Job Posting 93956

Coordinator, Business out of the Box
YWCA Hamilton
Hamilton area
closed yesterday (Tue, 30 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students

Who We Are

Founded in 1889, YWCA Hamilton is known as one of Hamilton’s original social innovators and works from a feminist, anti-racist, and anti-oppressive framework. We are dedicated to strengthening women’s and girl’s voices, broadening their choices, building dynamic leadership and providing essential services that promote safe, inclusive and equitable communities.


YWork for us?


At YWCA Hamilton, we are intentional about fostering a workplace culture that values positive physical and emotional well-being through our values of Inclusivity, Equity, Community, Self-determination, and Accountability. We invest in our employees so that we can bring our values into the communities in which we live. We offer our employees:

  • On-the-job training and professional development opportunities
  • Childcare discounts
  • Opportunities to get involved in our community
  • A competitive total rewards package

If you’re passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of women, children, and families every day, we would love for you to join our team!


Position Description



Job Code:  5-CSJ-2023

Department: Employment and Training

Reports to: Senior Manager, Centre of Innovation

Hours of Work:  30 hours per week

Start Date:  July 4, 2023

Contract End Date: August 25, 2023

Posting Date: May 3, 2023

Location:  Hamilton, ON


  • Inspires a culture of entrepreneurship by providing encouraging and helpful individual small business information to local women entrepreneurs including new start-ups, youth and potential business expansions opportunities;
  • Act as part of a team responsible for the planning and executing BOTB Market space and events for small business owners and entrepreneurs;
  • Responsible to contribute to maintenance of BOTB Market and encouraging it’s use amongst our business community;
  • Work in partnership other department staff responsible including those responsible for the delivery of women’s entrepreneurship programs;
  • Foster strong partnership with local BIAs, post Secondary Institutions and Chambers of Commerce Maintains accurate records/statistics and evaluation information related to the activities undertaken/outcomes achieved; reporting results to Manager;
  • Understands emerging trends, leading practices, industry professional standards and focuses on providing relevant information and supports for women entrepreneurs;
  • Connects and assists in building strong and positive relationships with clients in a cohesive and respectful environment;
  • Works safely reports all workplace hazards and follows all YWCA Hamilton’s policies and procedures, Occupational Health and Safety Act and participates in annual health and safety training provided by the YWCA;
  • Works with limited pieces of client confidential data and ensures that such data is stored in accordance with YWCA policies;
  • Nurtures and forms meaningful internal and external working relationships and partnerships;
  • Supports YWCA Hamilton mission, vision and values;
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Works 30 hours work week;
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.


  • Enrolled in post-secondary business, entrepreneurship, communication marketing or related discipline (or equivalent experience);
  • Current knowledge of business-related software and technology;
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with a passion for helping others;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and also work effectively in a team;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills;
  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and basic computer functions;
  • Must have current Standard First Aid and CPR certificate or willingness to obtain at own cost;
  • Must provide a current Criminal record Judicial Matters or willingness to obtain at own cost;
  • Bilingual English/French or other languages an asset.

This is a temporary summer position which is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs Program. Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria of the program to be considered:

  • Must be between the ages of 15-30 years on the first day of employment;
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

As part of YWCA Hamilton’s commitment to Access and Equity, we strive to represent the diverse communities that we serve. Individuals who are women, First Nations, Métis, immigrant, refugee, LGBTQ2S+; individuals with disabilities; and individuals from racialized communities or other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.


Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process. Please inform us of any accommodation requests.


Thank you for your interest in YWCA Hamilton. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



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