Executive Director

Executive Director

London Family Court Clinic (LFCC) is seeking a strategic and visionary Executive Director to build on the strengths of our past accomplishments and lead our organization through opportunities of growth while maintaining our commitment to excellence in service delivery.


For over 45 years, LFCC has provided clinical services to children and families involved (or at risk of involvement) in the justice system. We are a non-profit, registered charity funded partially by the Ontario government and overseen by a voluntary Board of Directors.


The Executive Director (ED) is appointed by our Board of Directors for LFCC and is responsible for the administration, organization and management of LFCC in accordance with all laws, statutes and regulations to which we are subject and within approved budgets. The ED ensures the mission, vision and values of LFCC remain at the core of all the work we do. They will do this through inspired leadership and collaboration with key stakeholders.


Executive Leadership

· Establish and maintain a highly collaborative relationship with the Board of Directors, ensuring they have the information required to execute their governance function and address complex, strategic and systemic opportunities

· Provide strong operational and financial oversight to effectively and efficiently manage LFCC within approved or legislated policies, laws, statutes, and budgets

· Provide effective guidance and leadership through changing legislation, service delivery, understanding and assessing the impact of changes within the sector on LFCC

· Continue the implementation of the current five-year Strategic Plan and work with Board of Directors on the development of a new Strategic Plan in 2023

Change Management

· Evaluate the potential impact of change on the organization and provide leadership and coaching to support change initiatives

· Lead LFCC through organizational and program changes by developing strengths, opportunities and champions both internally and externally with staff and stakeholders

Human Resources Management

· Provide inspired leadership and coaching to employees to maintain an engaged and empowered team of highly skilled professionals

· Provide direct supervision to the management team

· Participate in the areas of hiring, training, performance management, conflict resolution and change management across the organization

Risk Management

· Assess critical functions that may present risk to the organization, and inform the Board of Directors of situations that may compromise LFCC’s integrity, security or reputation

· Implement and uphold policies, procedures and standards to minimize risk

Service Delivery Management

· Provide leadership in the ongoing evaluation of programs and services to reflect the vision, mission, values and quality standards of LFCC

· Identify opportunities for new initiatives and innovative services

· Identify community needs through consultation and collaboration with key stakeholders

Financial Management

· Plan, develop and uphold a comprehensive and responsible annual budget in cooperation with the Director of Operations, Management Team and Board of Directors and provide regular monitoring of revenues, expenditures, and risks

· Identify opportunities for partnerships and alternative funding sources including grant applications and fund development opportunities

Representation of LFCC

· Serve as primary spokesperson for the organization.

· Provide leadership and initiative in developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients, community partner organizations and government bodies

· Participate in community collaborative initiatives, inter-agency planning and coordination activities designed to improve outcomes for youth and their families


Educational and Experience Requirements

· Minimum of 5-10 years leadership experience in not-for-profit sector

· Post Graduate Degree at the Master’s level or higher preferred in business management and/or non-profit management

· Experience in mental health and justice sectors preferred

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities Requirements

· Proven success in working collaboratively with a Board of Directors

· Working knowledge and experience with regulatory bodies, Ministry, and other service sector partners

· Demonstrated experience overseeing program budgets, including financial management and forecasting

· Demonstrated experience in program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation

· Collaborative and consultative leadership that builds on the strengths of internal resources and external relationships

· Demonstrated understanding of systemic racism employing an intersectional equity lens to managerial and leadership responsibilities

· Proven ability to lead through change

· Highly skilled oral and written communicator for broad range of audiences

· Proficient in the use of MSOffice365 suite, and other communication platforms


Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please submit a cover letter, resume and reference contact information by November 04th, 2021 to our President of LFCC’s Board of Directors, Mary Ann Tucker at HR@lfcc.on.ca

All applications are appreciated, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. LFCC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Please visit our website for more information about our organization: www.lfcc.on.ca

Whether you're looking for volunteer opportunities,
networking events or a job in the nonprofit sector, we can help.