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Dec 21, 2017

Job Posting – Director of Operations

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Location: Toronto, Ontario
Target Start Date: March/April  2023
Pay Rate: Range of $80,000 – $90,000 + plus benefits
Employment Type: Contract – 12 Months Maternity Cover/ Full-time


LJC Recruit Inc. has been engaged exclusively to recruit this exciting role on behalf of Innocence Canada & the Innocence Canada Foundation.

Innocence Canada is a Canadian, non-profit organization dedicated to identifying, advocating for, and exonerating individuals convicted of a crime that they did not commit. 

Director of Operations

In this compelling opportunity, you will provide oversight in the following areas:

Financial Management:  Working closely with our accounts, bookkeeper, and Finance Committee. Responsible for the management and regular review of any expenditures and revenue, review of cash flows and supporting our auditors. Responsible to develop the Annual Budget, monitoring the investment portfolio, and filing of all necessary reports to the CRA for charitable funds. 

Human Resources: Coordination of all HR functions, including internal communication memos, training policies, employee contracts (ensuring that all employee contracts comply with employment law provisions, with internal equity objectives and with all IC Human Resources policies), management of the employee benefits program, coordinate, maintain and ensure performance management deadlines are met.  Arranges payment of Law Society fees and verifies Lawyer’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.

Grants Management and New Grant Development:  Research of potential funders, drafting of grant applications, monitoring and reporting on grant payments.   Supports other staff & Directors with fundraising efforts.  Providing any needed material to attract funders.  Develops and maintains relationships with potential funders.

Risk Management:  Ensuring and maintaining appropriate D&O and E&O insurance coverage for the IC and ICF Boards and legal staff insurance. Assesses risk for all areas of operations.

Facilities Management: Ensuring lease compliance, and addressing other facilities issues with the landlord.

Technology Management: Management of the external technology service provider, including contract negotiation. 

Board and Committee Support:  Scheduling of both Boards and Committee Meetings,  preparation of agendas, and preparation of minutes.

Corporate Governance:  Manage the corporate books and records, ensuring compliance with applicable legislative and regulatory requirements.

Co-ordination of Planning and Reporting: Prepare the Annual Business Plan, quarterly financial reports on the Budget year to date and year-end financials.

Event Planning: Support to and coordination with the Director of Client Services related to event planning, including preparation of materials/presentations, invitations, support to media outreach and response.

General: Responsible for office communications and oversight of the website.

Other Duties as assigned.

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to: