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Community Organizer, Moss Park Project, The 519

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline March 11, 2016

Job Number: 16-07
Position Status: Temporary, until September 30, 2016
Union Status: CUPE 2998
Wage Grade: 9
Hourly Rate: $24.24
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, based on operational needs, including work on evenings and weekends, as required

Application Instructions: Email a cover letter and resume to Careers@The519.org no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, March 11, 2016. Applicants must quote Job #16-07 in the cover letter and in the subject line of the email.

Eligibility:

The 519 actively encourages applicants from all equity seeking groups. The 519 embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

No agencies please.

In accordance with Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Major Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Director, Programs and Community Services, the Community Organizer will manage the logistical and outreach efforts related to the Moss Park Project, including the recruitment and support of a local leadership team as well as utilizing social media, community events, networking and word-of-mouth techniques to mobilize and engage community members through the feasibility phase of the project.

He/she/they will facilitate one-on-one conversations, focus groups, and public meetings related to the project and will work with the broader leadership team to ensure that the voices of marginalized and vulnerable community members are included in the process.

The position will also work creatively and collaboratively with the Moss Park Arena and John Innes Community Centre to effectively capture the needs and desires of existing service users through the feasibility phase.

View the complete listing for Job 16-07 at http://www.the519.org/about/careers/job16-07.