Position: Program Manager
Organization: Park People
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Park People is a national charity that builds stronger communities across Canada by animating and improving parks, placing them at the heart of life in the city. Created in 2011, we are a dynamic, growing organization that is at the forefront of a Canadian city park renaissance. We focus on facilitating neighbourhood engagement in local parks, providing resources and information for best practices for our parks, building a network of community park groups, bringing public attention to issues affecting our parks and highlighting the importance of good parks to the social, health, environmental and economic well-being of all Canadians.
In this role, you will lead Park People’s public programs through the next exciting phase of growth, working with partners to deliver new and expanded programs. As a team leader you will supervise and coach a team of 4-6 staff delivering programs on the ground in Toronto and across Canada. Behind the scenes you will be responsible for broadening the programming funding base to ensure that our core work as well as new projects are sustainable over time. We are a small and collaborative team who care about improving cities by helping to support vibrant parks and green spaces. If you thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial organization, we can offer you a rewarding and fun place to work.
As Program Manager your role would include:
Program Management and Planning:
Fundraising and Program Development:
The skills and experience you bring to the role include:
As a leader you demonstrate personal and professional competencies including:
Salary Range: $60,000-$65,000
Posting Closes August 7, 2017
Anticipate start date mid-September 2017
This is a full time permanent position.
If you would like to make a meaningful contribution to cities and communities while working with a dynamic, results-driven and expanding group that is at the forefront of an emerging urban park renaissance, this is an excellent opportunity and challenge for a connector and city builder with a high degree of diplomacy, sound judgment and personal drive for bringing positive change to our cities. Please send your resume and cover letter in one electronic file in confidence to:
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GoodWork ID: 41363 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 14 2017