The Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) is seeking a dynamic leader with experience and passion for community-based education and positive social change. The executive director works closely with a talented and youthful staff team, an experienced Board of Directors, passionate volunteers and community partners. This is an opportune time to join our small team. Building on KWIC’s legacy for innovative programming and partnerships, the executive director will co-shape the future of KWIC as we embark on a new strategic planning process.
If you are a team-oriented, innovative, inclusive, creative and collaborative leader who can continue to engage and inspire our community, sustain and expand our work – keep reading!
KWIC is based in Peterborough/Nogojiwanong, Ontario on the traditional territory and ongoing treaty lands of the Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg including the First Nations of Alderville, Hiawatha, Scugog Island, and Curve Lake.
This position is currently a hybrid of working remotely from home and on-site and following COVID19 protocols. Onsite office locations presently require staff and volunteers to demonstrate proof of COVID19 vaccination.
The Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) is an award-winning, small not-for-profit and registered charitable organization that connects people to global issues and local initiatives that change how we understand the world and foster equitable and sustainable communities.
We make change happen through three key program areas: Community Education, Youth & In School Programs and Umbrella Support for Small and Emerging Community Initiatives. We explore global-local issues from an intersectional approach. KWIC strives to operate from a philosophy of harm
reduction and is committed to working from within an anti-oppressive, anti-racist, decolonizing framework that is trauma-informed and values cultural humility and inclusiveness.
You can find more about KWIC’s charitable purpose, programs, staff and volunteers by visiting our website: https://kwic.info/
Additional Contract Details
Probationary Period: Six months
Vacation: Starting at 2 weeks with a one-week closure during Christmas & New Years
KWIC Holidays: June 21st National Indigenous Day
Other Paid Leave: 10 Sick Days | 3 Personal Leave Days
Qualified candidates are invited to submit the following materials in a single PDF file to [email protected] with the subject line “Executive Director” by the deadline of Sunday, November 21st, 2021, 11:59 pm ET: 1. Cover Letter (including where you found this job posting) 2. Current Resume and 3. Three References (2 of which must be employment references)
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Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC)
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