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ArtReach is Hiring a Program Manager!

ArtReach is a Toronto-based non-profit organization that engages youth from a variety of underserved populations who have experienced exclusion, and lack access to accessible and high-quality arts-based opportunities. ArtReach delivers capacity and skill-building workshops, and provides mentorship and resources, such as granting funds for community-based arts projects, for the youth arts community. ArtReach is a project on the shared platform of SKETCH Working Arts.


The Program Manager will be responsible for managing ArtReach’s granting program, and coordinating our annual GOAL workshop series.


An ideal candidate would have:

  • Education or relevant work experience in community arts programming and administration;

  • Strong oral, written, and public speaking communication skills;

  • Excellent organization, planning, and project management skills;

  • The ability to thrive in an independent, self-directed work environment;

  • A thorough understanding of Google Suite;

  • Competency in both frontline and behind-the-scenes capacities;

  • Practices rooted in anti-oppression and equity.

*Must be available some evenings and weekends

*Must be willing to travel within the City of Toronto, Scarborough, Etobicoke, North York

*This position will require a police check (vulnerable sector screening)


Administration, HR, Evaluation

● Meeting participation and coordination

● Internship and Volunteer supervision, as required

● Annual review of collective evaluation materials

Workshops (GOAL Workshop Series, runs June - December)

● Coordination and execution of annual 6-session workshop series

Granting Program (runs November - April)

● Grant callout coordination and promotion management

● Planning of Grant Writing Clinics and Workshops

● Management of the Grant Review Team

● Ongoing Grantee Support and Mentorship


● Platform A- Attendance at meetings and coordination of annual “A Talk” artist talk

● Participation in community events, tabling opportunities, advocacy panels, conferences

● Strategic planning, as related to partnership building


Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of

the selection process, including alternate format materials, accessible meeting rooms or

other. Please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.


ArtReach is committed to ensuring that members of traditionally marginalized and equity-

seeking groups apply for positions within the organization. ArtReach is dedicated to taking proactive steps to overcome historical patterns of discrimination in our society which have created barriers of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, language, class, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression resulting in the denial of full participation in society. We prioritize qualified applications from those who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, persons with disabilities, women, queer, trans or non-binary persons, or any combination of these intersections. Lived experience and/ or strong working knowledge of these realities are an asset to this position. We encourage you to self-identify in your application.

To put forward your candidacy, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

HIRING COMMITTEE at, with the subject line “Program Manager”,

by 11:59pm, Friday, May 10th, 2019.

We thank all candidates for their application, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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