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Chief Executive Officer

Organization Name

Thresholds Homes and Supports

Thresholds Homes and Supports
Industry Community Health and Services
City Kitchener
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Job ID THS-CEO0422
Organization Overview / Background

Lead a community organization committed to promoting independence and improved quality of life for people with mental health issues

Thresholds Homes and Supports (Thresholds) is a recovery-oriented community-based agency that promotes independence and improved quality of life for people with mental health issues by providing access to supportive affordable housing and individualized, flexible support services. Thresholds believe that a stable, permanent home is the first step towards mental wellness. Thresholds offers a range of mental health services, including Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT), Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT), supportive housing, crisis respite and case management to over 1,100 individuals in the communities of Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, and Guelph-Wellington. Thresholds has an annual budget of $15M and a complement of 200 dedicated staff as well as many volunteers and active participants from the community.

Position / Responsibilities / Requirements

The Board is looking for an outstanding leader with a passion for healthy communities, and with experience in the health and/or social services field. A dynamic individual who will inspire that same passion across the organization and work collaboratively with funders and community partners as a proven leader in building an integrated mental health services community. Reporting directly to an engaged Board of Directors and working closely with committed management and dedicated staff, the Chief Executive Officer will be a visionary organizational leader and strategic community partner committed to service excellence and providing leadership and management in accordance with the vision, mission and values, and strategic initiatives determined by the Board of Directors.

Position Profile

The Chief Executive Officer will have at least seven years of relevant non-profit senior management experience including mental health and addictions and/or social services. Experience in volunteer sector leadership would be an asset. The Chief Executive Officer will hold a graduate degree, Master’s level preferred, in health administration, health sciences, business administration, public administration or another relevant field. An extensive knowledge of working with government-funded programs and a proven track record of developing and securing funding strategies for a major non-profit organization will be essential. As a visionary and inspirational leader with excellent interpersonal and communications skills, the Chief Executive Officer will promote a culture of collaboration, excellence and continuous improvement utilizing proficient team building skills and will demonstrate an understanding of working in a culturally diverse and changing community environment.

Search & Application Process

The closing date for receipt of applications is May 6, 2022. To obtain more information or to express your interest in this leadership opportunity please call Tony Woolgar at 416 902 2974 or forward your resume, in complete confidence, to

To learn more about Thresholds Homes and Supports please visit their web site at

Thresholds Homes and Supports is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided as requested, in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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