IMMEDIATE VACANCY: Program & Project Manager !!

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Organization: Black Moms Connection
Position: Program & Project Manager
Term: Annual
Hiring Type: Contractor
Compensation: $40,000.00 (including HST)
Report to: Board of Directors
Hours: 20-37.5 hours per week: Primarily weekdays with some weekend work required.
Location: Primary Toronto, with work in Peel and Durham regions
Posting Date: August 19, 2020
Application Deadline: September 12, 2020
Interviews: September 14-18, 2020
Offer extended: September 21, 2020
Start Date: October 1, 2020

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Production of an immersive financial literacy program, specifically targeting Black mothers

Our project is tasked with the following outcomes:
● Strengthen the Black Community’s relationship with money and foster financial literacy.
● Enhance Black mother’s ability to navigate financial systems
● Prevent Black mothers and their families from being trapped in a generational cycle of living in low-income areas with under-resourced schools
● Strengthen the financial health and literacy of Black mothers
● Increase the confidence and awareness of Black mother’s ability to seek financial
supports
● Help Black mothers facing system racial barriers better access financial support and system

ORGANIZATION
Black Moms Connection is a global online village and incorporated non-profit providing culturally relevant tools and resources to empower and educate the Black woman. By encouraging mothers to increase the social, emotional, financial, and well-being of the Black family– we will positively impact that Black community and the world at large.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
PRIORITY
● Overall management of the project including administrative and financial reporting;
● Lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of the FinLit Program
DEVELOPMENT
● Develop a detailed work plan designed to achieve project deliverables
● Coordinate planning and implementation activities with all relevant parties
● Develop and execute marketing and sponsorship strategies for existing programs.
● Develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders including
volunteers, sponsors, outreach organizations, government, and academia.
● Develop, streamline, and maintain efficient and effective business procedures.
● Liaise and collaborate with external groups/agencies, strengthen and build partnerships with other organizations aimed at fostering the development of collaborative projects.
● Able to synthesize information for the purposes of communication on complex issues, ideas and needs to a variety of stakeholders in appropriate formats
● Trusting relationship building with diverse groups that reflects values and needs the organization as well as those of various stakeholders
● Ability to synthesize related research and best practices into clear communications
● Skilled at leading stakeholder consultations and related event planning, with knowledge
of conducting virtual multi-stakeholder events considered an asset.
● Experience developing and administering project budgets
● Experience in establishing and maintaining relationships with diverse stakeholders
MANAGEMENT
● Manage recruitment and consultations of project contractors on deliverables and
activities
● Provide leadership in the articulation and implementation of SFF BC’s vision, mission,goals and objectives.
● Maintain CRM, task management and other software to ensure efficiency and
organization.
● Ensure continuous year-round planning for existing and new programs.
● Manage program staff and contractors.
● Manage the day-to-day administration of the project
REPORTING
● Prepare budgets and manage resources in alignment with project milestones and
deliverables
● Provide progress reports as required to the board and project partners
● Develop and deliver evaluation and assessment of project deliverables
● Prepare business documents and reports and written reports as required (incidents, accidents, efficiency etc.).
● Be accountable for budget management and record-keeping for reporting to internal and external stakeholders, including funders.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTE REQUIREMENTS
● Knowledge and understanding of historical and contemporary concerns and issues facing the Black community;
● Excellent project management skills and attention to detail.
● Experience leading teams, coaching and empowering staff, and selecting and
coordinating with vendors and suppliers.
● Excellent communication skills both oral and written
● Strong organization and prioritization skills
● Multitasking and management of competing priorities and deadlines
● High level of judgment and problem-solving skills
● Able to work independently, manage time effectively, and work with multiple deadlines
● Demonstrates initiative, work ethic, and self-motivation
● Excellent file management and record-keeping
● Be a positive team member with an open communication style;
● Ability to set clear goals
● Adhere to and when required delegate tasks and set deadlines.
● Event coordination skills
● Ability to use and set up virtual learning tools
● Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google suite
● Enthusiasm, commitment, and passion for BMC’s Mission to educate and empower Black mothers and their families
● Incorporated Canadian business with valid HST number
● Experience in a leadership capacity in the community-based non-profit sector
● Demonstrated comfort and familiarity with families facing financial challenges, which may have been gained through professional, volunteer, or lived experience.
● Proven experience delivery program and services from a low barrier, trauma-informed, harm reduction and relationship-based framework.
● A track record of managing operations, understanding of supporting and working with an anti-oppression and anti-racism framework.
● Satisfactory Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Check within the last 12 months.

BONUS FEATURES
● Knowledge of leadership and management principles and practices;
● Bilingualism is an asset.
● Valid Driver’s License and regular access to a working vehicle (travel within the GTA)

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
● A minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience in program development, implementation, and evaluation
● Post-secondary degree in related discipline OR equivalent combination of education and experience
● Relevant experience working or volunteering with Black, Indigenous or racialized,
groups, or organizations is an asset;

HOW TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5:00 pm on September 12, 2020.

Please do not call or email, we will communicate with all prospective applicants.
We encourage applications from the Black community, Indigenous people, members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual identity, gender identity or expression, and any other individuals who self-identify on the basis of any protected ground under the Human Rights Code.

Black Moms Connection is further committed to ensuring that its employment practices comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodations for any stage of the recruitment process, please advise us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Visit Website: www.blackmomsconnection.com
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