Job Posting 69490

Project Lead - SNAP Digital
Child Development Institute
Toronto Metro area
closed 5 days ago (Mon, 12 Apr)
full time - term / contract  •  Salary is under review and is subject to skills, abilities and qualifications.


Child Development Institute (CDI) is a leading children’s mental health agency in the City of Toronto offering a range of services to approximately 3,000 children ages 0‐12, youth ages 13-18 and their families each year. Our mission is to promote and support the healthy development of children and to strengthen the families and communities in which they live. We provide four streams of service to families in need: early intervention, family violence, healthy child development and specialized mental health services for children and youth with learning disabilities.



SNAP (Stop Now And Plan) is an evidence-based, cognitive-behavioural, gender-sensitive, manualized program that teaches children ages 6-11 with behavioural problems, and their parents, how to make better choices in the moment.



CDI is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable Project Lead – SNAP Digital.  This position will be responsible for collaborating with the agency’s stakeholders (Senior Management, Leadership Team and staff), digital development team, and other necessary key players to plan, execute, and lead the development and adaptation of SNAP materials onto digital platforms that will be able to provide culturally safe materials to a diverse community.


The suite of SNAP Digital materials includes 4 Apps (the SNAP for Schools Facilitator App – in English and French, SNAP for Schools Parent App, and the SNAP Coaching App), the SNAP website, Affiliate password protected website section, and other digital platforms are planned. The three SNAP for Schools App are in the late stages of development. The SNAP Coaching App is in initial development and is a user-friendly and safe software application containing interactive resources and activities for children and families to help support and sustain emotional regulation, self-control and problem solving skills. The incumbent will be a vital member of the App working group, support focus groups and interviews with children, families, key stakeholders, clinical teams and experts, work closely with the 3rd party app developer, and coordinate piloting of the SNAP Coaching App. The Project Lead will be responsible for the development and maintenance of all SNAP digital materials.



  1. Coordinating the project, including accessing adequate resources, deliverables, deadlines, and other factors necessary for success.
  2. Collaborating with the App working group to ensure development of the app will be culturally safe and technologically accessible.
  3. Coordinating with the selected digital software/module development company to ensure development and testing is meeting project objectives and deadlines.
  4. Ensuring selected approved SNAP materials are modified to run effectively in the Coaching App.
  5. Documents process and prepares content for final reports to funders..
  6. Provide ongoing support for the SNAP for Schools Apps.
  7. Review all SNAP digital materials and provide recommendations for enhancements.
  8. Other relevant tasks and activities related to SNAP that shall be defined and directed by the Director, SNAP Scientific, Program Development & National Expansion.



  • A bachelor’s degree in a social science or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Two (2) + years of Project Management experience, PMP designation preferred
  • Two (2) years experience working in a public funded agency environment
  • Knowledge and experience in app creation, cloud-based deployment, QI feedback collection and user management systems an asset
  • Experience managing projects of similar scope
  • Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented
  • Exceptional communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to assume responsibility and exercise good judgment in making decisions within the scope of authority of the position
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a respectful and aware manner with groups from diverse background and experiences.  
  • Experience using project management software and digital tools
  • Proficiency in leveraging digital conferencing platforms to coordinate internal and external teams and groups (Zoom, Skype, Google Hangouts, MS Teams, etc.)
  • Knowledge of venture philanthropy an asset



  • Governed by concurrent and dynamic deadlines, despite conflicting priorities and frequent interruptions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Fast-paced work environment.
  • Travel when needed (meetings, forums, conference)

Thank you in advance for your interest. However, due to the volume of resumes received, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Diversity and Inclusion:  

Child Development Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value inclusivity & diversity in the workplace. We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to,

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

We recognize that many of these identities intersect and that therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value the contributions that each person brings, and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in our community.



Child Development Institute is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Child Development Institute will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment & selection process to applicants with disabilities.  During any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require.   Any information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


All applicants are advised that offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Vulnerable Sector Check

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