For more than 100 years, Scouts Canada has brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience, friendship and fun to 17 million Canadian youth. Scouts have fun, youth-led adventures discovering new things and experiences they wouldn’t discover elsewhere. Along the way they develop into capable, confident and well-rounded individuals, better prepared for success in the world. Scouts is the start of something great. With our Mission to help develop well-rounded youth who are better prepared for success in the world and making meaningful contributions, we are looking to fill a new position within our organization.
Executive Director, Scouting Experience
Reporting to the CEO, the Executive Director, Scouting Experience (ED) will lead a dynamic team dedicated to the achievement of our Mission, and will maintain a strong focus on safe, high quality and youth-led adventures to gain necessary life skills. The ED will provide vision and leadership to several key teams including Programs, Field Services, Volunteer Services, Marketing & Communications and Revenue Development. It will be critical in this role to collaboratively build important liaisons with staff, volunteers, external partners and stakeholders to continue advancement of Scouts Canada’s mandate. A demonstrable record of leading complex, multi-constituent organizations, and success in anticipating and delivering on programs and service needs through numerous delivery channels are desirable. The ideal candidate will be a builder and mentor who is passionate about shaping a positive organizational culture, and growing talent to deliver tomorrow’s best practices in programs and services.
The ideal candidate will have successfully led people, strategy and change in a complex, multi-stakeholder and multi-issue environment. Operational experience in a senior leadership role in the not-for-profit or national association/NGO sector, ideally related to youth, would be an asset. A proven capability of building and leading high-performance teams, plus the ability to inspire confidence to internal and external stakeholders, will equip this individual for success. Strong communications, relationship and team-building skills, and a hands-on and empowering leadership style will be critical. Unquestioned personal and professional integrity, a good sense of humour, and a healthy dose of emotional intelligence will also be important traits of the successful candidate. Proficiency in English is required, and proficiency in French is desirable. Please visit the website at www.scouts.ca learn more about Scouts Canada.
Should you wish to learn more about this outstanding leadership opportunity, please call Mike Lupiano, Morgan Leadership Search, in strictest confidence, at 613-566-7035, or email your CV and letter of introduction to: firstname.lastname@example.org.