Job application: Associate Executive Director

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JOB OFFER: Associate Executive Director

The Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) is seeking candidates for a new position of Associate Executive Director. The person hired will work in collaboration with the Executive Director to provide leadership to the organization, and have primary responsibility for operations, finances and human resources.

Principal responsibilities

  • Financial administration: developing and monitoring the annual budget, overseeing financial accounting and reporting.
  • Project management: overseeing development of project proposals and implementation and reporting on funded projects.
  • Fundraising: overseeing activities.
  • Human resources management.
  • CCR meeting planning: contributing to planning of CCR consultations and other key meetings
  • Other operational issues, including oversight of office space and equipment.


  • Management experience and proven competence in the non-profit sector, including with regard to management of programs, financial issues, fundraising, and human resources
  • University degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Strong interpersonal, team building, management and leadership skills
  • Fluent in both official languages
  • Willingness to work in a small office where staff must be adaptable.
  • Demonstrated commitment to human rights, social justice and anti-oppression
  • Knowledge of refugees and settlement issues an asset

Based at the CCR office in Montreal. Salary based on experience and according to salary scale. See detailed description.

Application Process

The CCR encourages applications from refugees, immigrants, people of colour, Indigenous, gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and two-spirited people.

To be considered, candidates should apply online below by 2 December 2018.

We welcome all applications but regret we are only able to respond to applicants invited for an interview.

The Canadian Council for Refugees is a national non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees and other vulnerable migrants in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and immigrants in Canada.

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