Executive Director | ID: 086 APPLY NOW

London, ON
Wed, Sep 21, 2022
Full-Time Permanent

Atlohsa Family Healing Services is seeking a motivated and dynamic individual to fill the role of an Executive Director. This person will be committed and passionate about the organization’s mission and values. The Executive Director is culturally astute and able to balance the operational needs, as well as the community needs and values. The Executive Director is a well-respected community member and is knowledgeable about traditions, cultures, values and ways of knowing. The Executive Director will need to be a skillful communicator who is comfortable speaking to governments, funders and other key stakeholders.

Role and Responsibility

The Executive Director will oversee the development and implementation of high-quality policy approaches. The Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing and managing Atlohsa’s day-to-day operations in an ethical and culturally inclusive manner. They will also ensure that all aspects of Atlohsa’s operations, administration and personnel conduct are aligned with sound legal, governance, policies and guidelines as approved by the board. The Executive Director will have the ability to solve problems, make sound decisions, and manage stress and complex situations and relationships. The Executive Director will advocate from a trauma informed approach and have a high degree of political acumen.


  • Experience in Indigenous-led programming and services that offer holistic healing, education, shelter and support.
  • Lived experience, traditional knowledge and cultural learning experiences with First Nations, Metis, or Inuit community.
  •  A minimum of (5) years relevant leadership experience combined with demonstrated career achievements.
  • Bachelor’s degree or other post-secondary education (or demonstrated equivalent) in related field.
  • Master’s degree would be an asset.
  • Experience managing and supervising large teams.
  • Experience in government relations, direct negotiations and establishing agreements amongst complex interest groups.
  • Strong financial knowledge and has proven ability to manage a similar sized organization with complex funding streams and conditions.
  • Teachings in ceremony would be an asset.
  • Experience with proposal writing, preparing budgets, briefs and ED reports to the Board of directors as well as government agencies and funding agencies.
  • Current Vulnerable Sector check required.


Competitive compensation and benefits package based on qualifications

Individuals who self-identify as First Nations, Metis or Inuit are strongly encouraged to apply. At Atlohsa, we value diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply, however preferences will be given to qualified, Indigenous applicants.

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