EXTERNAL JOB POSTINGS - Job / Career Opportunities with outside employers


Job Title: Community Arts Assistant and Intern

Date Posted: September 15, 2017

Application Deadline: Until Position Filled

Salary: $16/hr for 30 hours/week

Region: Toronto – The Ground Floor, 132 Fort York Blvd. and other locations

Term: 13.2 weeks

Anticipated Start Date: October 2, 2017

Jumblies is a community arts organization creating new works with for and about the people in our neighbourhood and in communities across the country. This position will combine duties relating to our artistic programming, community outreach and administration. We are looking for a candidate who is excited and capable working with community, has their own artistic practice, and who is comfortable with both collaborative and self-directed work.


- Supporting creative workshops, including the Ground Floor choir and other musical and multi-arts programming – including set up, logistics, delivery and cleanup

- Creating a hospitable and welcoming environment for community participants in workshops, events and at other times.

- Assisting in maintaining and organizing The Ground Floor studio space, inventory of supplies, materials and equipment.

- Performance and production roles at events, including musical/theatrical productions.

- Outreach to community participants including phoning/contacting participants and creating and distributing mailouts – hard copy and digital.

- Stats collection, data entry, tracking.

- Other artistic and administrative tasks and assistance as necessary.


- This position is supported by Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training and Service Canada, all candidates must register with Miziwe Biik prior to applying.

- Interest in working in community-engaged arts, experience in working in this sector or other community engaged or artistic sectors is a major asset.

- Experience in performance including song, music, theatre, dance and/or design asset.

- Enthusiasm for working with members of the public of diverse backgrounds, ages and abilities and skills in responding to needs and desires of diverse participants.

- Social media skills including facility with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram an asset

- Fluency in English - spoken and written - other languages an asset

- Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team

- Excellent time management and organizational skills

Additional Info:

This position is for 30 hours per week and is based in CityPlace, Toronto, with activities sometimes taking place at other Jumblies’ city-wide project sites. It is a term contract position for 13 weeks.

Jumblies encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We’re committed to developing an inclusive workplace with connections in the communities we serve. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those who may need accommodation, to apply to join our team. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Our office is located in at street level with step-free access and is that has been equipped with automated entrances and exits, and our washroom is wheelchair accessible.

How to Apply:

All candidates must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.

Please send a resume and cover letter to info@jumbliestheatre.org.

For further questions contact info@jumbliestheatre.org or 416-203-8428


 First Canadian Health (FCH) Human Resources Manager

Location: Yonge & Lawrence, Toronto

Compensation: $65,000 -$75,000 per annum, plus benefits

Note: As FCH is an Indigenous company and the NIHB is an Indigenous contract, preference will be given to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) candidates. Having knowledge of and experience with Indigenous communities and contracts is a must.


The HR Manager promotes and implements company values by planning and managing human resources programs, directing staff, and delivering a full suite of recruiting and retention services for existing and new employees. The ideal candidate for this job is highly motivated, innovative, forward-thinking, and interested in building Indigenous business. This role will require the candidate to work on the Express Scripts Canada Non-Insured Health Benefits contract in a meaningful way that brings Indigenous knowledge into a corporate structure. The Manager will work closely with the executive team to build and manage new business.

Human Resources Manager Job Duties:

• Develops organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources’ issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction.

• Implements human resources strategies through talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, benefits, training and development, records management, employee relations and retention, and labour relations.

• Manages human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching and disciplining staff; resolving problems; implementing change.

• Ensuring Indigenous Recruitment Policy is effective and robust to attract and retain suitable Indigenous staff;

• Motivated to build on existing books of business with new opportunities;

• Supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications.

• Guides management and employee actions by communicating and enforcing organization values.

• Complies with federal, provincial, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

• Updates job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

• Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Human Resources Management,

• Hiring,

• Foster Teamwork,

• Management Proficiency,

• Promoting Process Improvement,

• Building Relationships,

• Organizational Astuteness,

• People Skills,

• Retaining Employees,

• Extensive Indigenous network, specifically within Toronto and surrounding area,

• Managing Indigenous cultural sensitivity training and cultural inclusion as necessary.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward a cover letter and resume detailing suitability to:

Cherie Dimaline

Chief Operating Officer, First Canadian Health


by 5PM, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017.


Anishnawbe Health Toronto


 Nmakaandjiiwin (Finding My Way)


Pending approval of funding, AHT is offering a highly structured, challenging six month program for five people who are working towards a life away from homelessness.  This program will provide participants with classroom instruction in Aboriginal Health and Healing; Homeless Studies; Traditional Studies and Communications. Participants will also benefit from experiential training in Work Placements.

Qualified applicants will be those who are:

• Committed to working toward a healthy lifestyle;

• Interested in a challenge;

• Interested in learning and studying in a classroom setting.

Interested applicants are invited to submit one letter of reference, covering letter, and a resume by 5:00 pm, Friday, September 29th 2017 to:

Tyler Pennock, Coordinator - Training Unit, Anishnawbe Health Toronto, 179 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5A 2E5, or:

Email: dpennock@aht.ca, Fax: 416 920.8876.

Thank you to all applicants

However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted, please be prepared to communicate why you believe you meet the qualifications.

References are required and may be called prior to scheduling you for an interview.

                    “People With Disabilities Are Encouraged to Apply.”

(If you are invited for an interview and require access accommodation, please let us know.)

 Funded by Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.


Red Sky Performance

Invites applications for the position of

Production Coordinator

Red Sky Performance is one of Canada’s most dynamic, award-winning, contemporary Indigenous performance companies, always on the leading-edge, creating original contemporary Indigenous performance in dance, theatre, music, and media. Red Sky has proud and solid roots in Toronto’s vibrant community where we develop new creations that illuminate themes, aesthetics, and values of importance to Indigenous peoples. We have created, produced, presented, and toured works of artistic merit and relevance, helping to raise the artistic ceiling through our productions in Canada and worldwide for urban, rural, and reserve communities.

Red Sky is seeking a full-time Production Coordinator.

The Production Coordinator is a newly created position responsible for the direct support for Red Sky’s productions, operations and overall administration.  This position will enable the Production Coordinator to develop new skills and extend his or her knowledge of production coordination in arts and culture within one of Canada’s leading Indigenous organizations.

The Production Coordinator requires a deep commitment to and engagement with Red Sky’s artistic goals and company ethos, as well as a strong sense of responsibility and an excellent work ethic. Under the expert mentorship of the Managing Director, the Production Coordinator will assist Red Sky in moving forward to achieve its vision: To create inspiring experiences of contemporary Indigenous arts and culture.

Acting as the “hub”, the Production Coordinator is a dynamic, action-oriented position acting as the primary liaison for booking agents, presenters, schools and communities regarding the company’s touring activity; undertaking all aspects of tour coordination including scheduling, budgeting, logistics, travel, accommodation, cargo and artist liaison; assisting with the marketing and community projects such as REDTalks, our engagement cycle, and other events.

The Production Coordinator is provided with opportunities to create multi-platform social media content involving audio and video live recording and editing, music and photography database, and Red Sky’s video library.

As an Indigenous arts organization, we believe that a cultural connection isimportant for effective communication within our office and artistic environment and the Production Coordinator will reflect this

As an integral part of the Red Sky team, the Production Coordinator will work with us to develop processes and outcomes that have integrity, depth of meaning and experience, and a tangible cultural sensibility that is uniquely Red Sky.

To learn more about Red Sky Performance, visit our website: redskyperformance.com

We invite qualified candidates to submit a detailed resume and cover letter, outlining qualifications and describing why you are suited to the position.

The Production Coordinator will be chosen for her or his unique synergy of skills and self-identified professional development targets.

Skills and Qualifications:

• Three-year university or college degree in areas including: humanities, event management, art industries, cultural sector and/or not-for-profit sector.

• Demonstrated track record in production coordination and arts administration.

• High level of professionalism and ability to interface with senior-level professionals.

• Excellent communication, analytical, and motivational skills.

• Experience with strategic planning, goal and target setting.

• Ability to work independently and manage a number of projects in a deadline-driven environment.

• Knowledge of the landscape of Aboriginal media arts in Canada an asset.

• Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment & Training.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Subject to government funding.

How to submit:

A cover letter and CV should be sent to the Managing Director, Catherine Baldwin.

By email (preferred) to:  md@redskyperformance.com

By Mail:  Red Sky Performance

 401 Richmond Street West

 Suite 420  Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

Position Closing Deadline:  Open until filled

The Production Coordinator position is made possible by:

Miziwe Biik

Aboriginal Employment and Training


Administrative Assistant-MBDC   GTA Aboriginal Housing Program

Closing Date:  September 29, 2017

The Miziwe Biik Development Corporation (MBDC) is responsible for facilitating the economic advancement of Aboriginal people in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).  As part of this mandate, MBDC administers off-reserve housing programs through agreements with the Province of Ontario.

An exciting opportunity exists for a results-oriented professional with a strong background in office administration.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required along with a strong knowledge of the GTA Aboriginal community and its agencies. Experience in housing development an asset.  Reporting to the Program Officer, the Administrative Assistant will be part of the staff team delivering the various housing programs within the GTA.

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist in the day-to-day administrative requirements of the various housing programs;

• Assist in establishing/monitoring Program goals, objectives, time-lines;

• Review and assess project proposals and housing applications; monitor projects;

• Prepare reports; maintain/update data bases and related reporting systems;

• Ongoing relationship building with Aboriginal community and its agencies and other key


• Advocacy in areas including Aboriginal housing and homelessness.


• Diploma in Office Administration combined with minimum three years experience in an office setting

•  Two years experience working in urban Aboriginal community;

•  Excellent oral and written communication skills;

•  Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality;

•  Working knowledge of standard office equipment i.e., printers and fax machines;

•  Proficiency in MS Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, Outlook;

•  Well organized, attentive to details and able to work independently;

•  Experience in data entry and filing.

* Applicants of Aboriginal/Inuit/Metis descent are encouraged to apply *

 Please submit your application containing cover letter, resume and three work-related references to:  Attention:  Lorna Lawrence

FAX: 416.640.4687 or EMAIL: lorna.lawrence@mbdc.ca with the subject line Administrative Assistant

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls please.


Hiring: Kitchen Supervisor

The West End Food Co-op (WEFC) is a widely recognized local co-operative, offering community-level services and programming, including a local food grocery store, community kitchen, and farmers’ market. Our members include eaters, producers, workers, and community groups. NOTE: This is a funded employment training opportunity for qualified candidates who are registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training before the hiring process is complete.

Position Summary

The Kitchen Supervisor is someone passionate about delicious baked goods & fresh prepared food. This position involves working within our kitchen in a co-operative team approach environment. In addition, this position involves working at markets and special events, including being a part of running the outdoor bake oven.

Kitchen - Report to Kitchen Coordinator

Roles and Responsibilities include:

● Set up and prep of ingredients for the production bakery

● Baking on Mondays at the outdoor bake oven at the Sorauren Farmers’ Market and other special events.

● Preparing bake goods and other prepared foods to sell at the store, market, and special events, with specific focus on baked goods.

● Ensuring appropriate labeling, packaging, signage, and display of product

● Maintaining the cleanliness and visual appearance of the Co-op Kitchen and its related activities.

● Contributing to an environment of positive employee relations and active employee involvement.


● Previous baking and food preparation experience in a professional setting

● Previous food production experience for catering, banquet

● Previous food sales experience with excellent customer service will be considered an asset

● Previous experience with working an Wood Fired Outdoor Bake Oven considered an asset.

● Excellent basic kitchen skills

● Excellent baking skills

● Familiarity and experience with traditional baking techniques as well as gluten free and vegan products

● Experience and expertise in applying rigorous public health standards

● Ability to prioritize tasks well, work within a fast-paced environment, and lift up to 50lbs

● Ability to maintain a positive attitude and to be an active team player

● Availability to work on weekends as well as during the week

● Understanding of co-op values and appreciation of operating within a cooperative work environment

● A passion for learning about food and food security issues

● Ability to be respectful and welcoming to a widely diverse member base, regardless of income levels, abilities, age, cultural, ethnic background, or gender identity

● Experience working with handling cash

● Knowledge and understanding of organic and health foods

● Familiarity with Parkdale and the food issues that residents face will be considered an asset

● Able or willing to ride a bike with a trailer is an asset

● Food Handler Certification required within two months of starting the position

● Registration with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training required

The applicant will begin ideally starting October 1st 2017, with the contract ending March 31st with the possibility of extension.


Subject to Government funding this is a full time 26 week contract position commencing as soon as possible, with a total of 35 hours a week, at the rate of $16.00 per hour.

Please email your resume to jobs@westendfood.coop

Thanks you to our sponsors for providing funding for this position.














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