Mission Services of London (MSL), a Christian faith based not-for-profit social service agency, is currently seeking a Director who will provide an operating vision for the Men’s Mission Emergency Shelter and Rotholme Family Shelter; lead and coordinate the development of new and existing programs and services that respond to client needs and emerging trends; and to operate the shelters with integrity, efficiency, effectiveness and accountability to Mission Services of London stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure services and programs align with strategic plan of MSL
Serve as primary liaison/contact person with funders (City of London) and other shelter providers
Ensure shelter programs align and conform to City of London Shelter Standards
Prepare capital, operating and salary budgets for both Shelters
Ensure consistency of services provided and quality of services and maintain a high quality of care.
Ensure food, lodging and support services within a well-ordered and supervised setting.
Supervise and assess staff performance in alignment with MSL’s Mission, Vision and Values
Provide recommendations to the ED and the Board for improvements in future directions/movements / best practices in shelter services
Minimum of 8 years of senior level leadership and managerial experience preferably within a homeless or emergency shelter
Demonstrable experience in managing financial activities including capital and operating budgets
Effective problem identification and resolutions skills
Proven track record of making timely, informed decisions that take into account facts, goals, constraints and risks
Ability to work independently and as a team player.
Ability to provide leadership and motivation for all team members.
A demonstrated passion for helping and serving others
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience in the non-profit sector an asset
Bilingual in French verbal and written a definite asset.
Position Details: Permanent full-time position
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume and salary expectations in all confidence by April 15, 2021 to: