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|TITLE: Project Manager Trainee, Social Innovation Hub
DIVISION: School of Social & Community Services and School of Deaf and Deafblind Studies
SALARY: $36,806 pro-rated…and subject to Government funding
SCHEDULED: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday (35 hours per week)
LOCATION: 200 King Street East, St. James campus
EFFECTIVE DATES: asap – March 2018
Launched in fall 2014, the Social Innovation Hub (SIHub) is a social justice and social entrepreneurship centre in the School of Social and Community Services and School of Deaf and Deafblind studies that provides students and faculty with the training and space to develop and work on innovative projects and social enterprises. The Hub provides an immersive learning experience for GBC students (also known as Hubsters) as an alternative field placement and a centre and resource for social enterprise partner organizations and internal GBC initiatives, programs and schools.
Reporting to the Associate Dean of Community Services and Health Sciences, and with the guidance of the faculty Social Innovation Coordinator, the candidate will:
• Assist in the development of the SIHub strategic vision and business plan
• Conduct research related to cultural/creative and social entrepreneurship
• Assist in the training of students (hubsters) under the direction of the Coordinator
• Assist in development of procedures for the management of the SIHub in partnership with stakeholders
• Support the development and implementation of evaluation techniques for students who are engaged in the SIHub
• Facilitate knowledge sharing and cooperative culture among SIHub members to promote entrepreneurial mindsets
• Plan, facilitate and co-ordinate seminars and guest lectures
• Provide guidance to Coordinator, hubsters and stakeholders in the development of effective practices that enhance the teaching and learning process from an Indigenous perspective
• Assist in developing and implementing a marketing and social media strategy for the SIHub in conjunction with the Coordinator, co-founder, hubsters and other stakeholders
• Learn and apply Project Management techniques to track and support the implementation of innovative projects and social enterprise initiatives including supporting the integration of the Restorative Justice Project
• Support hubsters, partners and the Coordinator with report and proposal writing in order to resource the SIHub and its initiatives
• Diploma, or degree in a social service related sector preferable; or equivalent work experience
• Identify as Indigenous
• Experience working in a fast paced environment where it would be important to meet deadlines and multiple requests
• Previous leadership and/or experience supporting business development
• Effective interpersonal skills with an ability to network, do outreach and build partnerships
• Strong oral and written communication skills; proposal writing an asset
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of information in particular as related to hubster/ student issues
• Strong analytical skills, detail oriented and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines efficiently and effectively
• Good organizational and computer skills in MS Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel), some experience with Project Management preferred
• Working knowledge of budget preparation procedures and financial/administrative data processing systems an asset
• Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered
• Open to learning how to create, innovate and build new initiatives, businesses, and / or program an asset.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED: Please send your resume and covering letter to:
firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading: SIH Project Manager Trainee
"The primary barrier for Indigenous students in completing their post-secondary education is a lack of financial resources. Through funding support, Indspire will help lift this burden for thousands of Indigenous students across the country, enabling them to graduate. As shown by our recent report on graduation rates, 93% of students funded by Indspire are graduating." Roberta Jamieson, President and CEO of Indspire.
Indspire is an Indigenous-led registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. With the support of its funding partners, Indspire disburses financial awards, delivers programs, and shares resources with the goal of closing the gap in Indigenous education. Through the Indspire Institute, it provides resources to educators, communities, and other stakeholders who are committed to improving K-12 success for Indigenous youth. Indspire is the largest funder of Indigenous education outside the federal government. Each year, the organization presents the Indspire Awards, a celebration of the successes achieved by Indigenous people that is broadcast nationally.
Never has there been a better time to join this national leader. We are recruiting for a Development Coordinator to support the expansion of our Individual Giving program. Collaborate as a key member of the development team in achieving $9M annually in revenue for Indspire programs.
The Development Coordinator is a key support for the acquisition, growth and retention of all types of supporters. Responsible for maintenance of the database, including routine checks, updating constituent records, importing and exporting data, and supporting other users and reporting on results. Coordinates all gift administration, including processing (mail, online, phone), receipting, donor acknowledgement, reporting, recognition and financial reconciliation.
The position responsibilities of the Development Coordinator include:
• Reports to the Associate Director, Individual Giving & Donor Relations.
• Coordinates database changes and tracks donor and sponsor contacts and information as required and manages timely production of regular or custom reports.
• Processes all donations and sponsorships in the database, enters all data, downloads all online transactions, creates new records, updates records, codes, prepares receipts and produces acknowledgement letters for all records in keeping with Indspire’s policies and procedures.
• Regularly ensures that all donations and revenues are captured in database and conducts monthly reconciliation with Finance.
• Creates and pulls queries, prepares regular fundraising and other reports for distribution within Development and to management as required.
• Prepares reports, and maintains mailing lists for donor communications.
• Works closely with the Development Officer, Donor Services to ensure the ongoing integrity, accuracy and security of Indspire’s database.
• Produces mailing lists and mail merges, and coordinates mailings as required, and maintains ‘kill list’.
• Documents standard procedures and guidelines as required for donations processing and other Development procedures to ensure consistency.
• Generates queries and reports from database for various internal stakeholders using spreadsheets and other applications, information tools and techniques.
• Supervises Development’s volunteers as required.
• Works closely with the Development Officer, Donor Services to ensure that the proper relationships between database records are recorded including corporate master records and subsidiaries, between individuals such as business and personal relationships, etc.
• Assists with training on database for the Development team, including procedures and protocols as required, and setting up new users.
• Actively seeks updates to constituent records through donor/sponsor contact, searches online and other methods when addresses are identified as inactive.
• Creates and maintains hard copy files that mirror database information for all corporate donors, prospects and sponsors for Development. Ensures that all correspondence is copied to the files and key publicly available information about donors is clipped and filed appropriately
• Sorts and opens mail and prepares and processes manual and electronic bank deposits.
• Provides back-up support to Development Officer, Donor Services and other administrative duties as assigned to ensure the smooth and successful operation of the Development team.
• Completion of a college diploma or degree preferred plus a minimum of 1 year experience in a non-profit fundraising department or in a similar environment, or equivalent experience.
• Basic knowledge of fundraising principles and experience working with contact management databases is a requirement.
• Knowledge of and experience in Indigenous communities preferred.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Occasional travel between Six Nations and Toronto offices is required along with a willingness to travel occasionally within Canada and work some evenings and weekends.
• Ability to work with sensitive information with complete confidentiality.
• Must be able to work occasional evening and weekends.
• Ability to work in French is an asset.
How to Apply
This is a full-time position and will be based in Indspire’s Toronto office. The salary range is competitive and includes a great benefit package, including pension plan. We are an Indigenous organization whose mandate is to promote opportunities for Indigenous people. We encourage applications from qualified Indigenous persons and all others interested in the position.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. To learn more about Indspire, visit indspire.ca.
To apply, please forward your resume, and cover letter to email@example.com or to inquire on a confidential basis, please call Donna Hall at 647-383-8792. All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. No agency calls please.
Deadline for Applications: June 19, 2017
Program Assistant-EVERGREEN BRICKWORKS
Overview Statement: Evergreen is seeking an energetic individual with an interest in community engagement and program development to assist Evergreen’s Community Programs team in the coordination and evaluation of the organization’s Reconciliation and Place and Indigenous Inclusion Working Group initiatives.
In this role, the Program Assistant will liaise with community partners and social service agencies to perform outreach activities, develop and implement resources, plan and deliver workshops, and evaluate and report on programming for and by Canadian Indigenous communities. Thematic areas include urban sustainability, placemaking, environmental stewardship and Aboriginal cultural programming.
This is a full-time opportunity offered in partnership with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training and Service Canada. The Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) is an integrated approach to Aboriginal labor market programming, and ensures that Canada’s Aboriginal people can fully participate in economic opportunities. Applicants must be able to register at Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training (First nations, Inuit or Metis background), and have been recently unemployed or underemployed. Please self–identify in your application.
• Assist in implementing Evergreen’s Reconciliation and Place and Indigenous Inclusion Working Group programs, focused on meaningful engagement and inclusion initiatives across identified projects both nationally (Civic Commons) and locally (Don River Valley Park)
• Work with the Project Manager and Managing Director to develop strategies and resources related to the projects
• Engage and work with various stakeholders across the country
• Assist with event planning and logistics
• Ensure safe delivery of programs according to Evergreen policies, procedures and training
• Assist in the development of project communication tools
• Communicate a summary of program statistics and experience to supervisor
• Act as the first point of contact for inquiries related to Evergreen's Reconciliation and Place and Indigenous Inclusion Working Group initiatives
• Support fund development, funder stewardship, and report writing
• Coordinate volunteer inquiries, recruitment and registration
• Supervise interns and volunteer leaders as required
• Participate in outreach and networking activities, including community presentations, meeting and community/professional events
• Assist in other tasks as required, including tracking, evaluation, and administrative tasks.
• Models EG’s Core Values: Collaboration, innovation, accountability and systems approach
• Attention to detail: Does not let important details slip through the cracks.
• Customer-focus: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external customers/donors to meet or exceed their expectations, and receives positive feedback from internal and external customers/donors.
• Flexibility/adaptability: Flexible, versatile and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency. Adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Cope effectively with complexity and change.
• Proactivity/Enthusiasm/Persistence: Act without being told what to do. Passionate and excited over work. Can-do attitude. Tenacious and goes the distance to get something done.
• Stakeholder relations: Identify, anticipate, understand and respond to the needs of internal and external stakeholders to meet or exceed their expectations.
• Communication: Speak, listen and write in a clear, confident, respectful, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
• Analytical/Decision Making/Problem Solving skills: Draw insightful conclusions from information. Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of Evergreen. Assess difficult situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
• Other: Able to work independently on specific projects.
• Supervised by: Project Manager
• Supervises: Volunteers, Interns (as applicable)
• Must be registered as a Miziwe Biik Client and working with an Employment Counselor
• Post-secondary degree/diploma, other training, or equivalent experience in health promotion, environmental studies, urban agriculture, social services, community development or related discipline
• One or more years of relevant work experience
• Experience working with urban Aboriginal communities
• Public and volunteer-engagement experience
• Must have a valid and clean driver’s license, with access to a vehicle an asset
• This is a full-time position based in our Toronto office
• Includes working with vulnerable populations
• Requires some evening/weekend works as required
• Requires some travel to Miziwe Biik and across GTA
Terms of contract:
• Contract end date: March 31, 2018
• Rate of Pay: $32,760/year prorated
• Subject to Government Funding
Application Deadline: June 19, 2017
Cover letters and resumes can be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference “Program Assistant” in the subject line.
By mail to:
Attention: Human Resources
Evergreen Brick Works
Suite 300, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8
Evergreen welcomes applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Evergreen’s Accommodation policy. Applicants please make your needs known in advance.
Employment and Training Counsellor (ETC) Trainee Job Posting
(Short Term Contract, Non-Bargaining Position)
The ETC Trainee is a full time contract ending March 31st, 2018, under the direct supervision of the Director of Resident Support Services (DRSS). The Trainee will assist the DRSS in providing guidance, counselling and information regarding all aspects of employment search, career planning, training and education to multiple barrier clients in the Aboriginal community. The Trainee will carry out their duties in strict adherence to Anduhyaun’s Confidentiality Policies including but not limited to CPIC Requirements; Code of Conduct, Client Complaint Policy and Abuse in Relationships Policy.
Anduhyaun Inc. strives to support Aboriginal women and their children in their efforts to maintain their cultural identity, self-esteem, economic, physical and spiritual well-being.
This is a Miziwe Biik trainee funded position, as such, the ETC will be required to file monthly, funder Activity Reports.
General Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
• To work with electronic, print, and other resources that may be used in making helpful career and job search suggestions to clients.
• Assist clients with creating a Career/Education Plan.
• Assist clients access self-directed services through the effective use of a resource library
• Provide guidance with resume creation, formats, content and structure.
• Research and gather information of financial supports for education or employment readiness, and to be able to provide support to each client in accessing appropriate funding based on their Career/Education Plan.
• Provide local market job information
• Assist the DRSS in client documentation and/or tracking
• Research, create and develop Employment/Education Resource Binder
• May be required to travel within the GTA
• Other duties as required
Anduhyaun Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with differing abilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Interested Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by 4pm, Friday June 16th, 2017 by email to email@example.com.