The TYC is looking for Executives

Join the TYC 2018-2019 Leadership Team!


What are we looking for?
An amazing young person ready to utilize their skills, eagerness to learn, and excitement to join our Executive Team!

What am I expected to do?

  • Attend monthly Leadership Team meetings, monthly
    Cabinet meetings, and the occasional Executive Team meeting

  • Support the different Working Groups

  • Ensure that the overall direction given from the Cabinet is in line with the TYC’s mission statement, long-term vision and anti-oppressive framework.

  • Collectively lead the development of an annual work plan for the TYC directed by the membership (i.e. identify issues and then take action on them)

  • Play an advocacy and lobbying role on behalf of the TYC (i.e. deputations, speaking to committees, meetings with Councillors, etc.)

  • Remain up-to-date on all TYC-related initiatives and provide support

  • Keep members informed and involved

  • Consistently attend all Cabinet meetings

  • Ensure that the positions taken on by the TYC are consistent within the executive and the entire organization through ongoing communication with all members of the TYC

  • Ensure that all approved TYC initiatives are adequately resourced.

  • Support and Working Groups, as interest may arise

  • Make decisions on time-sensitive issues while still ensuring that they are respectful of the mission of the TYC

  • Miss no more than two (2) meetings without prior notice and reason to the Executive Director
     

You are expected to serve a full term from May 2018 - May 2019. This commitment will take approximately 3 to 4 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
     

2018-2019 Executive Positions

Executive Director
The Executive Director is responsible for the management of the Executive Team and the organization as a whole. Responsibilities include: creating and executing the Annual Work Plan, responding to external requests, acting a liaison with City staff, ensuring the overall direction of the organization is in line with the Constitution and membership, membership development, and working with the Coordinator on funding, policy, and personnel issues. Commitment for this position will exceed the 4 to 5 hours outlined above.

Director of Internal Affairs
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 responsible for engaging existing partners and stakeholders, researching potential collaborators, assisting Working Groups in the development of relationships with external organizations, and supporting the Advisory Board.  


Director of Council Relations
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
The Director of Public Relations is responsible for overseeing all of the TYC's social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat), developing and executing a digital media strategy, acting as media liaison, maintaining the TYC website, and supporting Working Groups in the promotion of projects and initiatives.


Director of Policy & Advocacy
The Director of Policy & Advocacy is responsible for identifying policy and advocacy issues where TYC can intervene, researching and analyzing City policies and strategies, making recommendations to the Cabinet on policy and advocacy positions.
 

Director of Organizational Development
The Director of Organizational Development is responsible for planning training days, developing civic literacy materials for the membership, preparing presentations on significant civic issues to be delivered at monthly Cabinet meetings.
 

Should you have any questions regarding the working group or the contents of this application, please send all inquiries to apply@thetyc.ca

Application Deadline: April 20th, 2018 (11:59pm)

 

The TYC is looking for Working Group Leads

Join the TYC 2018-2019 Leadership Team! 

What are we looking for?
An amazing young person ready to utilize their skills, eagerness to learn, and excitement to lead one of our Working Groups.

 

What am I expected to do?

  • Attend monthly Leadership Team meetings and monthly
    Cabinet meetings

  • Communicate regularly via email and Slack

  • Be responsible for developing and executing a one-
    year work plan for the Working Group

  • Be responsible for membership recruitment,
    engagement, and retention for the Working Group

  • Work with the Executive Committee to ensure
    effective collaboration and communication

  • Perform tasks as to be in compliance with
    organizational policies & procedures, as well as directives
    from the Leadership Team

  • Miss no more than two (2) meetings without prior
    notice and reason

You are expected to serve a full term from May 2018 - May 2019. This commitment will take approximately 3 to 4 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 becoming a Working Group Lead:

  • Gain leadership experience
  • Personal development support
  • Learn about City Hall & municipal governance
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to TYC Office
  • Meet local decision-makers

 

2018-2019 Working Groups

Urban Health Working Group
The Urban Health Working Group will advocate on urban health policies and issues and
facilitate partnerships between Toronto Public Health.

Transit Working Group
The Transit Working Group aims to advocate for transit
policies that meet the needs of youth and students in
Toronto.
 

Education Working Group
The Education Working Group strives to connect the
Toronto Youth Cabinet with the Toronto's school boards in
order to develop initiatives to benefit students. In doing so,
we endeavour to raise awareness on issues related to youth
in education at municipal levels.


Community Safety Working Group
By developing initiatives concerning policing and violence
prevention, the Community Safety Working Group strives
to create a safer Toronto.


Equity & Employment Working Group
The Equity & Employment Working Group works to fight the
city's rising rate of youth unemployment, improve access to
jobs for marginalized youth, and work with staff to reduce
barriers for young people as part of the Toronto Youth
Equity Strategy.


Housing Working Group
Housing Working Group is dedicated to creating effective
strategies to build equal opportunity for youth in securing
Housing.


Budget Working Group
The Budget Working Group aims to increase youth
awareness, engagement, and excitement around the City’s
Budget process and in the Participatory Budgeting Pilot.

 

Should you have any questions regarding the working group or the contents of this application, please send all inquiries to apply@thetyc.ca

Application Deadline: April 20th, 2017 (11:59pm)