CHHA is looking to hire a National Executive Director: Interested?

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association is looking for a National Executive Director in Ottawa, Ontario.

Position: National Executive Director
Location: Ottawa, ON – Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) National Office
Position Status: 0.5 FTE (18.5 hours per week) 1-year contract (with the option to extend contingent on funding)
Salary: $45,000 commensurate with the skills, education and experience
Reports to: President & Chair, Board of Directors
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The National Executive Director will be responsible for implementing the organization’s 2020-2023 Strategic Plan. Reporting to the President and Chair of the Board of Directors, the individual should be a master at relationship building, government relations, grant writing, and have strong knowledge of government project funding and fiscal management. Experience with hearing loss is desirable and/or experience in the disability community. The successful candidate will be a champion of accessibility issues in Canada.


The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is the leading consumer advocacy organization representing the needs of the nearly 4-million Canadians living with hearing loss. With a network from coast-to-coast-to-coast, CHHA works cooperatively with professionals, service providers, governments, and others to provide life enhancing information, support, and advocacy.

Established in 1982, CHHA has a global reputation in developing and delivering a wide range of initiatives that have challenged the status quo when working with people with hearing loss. We are sought after to provide comments and feedback on various policy initiatives, identify best practices, develop, and test technology, programs and services. Our initiatives have advanced the quality of life for people living with hearing loss.

Work Environment:  Most direction and support to leaders is provided via electronic platforms. Many meetings require communication strategies, communication access support, and patience to effectively connect with those with hearing loss.

Hours of Work:  The general hours of work are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. The successful candidate would be expected to schedule their day during those hours though flexibility is available. Incumbents may be asked to work overtime from time to time.

CLOSING DATE: October 26, 2020

Email Resume To:
Subject Line: Competition #2020-NED
Please email your resume as either a PDF or MS Word attachment. Remember to put the competition number in the subject line

Thank you for your application

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHHA will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.