Manager, Community Programs & Public Engagement

Employer Elizabeth Fry Toronto
Job Type Community/Outreach Worker Social Work
Location Ontario
Specific Location Toronto
Salary Hourly Wage TBD


Management position: 4 days/week, 1-year contract



Elizabeth Fry Toronto’s mission is to support women who are, have been or are at risk of coming into conflict with law.  This position manages two staff who focus on delivering employment supports and programs; one staff who focuses on delivering volunteer-run programs for clients; and one staff who delivers public engagement activities of communications, development, and events. The manager is responsible for maintaining program partnerships, evaluation, completing and submitting funder reports, ensuring staff are supported to fulfill their job duties; performance management; and participating in leadership of the organization.



  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, in Social Work, or equivalent experience within the Social Services sector.
  • Experience supervising staff within a unionized environment.
  • Experience developing, launching and implementing community outreach and employment programs.
  • Experience in program evaluation and reporting
  • Experience in developing and managing partnerships
  • Experience in writing and editing request letters, grant applications
  • Writing experience is an asset


Skills, Knowledge Ability Required:

  • Knowledge of gender-based violence, and issues surrounding criminalized women.
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed practice.
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Excellent human resource skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage and work within a budget.
  • Experience in team building and ability to work within a team
  • Knowledge of employment programs and barriers facing criminalized women seeking employment.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

[email protected]

Applicants must quote Manager, Community Programs & Public Engagement in the cover letter and in the subject line of the email. Cover letters and resumes must be sent in ONE document. We appreciate all applications. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Elizabeth Fry Toronto, in accordance with its gender responsive anti-racism and anti-oppression framework, welcomes application form people who reflect the diversity of our community.

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