Options for Sexual Health seeks new Executive Director

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Options for Sexual Health (Opt, Canada's largest sexual health organization, located in BC, is looking for a new exceutive director:


Options for Sexual Health (Opt) envisions a society that celebrates healthy sexuality, its diversity of expression, and a positive sexual self-image for individuals throughout life.

We pursue this vision with a province-wide network of sexual health clinics and an array of education, information and advocacy programs. We pride ourselves on our non- judgmental approach and our passionate support of reproductive choice. And we are looking for a dynamic and creative leader as our next Executive Director. 

The successful candidate will have a strong performance record as:

- a strategic and visionary thinker who can convert plans into action

- a builder of community and organizational relationships

- an effective communicator

- a leader and motivator of people

- a steward of resources in a challenging non-profit environment

- a champion of excellence and quality

Minimum qualifications include a post-secondary degree in a relevant field, management experience in the fields of health or social sciences, and knowledge of the non-profit sector and its relationship to government and other sectors. 

This full-time position is based in Vancouver, British Columbia and reports to the President of the Board of Directors. Following an initial confirmatory period of six months, the position will be offered for a three-year, renewable term based on performance. 

Opt pays a competitive salary with basic benefits including five weeks of vacation annually. 

Applicants who meet or exceed the above qualifications should send resumes with a cover letter addressed to the Hiring Committee, in confidence, to: president@optbc.org.  

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The deadline for applications is January 24, 2012.