Job Posting: Interim Executive Director (Deadline: January 1, 2018)

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Job Posting: Interim Executive Director
Application Deadline:  Monday January 1, 2018 by 11:59 pm
The Chinese Canadian National Council Toronto Chapter is an organization of Chinese Canadians in Toronto that promotes equity, social justice and inclusive civic participation by conducting activities in the areas of public education, systemic advocacy, community development and coalition building. We are currently seeking an Interim Executive Director to work closely with the Board of Directors to promote equity and human rights for the Chinese Canadian community in Toronto.

The primary function of the Interim Executive Director is responsible for establishing and executing the mandate and objectives of CCNCTO. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Interim Executive Director will provide leadership, direction and guidance toward achievement of CCNC Toronto Chapter’s mandate, program and activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the CCNC Toronto Chapter office including all programs and activities.
  • Recruit, train and provide supervision and evaluation to project staff, volunteers and placement students.
  • Monitor receipts and expenditures; ensures the accuracy, integrity, and timeliness of all financial accounting and reporting.
  • Coordinate advocacy actions including the development of policy statements, briefs, press releases on issues relevant to the Chinese Canadian community; ensure that proactive positions are taken.
  • Liaise with the media, government officials, funding bodies and community organizations within the City of Toronto; acts as a spokesperson for the organization.
  • Ensure that adequate resources and funding are available to allow the organization to carry out its work.
  • Prepare funding applications, research proposals, program reports, and develop partnerships that build our capacity.
  • Work with the board of directors to develop and implement policies, guidelines and strategic priorities.



  • Knowledge and community experience on anti-oppression and social justice advocacy;
  • In-depth knowledge of policies and issues affecting immigrants and visible minorities;
  • Understanding of not-for profits or small grassroots organizations and experience working with Boards of Directors and volunteers;
  • Proven experience in grant writing and budget management;
  • Well-developed supervisory, administrative and organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the Board of Directors, volunteers, representatives of government agencies, other organizations and community stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Working knowledge in Chinese (Mandarin and/or Cantonese) is preferable;
  • Excellent multi-tasking and multiple-project management abilities;
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Internet applications;
  • Understanding of how to use social media effectively for communications is an asset

Term of Contract:  January 8, 2018 to March 31, 2018, with the possibility of extension beyond this date.

Hours/Pay:  Hours are 24 hours per week and the rate of pay is $27/hour

Place of Work: Downtown Toronto or Scarborough office location. Flexibility to work from home but must be able to travel within Toronto, North York and Scarborough to attend meetings and events as needed.

Application Deadline:  Monday January 1, 2018 by 11:59 pm

Please email a cover letter and resume in one document with the title “[Your Name]’s Application for Interim Executive Director”. Send to A.W. Lee, Acting Chairperson at by 11:59pm on January 1, 2018.

Please visit our website at for more information about the organization.

CCNC Toronto Chapter is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from visible minority groups, First Nations People, women, and people with disabilities. We thank all the applicants but will acknowledge only those invited to an interview.