CAAT Executive Director Hiring – Job Posting

Join the Community Alliance for Accessible Treatment” (CAAT) as our Executive Director and lead our community-based organization in advancing access, equity, and social justice amongst racialized and marginalized communities living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS. We are at an exciting phase in our organizational history and are seeking a dynamic leader with managerial/director experience, who is looking to step up to the role of Executive Director, to help us further our mission and work towards stigma reduction, building inclusive communities, and advancing leadership of people living with and at risk of HIV/AIDS.

As the CAAT Executive Director, you will work with support from the CAAT board of directors to implement CAAT’s strategic priorities, oversee budgets, funding proposals and reports, and supervise a small staff team to ensure effective coordination and administration of the program activities including planning, development, and evaluation. You will be responsible for the ongoing analysis and assessment of systems (operations and procedures) and for the day-to-day delivery of high-quality programs.

As the CAAT ED, you should be able to work effectively with people of various cultural, age, and economic backgrounds, have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, experience in non-profit organizational management, policy development, staff supervision, grant writing, social marketing and community-based research, and experience in direct client social/health services with a demonstrated understanding of the social determinants of health.

The CAAT ED is required to work in ways that are respectful and inclusive of all services users, staff and volunteers and that promotes the mission and values of CAAT. This includes commitments to the greater involvement and meaningful engagement of people living with HIV/AIDS (GIPA/MEPA), anti-oppression, anti-racism, anti-discriminations against sexual minorities, harm reduction and commitments to equity and social justice.

Other qualifications include:

  • Post-secondary degree in social or health science or equivalent or 3+ years of managerial/director experience in the HIV/AIDS, health or community service sectors particularly in those working with racialized, newcomers and other marginalized populations
  • Ability to be self-directed and be accountable to team process
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to GIPA/MEPA, harm reduction, social justice and anti-racism/anti-oppression principles and practices
  • Experience in organizational governance, policy development and implementation, project management and staff supervision
  • Demonstrated success in coordinating projects involving multiple stakeholders
  • Knowledge and work experience on HIV, immigration and related issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement, social marketing, public education, grant writing and community-based research
  • Experience in direct client social/health services and demonstrated understanding of the social determinants of health
  • Ability to work effectively with people of various cultural, age and economic backgrounds
  • Lived experience with HIV/AIDS, immigration and refugee system is an asset

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that members of equity-seeking communities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At CAAT we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles with u

This is a full-time permanent position based in Toronto with a salary range of $72,000-$87,000 annually plus benefits. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter by July 5th, 2023 to

We are committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. We will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are selected for a interview a full job description of all the duties and responsibilities will be sent to you.

Join us in making a difference in the lives of those living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS.

against sexual minorities, harm reduction and commitments to equity and social justice.