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Executive Director - Alcare Place

Alcare Place, a not-for-profit organization located in the heart of Halifax, is dedicated to helping men recover from addiction to alcohol, drugs, and gambling.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are seeking an experienced and respected not-for-profit leader to assume the role of Executive Director. Reporting directly to the Board, this individual will

fully appreciate that Alcare Place must operate on a sound business footing and thus have the ability to inculcate sound business principles. They will oversee day to day operations and help develop and execute a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization.

What is required to succeed as Executive Director?

As the ideal candidate, you are a highly skilled, not-for-profit leader whose personal values reflect those of Alcare Place, and you are knowledgeable of the issues related to substance-related and addictive disorders, homelessness, and persons involved with the criminal justice system.

Your background might include working in addictions recovery or other health-related sectors, although consideration will be given to candidates with relevant experience in other disciplines.

You possess appropriate academic credentials and a combination of skills that include communications and advocacy, governance, human resources, operations, risk management, financial management, fundraising, and others. Your leadership style is highly facilitative as you seek to create a positive, inclusive, healthy, and safe work environment.

Salary for this position is in the $75,000 range.

A full position description is available here.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter explaining how you can contribute to the important work of Alcare Place. Please also attach a resume. Submissions can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at apply@geraldwalsh.com, quoting project number 1879 in the subject line. 

We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.