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Executive Director

Ruth & Naomi’s Mission

Chilliwack, BC


Job Description: Job Opportunity Profile PDF

Executive Director – Ruth & Naomi’s Mission

An executive search conducted by Nelson/Kraft & Associates on behalf of RAN.


Ruth and Naomi’s Mission (RAN) is not a charity that simply meets people’s needs. It is a supportive network of caring professional staff and energized volunteers who daily engage with those who experience poverty, homelessness, addiction, or abuse and join with these friends on a journey of self-discovery and personal transformation. RAN provides a safe, structured and shame-free environment for people to regain their physical, mental, relational and spiritual health.

Ruth & Naomi’s Mission seeks an Executive Director to oversee the management and administration of the organization, collaborate with the Board in developing long term strategic vision and plans for the organization and ensure alignment to the strategic vision is maintained at all levels.

The Executive Director is a humble, servant-hearted leader who is able to engage equally with senior officials, donors, clients, staff and the community at large. As a faith-based leader the actions and behaviours of the Executive Director are critical and must publicly demonstrate the love and compassion of God in every element of their work and personal life.


The Executive Director for Ruth & Naomi’s Mission (RAN) will oversee the day-to-day operations of the faith based non-profit organization providing the marginalized with shelter and addiction/recovery services.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, the supervision of the RAN leadership team, implementation of the strategic vision and leading business decisions to drive organizational stabilization and growth. The Executive Director will be responsible for the development of funding through grants, donations, and community relationships with stakeholders.

In addition, the Executive Director is responsible for the management and administration of the Mission and for determining the methods by which the Board's directions and policies will be executed and the desired outcomes achieved. The Executive Director serves as an advisor to the Board on policy and program issues which affect the services provided by RAN. The Executive Director is responsible for the hiring of appropriate staff to achieve the ends of the Mission, and for the financial administration that ensures the Strategic Plans are executed within approved budgets. He or she will collaborate with the Board to develop the long-term strategic vision and plans for the Mission to ensure alignment in the operational components and to set effective measurement of objectives and goals.


  • Passion for transforming a community for Jesus
  • Vision driven and highly organized
  • Possess high emotional intelligence
  • Highly ethical behaviour demonstrating Christian values
  • Biblically minded and able to view all actions and interactions with a Christian mindset
  • Calm under pressure and able to juggle competing demands
  • Agreement with RAN’s Statement of Faith
  • Demonstrate a personal life in keeping with core Christian values and behaviours and be an active member of a local church

Education & Experience

  • Master’s degree in a related field is required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior leadership role, preferably in the nonprofit sector
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of financial practices and management
  • Public relations and marketing experience an asset Fundraising experience an asset
  • Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams

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Apply By Date: 21/01/2022