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Employment 2018-05-22T16:04:56+00:00
Passionate about ending youth homelessness? Consider applying to join Eva’s Team.

Eva’s is an innovative and award winning organization devoted to the provision of services for homeless youth. We operate three facilities, Eva’s Place, Eva’s Satellite, and Eva’s Phoenix, as well as an administrative office to support strong service delivery. We hope to add to our vibrant, enthusiastic staff team with the following positions.

Job Developer (Full Time, 12 Month Contrat with Possibility of Extension)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.

Eva’s Initiatives is an innovative organization that works locally and nationally to prevent, reduce and end youth homelessness. Eva’s Initiatives operates three specialized shelter facilities, Eva’s Place, Eva’s Satellite and Eva’s Phoenix. Eva’s Phoenix integrates transitional housing with employment and training opportunities for homeless youth.

This position is located at Eva’s Phoenix: 60 Brant Street, Toronto.

Responsibilities

The Job Developer is responsible for providing employment/career support to youth, and developing job opportunities for our participants. The position involves outreach to employers, developing workplace training plans, placing participants in work experience or entry-level employment placements, and providing on-going support to participants. The candidate will coach, support and monitor participants in the initial stages of employment and maintain relationships with employers. The position is primarily responsible for developing job placements within our Service Canada-funded Youth Succeeding in Employment (YSEP) program, although future participation in other programs is possible.

The Job Developer is expected to bring current knowledge of the Toronto job market and, together with their colleagues, develop and maintain innovative programming that achieves the highest standards in employment practices and young adult education. This position involves case management of a caseload of participants, and working with other Eva’s Phoenix staff and external partners to main wrap-around supports. The position is based in a shelter environment with its associated stresses, and with youth who may at times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours.

The Job Developer will participate in the overall team approach of the agency, and the employment team. The position reports to the Manager, Employment and Training Programs.

Qualifications
  • Post-secondary education in social services (e.g. child and youth worker, social work, or career counselling)
  • Education in business or sales – or equivalent experience – an asset
  • Knowledge and understanding of at-risk, homeless and/or precariously housed youth facing employment barriers
  • 2-3 years case management experience with at-risk youth or other marginalized populations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of job development/marketing/recruitment strategies and tactics
  • Knowledge of current labour market trends and employer needs in private and non-profit sectors
  • Demonstrated ability to develop goals and service delivery plans with participants
  • Knowledge of Service Canada and/or other employment programs involving administration of wage subsidies an asset
  • Experience assisting with writing resumes and cover letters
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, MS Outlook, and cloud computing applications (e.g. OneDrive, Google Drive)
  • Valid “G” driver’s license with own vehicle is an asset
  • Strong presentation and marketing skills for use in partnership development
  • Effective organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends
Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by May 23, 2018 to [email protected]. Please indicate 2018-29 Job Developer in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

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Employment and Training Program Assistant (Summer Position – 8 Weeks)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.

Eva’s Initiatives is an innovative organization that works locally and nationally to prevent, reduce and end youth homelessness. Eva’s Initiatives operates three specialized shelter facilities, Eva’s Place, Eva’s Satellite and Eva’s Phoenix. Eva’s Phoenix integrates transitional housing with employment training opportunities for homeless youth.

This is a 30 hour per week, 8 week, non-unionized position provided through the 2018 Canada Summer Jobs Program. Eva’s is looking to fill the position with a student who is registered to return/enter school in the fall of 2018.

This position is located at Eva’s Phoenix: 60 Brant Street, Toronto.

Responsibilities
  • Data entry to support programs
  • Assisting with the collection of statistics and program evaluations
  • Planning and coordination of events (graduation ceremonies, information sessions etc.)
  • Assisting in conducting outreach for program promotion and inter-agency cooperation
  • Assisting with job development duties (e.g. research and cold calls to potential placement employers)
  • Answering phone calls and transfers them as necessary
  • Managing outgoing post and records data on special deliveries
  • Photocopying and filing appropriate documents as needed
  • Sorting, cleaning and developing an inventory for clothing donations room
  • Providing general administrative and clerical support including mailing, scanning, faxing and copying
  • Developing employment-related activities for youth to participate in
  • Developing resource guides (education, trades and additional skills training opportunities)
  • Participating in the overall activities of the shelter and the organization
  • Participating in Eva’s Initiatives commitment to becoming a discrimination free shelter
  • Communicating clearly, listening actively, being open to feedback, handling conflict appropriately, and displaying sensitivity to others
  • Collaborating well with others, promoting cooperation and teamwork
  • Maintaining the reputation and confidentiality of the shelter and its clients at all times
  • Following all Eva’s Initiatives and site policies and procedures at Eva’s Phoenix
  • Other duties as required by the Manager of Employment and Training
Qualifications
  • A college or bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Work, Social Work or a related field
  • Is returning or registered to enter school in the Fall of 2018
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of staff and volunteers
  • A demonstrated ability to organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure of time constraints
  • Experience with administrative work (records, filing, data collection, etc.)
  • Knowledge and awareness of issues related to youth homelessness and supports and resources youth need to transition successfully to independent living would be an asset
  • Experience working with vulnerable youth would be an asset
  • Understanding of the issue of youth homelessness and the barriers facing youth would be an asset
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Salary

This position is non-unionized with an hourly wage of $14.00 per hour and 4% vacation pay.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by May 23, 2018 to [email protected]. Please indicate 2018-41 Employment Assistant in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

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Shelter Program Assistant (Summer Position – 8 Weeks)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.

Eva’s Initiatives is an innovative organization that works locally and nationally to prevent, reduce and end youth homelessness. Eva’s Initiatives operates three specialized shelter facilities, Eva’s Place, Eva’s Satellite and Eva’s Phoenix. Eva’s Phoenix integrates transitional housing with employment training opportunities for homeless youth.

This is a 30 hour per week, 8 week, non-unionized position provided through the 2018 Canada Summer Jobs Program. Eva’s is looking to fill the position with a student who is registered to return/enter school in the fall of 2018

Responsibilities
  • Facilitate workshops and activities with youth
  • Provide coverage to front line on an as needed basis
  • Ensure program supplies are organized and maintained
  • Assist in other programming functions as required, such as special events, to support the program
  • Support in the overall cleanliness of the building
  • Maintain accurate minutes from team meetings and case management
  • Ensure staff documentation is up to date and filed correctly
  • Data entry to support programs
  • Assist the collection of statistics and program evaluations
  • Provide regular updates and progress reports and work as part of the housing team at Eva’s Phoenix
  • Attend weekly team meetings, contribute to discussion on case management and youth support
  • Participate in the overall activities of the shelter and the organization
  • Participate in Eva’s Initiatives commitment to becoming a discrimination free shelter
  • Communicate clearly, listen actively, be open to feedback, handle conflict appropriately, and display sensitivity to others
  • Collaborate well with others, promote cooperation and teamwork
  • Maintain the reputation and confidentiality of the shelter and its clients at all times
  • Follow all Eva’s Initiatives and site policies and procedures at Eva’s Phoenix
  • Other duties as required by the Residential Supervisor
Qualifications
  • A college or bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Work, Social Work or a related field
  • Is returning or registered to enter school in the Fall of 2018
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of staff and volunteers
  • A demonstrated ability to organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure of time constraints
  • Experience with administrative work (records, filing, data collection, etc.)
  • Knowledge and awareness of issues related to youth homelessness and supports and resources youth need to transition successfully to independent living would be an asset
  • Experience working with vulnerable youth would be an asset
  • Understanding of the issue of youth homelessness and the barriers facing youth would be an asset
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Salary

This position is non-unionized with an hourly wage of $14.00 per hour and 4% vacation pay.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by May 23, 2018 to [email protected]. Please indicate 2018-40 Shelter Program Assistant in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

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Housing Support Assistant (Summer Position – 8 Weeks)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.

Eva’s Initiatives is an innovative organization that works locally and nationally to prevent, reduce and end youth homelessness. Eva’s Initiatives operates three specialized shelter facilities, Eva’s Place, Eva’s Satellite and Eva’s Phoenix. Eva’s Phoenix integrates transitional housing with employment training opportunities for homeless youth.

This is a 30 hour per week, 8 week, non-unionized position provided through the 2018 Canada Summer Jobs Program. Eva’s is looking to fill the position with a student who is registered to return/enter school in the fall of 2018.

This position is located at Eva’s Phoenix: 60 Brant Street, Toronto.

Responsibilities
  • Facilitate workshops and activities with youth (i.e.: supporting the cooking program)
  • Program Support including income stabilization, transitional, subsidized market housing searches
  • Follow up with support & resources for resident’s post move-out to ensure smooth transition to independent living
  • Support the intake and coordination of the food delivery program
  • Network with landlords and consolidate the landlord/rental database
  • Data entry to support programs
  • Assist the collection of statistics and program evaluations
  • Attend weekly team meetings, contribute to discussion on case management and program meetings
  • Participate in the overall activities of the shelter and the organization
  • Participate in Eva’s Initiatives commitment to becoming a discrimination free shelter
  • Collaborate well with others, promote cooperation and teamwork
  • Maintain the reputation and confidentiality of the shelter and its clients at all times
  • Follow all Eva’s Initiatives and site policies and procedures at Eva’s Phoenix
  • Other duties as required by the Youth Program Support Manager
Qualifications
  • A college or bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Work, Social Work or a related field
  • Is returning or registered to enter school in the Fall of 2018
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of staff and volunteers
  • A demonstrated ability to organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure of time constraints
  • Knowledge of community resources available
  • Knowledge and awareness of issues related to youth homelessness and supports and resources youth need to transition successfully to independent living
  • would be an asset
  • Experience working with vulnerable youth would be an asset
  • Understanding of the issue of youth homelessness and the barriers facing youth would be an asset
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Salary

This position is non-unionized with an hourly wage of $14.00 per hour and 4% vacation pay.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by May 23, 2018 to [email protected]. Please indicate 2018-38 Housing Support Worker in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

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Maintenance Coordinator Eva’s Phoenix (Temporary Contract)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the General Manager, the Maintenance Coordinator is responsible for the repair and maintenance of Eva’s Phoenix, including the cleanliness and upkeep of the building, and ensuring a preventative maintenance program is developed and followed. The Maintenance Coordinator participates as a key member of the Health and Safety team, identifying safety hazards and ensuring all safety concerns are addressed in a timely manner.

Duties will include:

  • Performing day to day maintenance and repairs to shelter property.
  • Ensures shelter meets all building and fire codes.
  • Response on a timely manner to emergencies and maintenance issues.
  • Completing assigned work orders in a timely manner
  • Assisting, when necessary, in the sourcing of supplies/ equipment/ furniture for the organization and the procurement/distribution of such supplies/ equipment/ furniture
Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in carpentry, plumbing and electrical work
  • Experience maintaining facilities and equipment/ property management
  • Knowledge of building and fire codes
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean abstract required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Works well under pressure and must be able to deal with competing priorities and tasks
  • Knowledge of plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems
  • Experience in dry walling and painting
  • Experience maintaining door hardware
  • Proficiency in Outlook , Excel and MS Word required
  • Exterior maintenance including, minor tree pruning, eves troughs
  • Able to work outdoor and in inclement weather
  • Must have knowledge of WHMIS and SDS guidelines
Salary

This is a unionized position with an annual salary of $50,858.81 plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by May 25, 2018 to [email protected]. Please indicate Posting #2018-43 Maintenance Coordinator in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

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Administrative and Communications Support (Summer Position)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential. This position is located at Eva’s Administrative Office, which supports all three facilities: Eva’s Phoenix, Eva’s Place, and Eva’s Satellite.

This is a 30-hour per week, 8 week, non-unionized position provided through the 2018 Canada Summer Jobs Program. Eva’s is looking to fill the position with a student who is registered to return/enter school in the fall of 2018.

This position is located at Eva’s Administrative Office: 245-401 Richmond Street West, Toronto.

Responsibilities

The Administrative and Communications Support position reports jointly to the Manager of Administrative Services and the Director of Communications and Public Education.

This position will support clerical support functions for Eva’s Administrative Office, such as answering incoming calls, responding to inquiries, and forwarding calls to appropriate staff members. This position will provide reception for the office which includes receiving visitors and volunteers and receiving, arranging, and distributing mail, faxes, and courier packages. It is responsible for maintaining office equipment, telephone systems, computer equipment, and providing support for these functions. It will also assist with the administration of special communications projects. This position is expected to interact with fellow staff, young people, and the public in a respectful, non-judgmental manner.

Qualifications
  • A college or bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Is returning or registered to enter school in the Fall of 2018
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of staff and volunteers
  • A demonstrated ability to organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure of time constraints
  • Proven organizational ability and attention to detail; ability to juggle priorities, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • A proven ability to work independently with the flexibility to take on a wide variety of assigned duties and projects
  • Understanding of the issue of youth homelessness and the barriers facing youth would be an asset
  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office, mail merge
Salary

This position is non-unionized with an hourly wage of $14.00 per hour and 4% vacation pay.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by May 25, 2018 to [email protected]. Please indicate 2018-43 Administrative and Communications Support in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

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Youth Services Worker – Day/Evening (Permanent, Full Time)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.The position works in a shelter environment with its associated stresses and with youth who may at-times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours.

This position reports to the Residential Supervisor and is located at Eva’s Place: 360 Lesmill Road, North York, ON.

Responsibilities
  • Supervision of youth and shelter, ensuring safety and security measures are met
  • Supportive counselling and case management; crisis stabilization and conflict resolution
  • Administrative duties and general household chores
  • Participation in team activities and decision-making
  • Providing programming support as identified
  • Shift work that includes weekends
Qualifications
  • College Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Work or a related field
  • Experience working with homeless and at-risk youth, preferably in a residential setting with sound understanding of related issues and resources
  • Minimum 2 years in individual supportive counselling and group work
  • Experience with case management
  • Strong computer and documentation skills relevant to counselling and case planning
  • Experience working with diverse populations with sound understanding of principles of anti-oppression
  • Knowledge and ability to integrate anti-oppression, critical disability, LGBTQ2S and trans-positivity, trauma, harm reduction, recovery approach in support to mental health and strengths-based principles into practice
  • Familiarity with harm reduction principles and strategies
  • Experience with crisis intervention, conflict resolution and de-escalation skills/techniques
  • Demonstrated experience working with a team within a constructive communication model
  • Shelter Standards, SMIS, Standard First Aid/CPR, crisis intervention training an asset
Salary

The position is unionized, with salary of $42 536.00 per annum with a comprehensive benefits package.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by May 31, 2018 to [email protected]. Please indicate 2018-47 YSW Day/Evening in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

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Director, Development and Campaigns (Permanent, Full Time)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth Is an award-winning leader in providing holistic supports to youth experiencing homelessness. Eva’s proudly delivers creative and innovative programs and support across the full spectrum of need for the 123 diverse young people aged 16 to 24 that stay with us every night in our shelters and housing. Founded in 1994 by Eva Maud Smith, we continue to push the envelope to end youth homelessness.

Responsibilities

This senior-level position reports to the Executive Director and has operational responsibility for fundraising/resource development, campaign and fundraising communications, social innovation, and impact investment portfolios of the organization.

The Director, Development and Campaigns is a member of the Senior Management Team and works closely with the Resource Development Committee of the Board of Directors and the Impact and Innovation Taskforce. This is a highly responsible position that requires an innovative, creative, and resourceful leader equipped with the ability to deal with a wide range of issues simultaneously.

Strategic & Operational Leadership

  • Determine appropriate revenue goals and success metrics for fundraising programs; monitor and report on progress against goals and on the key activities of fundraising programs, initiatives, and staff.
  • Work with program leads to ensure full integration and coordination of their programs to maximize donor engagement and fundraising results.
  • Ensure that all fundraising efforts fall within ethical, fiscal, and legal standards and within Eva’s values framework and policies.
  • Maintain relationships with other fundraising professionals to ensure ongoing knowledge of best practices and to benchmark the organization’s performance.
  • Support Eva’s development as a “charity of choice” making a measureable impact in the lives of young people and reducing the harms and incidence of youth homelessness.

Campaign Strategy & Major Gifts Fundraising

  • Contribute to the development campaign strategies for Eva’s.
  • Oversee and engage in the donor and sponsor engagement strategy.
  • Actively manage and solicit a portfolio of $50,000+ major gift prospects.
  • Support the Executive Director with solicitation of $500K+ major gift prospects.
  • Work with the Revenue Development Committee, members of the Board of Directors, and Eva’s Ambassadors in prospect identification, cultivation, and solicitation activities.
  • Provide support, mentoring, coaching, and encouragement to Eva’s staff, Board Members, and volunteers who are involved in major gift fundraising.

Integrated Fundraising Planning & Management

  • Guide and support the Individual Giving Manager in growing the mid-level donor and monthly giving programs and in the development of e-philanthropy strategies to integrate online communications and community giving activities with direct marketing and grow the Third Party Events revenue stream.
  • Work with the Individual Giving Manager to develop Planned Giving strategies and to ensure integration with Direct Response, Community Giving, and Major Gift programs.
  • Attend and encourage donor stewardship and cultivation at community giving events.
  • In partnership with colleagues, devise and integrate strategies to reach diverse communities representing many identity groups and constituencies.
  • Provide support, mentoring, coaching, and encouragement to Eva’s Event Manager and event Chairs and committees.

Communications & Donor Relations

  • Develop strategies and work with Eva’s colleagues to ensure effective donor relations are implemented across all donor levels.
  • Lead the development of stewardship strategies and practices for all fundraising programs.
  • Use best practices in donor reporting and emerging technology to demonstrate impact of giving to steward all donors, including government agencies, corporations, foundations, community groups, and individuals.
  • Collaborate closely with Marketing & Communications in the development of key messages and marketing collateral in support of all fundraising activities.

Team Leadership & Management

  • Consult, engage, and actively collaborate with fellow Senior Management Team members to support the organization’s strategic goals and build stronger structures for integration between fundraising and program goals.
  • Engage team members to align fundraising activities with Eva’s operational work.
  • Aid Eva’s efforts to build a strong system of performance measurement, reporting, and financial accountability.
  • Oversee the recruitment and retention of fundraising staff including hiring, performance management, accountability and annual reviews, and professional development.

Collaborative Relationship Building

  • Curate positive relationships with donors, volunteers, and community members.
  • Develop and maintain effective, supportive, and healthy working relationships with managers and staff within Eva’s.
  • Identify key staff to act as Eva’s ambassadors and to help develop and solicit major gift prospects.
  • Provide leadership in building a culture of philanthropy and empower participation in resource development across the organization.
  • Provide guidance, training, and support to volunteers and staff who partner in fundraising activities.

Social Finance and Revenue Innovation

  • Regularly evaluate and assesses new opportunities in innovative revenue development (e.g. Social Impact Bonds, Community Investment Bonds, cryptocurrencies) and recommend the best fits for revenue generation.
  • Contribute to the development of KPI measurement to ensure Eva’s is well-positioned to attract investment and donation dollars.
  • Represent Eva’s to potential Investors and draft communications and lead the production of sales tools to attract impact investments.
Qualifications
  • University degree in related field (Fundraising, Marketing, Management, Impact Investment); Masters level degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years fundraising experience with demonstrative results.
  • Experience in a senior management position that involves organizational leadership responsibilities and overseeing/supervising department(s) or team(s).
  • Alignment with Eva’s core guiding principles as a “Reflective, Learning Organization” that puts “Young People at the Centre”, focuses on “Relationship-
  • Building” to benefit young people, and engages in “Justice-Doing.”
  • Demonstrated ability in successful execution of corporate, foundation, and community and individual giving campaigns.
  • Demonstrated experience in successful fundraising events.
  • Demonstrated ability to author and produce compelling grant solicitation and donor recognition communication.
  • Demonstrated experience in public relations, community relations, and event planning.
  • Strong public speaking experience and strategic, compassionate communications skills.
  • Computer literacy – proficiency in word processing, desktop publishing and internet use.
  • Ability and commitment to work as a team member.
  • CFRE designation is desirable but not essential.
Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by June 31, 2018 to [email protected]. Please indicate Posting #2018-47 Director, Development and Campaigns in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

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Youth Service Worker (Part-Time)

Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth provides safe shelter, supportive services, and long-term solutions to youth homelessness. We believe all young people deserve safe, affordable housing, great support, and access to the resources to reach their full potential.

The position works in a shelter environment with its associated stresses and with youth who may at-times be in crisis and may demonstrate related behaviours. Eva’s Satellite is an emergency shelter and harm reduction facility for homeless youth ages 16 – 24.

This position reports to the Residential Supervisor and is located at Eva’s Satellite: 25 Canterbury Place, North York, ON.

Responsibilities
  • Supervision of youth and shelter, ensuring safety and security measures are met
  • Supportive counselling and case management; crisis stabilization and conflict resolution
  • Administrative duties and general household chores
  • Participation in team activities and decision-making
  • Providing programming support as identified
  • Shift work that includes weekends
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in a related field
  • Experience working with homeless and at-risk youth, preferably in a residential setting with sound understanding of related issues and resources
  • Experience working with diverse populations with sound understanding of principles of anti-oppression
  • Experience working with diverse populations with sound understanding of principles of anti-oppression
  • Knowledge and ability to integrate anti-oppression, critical disability, LGBTQ2S and trans-positivity, trauma, harm reduction, recovery approach in support to mental health and strengths-based principles into practice
  • Familiarity with harm reduction principles and strategies
  • Experience with crisis intervention, conflict resolution and de-escalation skills/techniques
  • Demonstrated experience working with a team within a constructive communication model
  • Shelter Standards, SMIS, Standard First Aid/CPR, crisis intervention training an asset
Salary

The position is unionized, with salary of $18.75 per hour with an additional 4% vacation pay.

Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume by June 5, 2018 to [email protected]. Please indicate 2018-50 YSW Part-Time in your subject line. No phone calls, please.

Documents must be sent in PDF Format. Any other documents will not be reviewed, thank you.

In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage applicants from equity seeking groups to apply.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. Eva’s would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Eva’s provides accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request

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