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Job Number:  30300
Business Director
Job Posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016
Closing Date: Friday, 28 October 2016
(81 days ago)
Blue Door Shelters
Region: York / Durham area Type: Full time
Location: York Region Salary: (not entered)

Blue Door Shelters is a not-for-profit registered charitable agency governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.  Serving as an integral part of the York Region community, the organization has provided essential emergency shelter services since 1982. With focus on the core values of Respect, Diversity and Inclusion, Client-Centeredness, Leadership and Collaboration, and Accountability, Blue Door Shelter’s mission is to provide safe and supportive shelter and services for people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.

 

Business Director
Permanent Position

 

Blue Door Shelters is seeking a strategic and dedicated Business Director to join the senior management team in its efforts to promote achievement of the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic objectives. As Business Director, you will be responsible for directing all business functions of the organization with a client-centered approach and commitment to the needs of individuals experiencing homelessness. Your strong attention to detail and analytical skills will assist you in the planning, directing, and coordination of financial accounting and reporting, funding and resource development activities, and strategic and business planning.

You will be committed to a team approach and as a role model to all staff, you will provide operational support to the organization and the management team, oversee the management and development of the information technology infrastructure of the organization, and monitor and report on risk management. Your strength in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters with a high degree of acuity and skill will allow you to provide strategic input into all aspects of Blue Door Shelters operations.

 

Qualifications

  • Relevant post-secondary degree in Accounting, Commerce, Business Management or Administration
  • At least 5 years of experience in finance, payroll and/or accounting experience, resource development, service delivery, facilities management, and IT and communication systems
  • At least 5 years of senior management experience with responsibility for supervising staff
  • Demonstrated skill in report writing, fund development, and database management (HIFIS or other database software experience is an asset)
  • Experience in an organized unionized environment and within a shelter or transitional housing environment is preferred
  • Applicants must be willing to demonstrate and adhere to a commitment to Anti-Oppressive principles, with the expectation that the framework be reflected in day to day work
  • Strong knowledge of the region and key service providers, with excellent oral and written communication skills to build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Access to a reliable vehicle with a valid driver’s licence and valid Vulnerable Sector Screening Report
  • Fluency in a second language is preferred.

 

Blue Door Shelters is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to diversity within our organization.  


HOW TO APPLY:

If you have the above qualifications and are ready to make a difference, please click here to submit your cover letter and resume. Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until October 28th, 2016.

 

For more information about the position, please contact Jillian Wayne at 416-237-1500 x225 or

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HOW TO APPLY:
If you have the above qualifications and are ready to make a difference, please click here to submit your cover letter and resume. Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until October 28th, 2016.

For more information about the position, please contact Jillian Wayne at 416-237-1500 x225 or
Contact Details:
Jillian Wayne
HR Associates
302 The East Mall, Ste. 600
Toronto, ON, M4G 3E8

Tel: 416-237-1500
Fax: 416-237-1011
E-mail:
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