Advocacy and Communications
JOB ID: ADV854
Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Work Hours: 35 hours per week (Per Management Hours of Work Policy)
Salary: $62,358 to $72,937 annually (M8), plus comprehensive benefits (April 2023 pay rate)
Location: 87 Elm Street, Toronto, ON
Application Deadline: Monday, March 27, 2023
JOIN OUR TEAM
We are seeking an experienced social activist to build on YWCA’s historic program of raising systemic advocacy issues facing women, girls and gender diverse people.
The primary role of the Manager of Advocacy is to implement the Association’s advocacy priorities consistent with the mission statement, strategic plan, and the program expertise of staff and agency participants. This includes building the advocacy profile of YWCA Toronto, as well as awareness of and support for the Association’s programs. This management position contributes to the overall development and achievements of the Association, and participates as a member of the Management Team.
YWCA Toronto strives to uphold anti-discrimination practices and anti-oppression principles to ensure that the rights of all individuals are respected and protected. We work to promote a climate that is welcoming of all women and individuals who identify as trans, intersex, non-binary, agender, and/or Two-Spirit. We encourage applications from women and gender diverse people from all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities and sexual orientations.
ABOUT YWCA TORONTO
YWCA Toronto is dedicated to improving the lives of women, girls and gender diverse people. Our programs promote equality, economic security and lives free from violence. We help women, youth and gender diverse people flee violence, secure housing, find jobs, establish their voices, enhance skills and develop confidence. We offer a range of housing options, employment and training programs, community support programs, girls’ programs and family programs. We also engage in systemic advocacy.
Vaccination Policy: - In accordance with YWCA Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all YWCA Toronto employees, students and volunteers are strongly encouraged to obtain all COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses as recommended by Toronto Public Health.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your cover letter and résumé to: Sami Pritchard, Interim Director of Advocacy and Communications at . Please quote JOB ID number ADV854 and your name in the subject line.
Please note: A vulnerable sector police reference check is required by the successful candidate prior to hiring. YWCA Toronto is a unionized workplace. Staff are represented by CUPE Local 2189. This position is within the Bargaining Unit. Please indicate on your cover letter and email subject line if you are an internal candidate. For internal applicants, this position is not secondable.
YWCA Toronto promotes the principles of anti-oppression and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women and gender diverse people of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities and sexual orientations.
YWCA Toronto provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted, please advise us if you require any accommodation. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YWCA Toronto is a Scent-Sensitive Workplace.
Posting date: March 14, 2023
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