Employment Opportunities

Posting Date: 18 January 2021
Expiry Date: 8 February 2021


POSITION: Executive Director

Full-time position (37.5 hours/week) with start date to be negotiated.

Summary: Working closely with the Board this position will assist the organization to prepare, and operationalize a new Strategic Plan while providing leadership to and management of staff. The position will be responsible for fund development including grant writing and public relations including public speaking.

Education and Experience: A degree in not-for-profit management, with preference given to a housing focus. Three years or more experience in the management of a not-for-profit. Post-secondary education and experience in Social Services, Child and Youth Services, or Psychology an asset.

Position Requirements: Superior (including financial) management and organizational skills; knowledge of Perth County community resources and support programs; knowledge of the causes and effects of homelessness for youth (16-24 years); proven ability to handle complex human resources issues; experience guiding an organization and staff through a transitional period and in new directions as identified in the strategic planning process.
Qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, indicating salary expectations and a resume outlining qualifications by 8 February 2021 to hiring@shelterlink.org

The successful candidate will be expected to be in agreement with the mission and policies of Shelterlink. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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Shelterlink Wish List

We could use your help! Shelterlink is in need of the following items for the Living Options for Youth program. Please consider donating.

  • Fans for the summer!
  • Single bed mattress covers
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Non-perishable goods
  • Laundry soap
  • Laundry baskets
  • Towels
  • Dish soap
  • Single Bed Sheets
  • Grocery Gift Cards
    • to buy fresh items for our Breakfast Program
  • Staples Gift Cards
    • to buy much needed school and office supplies
  • Quarters for Laundry
    • $0.25 x 4 = 1 load

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