Executive Director

Time Commitment: 40 hours per week

Expected Start Date: 01/03/2022

Job brief:   


About The Starfish Canada:

We are a registered charity that celebrates young environmental leaders by connecting them with a platform for storytelling and a community of change-makers. Since 2010, we have inspired young Canadians to take leadership roles in their communities and to celebrate their peers contributing to the environmentalism movement.

Overview of the role:

The Starfish Canada is searching for an experienced and values-driven leader with a dedication to solving environmental issues, relationship building and operational excellence to advance our pursuit of expanding the youth environmentalism movement across Canada.

The Executive Director represents the organization to the greater community of young environmental leaders and change agents and is responsible for the successful leadership, overall management, and day-to-day operations of the organization according to the strategic direction, and policies set by the Board of Directors. They will also be responsible for policy implementation and effective management of The Starfish Canada’s operations and all its programs, including furthering partnerships, scaling programming initiatives and meeting community partnership goals.

Responsibilities include:

Strategic partnerships

Financial management

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Communication and organizational management

Board of Directors


We welcome applications from individuals that do not meet all requirements.

Need to have

Nice to have

Additional notes

How to apply

Email us at edsearch@thestarfish.ca

Please don’t write a lengthy cover letter. We welcome a brief resume (max two pages, one is great!), and a short paragraph on why you are interested in the role.

The Starfish Canada is an equal opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate based on citizenship, race, place of origin, ethnic origin, colour, ancestry, disability, age, creed, sex/pregnancy, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or record of offenses.

We will gladly provide accommodations to candidates with disabilities during the application process. Please contact simone@thestarfish.ca to arrange accommodations.

What to Expect

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