Work opportunities

L'Arche Montréal is recruiting a Community Leader

Under the supervision of the board of directors, the Community Leader will collaborate with l’Arche’s leadership in Quebec, Canada and internationally while upholding l’Arche’s mission, values and philosophy. As the executive director, he/she will be responsible for planning, organizing and achieving the organization’s goals by directing the entirety of activities relating to the management and supervision of programs and services, as well as managing human, material and financial resources so as to respond adequately to the needs of the community, especially those of individuals living with an intellectual disability. He/she will also collaborate with the Board of Directors, the coordination team, the community board, the house leaders and other team members to ensure compliance with government directives as well as with community and regional policies.

Primary Responsabilities

Management of operations as well as human, financial and material resources

  • Ensure that celebrations, traditions, spiritual exercises and gatherings are inclusive and enriching;
  • Oversee services and activities offered to people living with intellectual disabilities, including medical and psychosocial check-ups as needed, and ensure a positive environment for them;
  • Ensure the proper functioning of the art workshop. Plan and oversee the implementation of the workshop’s annual action plan, the processes for achieving same, and prepare annual reports on community activities;
  • Oversee financial planning, the budget and the financial status of the organisation while respecting the requirements of lenders so as to preserve the financial health of the organisation;
  • Coordinate and participate in financing activities by seeking to diversify the organisation’s sources of funding [...]

Read complete role description in PDF below