New Jobs: OMAFRA, Mowat, and Uber

Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Ministry of Rural Affairs, Apply by March 1

Do you see the ‘big picture’ but also love to get into the details? Are you interested in influencing how the government addresses issues facing the agriculture and food sector in Ontario? Are you able to engage stakeholders, anticipate emerging issues, understand legislation and develop policy while collaborating horizontally with other Ministries? If so, apply your policy, research and communication skills in these rewarding positions with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Ministry of Rural Affairs.

Senior Policy Research Officer, The Mowat Centre, Apply by April 23

Reporting to the Policy Director, the Senior Policy Research Officer/Advisor researches and analyses topics pertinent to public policy to support Mowat Centre objectives by conducting research, analysing data and interpreting trends and developments on public policy issues, developing recommendations, and producing written reports.

Public Policy Lead, Uber, Apply Soon

Urban transportation has looked the same for a long time—a really long time—thanks in large part to regulatory regimes that don’t encourage innovation. We think it’s time for change. Uber’s Public Policy team is helping facilitate that change around the world, and we’re looking for hustler to help us take on the hard fights. 

New Jobs: City of Toronto

Corporate Management and Policy Consultant, City of Toronto, Apply by April 10

The City of Toronto has 2 openings for Policy Consultants, who will manage assignments related to corporate policy development, intergovernmental relations, governance systems, agency relations, and corporate civic engagement activities as well as  conduct policy reviews related to the City administration, its agencies and corporations.

New Job: Samara

Director of Fundraising and Events, Samara. Apply now.

Samara is expanding and looking for a creative, high energy and entrepreneurial person to be their first Director of Fundraising and Events. The job will build on the existing foundation of experience and skills to cultivate, expand and diversify Samara’s base of donors and foundations, as well as raise Samara’s profile among potential supporters through events.

New Job: Ontario Trillium Foundation

Consulting Services, Ontario Trillium Foundation. Submit by March 14.

As part of its going continuous process improvement the OTF is refining its Strategic Framework, and with it its theory of change and sector priorities, to align with the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW). OTF is currently seeking the services of a legal entity to assist with refining the sector priorities for the HSS sector.

New Jobs: OPS and United Steelworkers

Senior Economist, Ontario Ministry of Finance. Apply by February 21

As a senior economist, you will have the opportunity to analyse program changes and to recommend policy initiatives on income security programs including the Canada Pension Plan, social assistance reform and the Ontario Child Benefit.

Economic Analyst, Ontario Ministry of Finance. Apply by February 21

Bring your strong research and analytical skills to support the development and evaluation of federal and provincial income security policies and programs. Consider this an opportunity to showcase your analytical skills and make recommendations on government priorities such as the Canada Pension Plan, social assistance reform and the Poverty Reduction Strategy.

Research Staff, United Steelworkers. Apply by February 28.

The United Steelworkers’ Canadian National Office is hiring a full-time staff person for the union’s Research, Public Policy & Bargaining Support Department. The position will be based in Toronto and will also include responsibilities in support of the union’s Strategic Corporate Campaigns.

New Jobs: Ontario Nonprofit Network and CivicAction

Labour Force Project Lead, Ontario Nonprofit Network

The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) seeks a creative and energetic leader to drive the implementation of our labour force strategy. The Project Lead will have a strong approach to shared leadership, experience and comfort with strategic work across multiple systems or sectors, and enthusiasm for community organizing for the future of Ontario’s nonprofit sector.

Toronto Homecoming Manager, CivicAction

The Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance(“CivicAction”), is hiring a Manager for Toronto Homecoming, an initiative of their Emerging Leaders Network. Toronto Homecoming connects talented Canadians (and Canadians by association) living abroad with career opportunities in the Toronto Region.