Head of School

A leading independent Montessori school for over thirty years, Bannockburn School is recognized throughout North Toronto for its outstanding academic standards, its steadfast commitment to Montessori education, and its deep respect for the potential in every child. The school’s vision is to provide a well-rounded education for its students through the application of Montessori philosophy, principles and methodology. The School’s community of learners, families, and educators support and contribute to the lives of the students by developing responsible, nurturing, and peaceful young people who are self-motivated and curious. Bannockburn is a member of the Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators, and of the Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario.

It is within this context that Bannockburn School welcomes applications and nominations for the appointment of its Head of School, commencing summer 2024, or soon after.

Reporting to the volunteer Board of Directors, the Head of School (“Head”) serves as the chief educator and administrator of Bannockburn School and is responsible for the organization and management of the school and its quality of instruction. The Head creates a high calibre educational environment at the School through setting and leading the School’s strategic direction, building a high-performance team of staff members, and promoting positive relationships within the School and the broader community. Working with an excellent team of dedicated teachers and staff, the Head will also ensure the culture of the School supports the entire School community, which can be seen through strong retention numbers of its teachers, staff, students and families. As the main spokesperson of Bannockburn, the Head must advocate for, and be an ambassador of the School to external parties and prospective parents by increasing the awareness of the School and promoting enrolment, fundraising, alumni engagement, and public relations activities.

As the ideal candidate, you are a respected Montessori educational leader and school administrator. During your career, you have fostered a collaborative, dynamic and healthy school culture that encourages strong connections with your school’s community of parents and families. As a leader, colleagues refer to your commitment of supporting, mentoring and developing teachers and staff, and of encouraging students to excel in their studies and as individuals. You are an excellent and open communicator who excels at building relationships within the school’s community and externally with partners including other Independent and Montessori schools. You bring experience managing a complex budget that affects multiple constituencies. Governance knowledge and experience working with, or ideally reporting into, a Board of Directors is also required. The next Head of School must embody exceptional integrity and character, a commitment to the Montessori traditions, and be committed to ensuring the School’s short- and long-term viability. Candidates must hold a Bachelor of Education degree, and a Masters and/or Montessori certification are strongly preferred.

To apply or explore this opportunity at Bannockburn School, please submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and Caroline McLean (caroline@griffithgroup.ca).

Please note, all applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET, Friday May 3, 2024.

Bannockburn School 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.

Bannockburn School 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.

Executive Director

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.

Director, Finance and Administration

Griffith Group acknowledges the land upon which we work is the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinaabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. We also acknowledge that Toronto, or Tkaronto, is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit.
Griffith Group Executive Search is a privately owned Canadian firm that provides exceptional services to our valued clients. Focused on senior-level recruitment, our team partners with public and private sector organizations across Canada to support them with all their executive search needs. Griffith Group is deeply rooted in the values of integrity, professionalism, and empowered innovation and with a deep commitment to, and demonstrated results in, supporting Indigenization, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (I-EDIA). Our approach Is encapsulated within our vision: “International Reach. Proven Expertise. Boutique Service.”
It is within this context that Griffith Group Executive Search is seeking a senior and experienced Director, Finance and Administration to our join team.
Reporting to and working in close collaboration with both the Managing Partner, Jane Griffith, and our Chief Operating and Privacy Officer, the Director, Finance and Administration (“Director”) is responsible for managing all of the firm’s financial operations. The Director is responsible for maintaining accurate financial records within QuickBooks, ensuring proper financial controls are in place, and with forecasting, budgeting and preparing financial reports. The Director will be asked to review and with update or introduce financial and reporting best practices across the firm, including payroll, revenue commissions, client billing, all aspects of A/R and A/P, and with processing and maintaining accurate employee records. The Director will also be asked to prepare annual operations budgets, projections, and financial forecasting.
As the ideal candidate, you are an experienced, ethical, values based financial executive. You have excellent attention to detail and a depth of knowledge and comfort with all Canadian tax laws and tax filings, including HST/GST and payroll tax filings. This role requires an individual who is comfortable with strategy and governance as well as with executing the tasks associated with the portfolio, including managing payroll and invoicing. You understand importance of confidentiality in all the work you undertake, while balancing the importance of confidence and transparency through your collegial and collaborative working style. You are a highly motivated individual who is able to work independently and remotely, and are have proven experience working with QuickBooks and MS Office. Candidates must possess relevant experience gained from a similarly sized organization, and experience from a professional services organization is preferred. Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree from a recognized university, and a graduate level degree and/or a financial designation is an asset.
Griffith Group prides itself on its excellence and a culture that is team focused, inclusive, innovative, and fast paced. There is a strong and engaged commitment to I-EDIA across the firm and candidates must have interest in contributing to and continuing this commitment. Only candidates who will work towards the collective success of the firm, contribute to Griffith Group’s culture, and build collaborative and respectful relationships with colleagues will be selected for interviews.
To apply for this position at Griffith Group Executive Search, please submit a curriculum vitae along with a cover letter, in confidence, to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca).
Griffith Group welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and others who will contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Griffith Group throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact jane@griffithgroup.ca, sam@griffithgroup.ca, and/or marc@griffithgroup.ca.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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.

Vice President, Advancement / Vice-président ou vice-présidente de l’avancement

Vice President, Advancement / Vice-président ou vice-présidente de l’avancement{CIFARThe opportunityCIFAR is a global research organization that convenes extraordinary minds to address science and humanity’s most …

[APPLICATIONS CLOSED] Organizer

Guided by a bold Academic Plan, an ambitious research agenda, and a Master Plan to revitalize the campus and surrounding neighbourhood, Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) is among the most applied-to universities in Ontario and its reputation with business and community leaders continues to rise. TMU offers more than 125 undergraduate and graduate programs. Culturally diverse and inclusive, the university is home to more than 48,000 students, including nearly 3,000 master’s and PhD students, over 3,800 faculty and staff, and more than 200,000 alumni worldwide. In 2023, TMU was ranked number one on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers for Diversity 2023, a ranking of the top 150 organizations across the country promoting creative, diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces.
About TMU
TMU’s programs combine the foundational knowledge of a discipline with real-world experiential learning experiences and the development of life skills such as self-confidence to take calculated risks and creativity to generate new ideas. Effective communication, critical thinking, and resourceful problem-solving skills are emphasized across programs. Cross-cultural competence and a deep appreciation of the linguistic and cultural diversity of the campus and the city help students become responsible and engaged global citizens. Research at TMU has been on a consistent trajectory of success and growth: externally funded research has more than doubled in the past four years. A solid foundation of scholarly, research and creative (SRC) excellence has resulted in the University experiencing outstanding success in the Research Infosource 20-year retrospective where it placed first in total comprehensive university income growth, second in not-for-profit research income growth, and third in corporate research income growth. TMU has also been successful in receiving both CERC and CFREF grants.

[APPLICATIONS CLOSED] Executive Director, Philanthropy and Public Affairs / Directeur Exécutif/Directrice Exécutive, Philanthropie et Affaires Publiques

Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with its partners, Cuso International is focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. Cuso International believes that by sharing skills, we can build better futures. Founded in 1961, today Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.
Wherever Cuso International works and in everything it does, Cuso International prioritizes the interests and needs of marginalized communities. Cuso International uses the term “marginalized” to refer to all groups of persons excluded from mainstream social, economic, educational, political, and/or cultural life, including those who face discrimination on the basis of their gender, ethnicity, political opinions, legal status, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or religion. Such marginalization varies by context. Marginalized groups usually include (but are not limited to) women and girls, LGBQTI+, Indigenous Peoples, people living with disabilities or in extreme poverty, youth, elderly, refugees, and other displaced people.
In 2023, Cuso International has embarked on a process of renewal with the launch of a new strategy to grow its contributions to advancing inclusive global progress. It is within this context that Cuso International welcomes applications and nominations for the appointment of its Executive Director, Philanthropy and Public Affairs.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Moyer, the Executive Director, Philanthropy and Public Affairs provides leadership, vision, strategic oversight, and direction to the fundraising and public affairs portfolios. The Executive Director is an integral part of the Leadership team which includes the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Director of Programs Strategy and Innovation, and the Director of Program Quality and Impact. This inaugural role, leading a combined Philanthropy and Public Affairs department, will be tasked with ensuring that all plans and related activities are in alignment with Cuso International’s mission, values, strategic and operational plans, practice standards and policies. Leading a capable and experienced team, the Executive Director will build and support an integrated revenue strategy that prioritizes collaboration, consistency, and innovation to drive revenue and awareness. The Executive Director will oversee Cuso International’s approach to public engagement and advocacy, ensuring that organizational positioning, thought leadership and public-facing advocacy efforts contribute to increased community mobilization and support government revenue generation objectives. Success will require effective strategic oversight of all aspects of marketing and communications including brand management, advertising, promotion, media relations, collateral, website, public engagement and digital and social media. The Executive Director will represent Cuso International at external functions, and work closely with the Program Strategy and Innovation team to lead Cuso International’s engagement in collective advocacy and policy positions to ensure they are aligned with the organization’s thought leadership and advocacy goals. The Executive Director will work closely with the Board as a whole, the Board Fundraising and Public Affairs Committee and individual Directors, as required, including the regular reporting of plans, outcomes, and results.
As the ideal candidate, you bring progressive and successful leadership experience in fundraising, marketing, and communications. You have demonstrated experience leading a comprehensive, integrated fundraising team, including major and planned giving, campaigns, corporate partnerships, foundation funding, annual giving, and events. You have successfully planned and delivered strategic fundraising and communications programs that align with organizational priorities. You are a strategic thinker that sees the connections between brand communications, public engagement and philanthropy. You have, personally, secured strategic-level philanthropic contributions from individual donors and foundations, and are committed to supporting donor stewardship to strengthening and deepening donor relationships and experiences. In relation to public affairs, you have contributed to, and/or have led thought leadership and advocacy activities as well as public campaigns or mobilizations and have provided leadership and support to mobilizing boards, committees, and senior volunteers in support of an organization’s goals. As a team leader, you foster and promote a highly collaborative environment, which is positive, flexible, and responsive. You are adept at managing a complex budget with competing interests, in a manner that both is financially sustainable and responsible. You are at ease presenting verbally and through written communications with varying audiences. Candidates must hold a degree from a recognized university and be able to work confidently and proficiently in French. The ability to also communicate in Spanish is an asset.
The Executive Director will be based in Ottawa, Ontario, and candidates for the position must be able to work regularly in person at Cuso International’s main office. Flexible workplace policies also allow for temporary work arrangements from other locations, including Cuso International Country Offices. Occasional travel across Canada and internationally will also be required in this role.
To learn more about this impactful leadership opportunity with Cuso International, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Noshina Choudhary (noshina@griffithgroup.ca) or visit www.griffithgroup.ca/cuso-executive-director-philanthropy-public-affairs
Cuso International 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.
Cuso International 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.

Chief Executive Officer

The Sunshine Foundation of Canada is a national charitable organization that changes the lives of youth living with severe physical disabilities across Canada through programs that lay the foundation for lifelong change.
Since 1987, Sunshine has been trusted by families and healthcare professionals to provide over 8,800 Sunshine individual experiences and more than 64 Sunshine DreamLifts across the country, igniting brighter futures for youth with disabilities.
It is within this context that the Sunshine Foundation of Canada (“Sunshine”) welcomes applications and nominations for the appointment of its Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”). This appointment calls for a transformative, dedicated and supportive leader with the passion and drive to reach ambitious goals and take Sunshine to its next level of achievement.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for advancing the national profile of the organization and raising the awareness of Sunshine’s vision to increase the number of young people Sunshine serves and inspire more Sunshine dreamers, changing their lives forever.
With the upcoming launch of an organizational brand refresh, and the recent launch of Sunshine’s first five-year $10M Comprehensive Campaign, the CEO will provide strategy, vision and innovation to raise the necessary funds to increase program fulfillment four-fold and secure ever-increasing levels of philanthropic support. As the external face and spokesperson of the organization, the CEO will build positive relationships across a broad stakeholder group including corporate partners and funders, community groups, volunteers, politicians, and other organizations.
The CEO will lead and empower a talented team and foster and advance an entrepreneurial, high-performance, and caring culture. The CEO ensures the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization, including financial planning and management, human resources, risk management, programs and services, marketing and communications, and strategic planning.
As the ideal candidate, you have progressive leadership experience, ideally gained within a not-for-profit organization, and you understand the dynamics of working with, and in support of, a Board of Directors. You are an experienced fundraiser with a proven track record of soliciting transformative gifts, coupled with fiscal management experience. Marketing and branding experience is an asset. You have the ability to foster relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including corporate leaders, funders, community partners, staff, volunteers, and young program participants. You have strong communication skills and are at ease promoting an organization’s mission to external stakeholders and enhancing an organization’s community profile both locally and nationally.
Your problem-solving skills support and enable you to set clear priorities and make sound decisions. As a leader, you empower mission-driven and results-oriented teams, while fostering an inclusive and collaborative environment. Like Sunshine, you value integrity, compassion and respect, and have the courage and commitment to achieve the organization’s goals. Candidates must have a commitment to advancing equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Candidates must also have a commitment to advancing Sunshine’s mission; lived experience is considered a strong asset. A post-secondary degree or diploma is required.
To learn more about this impactful leadership opportunity with The Sunshine Foundation of Canada, 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).
The Sunshine Foundation of Canada is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, and strongly encourages applications from women, members of Indigenous, Black, and racialized communities; Two-Spirit, non-binary, trans, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer people; people with disabilities; and members of other equity-deserving groups.
The Sunshine Foundation of Canada 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 the recruitment and assessment processes.
All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.