Program Manager

Type: Full-time and Permanent
Location: Scarborough, Ontario
Salary: $70,000 to $80,000 plus benefits
Closing Date: January 14, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Full Description

The Centre for Young Black Professionals (CEE) is a Toronto based non-profit serving Black youth (18 - 29 years old). CEE advances the economic and social development of Black youth facing multiple barriers to employment and achieve career development and job readiness using holistic, person-centred and culturally relevant programs and services.

We do this in collaboration with Black youth, their families, employers and the broader community.

We’re looking for a self-driven and enthusiastic individual who shares our vision of a society and economy in which Black youth achieve financial prosperity and a high quality of life for themselves and their families.

The Program Manager will manage the development, delivery and evaluation of CEE’s programs and events, develop and monitor program budgets, produce program reports, support the development of proposals, and manage day to day relationships with CEE program delivery partners. The manager supervises and supports a small, multi-disciplinary program team who provides facilitation, coaching, employment services and social work supports to program participants. Some of the key functions will include:

Program Management • Manages all aspects of program planning and delivery • Oversees program design and development, in collaboration with Executive Director and program team • Creates a culture and practices that support resiliency among participants and staff • Manages program marketing/outreach and recruitment activities • Manages program budgets and monitors expenses • Prepares regular program reports • Develops, implements and monitors program policies as required (e.g., safety, program dismissal, privacy, etc.) • Develops funding proposals in collaboration with the Executive Director

Staff Management and Support • Responsible for management of a small team: hiring, ongoing supervision and performance management of staff • Coordinates work of partner organization staff involved in program delivery • Supervises placement students and volunteers • Plans and implements staff wellness and resiliency strategies to ensure staff support in a high needs environment • Creates and supports the development of a culturally competent team • Identifies staff training and development needs, creates training plans and procures/implements training support as required

Community/Partner Relations • Manages ongoing relationships with delivery partners • Identifies community resources and resource people to support program needs

To successfully fill this role, we’re looking for someone with at least five years professional experience in community-based youth, employment/entrepreneurship or community development work and a minimum of three years supervisory experience in a related environment. Your cultural competence working in diverse Black communities will be reflected in your demonstrated understanding of issues, needs and realities of black youth in Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods and your ability to turn this experience into programs that align with CEE’s strategic objectives.

How To Apply

If this sounds like the ideal job opportunity for you, then please contact [email protected] immediately for further information prior to making your application.

Closing Date: January 14, 2022 at 5:00 PM (Please note that we will be reviewing and evaluating applications on an ongoing basis and encourage early submissions)

Interview date: Week of January 24, 2022 via Zoom

This search is being conducted on behalf of CEE by Charity Careers Canada. We use our extensive non-profit experience to match Canadian charities with excellent and inspired staff.