Membership and Volunteer Assistant
Job Type
Full Time
January 2, 2023 3:09PM
North York, Ontario
The Membership and Volunteer Assistant will be supporting the Director of Community Engagement and Campaigns in raising awareness about membership and volunteer opportunities at the Toronto Community Benefits Network.


The Toronto Community Benefits Network (TCBN) has centred itself at the forefront of the economic justice movement in Toronto by negotiating Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs) into public infrastructure and urban development projects. In so doing, TCBN is addressing the challenges of access to good jobs, local economic development and neighbourhood revitalization particularly as they impact on historically disadvantaged communities and equity seeking groups in Toronto.

TCBN employs a comprehensive approach that includes community organizing, innovative policy advocacy, research, and communications. TCBN’s efforts have led to the City of Toronto’s Community Benefits Framework (2019) and negotiating Community Benefits requirements as part of 10 large scale infrastructure and development projects across the City of Toronto totaling over $45 billion in project value. For more information about our work, visit, and


     Attend monthly staff meetings when requested

     Responsible for the recruitment and training of volunteers

     Assist with all administrative matters related to gathering members and volunteers such as data input

     Responsible for coordinating the outreach efforts of the organization in promoting membership and volunteering through local community benefits projects

     Assist the coordination of member and volunteer engagement at TCBN events

     Retain current members and volunteers through different activities to keep enthusiasm high, and show appreciation for their contributions

     Assist with promoting the activities for which members and volunteers are required

     Promote and support membership and outreach events, including those that raise awareness about employment and social procurement opportunities through the different community benefits projects

The successful candidate will report to the Director of Community Engagement & Campaigns

Eligibility & Qualifications 

     1 year of relevant work or volunteer experience in community 

     Demonstrates integrity by modeling the TCBN’s values and ethical standards

     Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

     Plans, prioritizes, and delivers tasks on time

     Previous demonstrated experience working in a project team 

     Excellent verbal and written English skills 

     Familiarity with the social context of neighborhood improvement areas in Toronto

     Fluency in a second language spoken by members of the community both written and spoken, an asset

Terms of Employment

Salary Living Wage at $22.08/ hr, 35 hours per week

TCBN maintains a healthy, team-oriented working environment.

Application Process

Qualified applicants are invited to sign in to Employer Portal, complete their Profile and Resume and Apply.

DEADLINE: Ongoing until filled.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise TCBN of any accommodation measures required. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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