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Chief Executive Officer - Easter Seals BC & Yukon / BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities

Vancouver, BC

Job Description

There is nothing greater in one’s career than to help inspire communities to support and enable access for individuals with disabilities. Here is a chance to apply all of your creativity and business acumen to lead an amazing group of staff and volunteers who are dedicated to a cause like no other. The new CEO of Easter Seals BC & Yukon will literally change the lives of countless families and be part of an organization which has been in place since 1952. Dedicated to providing programs and services to persons with disabilities that help build their self-esteem, self-confidence and sense of independence, this leadership role will ensure a sustainable model through engagement with stakeholders, partner groups and communities. 

As the new CEO, you will help to reimagine and activate the key elements of a Strategic Plan as well as a 10 year Real Estate Plan that will ensure all the assets of the organization are utilized fully. You will bring proven experience in working effectively with a board and overseeing programs and community building for an evolving organization, as well as a solid track record in fund development. You will execute on a solid culture of achievement while modernizing systems to secure the future of the organization. 

Job Requirements

As the ideal candidate you bring a unique mix of career experience, skills and abilities within a not-for-profit context. You are known as an extraordinary leader committed to working in partnership to create a sustainable operation focused on future needs. The CEO will have the expertise to add immediate value to the reimagination and redevelopment of the Society’s physical assets into community hubs, and will ensure the success of a major capital campaign to redevelop our Shawnigan Lake Camp on Vancouver Island.

The selected candidate is a proven trailblazer who sees potential around every corner and knows how to actualize a shared vision. You are a coach and mentor of staff, a partner with a volunteer board and a person who knows how to steward an organization to the future while honouring the past.

How To Apply

If you are ready to continue the transformation of an organization poised for positive change, plus have the commitment to the vision, mission and values of Easter Seals BC & Yukon, we want to hear from you. Please send your detailed cover letter and updated resume to Allison Rzen and George Madden at