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Job Posting: Director, Community Impact

This is an outstanding city.
But you don't just take.
You've got to build.

Fran Deacon

Wife of the late Fraser Deacon,
Founder of Toronto Foundation

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Job Posting: Director, Community Impact

Are you a creative producer, changemaker and bridge builder? Does your leadership journey in philanthropy cross issues, functions, sectors and communities? If you are a big picture thinker with a solid track record of getting results this role could be for you.

Toronto Foundation is seeking a seasoned professional who has built their career advancing social, cultural and/or environmental change. In this new role, the director, community impact is accountable for a diverse portfolio of programs that build knowledge, skills and relationships, and support equity-driven priorities in the community. The director must be equally comfortable presenting research to major donors as they are collaborating with grassroots organizations. We are looking for an ideas generator, program designer and team builder who can take the Foundation’s community impact work to the next level. The role oversees a small core team of staff and external service providers, and actively contributes to the broader senior management group at the Foundation. This leadership position requires an entrepreneurial mindset, the capacity to be nimble and responsive to opportunity, and an instinctive ability to marry strategic foresight and planning with implementation.

If this sounds like you, please read the full job description here.


Interested in applying?

Please submit your resume in confidence to, and include the position title and your name in the subject line of the email (eg. Job Title, First Name Last Name).

Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis and the posting will close by May 14th, 2021 at 5pm.

Due to an expected high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your time and consideration of Toronto Foundation.