For your reference, we have included the job descriptions for the six (6) Executive Team roles below. If you have questions about these descriptions or the Toronto Youth Cabinet generally, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
All members of the Executive Team are expected to:
- Attend weekly/bi-weekly Executive & Leadership Team meetings and monthly Cabinet meetings
- Support the different Working Groups
- Fulfill their roles as outlined in the Constitution and TYC policies
This commitment will take approximately 4 to 5 hours per week, depending on the role. Meetings typically take place during the evenings and weekends, most often in the TYC Office located at City Hall. TTC tokens are provided for all transportation related to TYC work.
Benefits of joining the Executive Team:
- Gain senior leadership experience
- Personal development support
- Learn about City Hall & municipal governance
- Networking opportunities
- Access to TYC Office
- Meet local decision-makers
Director of Internal Affairs
Description: The Director of Internal Affairs is responsible for the internal management of the the organization, including: human resource management, conflict resolution, developing policies and procedures for the organization, managing the member progress tracking system, membership development, and preparing for Cabinet meetings.
Director of Stakeholder Engagement
The Director of Stakeholder Engagement is a multi-faceted executive role that looks for people who like to talk to other people. As the Director of Stakeholder Engagement, you will work with community groups, propose partnerships with them and other bodies in and across the city, and create avenues in which young people can thrive. You will also oversee the advisory board: a group of experts, community builders, politicians, and journalists who provide strategic advice to the Toronto Youth Cabinet. You will also take over the mentorship program, a program that piloted last year and will launch in earnest in 2017-2018 that connects young people to individuals and leaders in their field. Lastly, the Director of Stakeholder Engagement ensures that the initiatives we get launch or get involved with, and the work we do is in line with our overarching mandate and goal. This is a great role to fine-tune your public speaking and interpersonal skills as well as represent the Toronto Youth Cabinet and meet leaders across the city!
Director of Council Relations
Description: The Director of Council Relations is responsible for building relationships between Councillors and the Cabinet, supporting Working Groups in their relations with Council, reporting to the Executive Team and the membership on the actions of City Council, and furthering the relationship with the Office of the Mayor.
Director of Public Relations
Description: The Director of Public Relations is tasked with spearheading the social media presence of the organization as well as promoting our various events, programs, and meetings. The Director of Public Relations also assists working group leads with graphic design and branding for various projects. You will also assist in the development and maintenance of brochures and other outreach materials, as well as coordinate media relations prior to media conferences and events.
Director of Policy & Advocacy
Director of Policy and Advocacy: identifies issues and works with members to develop initiatives and official positions of the TYC. Supports direction and initiatives of working groups by writing motions, leading research projects, and delivering presentations to the Cabinet.
Director of Organizational Development
Description: The Director of Organizational Development is responsible for planning quarterly training days, developing civic literacy materials for the membership, preparing presentations on significant civic issues to be delivered at monthly Cabinet meetings.