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Position: Social Purpose Enterprise Developer and Project Supervisor
Organization: Riverdale Hub
Location: Greenwood & Gerrard, East End Toronto, Ontario

Looking for a dynamic Social Purpose Enterprise Developer and Project Supervisor

Riverdale Hub is a vibrant social enterprise located in the east end of Toronto. It currently serves marginalized women through a variety of programs and social enterprises. The social enterprises include a vegan café, community kitchen, along with event, office and co-working spaces. Programing includes a hospitality training program with the objective of establishing placement opportunities for the participants as well as other programs and projects that will assist women in reaching their full potential. We are currently recruiting an individual that understands social enterprises and the need for ancillary services to support our social programs. The position will require great flexibility, a broad range of experience, a creative, innovative approach as well as the desire to make a difference.

Primary Duties:

  • Oversee and be responsible for all social enterprises within the Hub

  • Recruitment and supervision of all staff

  • Work closely with the Executive Director to develop and implement the social enterprise strategy

  • Develop a business and marketing strategy to maximize revenue and build awareness of all social enterprises

  • Be responsible for hospitality training specifically in catering and event management

  • Coordinate various projects focused on empowering women within the food service and restaurant industry

  • Ensure all current programs comply with the criteria outlined by the key stakeholders (funders) and achieve their goals and objectives

  • Reviewing current processes and implementing controls in all areas

  • Coordinate meetings with restaurant and food service industry leaders to facilitate a project focused on empowering women in the food and hospitality industry

  • Responsible for meeting minutes and circulation of information to key stakeholders

  • Develop an action plan that is practical and implementable and improves the mobility of women in the Food service and Hospitality Sector


  • Two to three years’ experience within a social entrepreneurship field preferably in a supervisory role

  • Experience managing a café, catering or event management preferably within the not for profit sector

  • Familiar with GBA+ analysis to identify and address barriers encountered by marginalised women in the Food Service and Hospitality Sector

  • Familiar with issues surrounding food security for marginalized groups

  • Knowledge and understanding of anti-oppression, anti-racism frameworks

  • Prolific in social media – and you love it!

  • Demonstrated ability to create business plans and strategy

  • Post secondary degree in either business, community economic development or social work

  • Knowledge and experience in vegan cooking and baking

If you are interested, please send your cover letter and resume to

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 1 2019    ID: 52787