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Executive Director

Brunswick Street Mission, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, seeks to inspire a better quality of life that addresses physical, emotional, practical, and spiritual needs for those experiencing poverty.

The current Executive Director is soon retiring, and we are seeking a passionate individual to lead this important community organization into the future.

What is required to succeed as Executive Director?

Accountable to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the organization achieves its mission and objectives.

You have several years of experience leading and managing in a non-profit or social enterprise environment. You are a firm believer in the value of the non-profit sector and have a history of demonstrated commitment to community causes.

Your proven leadership skills include the ability to provide long-term strategic thinking to the organization and the management and organizational skills to implement this vision.

Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills enable you to build and nurture constructive relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders including various levels of government, donors, funding partners, other non-profit and voluntary sector leaders, media, staff, Board members, the community, and others.

You possess a solid grounding in best governance practices and have a successful track record working collaboratively with a volunteer Board of Directors.

Professionally you have well-rounded skills in human resources, financial management, policy development, fund development, risk management, communications, and technology.

A full position description can be found here.

This position requires a skilled and well-respected community leader with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.

If this describes you, please forward your resume and a letter explaining clearly how your background and experience will meet the needs of Brunswick Street Mission. Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1838 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.