Tools for Change is hiring a coordinator
Tools for Change is seeking an organized and collaborative person who is committed to providing training and capacity building to activists and building Toronto’s social movements.
This position plays a key role in coordinating and managing the Tools for Change program.
A project of George Brown College, OPIRG Toronto, Greenpeace, and Earthroots, Tools for Change provides skills training to activists across Toronto.
The program was founded in 2010, and has evolved into an efficient, sustainable, practical, stable, and very useful one-of-a-kind training program committed to strengthening social movements and campaigns across the Toronto region.
The coordinator will report to the Tools for Change coordinating committee.
- Training Steering Committee on Tools for Change policies, responsibilities, and procedures
- Coordinate the development of new policies, when necessary
- Organize five to six coordinating committee meetings a year
- Support committee members in completing their workshops so the program runs to a high standard
- Coordinate process for selecting trainings and choosing training priorities for the year
- Organize five to six trainings a year
- Do media and social media work, including managing the facebook account, sending out occasional press relases, and sending emails via Mailchimp to our list of subscribers
- Promote the program, including meeting one-on-one with organizations in the city and producing postcards
- Manage the website at www.toolsforchange.net and the registration system at eventbrite.com
- Manage finances, including managing the budget, and tracking expenses
- Write grants, secure funding from partner organizations, and manage the fee-for-service workshop program
- Recruit new organizational partners and members to the steering committee
- Maintain and update documentation on how to run the Tools for Change program
- Experience leading activist trainings
- Organizing and event management experience
- A background in social movement organizing
- Knowledge of relevant software, such as MS Word, Excel, Google Docs, MailChimp, and WordPress
- Fundraising experience
- Enjoys collaborating and working with others
- Strong writing, editing and communication skills
- Commitment to anti-oppression practices
$20 an hour for 10 hours a week.
How to apply
Send a resume and a one page cover letter to [email protected] by October 10. Put “job application” in the subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. We cannot respond to all applications.