.

As the ideal candidate, you are an established development/fundraising leader, with a proven track record in cultivating and securing major gifts, and with annual giving, major gifts, leadership gifts, and foundations. Experience in the ocean, environment, or climate sectors is considered an asset. You will bring leadership experience of a similar scope and breadth, an entrepreneurial and relational approach, and the ability and interest to lead in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Experience engaging with donors who are committed to restoring the ocean, fighting climate change and/or protecting the environment will be a significant asset. Either post-secondary education or an equivalent combination of relative experience, education and is required.

Compensation – A salary of $120,000 – $145,000, commensurate with experience, is paired with a comprehensive group benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life and critical illness protection. Ocean Wise also offers RRSP matching of up to 6% of salary, paid vacation, and an additional 6 management days.  

To learn more about this impactful leadership opportunity with Ocean Wise, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Caroline McLean (caroline@griffithgroup.ca).

Ocean Wise is a remote-first organization with beautiful headquarters in downtown Vancouver.

Ocean Wise is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is a company where diverse backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints are valued. Ocean Wise does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, age, ethnic or national origin.

Ocean Wise and Griffith Group are committed to an inclusive, accessible and welcoming hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants. Please advise Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) should you require any accommodation to participate in the recruitment and/or assessment processes.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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Food4Kids Halton, one of 6 affiliated chapters of Food4Kids Ontario, provides healthy food for children with limited or no food access on weekends and during the summer months. Established in 2012, the agency provides food for more than 900 children in the Weekends Without Hunger Program. Since the pandemic hit, the number of children Food4Kids Halton feeds increased by 26%.

Children live with many concerns… worrying about where their next meal will come from should not be one of them.

It is within this context that Food4Kids Halton invites applications and nominations for the appointment of its next Executive Director.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director oversees all aspects of Food4Kids Halton, including community engagement, fundraising, program management, operations and administration. The Executive Director is also responsible for service delivery and evaluation, special event coordination, and marketing and awareness initiatives. The Executive Director provides insight and recommendations for strategic planning, operational efficiencies, and service development opportunities, and develops the annual service, fundraising and communications plan.

Overseeing a passionate staff team across multiple locations (Burlington/Oakville, Halton Hills, and Milton), the Executive Director encourages innovation and fosters a culture of effective teamwork and organizational performance. The Executive Director also values working with volunteers to ensure they feel welcomed and appreciated.

Externally, as the spokesperson for Food4Kids Halton, the Executive Director cultivates strong working relationships with community groups, funders, politicians, media, corporate partners, and other organizations and stakeholders. They creatively and innovatively develop strategies for donor renewal to increase revenue through annual, monthly, mid-level and major gifts, and identify and complete grant submissions through corporate, government, or group fund opportunities.

This appointment calls for a purpose-driven, collaborative leader who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves, dive into complex challenges and tackle child hunger. You have demonstrated leadership experience, ideally in the not-for-profit sector, and the capacity to provide effective operational and administrative leadership, including financial and human resources. You understand the dynamics of working with and in support of boards, committees and volunteers. You are strategic, results-driven, and lead by example, with a passion for service excellence and the have ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are required, which include the ability to serve as a brand ambassador for Food4Kids Halton, raise funds through grants, events and prospecting, and build and sustain strong and collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders at all levels. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to advancing equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility, and to upholding the integrity of Food4Kids Halton’s mission, vision, mandate, and guiding principles.

Salary Range: $90,000 to $100,000

Location: Food4Kids Halton provides a hybrid work environment, with on-site duties at the warehouse(s) as required.

To apply or explore this leadership position at Food4Kids Halton further, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter, in confidence, to Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Noshina Choudhary (noshina@griffithgroup.ca), or visit [insert Griffith Group hyperlink].

Food4Kids Halton is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. It strongly encourages applications from women, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and/or gender identities. Individuals are encouraged to self-identify.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Food4Kids Halton and Griffith Group are committed to an inclusive, accessible and welcoming hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants. Please advise Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca) should you require any accommodation to participate in this posting, recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes.

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Registered Professional Planners (RPPs) have the education, ethics and experience to help guide the public, elected officials and the private sector on the journey to inspired communities. The Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) is the recognized voice of Ontario’s planning profession with over 4,600 members working in government, private practice, universities, and not-for-profit agencies in the fields of urban and rural development, community design, environmental planning, transportation, health, social services, heritage conservation, housing, and economic development.
OPPI’s student members attend undergraduate and graduate planning programs at six accredited Ontario universities. Members must meet quality practice requirements and are accountable to OPPI and the public to practice ethically and to abide by a Professional Code of Practice. Only full OPPI members are authorized by the Ontario Professional Planners Institute Act, 1994, to use the title Registered Professional Planner (or RPP).
OPPI welcomes applications and nominations for its Director of Reconciliation and Social Justice (“Director”). OPPI staff operate in a hybrid work environment; if the successful candidate resides outside of Ontario, OPPI can support a remote work model.
OPPI strongly encourages applications from members of Indigenous and racialized communities and all equity-deserving groups including Women, Persons with Disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
This position will act in concert with OPPI’s commitment to Indigenous Peoples’ and Aboriginal Title Rights, and resolutions to anti-Black racism and systemic racism and barriers to entry to the profession for equity-deserving groups. Reporting to the Executive Director of OPPI, the primary role of the Director is to continue the implementation of the approved recommendations from OPPI’s 2019 Indigenous Planning Perspectives Task Force (IPPTF) and its 2021 Anti-Black Racism in Planning Task Force (ABRPTF). The Director will develop a multi-year strategy outlining goals, metrics, priorities, and approach to the continued implementation of IPPTF and ABRPTF recommendations over short -medium- and long-term. The Director will build upon OPPI’s existing efforts to design and implement new, actionable, and measurable initiatives that have the potential to create meaningful change within the planning profession and the Institute. Additionally, the Director will guide OPPI on DEI programs, policies, and initiatives in alignment with the OPPI Strategic Plan 2025 and ensure the goals and metrics of the Strategic Plans’ five strategic directions are achieved as it relates to DEI. Drawing from the OPPI’s Strategic Plan, the Director will provide customized guidance to embed equity, diversity, and inclusion into OPPI governance, practices, services, policies, and procedures.
The position will foster an environment of collegiality, respect, and inclusiveness with OPPI staff, members, volunteers, and the broader community to contribute to and benefit from efforts in reconciliation and social justice. The Director will champion the importance and value of a diverse and inclusive planning community; connecting with industry and community leaders to promote collaborations, programs and training that will lead the planning profession and OPPI to this envisioned future. The Director will act as staff liaison and/or participate on internal and external committees; prepare regular reports to Council on progress; author articles, forum or blog posts, or facilitate webinars to engage in dialogue, plan continuous learning and industry events to bring people together, and keep the membership informed. They will, at times, advocate for changes to federal and provincial government legislation, planning practices, and public engagement. The Director will also identify and apply for research funding to advance inclusion initiatives with a goal to develop reports and guidebooks that inform planners and the planning community.
This appointment calls for a consensus builder with a growth mindset, and exceptional interpersonal, facilitation, mediation, and analytical skills. As the ideal candidate, you have progressive experience(s) in cross-cultural relationship building, policy development, project management, and facilitating large-scale and systems change. Lived experience of encountering and addressing complex equity, diversity, and human rights issues is strongly preferred. Candidates will have a record of successfully engaging with a diverse group of partners and Indigenous-knowledge-keepers to achieve targeted goals. You have proven experience in anti-oppression, equity, diversity, anti-racism, accessibility/UDL and inclusion frameworks including the ability to proactively identify challenges and opportunities related to these areas to support future planning and strategy. A lifelong learner, you have understanding of, and curiosity about, the legislative, socio-political, and legal frameworks related to equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigenization. The incumbent will have demonstrated experience successfully communicating with and educating a broad range of individuals on difficult and complex issues with empathy.
To apply or explore this impactful opportunity with the OPPI, please submit a curriculum vitae along with a cover letter in confidence to Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca) and Noshina Choudhary (noshina@griffithgroup.ca) or visit www.griffithgroup.ca/ oppi-director-reconciliation-social-justice
In accordance with provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Griffith Group and the OPPI throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact sam@griffithgroup.ca.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Habitat for Humanity Canada (“HFHC”) is a national, secular, charitable organization working towards a world where everyone has a decent and safe place to call home. HFHC brings communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership and other housing solutions across Canada and around the world. With the help of volunteers, Habitat homeowners, and 46 local Habitat affiliates working in every province and territory, HFHC provides a solid foundation for better, healthier lives in Canada. HFHC is the national organization for the federation in Canada and is also the Canadian member of Habitat for Humanity International, which was established in 1976 and has grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 70 countries.
It is within this context that Habitat for Humanity Canada welcomes applications and nominations for the appointment of its next President & Chief Executive Officer.
Reporting to the National Board of Directors, the President & CEO is responsible for the National Office, providing consistent leadership to further the achievement of the organization’s Vision and Values, and with supporting the Board of Directors in fulfilling its policy and governance function. Additionally, the President & CEO provides strategic leadership to the Canadian affiliates on a diverse range of matters including federation strategic planning; operational programs; fund and gift-in-kind development; marketing and communications; external partnerships; government relations; affiliate engagement; and the Global Village program. The President & CEO will champion and embed equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility (EDI & A), and reconciliation and indigenization, into all aspects of the organization. The President & CEO will continue to, foster and support a culture that encourages strong and respectful collaboration between national office staff, the affiliates, donors, community partners, and all levels of government. In cooperation with the Board, the President & CEO will also develop or extend the organization’s strategic plan, as Framing the Future 2021-2024, draws to a close. The President & CEO will ensure regular, transparent and ongoing communications with the affiliates to ensure informed decisions can be made in a timely and accurate manner. The President & CEO represents the organization and serves as chief spokesperson at events, conferences, and partnership meetings, and presents and promotes the organization.
As the ideal candidate, you are a proven leader who brings knowledge, and an understanding, of affordable housing, governance, financial management, donor stewardship, institutional funding, change management and organizational strategy. Your career includes progressive experience in senior leadership roles from a national organization of similar size and complexity, and experience from a non-profit organization or a registered charity within a federation structure is considered a strong asset. As a leader, you empower high performance, mission-driven, and results-oriented teams, and have the required skill to influence change and manage complex, multi-faceted dynamic relationships, in this case, with all of the Habitat affiliates. Your communications skills are excellent, and you are at ease with public speaking. As a national organization, proficiency in English is required, and bilingualism in French and English is highly desirable. Your executive skills are well developed and include financial and budgetary expertise, knowledge of governance best practices, experience in a transformative yet holistic change, and conflict resolution skills.
To learn more about this impactful leadership opportunity with Habitat for Humanity Canada, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Caroline McLean (caroline@griffithgroup.ca) or visit www.griffithgroup.ca/hfhc-president-ceo
Habitat for Humanity Canada welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and/or gender identities.
All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Habitat for Humanity Canada and Griffith Group are committed to an inclusive, accessible and welcoming hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants. Please advise Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) should you require any accommodation to participate in the recruitment and/or assessment processes.

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