Job Posting 100563

Program Assistant
Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario
Toronto Metro area
1500, 55 University Ave., Toronto, ON
closed yesterday (Fri, 19 Apr)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $50,000 - $55,000


The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) works to advance human rights and justice in housing for low-income Ontarians through legal advice & representation, law reform, training and education.


ACTO is seeking a creative and dynamic individual with strong technical and communications skills to join its small team of professionals to advance its mission.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring housing conferences across the province.
  • Tracking government calls for consultation on housing issues
  • Event planning
  • Uploading web content and tracking web analytics
  • Monitoring ACTO’s social media sites
  • Providing legal information and referral services to tenants calling ACTO
  • Working with a process server to provide legal support.
  • Providing project and administrative support to staff and programs.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter motivated by an opportunity to work in a collaborative environment.  They will also possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education
  • 2 or more years of experience in a related role, preferably in a not for profit environment.
  • Strong oral and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical skills in Office software and various organizational communication tools.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time when presented with competing priorities
  • French language skills an asset
  • Law clerk designation as asset.


This is a 1 year contract unionized position with a strong possibility of extension. The salary range of $50,000 - $55,000 and includes 4 weeks vacation. Please email your cover letter and resume to the attention of the Hiring Committee with Program Assistant in the subject line to on or before April 19, 2024. 


ACTO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourages applications from equity seeking groups including but not limited to individuals of indigenous descent, individuals who identify at as LGBTQ2+, persons with disabilities, members of racialized communities, people of diverse faiths and creeds, and women.


We thank all applicants; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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