TSLIP Manager

Job city: 
Toronto
Job region: 
Central Ontario
Application Deadline: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

Overview

The Toronto South Local Immigration Partnership (TSLIP) is a community collaborative focused on developing and implementing local settlement strategies that coordinate and enhance service delivery to newcomers while promoting innovation and efficient use of resources. TSLIP is one of five Toronto region LIPs and works closely with its sister LIPs to further the integration of newcomers throughout Toronto and Canada. The TSLIP Manager position is based out of the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) and the TSLIP Manager is an employee of CCVT and subject to CCVT HR policies.

The position will support and promote community mobilization on social issues, work closely with the TSLIP Director to mentor and support the TSLIP team and represent the TSLIP at a variety of regional tables. Other responsibilities include analyzing public policy as it affects newcomers to Canada, facilitating meetings, reporting on outcomes, as well as planning, designing, implementing, evaluating and coordinating LIP engagement with member agencies and community and government partners.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Will work with the TSLIP Director to design and coordinate facilitation of all strategic planning processes and action planning processes, and stakeholder input from the Council members.
• Will promote awareness among stakeholders and the community at large about the TSLIP’s mandate, strategic direction, goals and accomplishments.
• Will provide leadership in identifying key social policies, research, and public education opportunities.
• Will build and maintain positive relationships with TSLIP partners and other stakeholders.
• Will represent the LIP at tables in Toronto with other quadrant LIP Managers as requested, including at the Inter-LIP.
• Will provide mentorship and day to day support (in collaboration with the TSLIP Director) to TSLIP staff.
• Will tracking project deliverables, collect progress information from team and deliver it to TSLIP Director as written report two times a year and/or as required by the funder.
• Will ensure newcomers have meaningful input into TSLIP decision-making.

ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• Will prepare for and actively participate in regular supervision meetings with the TSLIP Director including the establishment and evaluation of a work plan.
• Will actively participate in the TSLIP team, undertaking responsibilities as assigned.
• Will maintain accurate records as required by TSLIP policies.
• Will adhere to all TSLIP policies and procedures and ensure confidentiality is maintained on all client, staff and agency matters.
• Will cooperate and participate in ensuring a safe and healthy working environment.
• Will ensure TSLIP is well represented in the community.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Masters degree in relevant discipline, and 2-3 years’ experience working in a management capacity in the non-profit sector.
• Minimum of two years experience in community development, community based research, or combined equivalent of education and experience.
• Understanding of the non-profit sector including experience with social impact strategic planning; preferred recent experience with the immigrant serving sector in Canada.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to produce clear, concise and effective tools, presentations, reports.
• Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.
• Experience designing and implementing surveys and questionnaires and focus groups in a community based setting.
• Experience working within an Anti-Oppressive framework
• Creative and consultative approach to problem-solving, working with a high degree of proficiency, confidentiality, decision-making and problem-solving skills in order to identify appropriate solutions to address issues in the face of conflicting needs.
• Excellent organizational and planning skills.
• Proficient Windows, MS Office, internet, e-mail, mailchimp, surveymonkey and Eventbrite.
• Demonstrated ability to handle a multi-task environment, and meet deadlines, as well as to work independently and in a team environment.

HOURLY RATE: $39.03
POSTING DATE: May 5th, 2021
CLOSING DATE: May 17, 2021

How to apply

CCVT encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community.
If you are interested, please send your resume with a covering letter to: Adriana Lilic, Executive Assistant/Office Manager at: alilic@ccvt.org
Please note CCVT operates in a unionized environment. Thank you to all applicants for applying. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

No telephone inquiries please.
The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify us and we will ensure the necessary steps are taken to accommodate your needs.

How to apply: 

If you are interested, please send your resume with a covering letter to: Adriana Lilic, Executive Assistant/Office Manager at: alilic@ccvt.org