Re-Imagine Ontario This company has been verified by this domain -

Oakville, Canada

Job Title
Co-Executive Director
NA Bi-Weekly
Office time
Mon-Fri 9:00am - 1:pm
Oakville, Canada
Job Type
Part Time Hybrid
05 May, 2024

Company Description

Re-Imagine Ontario is an incorporated and registered charitable organization whose mission is to improve the health, education and employment of vulnerable people, with particular focus on Black and Indigenous populations, by fostering strong community support networks. 


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Position Summary

Re-Imagine Ontario (RiO) is seeking a Part-Time Executive Director to lead the organization through a period of growth and strategic development. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of RiO’s newly developed strategic plan, building and nurturing key relationships within the community, building partnerships, acquire funding and driving the organization towards achieving its mission and objectives. This is a part-time contractual position up to 20 hours per week, and ideally starting on April 1, 2024.

Organization Summary

Re-Imagine Ontario is a small incorporated and registered charitable organization whose mission is to improve the health, education and employment of vulnerable people, with particular focus on Black and Indigenous populations, by fostering strong community support networks. Please visit our website at to find more information about our work.

The Role

This role requires leadership experience within the not-for-profit sector, and ability to cultivate and sustain meaningful partnerships. Must be able to co-lead a very small organization with limited resources and systems. Success in this position hinges on adept relationship-building skills and a strategic approach to acquiring funding, ensuring RiO’s continued impact.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., nonprofit management, social work, public administration) required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of senior leadership experience in the nonprofit sector, with a proven track record of success in fundraising, strategic planning, and program management.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and serving marginalized communities, with a deep understanding of the issues facing black youth and other vulnerable populations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport and trust with diverse stakeholders, including donors, volunteers, community partners, and government officials.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate RiO’s mission and impact to a variety of audiences.
  • Strategic thinker able to analyze complex issues, develop innovative solutions, drive change.
  • Proficiency in budget management, financial planning, and grant writing.
  • Knowledge of nonprofit governance, compliance, and risk management practices.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Commitment to RiO’s values of transparency, accountability, and integrity.


  • The Executive Director’s salary will be based on the funding you raise for charity.
  • A small bi-weekly amount will be provided until a regular salary can be negotiated and paid.
  • RiO is committed to working with the Executive Director to ensure they have the resources and support necessary to succeed in the role.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to the Board of Directors. Please use the \\\"Apply\\\" button at the top and create an account to upload your resume. If you are having problems with our new application portal, please let us know by emailing your questions to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Note: Re-Imagine Ontario is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those with lived experience of the issues we address. We strongly encourage applicants from the Halton-Mississauga areas and members of the Black and Indigenous communities to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in RiO; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Responsibilities

What you will be responsible for:

Leadership and Strategic Planning:

  • Oversee the implementation of the organization’s strategic plan, ensuring alignment with RiO’s values and objectives.
  • Work very closely with RiO’s leadership and foster a collaborative and inclusive organizational culture that promotes creativity and excellence.

Fundraising and Resource Development:(Key Function)

  • Develop and execute comprehensive fundraising strategies to secure financial support for RiO’s programs and initiatives.
  • Identify and cultivate donors, sponsors, and funding agencies to diversify and expand funding base.
  • Identify and pursue new funding opportunities, grants, and partnerships to support RiO’s growth and sustainability.

Community Engagement and Relationship Building:

  • Develop and build relationships with community partners, stakeholders, and government agencies to enhance RiO’s impact and visibility.
  • Represent RiO at community events, conferences, and meetings to raise awareness of the organization’s mission and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with local organizations and networks to leverage resources and maximize collective impact in serving vulnerable populations.

 Program Management and Evaluation:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of RiO’s programs, ensuring high-quality service delivery and adherence to programmatic goals and objectives.
  • Monitor and evaluate program outcomes and impact, utilizing data-driven approaches to assess effectiveness and drive continuous improvement.
  • Work closely with program staff and volunteers to provide guidance, support, and resources for program implementation and development.

Board Governance and Administration:

  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors (or representative) to provide updates on organizational activities, financial performance, and strategic priorities.
  • Support the Board in governance, policy development, board recruitment, and decision-making.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements, reporting obligations, and best practices in nonprofit management and governance.

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Interested in being part of the Re-Imagine Volunteer Team? Fill in the form below and we will contact you to talk further about your interests and how you might be able to participate in our programs and services.

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