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We’re Hiring an Executive Director

Working at Hospice Quinte

In our organization we believe that compassion, collaboration, and accountability lead to excellence. We believe Hospice Quinte is an organization where staff and volunteers can learn and grow.

This belief can be seen in the daily work and activities of Hospice Quinte staff and volunteers. Compassion is shown to our clients and to each other. Collaboration takes place across the organization from staff huddles, regular meetings, and various communication channels.

Evidence that our team would agree with this is in the words they choose to describe working at Hospice Quinte – compassionate, caring, welcoming, collaborative, and supportive.

Compensation here is fair.

Leadership here understands the issues employees face; provides timely, useful, and constructive feedback; and communicates change and expectations clearly.

The work here is both challenging and rewarding and all done in a spirit of learning and teamwork.

Job Details

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED), is responsible for the consistent achievement of Hospice Quinte’s mission, vision, goals, and financial objectives. The ED will develop, lead, and implement operational and fundraising strategies, initiatives, and partnerships.

Hospice Quinte is a charity that supports the terminally ill, families, caregivers and the bereaved by providing a range of community and in house services that attend to the physical, psychosocial, and practical needs of clients at end of life, and offering empathetic care to those who are grieving.

❖An accessible leader, dynamic, mission-focused, results-oriented, and process-minded, who enjoys working with others, is adept at identifying and promoting opportunities to enhance compassionate supports to clients, caregivers, and families.
❖A balanced executive who excels at collaborating, and coaching staff and volunteers, leads by example, mentors, and guides a small professional team to consistently achieve results.
❖Demonstrated experience collaborating and providing counsel to a Governance Board.
❖An innovative, strategic thinker who is solution focused, uses active listening and feedback from volunteers, staff, donors, community partners, and key stakeholders to develop and implement strategy.
❖A succinct and accurate communicator with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
❖A leader who is adept at cultivating and managing relationships toward a common compassionate goal.
❖Skilled at fostering strong relationships with volunteers, partner organizations, as well as existing and new potential stakeholders and donors.
❖Possesses a minimum of ten years’ NFP operational experience working with diverse populations, with proven success in relationship building, fundraising & business development.
❖Holds a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, preferably in Business Administration, Fundraising, Marketing, or Communications.
❖A high level of integrity, accountability, sound analytical thinking, an entrepreneurial mind-set, and excellent planning, prioritization, and execution skills.

Hospice Quinte is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds reflecting the diversity of Canadian society.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit resumes to:
Allen Prowse
Palmer & Associates
[email protected]
613- 389-1108
Executive Search Consultants
556 O’Connor Dr. Kingston, ON K7P 1N3