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Manager of Projects, ParticipACTION

Position Type: Full Time
Job Region: ON-Toronto/GTA
Location: Downtown Toronto
Years Experience: Minimum of 5 Years
Application Deadline: November 30


ParticipACTION is the voice and champion for physical activity in and for Canada. Originally established in 1971, ParticipACTION was relaunched in 2007 to help prevent the looming inactivity and obesity crisis that faces Canada. As a national not-for-profit organization solely dedicated to inspiring and supporting active and healthy living for Canadians, it will work with its partners, which include sport, physical activity, and recreation organizations, government and corporate sponsors, to inspire and support Canadians to move more.


  • Work closely with the COO & VP, Partnerships to ensure the goals of the organization are met
  • Provide project management and administrative support to projects including:
    • Overseeing workplan development for all projects
    • Providing guidance, direction and coaching to Project Leaders
    • Manage and oversee the required resources, including staff, to ensure effective and efficient execution of projects
    • Manage and monitor projects budgets
    • Coordinate communications with staff, volunteers, and Project partners
  • Develop and implement standard, best-practice project management and evaluation tools and processes
  • Perform other duties as requested by COO& VP, Partnerships and as needed in a constantly changing work
  • environment


  • University degree , or an acceptable equivalent of education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in project management and program research and evaluation
  • Experience managing staff
  • Ability to organize work, balance priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and to work as a team member
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of partners
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft suite of products
  • French capabilities is a definite asset

Please quote salary expectations.

We wish to thank all candidates for their interest in ParticipACTION, however only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

Compensation Type: Salary
Contact by: Website (

Mailing Information

2 Bloor Street East, Suite 1804
Toronto, ON M4W 1A8            

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