Executive Director

Chatham-Kent Children’s Services is a unique multi-service agency delivering Child Protection, Children’s Mental Health and Development Services. The services are provided to the attractive urban and rural Municipality of Chatham-Kent and its 120,000 residents.  Chatham-Kent – Living Here  https://www.chatham-kent.ca/Newcomers/choose-chatham-kent/thats-livingck  It is one of 48 Children’s Aid Societies in Ontario with a budget of $28 million and staff of over 230.

Following a retirement, we are seeking an experienced and dynamic Executive Director to lead this multi-service agency.  A person with a compelling vision for enhancing Child Protection, Children’s Mental Health and Developmental outcomes, and evident knowledge of these changing services sectors.  You will focus on continuing to build an organizational culture of engagement, and valuing people; with demonstrated capacity in accountability processes, fiscal responsibility and political astuteness. Your experiences will support success in the forging of effective community partnerships.

The ideal candidate will have a Masters of Social Work or equivalent standing; have both frontline service and 10 years of demonstrated strategic leadership experiences; and the ability to foster broad support for the children and families served.  This leader will be an outstanding team builder, communicator, innovator and be results-driven in working collaboratively and ethically with the Board of Directors, staff, caregivers / families, volunteers, partners, Ministries and the community.

Interested parties are asked to submit their application for this leadership position by Friday, February 2, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. to:  Fred Galloway, F. J.  Galloway, 350 Oxford Street West, Suite 203, London, Ontario, N6H 1T3 or via email fjgalloway@sympatico.ca .  If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Galloway at 519-641-1325.