Announcing the TYC Strategy & Innovation Working Group

The Strategy & Innovation Working Group aims to develop creative strategies for meaningful engagement and to drive positive policy outcomes.

Projects include: 2017 Youth Week, TYC Hackathon, 2018 election engagement planning, and political strategy.

All roles are volunteer with a 2-3 hour/ week time commitment. Benefits of getting involved include: develop leadership abilities, build your resume, make new connections, meet with local decision-makers, gain experience with high-profile initiatives, learn about local politics and governance.

- excellent time management & teamwork/ collaboration skills
- ability to check messages at least every 24 hours
- past leadership experience and/or knowledge of municipal politics/ governance is an asset
- a desire to work on large and dynamic projects and drive change


Strategy & Innovation Lead

Description: The Strategy & Innovation Lead will work closely with the Executive Director and Director of Community Engagement in coordinating all Working Group projects. The Lead will be required to attend Leadership Team meetings on the first Thursday of the month and Cabinet Meetings on the second Thursday of each month. Lead should have knowledge of municipal issues and experience leading teams. Strategy development and implementation experience is an asset.

Associate, Project Management

Description: The Associate, Project Management will coordinate the development of several projects to ensure group remains on track and meets all deadlines. Experience with project management tools/ strategies, including Gantt charts, an asset.

Associate, Partnerships

Description: The Associate, Partnerships will forge and manage new external relationships and partnerships in order to maximize impact of projects.

Associate, Design

Description: The Associate, Design will oversee the promotion, content development, user experience, and visual components of the projects. Event coordination would also be an asset.


Applications and resumes are due by Monday, November 14th at 11:59pm. Submit your application and resume by clicking the button below.

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