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New Toronto Street

Food Bank Support Worker

[Miziwe Biik Funded]

Organization: Daily Bread Food Bank

Daily Bread Food Bank is one of Toronto’s most recognized non-profit, charitable organizations and is dedicated to ending poverty and hunger in our communities. Daily Bread Food Bank solicits and distributes food to individuals and families in immediate need of assistance through a network of over 140 member agencies.  For more information, visit www.dailybread.ca.

Job Title: Food Bank Support Worker

Reporting to: Food Programs Coordinator

Location: 191 New Toronto Street, Toronto, ON  M8V 2E7

Contract Terms: 35 hrs/week ($20.00 per hour)

Contract Ends: March 31, 2018

Eligibility: Must be registered, or be eligible to register with Miziwe Biik https://www.miziwebiik.com

The Position

Provides direct support to clients accessing Daily Bread’s New Toronto Street Food Bank. Assist with client intake, food distribution, data entry, and participant engagement. This  a trainee position and the successful candidate will be provided with a range of training opportunities at Daily Bread and other organizations for the duration of this contract.

Responsibilities

 Assistance and support to program staff regarding the daily operations of food bank programs located at Daily Bread and at the Allan Gardens Food Bank.

 Placing and receiving food orders, and preparing food for distribution.

 Working directly with clients, completing client intake and assessment, as well as providing information and referrals and other supports to clients may require (housing, legal, etc.).

 Training, support and supervision of volunteers; assistance in organizing and delegating tasks to volunteers.

 Working with the Volunteer Action Committee to further program development and community responsiveness.

 Provide support in program evaluation.

Education/Experience

 Candidates with experience related to social or community work, community development and/or related skills are encouraged to apply.

 Experience working with diverse populations utilizing anti-oppression, community building, and participant-centred approaches to practice.

 Proven history of following through on tasks to completion.

 Ability to work independently as well as within a team approach.

 Ability to take a leadership role.

Key Competencies

 Commitment to working for and with low-income people, diverse cultural groups, and to the principles of anti-oppression and social justice work.

 Understand the dynamics of working in a team environment and with volunteers.

 Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to support, lead and train others.

 Strong ability to problem solve, multi-task, prioritize and manage conflicting needs and deadlines.

 Consistent ability to remain positive and calm under pressure, and to adhere to high standards of service.

 Commitment to continually increasing the ability of services to meet participant needs.

 Strong public relations skills.

 Ability to respond quickly and effectively to challenging situations.

 Verbal and written proficiency in English.

To be considered, forward a covering letter stating why you are suitable for the role  along with your résumé by Friday, July 31, 2017 to:

Human Resources email: hr@dailybread.ca

Daily Bread Food Bank fax: 416-203-0045 191 New Toronto Street,Toronto, ON  M8V 2E7

Daily Bread Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from members of designated groups.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in another format, please e-mail a request to hr@dailybread.ca or call human resources at 416-203-0050, ext. 277.

Daily Bread Food Bank thanks all individuals who apply for this position and will only contact

candidates who are selected for an interview.

IIndspire

Development Assistant

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 kindergarten to grade 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 gala celebration of the successes achieved by Indigenous people that is broadcast nationally.

The Role

Sponsor Stewardship & Administration (35%)

• Tracks feedback and information as required in the DPX database and manages timely production of sponsor profile reports;

• Helps to prepare power point presentations, stewardship reports, and other background materials required for promotional and cultivation activities;

• Maintains complete confidentiality with donor, sponsor information, programs, solicitations, meetings, etc.

• Creates and maintains a filing system for sponsor reports and communications;

• Provides superior clerical and administrative support to the Vice President of Development and Development Associates, including scheduling, faxing, photocopying, filing, and maintaining policies and procedures manuals;

• Coordinates distribution of sponsor communications, materials and other stewardship activities.

Donor Engagement & Administration (65%)

• Responsible for developing a system to collection and track student and alumni success stories;

• Coordinates correspondences and check-ins with student, alumni, teachers and volunteers;

• Prepares correspondence and other communications pieces to share success stories with donors;

• Helps to prepares power point presentations and other background materials required for promotional and cultivation activities;

• Maintains complete confidentiality with alumni, student and participant information, programs, solicitations, meetings, etc.

• Creates and maintains a hard copy filing system for student and alumni participant communications;

• Acts as the key liaison between Development and the Communications and Marketing department on some social media messaging and website updates for student, alumni, teacher and volunteer communications;

• Supervises volunteers at program related events as required;

• Coordinates invitations, rsvp’s and other stewardship activities for alumni and volunteers;

• Works closely with Development colleagues to ensure the ongoing integrity, accuracy and security of student, alumni, teacher and volunteer information in Indspire’s development/organizational database (DPX).  Ensures that the relationships and contact information are properly updated and recorded;

• Responsible for booking meeting times, meeting location and coordinating necessary meeting requirements such as audio visual, catering, taking minutes, for alumni and volunteer events and activities.;

• Other administrative duties as assigned to ensure the smooth and successful operation of Indspire’s alumni and volunteer engagement programs.

Please note that the job responsibilities may change.

Ideal Candidate

• Must be registered, or be eligible to register with Miziwe Biik;

• 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;

• Basic knowledge of fundraising principles and experience working with contact management databases is a requirement;

• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills required;

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and exceptional process management and organization skills;

• Ability to work with sensitive information with complete confidentiality;

• Impeccable service ethic characterized by high energy, and a positive attitude;

• Proactive, and innovative problem solver;

• Knowledge of or experience working with Indigenous cultures/traditions is an asset;

• Work experience with a charity is an asset.

How to Apply  This is a full-time contract position ending on MaRCH 31, 2017 and will be based at Indspire's Toronto Office. Please send us your résumé with a brief cover letter by email or mail to:

Indspire

555 Richmond St. W, Suite 1002  Toronto, ON M5V 3B1

jstanwyck@indspire.ca       Deadline:| August 4, 2017

We appreciate all interest and will directly contact qualified applicants. No agency calls please.

 

|TITLE:   Project Manager Trainee, Social Innovation Hub

DIVISION:   School of Social & Community Services and School of Deaf and Deaf blind 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

BACKGROUND:

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.

DUTIES:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

• 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:

communityservices@georgebrown.ca    with subject heading: SIH Project Manager Trainee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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