Equality Fund: Director, People, Equity and Culture

Location: Ontario (remote)

Position type: Full-time, permanent

Position Length:

Salary: $98,000 - $125,000

Reports to: Vice President, People, Equity and Culture

Anticipated travel:

Application deadline: August 16, 2023



Imagine a fund as revolutionary and resourceful as feminist movements themselves. Sustainable. Scalable. Shifting resources and power to women far into the future. We are the Equality Fund. Powered by Canada and ready to change the world.

Backed by a $300 million CAD contribution from the Canadian government, and inspired by the radical ambition of feminist movements, we are building the largest self-sustaining fund for women in the world. Shaped by leaders from every sector, this new funding model will harness gender-lens investing and bold, multi-sector philanthropy to unlock the full potential of capital to support a gender equal future.


Reporting to the Vice President, People, Equity and Culture), the Director P,E&C is responsible for ensuring that human resources (HR) day-today operations, processes, policies and practices align with the organization’s values and strategic direction, with specific focus on building an equitable organization that fully embodies anti-racist, anti-oppressive and feminist values, principles and practices.

The Director is an experienced HR professional who leads a range of human resource functions and services, including recruitment & selection, on/offboarding, employee relations, performance management, learning and development, compensation/rewards and conflict resolution among staff. The Director is accountable for the development, implementation and evaluation of HR policies, programs and practices across the organization; provides the VP P,E&C with advice and counsel on employee-related issues and compliance with labour law legislation; and fosters a positive and constructive working relationships with all employees across the organization.

In addition to being an HR generalist and tactician, the Director brings a deep and abiding commitment to tackling systemic issues affecting historically marginalized employees and communities; helps to build an environment that reflects EF’s commitment to creating an anti-racist and anti-oppressive working environment, and promotes a culture of respect, equity, and fairness.


Human Resources Management and Compliance

People and Talent Management

Strategy, Equity and Culture




The Equality Fund is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe deeply in equality and diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, and all other protected grounds under the Ontario Human Rights Code. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and abilities, and are committed to providing an accessible candidate experience. If you need any accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please indicate this in your application.

At the Equality Fund,  we do not tolerate harassment, coercion, sexual exploitation or abuse of any form. All offers of employment are conditional upon signing our code of conduct, satisfactory reference checks and may be subject to appropriate screening checks.

We thank all applicants for their interest in working with the Equality Fund; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.