Job Posting: Parkdale Black Caucus Coordinator

Parkdale People's EconomyGeneral

The newly formed Parkdale Black Caucus is looking for a motivated community builder for a short-term independent contract. The position description is attached below. The Caucus is also looking for more members to join the Steering Committee. If interested in either the position or joining the Parkdale Black Caucus, please contact Claire-Helene Heese-Boutin at

The Parkdale Black Caucus (PBC) is a grassroots initiative to build community among Black, Afro-Canadian, Afro-Caribbean members of the Parkdale neighbourhood and to strengthen the voice of Black community members in the larger planning and visioning for the neighbourhood. The Black Caucus is currently guided by a Steering Committee of community members who live, work or spend significant time in Parkdale, and is supported in partnership with the Parkdale People’s Economy.

PBC Coordinator will work with the Steering Committee to conduct outreach with Black members of the Parkdale community and coordinate the activities of the Caucus, such as facilitating monthly meetings and supporting resource development. The Coordinator will also work with the Steering Committee to design and implement an initiative for the first phase of the Caucus that will seek to  build and strengthen relationships and identify priorities of Black Community Members in Parkdale.

The Parkdale Black Caucus is looking for someone who is passionate about Blackness, community coordination and the empowerment of Black Parkdalians.