Matthew House is a Toronto-based charitable organization that provides shelter and settlement support for refugee claimants who arrive in the city fleeing from war, prejudice, and other forms of persecution in their own countries. It currently operates four homes in the city, including an intake home, two homes for unaccompanied youth and a multi-family dwelling for the most vulnerable families. Matthew House is a recognized leader in inspiring hope, restoring dignity and empowering independence for refugee claimants. It serves people of all faiths and advocates for the well-being of each individual. Its goal is to help refugees achieve self-sufficiency in this country.
As the leader of this organization, you will be a visionary leader and builder, an inspirational communicator and ambassador for the refugee cause, and a thought leader in the sector. You will be an experienced leader with tested operational skills and be adept at building and creating a positive culture with employees and dedicated volunteers. You’ll be as focused on serving our refugee house guests as you will on the effective operation of the organization. You’ll have deep networks and the ability to inspire others to join our community and to help us add capacity and innovate with programs to address gaps in the system that are unique to refugees.
Reporting to the board of directors, the Executive Director serves as chief executive of Matthew House Toronto and, in partnership with the board, is responsible for the success of the organization. Together, the board and Executive Director assure Matthew House Toronto’s relevance to the community, the accomplishment of its mission and vision, and the accountability of the organization to its diverse stakeholders.