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COMMUNITY BUILDING - EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Position: Sunday in the Park - Events Coordinator
Date Posted: Saturday, June 18th, 2022
Type: Part-Time, contract - $25/hour
Application Deadline: Monday, July 4th, 2022, 11:59 AM
Location: Regent Park, Toronto - Ontario, Canada.
Anticipated start date: July 18th 2022 for a period of five weeks or more.’
End Date: TBD by permit approvals.
Hours: 20 hours/week


The Community Building Working Group is one of the four working groups of the Regent Park Social Development Plan. Our Goal is to create accessible informal and formal spaces, events and groups that bring residents together by removing social and physical barriers; build bridges between market and TCH residents, as well as between residents and agencies/institutions.

For more information please visit https://www.regentparksocial.org/community-building-table

Healing as One ‘s purpose is to create and support initiatives that bring and heal communities in a unified manner through youth empowerment.

For more information please visit: https://healingasone.ca/

Job Description:

Healing as One and the community building working group is seeking a motivated individual to plan, implement and lead Sunday in the Park activities in Regent Park. The successful applicant will be supported in the sponsorship activities of Sunday in the Park.

The successful applicant will lead the Sunday in the Park logistics and training of volunteers. Among other duties, the Event Coordinators will be responsible for regular status reports and records of all finances related to Sunday in the Park.

The Events Coordinator will report to the Healing as One’s Executive Director or designate and will work closely with other members of the Sunday in the Park planning committee.

The Events Coordinator will be working on either a virtual, in-person Sunday in the Park, or a combination of both, depending on the COVID-19 situation.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Working with the Sunday in the Park planning committee to:

● Coordinate all logistical and operational activities associated with, but not limited to, Vendors, Entertainment activities, Regent Park Carnival, Community Parade and an organization fair and/or festival/carnival.
● Prepare sponsorship proposals for groups external and internal to the Regent Park community
● Recruit and train Sunday in the Park volunteers and leaders.
● Manage Sunday in the Park finances including, but not limited to, ensuring a balanced Sunday in the Park budget and preparing records of accounts payable and receivable.

Also be the point of contact with the Sunday in the Park planning committee..

  • Report regularly to the Healing as One’s executive director (or designate) and Sunday in the Park planning Committee regarding the operations and finances of Sunday in the Park.
  • Submit a detailed, written transition report to the Healing as One's Executive Director (or designate)

Qualifications and Required Skills:

● Residents of Regent Park will be prioritized, with an emphasis on TCHC residents.
● Event planning and fundraising experience.
● Familiarity with the objectives and operations of a not for profit.
● Superior organizational and administrative abilities.
● Financial planning and budgeting experience.
● Leadership and teamwork skills.
● Previous experience with event planning is an asset.
● Experience with online platforms (E.g. Zoom) and planning online programming is an asset.

How to Apply:
● Please send your:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

By Monday, July 4th, 2022, 9:00 AM to the attention of Essa Hassan: Essa.Hassan@healingasone.ca

● Please use the subject “Application: Sunday in the Park - Events Coordinator 2022”
● Resume & Cover Letter each must not be more than 2 pages in length.
● Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted
● Please don’t call, feel free to reach out via email.
If you have any questions please contact the Sara Tahir at sara.tahir@healingasone.ca

Please note:
● Healing as One is an independently incorporated charity operating within the Regent Park community; this is not a City of Toronto position.
● Healing as One is committed to employment and pay equity.
● Applications are encouraged from equity groups including individuals of Indigenous descent, racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons. We also provide accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify us via email.
● Thank you for your interest in joining us. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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