Currently seeking:

Executive Director, Not for Profit

Long Term Care and Housing

Toronto, Ontario

Organizational Overview:

Maxwell Management Group Ltd. is proud to partner with Nisbet Lodge, a private, non-profit, charitable organization serving older adults in the heart of the Danforth/East Toronto community, in the search for an Executive Director.
About Nisbet Lodge:
With a long history rooted in Christian faith, the two communities on our campus (103 LTC beds and 62 apartments) offer living arrangements that align with the needs of our residents and tenants including long term care, and seniors housing in a good neighbours community including Calvary Church. Our Charitable Foundation raises funds and other donations to enhance the comfort, dignity and welfare of our older adults.
Our mission is to meet the health, spiritual, social and physical needs of our residents and tenants. We strive to live out this goal by enhancing the lives of those who have made their home our seniors’ housing and long-term care residences. We seek to provide a work environment where teamwork, staff engagement and professional development are essential for success. Our Board of Directors is supportive and works well with the Executive Director.
Motivated by the Christian faith, we believe in:
  • People: Respect, Compassion and Well-being
  • Quality: Excellence, Accountability and Integrity
  • Connections: Teamwork, Community and Partnerships

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Board Chair, the Executive Director is responsible for future planning and the day-to-day operations of the organization. The Executive Director will provide visionary leadership to support strong organizational management and administrative practices.


Business and Strategy Success
  • Oversee and supervise the organization including quality, people, environment, long-term care, seniors’ apartments, and spiritual life.
  • Translate organizational strategy into actionable goals for performance and measurement.
  • Work closely with the Board of Directors on all matters related to the organization.
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes and personnel designed to meet strategic and operational directions.
Quality, Accountability, and Performance
  • Meet legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide timely, comprehensive reports on the quality and safety of the organization, including compliance to policies.
Customer Service and Development
  • Fundraising and leadership of the Foundation Board.
  • Develop and build trust relationships with internal (employees, residents, tenants) and external stakeholders (families, volunteers, community partners, regulators and legislators).
  • Cultivate and implement a coaching culture throughout the organization, providing opportunities for recognition and internal advancement within the organization.


  • Bachelor of Health Administration or Business Administration or other relevant degree or diploma.
  • Master of Health Administration or Business Administration, or other relevant post graduate degree preferred.
  • Long-Term Care Administrator Certificate.
  • Minimum 3-5 years job related experience, including supervisory.
  • Successful Vulnerable Sector Police Check.
  • Knowledge of the long-term care and seniors housing sectors.
  • High ethical standards.
  • In-depth understanding of risk management, compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent management and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience leading in a unionized environment.
  • Experience with a rebuild an asset.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.
  • Knowledge of the not-for-profit and charitable sector.
  • Ability to delegate authority and responsibility.
  • Ability to forge and nurture collaborative relationships and partnerships.
  • Ability to find methods to improve quality, efficiency and productivity, reduce costs or improve control measures.


  • A highly competitive compensation and benefits package has been designed to attract star performers

Please apply in confidence to:

Cheryl Janssen
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
1-855-305-4078 ext. 211

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