JOB: OTTAWA, ON- Canadian Organic Growers, Executive Director

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 04, 2021

Canadian Organic Growers, in Ottawa, Ontario, is seeking an Executive Director!

About Canadian Organic Growers

Canadian Organic Growers (COG) is Canada’s national organic farmer and

consumer association and is a registered educational charity. COG offers training

and resources to raise awareness about organics and to assist farmers and

gardeners in adopting sustainable and commercially-viable, organic production

methods. We are engaged in policy work and industry development at the local,

regional and national level, and offer a voice for organic farmers and consumers

to governments on matters related to regenerative and organic food and farming.

Job Description

At a time of unprecedented change within the organic and agricultural sector, COG is

seeking a dynamic and passionate Executive Director who has an established

knowledge of the organic sector and the practical skills necessary to help lead a

national organization engaged in a wide range of practical project based programs and

advocacy based endeavours. Successful applicants will demonstrate a thorough

knowledge of the organic sector, program delivery, not-for-profit administration and

financial management and reporting.

The successful candidate will help chart the course of COG’s future as we work to

promote, protect and expand organic and regenerative production across Canada while

also addressing the ongoing challenges of the climate crisis.

Position Details

Job Type: Full time permanent

Schedule: Monday-Friday with occasional evening and weekend work as required

Salary: Commensurate with experience and in line with sector best practices

Requirements: Proven experience in financial management, fundraising and human

resources. Applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and must be located near

our offices in Ottawa, Ontario or be able to travel there frequently.

Assets: Fluency in French

Work Remotely: Temporary remote work is currently in place due to COVID.

Application Deadline: June 21st, 2021

Start Date: Summer 2021

COG is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. COG

actively encourages applications from those who experience barriers to equity such as

BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ people. We invite you to inform us should you have any

accessibility or accommodation needs.


We encourage all participants who meet or have experience in at least 80% of the

below criteria to apply.

To apply send your resume and cover letter in a single PDF format to: by

June 21st, 2021. Resumes will be reviewed in order of submission.

Click here for the Position Summary: COG-Executive-Director-Job-Description.pdf

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