City Programs Manager - Moorelands Kids / Moorelands Community Services

Aug 06, 2024
Toronto, Ontario
City Programs Manager - Role Description   

Founded in 1912, Moorelands Kids has a storied history of empowering at-risk children and youth to succeed at home, at school and in their communities. We invest in kids with intentional leadership opportunities to develop valuable tools and skills that build confidence and character, while strengthening their emotional and social well-being. Our impactful experiential programs instill the confidence and resilience needed for each individual to achieve their unique potential.

Role Summary: Moorelands City Programs Manager
Working to fulfill the mission, vision and values of Moorelands Kids/Moorelands Community Services, the Moorelands City Programs Manager role leads at Moorelands Kids in the areas of: program oversight, recruiting and leading staff and volunteers, outreach and community relationship building, and supports all agency fundraising efforts. This Full time, in-person role, initially starts with a contract. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the City Programs Manager* develops, oversees, and evaluates recreation and social/life-skills programs delivered in partnership with community organizations for children and youth aged 6 to 16 who face socio-economic barriers.   

  • Minimum four years’ experience working in multicultural settings directly with children and youth from low-income neighbourhoods
  • Minimum two years’ experience creating and evaluating programs for children and youth and supervising staff and volunteers
  • Driving license; G level, experienced driver with a clean record
  • Related post-secondary degree, diploma or equivalent experience
  • Proven leadership, coaching and mentoring skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including listening, and being empathetic
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, professional and positive manner
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, proven ability to multi-task to deadlines
  • Solid computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet and data base management
  • Administrative experience including budget planning and management, report writing
  • Discretion, tact and good judgment
  • Oversees, implements, and evaluates developmentally appropriate programming, in priority communities. Leads program development based on data informed decisions.
  • Prepares department and individual program budgets and tracks program expenses
  • Recruits, trains, directs, supervises, mentors and evaluates staff and volunteers
  • Leads expansion efforts conducting research and outreach, recruiting new partners, agencies, community groups and parents
  • Builds strong positive relationships with partner organizations, social service agencies, community groups and parents
  • Participates and represents the agency in aligned, collaborative community groups
  • Leads community outreach for City Programs; creates and distributes promotional material and makes presentations in schools and community centres
  • Participates in the preparation of funding proposals and program reports
  • Prepares job descriptions, staff and program manuals, training materials etc.
  • Plays active role in the staff team, agency and internal Program team, and from time to time, interfaces with relevant board committees/members
  • Works collaboratively with the Program team on program development
  • Promotes the Moorelands brand and programs through presentations to interested groups including parents, schools and donors
  • Prepares department and individual program budgets and tracks program expenses
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