Employment Opportunities

Our dedicated staff are the ones who make our work possible. Find out about the latest job opportunities, application deadlines and contact information, below. 

Communications Manager
Organization:Toronto Foundation for Student Success
Position:Communications Manager
Location:30 St. Patrick Street, Toronto, Hybrid (home/office)
Experience:5 Years
Reports to:Senior Director, Strategic Planning, Donor Relations, and Communications
Salary/Compensation:Salary range: $85,000 to $93,600
Benefits + 3 weeks’ vacation

 

Why Work for Toronto Foundation for Student Success (TFSS):

You will be part of a thriving organization that truly makes a direct, positive impact on the lives of children and youth across Toronto.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Director, Strategic Planning, Communications and Donor Relations, the Communications Manager will support our dynamic team by writing and delivering impactful internal and external communications aligned with TFSS’ brand and strategy. If you are a born communicator and strategic thinker, with strong written and oral communication, digital media and design skills, this may be the job for you.  As Communications Manager you will: 

  • Work cross-departmentally to support the communications needs of TFSS.
  • Provide engaging and timely social media activity that not only maintains our brand and strategic priorities, but also contributes to online engagement.
  • Provide leadership, in collaboration with staff, of the daily operation/evolution of the TFSS website.
  • Monitor media and key stakeholder postings to inform colleagues of risks and opportunities.
  • Write, edit and design marketing collateral as needed. 

Required Skills and Experience 

  • Strong communications skills with the ability to understand and communicate ideas persuasively and efficiently through digital, social, and print media
  • Proven experience running end-to-end communication campaigns with a variety of assets built
  • Ability to develop engaging and innovative messages with a strong understanding of how best to deliver tactics across different channels quickly
  • Keen attention to detail, and excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Demonstrated experience with graphic design and print specifications
  • Understanding of communications measurement tools, tactics, and benchmarks
  • Working knowledge of web design
  • Proven experience with search engine optimization
  • Demonstrated experience in applicable computer programs, including InDesign, Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, and Outlook. 

Education and Work Requirements 

  • University degree and/or College diploma in English/Communications with a minimum of five years of direct experience working in a communications environment (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle.

TFSS is committed to the health and wellbeing of our employees. We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits plan. We also currently offer the option of a hybrid working environment (office/home) and summer hours during July and August.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. 


How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to recruitment@tfss.ca. In your cover letter, tell us why you want to join our team and how you will help us make a brighter future for children and youth across our city.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

TFSS is committed to a policy of access and equity in its hiring practices. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know when contacted. To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.tfss.ca.

Accounting Clerk

 

Organization:

Toronto Foundation for Student Success

Position:

Accounting Clerk

Location:

30 St. Patrick Street, Toronto

Experience:

2 Years

Reports to:

Controller

Job Type:

Part-time, Regular

Hours of Work:

3 days per week, 21 hours per week

Compensation:

$27 per hour

 Why Work for Toronto Foundation for Student Success (TFSS):

TFSS is recognized as a top 100 charity and a top 10 youth charity in Canada. You will be part of a thriving organization that truly makes a direct, positive impact on the lives of children and youth across Toronto.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Controller, the Accounting Clerk provides broad support to the Finance Department in addition to the responsibilities listed below.

  • Process invoices for payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Perform day-to-day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting & recording accounts payable data
  • Collaborate with the Food and Logistics team to review and verify large volume of invoices
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions and ensure accuracy of entries
  • Monitor vendor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies and issues by corresponding to vendor inquiries
  • Assist with month-end closing activities.
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Maintain accurate and organized vendor files and records
  • Other clerical and administrative duties as assigned

This is a part-time opportunity, working three days per week (21 hours per week). Work days are flexible; we will work with the successful individual to determine which three days of the week work best. This position is eligible to participate in the hybrid/in-office work program, with one day per week working remotely.

 Education, Experience and Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum 2+ years of proven working experience as an Accounting Clerk (or in a similar role)
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel, and accounting software
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • High degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Reference Check. 

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to recruitment@tfss.ca. In your cover letter, please let us know why this position is a fit for you. Please note that we only accept applications by email. Online applications on job boards will not be reviewed.

The application deadline is August 1, 2024.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

TFSS is committed to a policy of access and equity in its hiring practices. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know when contacted. To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.tfss.ca