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Executive Director

Executive Director

Company: Bridgenorth
Contact Person: Lisa Klassen or Casandra Diamond
PO Box 102 23-1111 Davis Dr
Newmarket, Ontario , L4G 9E9
Phone: 416 834 9561

Position Description

BridgeNorth – Newmarket, Ontario –

Executive Director (Full time)

Respond to Lisa Klassen at or

The Executive Director (ED) is recruited by the Board of Directors to ensure the effective day to day operations of BridgeNorth ensuring strong administrative management and ongoing financial stability. The ED also partners with the Founder and Director of BridgeNorth to provide strategic oversight and drive required for the charity to continually focus on its mission of restoring the inherent dignity and value of sexually exploited women and girls by meeting their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs.

Overarching Objectives of BridgeNorth 

  • to deliver counselling, mentorship & prevention training to girls and women caught in the sex industry [Direct Service &Mentorship]
  • to provide public education on the subject of human trafficking and sexual exploitation [Public Education & Awareness]
  • to effectively speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, from talking with people one on one all the way up to speaking before the federal government [Advocacy]

Detailed Accountabilities of the Executive Director:

Manage and/or direct:

  • Office Administrator and Volunteers
  • Development of operating and capital budgets
  • Fundraising efforts to secure private and public sector funding for the operation and growth of BridgeNorth
  • Development of short & long-range research for BridgeNorth
  • Operations of Facility
  • Human Resources

Partner with the Founder and Director

  • In key communication to critical stakeholders and external parties
  • in the development of policies and programs 
  • in the development, implementation and measurement of clear outcome metrics
  • to knowledge share with partners and other organizations with aligned goals and objectives
  • in Public Education and Awareness efforts


Qualifications and Experience required for the Executive Director Role


Pertinent undergraduate degree / training / accreditation


  • At least 5 years previous leadership and management experience
  • Experience of leading teams to meet key objectives or targets
  • Fundraising / Grant application expertise
  • Demonstrated experience in meeting deadlines or targets
  • Strong interpersonal skills with strong networking and influencing skills 
  • NGO or charitable workplace experience preferred


  • A proven leader who can inspire, influence and deliver results
  • A confident communicator who promotes BridgeNorth’s culture and values at all times
  • Strong organizational development and strategic planning skills
  • Human resource management skills
  • Able to work in a flexible and changing work environment
  • MS Office Product Suite and general aptitude with technology


Must be able to give both verbal assent to and practical demonstration of BridgeNorth’s Statement of Faith and Core Values



Posted: November 12, 2019 | Expires: February 10, 2020
Posted Under: Executive
Career ID: [ 7484 ]