Social Planning Toronto is an independent social planning organization. We challenge inequity in our city through knowledge generation, debate, civic engagement, advocacy, and collaboration, to spark social and policy change.
We are looking for a part-time (3 days/week) Community Planner to support an SPT initiative until December 17, 2021.
The general responsibilities of the position are to work with local community organizations, networks, and coalitions to build local community capacity and engagement and to support local projects/initiatives.
Key skills required:
- Community organizing that supports community participation and ownership
- Effective communication skills
- Conflict resolution and negotiating skills
- Facilitation skills
- Knowledge of and familiarity with networks and organizations linked to marginalized communities in Toronto
- Strong writing skills
- Research and analytical skills
- Ability to integrate class, race, and gender analysis into daily work
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Post-secondary education at the Masters level or equivalent in social policy and/or community development
- 3–5 years of experience as a community worker/organizer
- Extensive work experience in community-based organizations
- Basic community research skills for participation in local projects
- Experience working under pressure and to deadline
- Experience working with diverse communities
- Experience working with executive directors and frontline workers
This position is a member of CUPE 1777.
Annual salary range: $48,705.58–$66,754.93 plus benefits
Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and covering letter outlining how they meet the above criteria to:
Attn: Maria Serrano
Director of Operations
The deadline for applications is Friday, April 16, at 5 p.m.
Social Planning Toronto is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from the full diversity of our community.