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Director of Recruiting, Western Canada

Director of Recruiting, Western Canada

Company: Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada
Contact Person: Monique Picklyk
102 - 195 Hanlon Creek Blvd.
Guelph, Ontario , N1C 0A1

Position Description


Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) Canada is a global non-profit organization that uses aviation and technology to bring help, hope, and healing to isolated and vulnerable communities around the world. Our fleet of aircraft and dedicated staff serve people in remote locations by providing medical evacuations, disaster relief, community development, and spiritual support. 

MAF’s “Wings of Love” bring more than just tools and supplies to a hurting world – we bring the Gospel of God’s love in a tangible way.


To see isolated people changed by the love of Christ.


Serving together to bring help, hope, and healing through aviation.


Reporting to the VP of Operations & Recruiting, the Director of Recruiting is a highly motivated and visionary individual who will play a crucial role in finding new missionary candidates for work overseas in developing nations. You have great people skills, proven ability to create and manage recruitment strategies, and have strengths in administration. You are also passionate about mission work, have a deep understanding or recruiting strategies and a desire to make a lasting impact.

You will actively strategize and direct recruitment of qualified Career, Short-Term, and Volunteer staff to meet MAF’s personnel needs globally. A key element of the role will be managing and participating in our long-term mentoring program, which involves individuals considering missionary work overseas in developing nations. This is essential to the continued growth of the work of MAF worldwide.

The role is home office based with travel within Canada to colleges, churches, as well as international vision trips to developing nations in Africa and beyond.


  • Highly Relational
  • Build positive relationships
  • Experience Storyteller
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity & experience
  • Accountable
  • Strong Communicator
  • Organized
  • Professional
  • Flexible
  • Honest



  • Develop and implement a comprehensive recruiting strategy to attract and identify qualified missionary candidates for service in developing nations.
  • Utilize various recruitment channels to attract potential candidates.
  • Conduct interviews, assess candidate qualifications, and make recommendations to the leadership team.
  • Provide guidance and support to potential candidates throughout the application and selection process.
  • Work closely with the HR department to ensure a smooth onboarding process for new missionaries.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in recruiting to continuously improve the effectiveness of the recruitment process.
  • Monitor and report on recruitment metrics to evaluate the success of the recruiting strategy.
  • Exercising patience, organization and strong follow through.
  • Work with VP of Operations & Recruiting to build an annual budget.

Strategic Partnerships

  • Be a relational storyteller and clear communicator of MAF’s mission and vision.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand the specific needs and requirements of various mission fields.
  • Build and maintain relationships with Bible colleges, seminaries, churches, and other relevant organizations to expand the candidate pool.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Marketing utilize social media platforms to increase brand awareness.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, or university preferred.
  • Completion of Theological or Biblical studies, preferred.
  • Proven experience in recruiting, preferably in a nonprofit or mission-focused organization.
  • Strong understanding of the global missions landscape and the challenges faced by missionaries in developing nations.
  • Proficiency in business productivity tools, devices, and cloud-based platforms.
  • Previous overseas mission experience, preferred.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and effectively collaborate with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Strategic mindset and the ability to develop and implement long-term recruitment strategies.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Patient, flexible, excellent follow-through, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize social media and other digital platforms for recruitment purposes.
  • Understanding of and commitment to MAF's mission and values.
  • Sound decision-making and problem-solving skills.


The role is a full-time salaried position.


  • Vacation
  • Computer provided.
  • Home office set up allowance.
  • Cell phone allowance
  • RRSP Contribution 
  • Expense account for business purposes.
  • Mileage reimbursement when a personal vehicle is used for business-related travel.
  • Comprehensive benefit plan.

Workplace Environment

  • Remote work environment based in Western Canada between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET with flexibility as required.
  • Interaction with employees, management, and the public at large.

Checks and Verifications

  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Police and Vulnerable Sector Check dated within two (2) months from date of hire.
  • Criminal Background Check & References required.
  • The successful candidate will be required to sign a Statement of Faith and Community Standards Statement.


Cause Leadership Inc. is managing this leadership search on behalf of Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada.

Individuals interested in being considered for this opportunity are invited to visit the website link provided to apply. Please upload your cover letter and resume.

The search will remain open until a successful candidate is selected.

Posted: September 15, 2023 | Expires: December 14, 2023
Posted Under: Executive
Career ID: [ 14153 ]