FMC Executive Director Position Posting

Position Posting

Family Mediation Canada, is seeking a dedicated and results-oriented Executive Director who will promote the mission and mandate of the organization, and sustain and grow its profile as a trusted and valuable contributor to the field of family mediation across Canada. The Executive Director will establish and maintain strong, positive relationships with members, government, funders, partner organizations, donors, and the general public. This is a permanent, salaried part-time position, with the opportunity to grow.

Responsibilities and Duties

Reporting to the national volunteer Board of Directors, the Executive Director(ED) will lead the implementation of the strategic directions of the organization and provide leadership and oversight to program and service delivery as well as the day to day of the business operations. The ED will lead the continuous enhancement and evolution of FMC’s certification, training, and advocacy services, ensuring that the organizations values and ethics are embedded in the organizational culture, all programs and services, policies and operational practices. The successful candidate will develop and maintain an environment and culture based on the guiding principles of FMC and that promotes continuous improvement and achievement of results. The Executive Director will have the liberty of working from his or her home office, and because FMC is a national organization, can hail from anywhere in Canada.

Qualifications and Skills

The successful candidate will bring to this position a relevant post-secondary degree complemented by a minimum of five years of leadership experience; A demonstrated successful track record negotiating service agreements on behalf of not-for-profit organizations, with funders as well as identifying new and innovative ways of growing revenues is desired. Strong marketing and technological skills are required. A strong knowledge of conflict and dispute resolution models, mediation principles and practices as well as a background in mediating within the context of families is essential. Bilingualism will be considered a significant asset. The successful candidate will have excellent oral, written, presentation and media relations skills as well as a client service, relationship and collaboration focus. The successful candidate will also be highly organized and able to work independently.

If you are interested in pursuing this unique opportunity, please submit a covering letter and your Curriculum Vitae via the President, Tamara Bodnaruk-Wide at  no later than 28 February 2018. To view the complete position profile, please visit