|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Parkdale Food Centre||Part Time||Entry Level||2121CAD$21.00(Hourly)||2019-02-11||2019-02-18|
Parkdale Food Centre
Thirteen: A Social Enterprise
Position Title: Business Coordinator for Thirteen: A Social Enterprise
Pay Rate: $21.00 an hour/ 20hrs a week
Department: Thirteen: A Social Enterprise
Reports to: Thirteen: A Social Enterprise Program Manager
Start Date: February 25
Thirteen A Social Enterprise (13:ASE) is an entrepreneurial program for youth run out of the Parkdale Food Centre. 13:ASE engages youth facing barriers, primarily low-income and new Canadians, in the operation of a social enterprise producing and selling spice blends linked to the cultural backgrounds of participants. By engaging participants in all aspects of the business development and growth, in a collaborative, safe space, 13:ASE gives youth the opportunity to make business decisions, lead events and projects. Ultimately, this program is aimed at helping them gain strong emotional and social skills as well as confidence in themselves and their future.
The Business Coordinator will play an integral role in the continued growth of Thirteen’s social enterprise and in the program’s overall success. The Business Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Thirteen’s business activities, as well as developing our capacity for growth. In addition, the Coordinator will be responsible for nurturing strategic partnerships, managing business to business relationships, sourcing high quality suppliers and work closely with clients to grow the business.
The position requires respect for, and expertise working with people who face multiple barriers to employment. The youth come from racially, culturally, and ethnically diverse backgrounds. The ideal candidate is highly motivated to blend business skills with a passion for affecting positive community change and development.
Qualifications and Skills
Thirteen is a Program of Parkdale Food Centre. Parkdale’s mission is to build healthier, more connected neighbours and neighbourhoods through good food, innovative community partnerships, and by challenging inequalities in order to create lasting impacts. This program is a direct effort to challenge inequalities and create lasting impacts for youth in our community.
If at any stage in the selection process you require special accommodation, please let us know the nature of the required accommodation.
Parkdale Food Centre is an equal opportunity employer who values the diversity of individuals in our programs and services.
Due to the high volume of applicants, we can neither confirm receipt of nor respond to inquiries regarding your application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.