Executive Director

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Alliance for Equality of Blind canadians

Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC)

Executive Director – Three Year Contract

Start Date: May 1 2023 (negotiable)

The AEBC is seeking a self-directed, progressive individual who is “ready to hit the ground running”.

Who We Are:

AEBC is a national charitable organization of primarily blind, deafblind or partially sighted members. We are committed to increasing awareness of our rights, to ensure that we can equally participate in all aspects of society.

Who You Are:

You are an enthusiastic, highly motivated self-starter with experience working with a non-profit organization in either a volunteer or paid capacity. You have lived experience (personal or related) of blindness, deafblindness or partial sight. You have proven experience in organizational development and strategic planning and extensive experience in program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. You have a positive track record in successfully applying for grants and have exceptional interpersonal and written/verbal communications skills that enable you to foster strong relationships with a wide and diverse group of stakeholders. You have some experience with social media and are able to work with software programs in Microsoft 365.

AEBC is looking for a professional who has:

A post-secondary diploma, degree or certificate;

Five + years in the not-for-profit sector and three + years of experience in a leadership role; and

Demonstrated experience/abilities in the following areas:

  • Fundraising and grant writing
  • program development and delivery
  • project management
  • Governance and organizational development
  • strategic and operational plan management
  • volunteer management
  • Management of federal funding

Responsibilities and deliverables

· Up to 35 hours per week availability

· Attending 8 – 10 two-hour virtual meetings per month

· Providing support to the AEBC National Board and up to seven AEBC committees

· Working with a contracted Administrative Assistant

· Implementing results-based management processes and systems

· Reviewing, updating and implementing a Strategic/Operational plan

· Developing a Data collection strategy

· Developing assessment tools and measuring the impact of project activities

· Conducting a GBA+ and Evaluating activities based on GBA+

· Developing a Sustainability Plan

· Developing a fundraising strategy and writing grant applications

· Developing a social media strategy and communication plan

· Developing and executing a volunteer recruitment & training program

· Other duties/deliverables upon request from the AEBC President

Please send your proposal to Marcia Yale, AEBC President, By 8:00 p.m. (eastern) on Friday, March 31, 2023. Please ensure that all documents can be accessed by screen reader technology. (No PDFs, scanned documents, graphics or power points please)

[email protected]

Job Types: Full-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 36 months

Salary: $78,158.00-$107,202.00 per year


  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Retention bonus

Work Location: Remote

Application deadline: 2023-03-31
Expected start date: 2023-05-01

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