Job Description

The CEO is the Foundation’s ambassador and the key architect of its strategy to grow the scale of the Foundation and its impact on the health of Canadians. This exciting role is accountable to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the operations of the Foundation. The CEO is a partner with the Board in the good governance of the Foundation, its strategic leadership, and in the development of fundraising and marketing strategies required to fuel growth. The CEO oversees staff, fundraising and financial administration, and program delivery. The CEO is the Foundation’s ambassador to external audiences bringing a key focus to building and deepening relationships with donors and potential donors. In this role as ambassador, the CEO embodies the highest level of ethical conduct and integrity.

The successful candidate will work virtually from home in any of Canada’s largest metropolitan areas.

The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation is Canada’s only health charity dedicated solely to helping people maintain and restore their bone and joint health. The Foundation is powered by a professional staff and a network of over 300 volunteers. Founded in 1965 to improve bone and joint health, it has enjoyed growth in recent years and has been remarkably resilient during the pandemic. It is poised to grow and to impact the lives of more Canadians.

The Foundation is small, agile, and virtual. Its structure is simple with a single corporate entity spanning Canada’s vast geography and offering services in both languages. Its Board of Directors brings together leading scientists and clinicians with business and community leaders who share in a passion to grow public awareness of and funding for orthopaedic health research.

Interested candidates please forward your cover letter and resume to Doug Thomson.

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