Location: Georgetown, ON
The Halton Hills Gymnastics Centre (HHGC) is a non-profit organization, dedicated to providing Halton Hills and surrounding communities with the opportunity to discover, explore and embrace the sport of gymnastics in a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment. The Centre has a strong focus on youth development through various programs.
HHGC was transformed from the original Halton Hills Gymnastics Centre, whose roots in Georgetown go back to 1977. HHGC was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 2005 and today is a volunteer led, professionally managed organization that engages actively with families and partners with the local community to support the Centre’s operations.
Scope of the Position
This role is perfect for someone who is a strategic thinker, enthusiast, creative and is passionate about making a difference in our community.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibilities of HHGC, including Management, staff, program and execution of its mission.
Strategic direction will be set in conjunction with the Board of Directors. This community oriented hands-on role is responsible for a variety of functions including but not limited to finance, administration, human resources, communication, marketing, program planning, safety, risk management, fundraising, advocacy and stewardship.
Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
- Be a leader, ambassador, advocate, supervisor and steward for the organization
- Monitor compliance with Gymnastics Ontario Regulations and Guidelines
- Research, plan, develop, and implement programs and services
- Advocate for the centre and its future growth and vision
- Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Directors on all aspects of the organization’s activities
- Foster a positive work environment and motivate an effective team to meet organization goals
- Represent the organization at community activities and enhances the organization’s community profile
- Develop and initiate fundraising initiatives
- Negotiate leases, loans and other such related items
- Prepare and manage annual budget
- Manage government regulatory filings and keeps abreast of legislative changes
- In cooperation with Board of Directors create, improve and monitors the organizational financial system/budget to ensure Board and staff have a solid understanding of the organization’s financial position while facilitating sound financial decision making
- Weigh the financial impact all decisions on the overall organization and endeavour to always maximize value received in return for resource allocation.
- Ensure the organization complies with all relevant laws, bylaws, rules and legislation
- Ensure the operation of the organization meets the expectations of the Board, Members, Donors, Volunteers, Visitors and the community at large
- Oversee day-to-day operations of the organization including but not limited to communications, staffing, programming, volunteers, liaise with parents and community engagement
- Draft policies for approval of the Board, prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies, review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate.
- Attend Board meetings and keep the Board appraised of HHGC operations and programs
- Participate in the creation and/or review of the organizational mission, vision and values
Qualifications (include but not limited to):
- Minimum 5-10 years of experience in a similar position or related field (not-for-profit)
- Experience and/or education in sports/recreation an asset
- University or College education in a business-related field
- Demonstrated experience and extensive knowledge in all aspects of revenue generation including fundraising and grant applications
- A solid comprehension of finance and a proven track record of financial management
- Experience in managing a team and volunteers
- Basic understanding of Human Resources and employment standards
- Proficient in the use of technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, web, and social media
- Progressive leadership experience (5-10 years preferred)
- Strong negotiation skills
- Understanding and knowledge of related leases/contracts
- Experience and a proven track record in project and facilities management
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and a proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders
- Standard First Aid/CPR certifications an asset
- Valid Ontario Driver’s license (driver’s abstract required at time of hire) and use of personal vehicle for off-site club related duties (appropriate expenses to be reimbursed accordingly)
Note: HHGC welcomes those who identify from BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities. As an accessible employer and in compliance with AODA, should a candidate require accommodations for a disability during any stage of recruitment process, please advise at the email below.
From $75,000 (commensurate with experience)
Flexibility work arrangements (40hrs per week); there is the expectation of irregular work hours/days and on-call expectations as they pertain to organizational operations.
Interested candidates should submit their resume to HHGCHIRING@gmail.com. We thank all those who apply for their interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Successful applicant will need to complete a Police Criminal Records Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.
- Business casual dress
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care/Life insurance/Vision Care
- On-site parking
- Work related expenses reimbursable (i.e. mileage, travel etc.)
- Remote interview process
- Personal protective equipment required / provided
- Social distancing guidelines in place
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
- HHGC policies align with the Province Of Ontario, Halton Region and Gymnastics Ontario guidelines