Program Manager

Park People supports and mobilizes people to help them activate the power of parks to improve the quality of life in cities across Canada.

We support a Canadian network of park people by sharing knowledge, connections and funding that bolsters their awesome work in parks. We also mobilize Canadians by highlighting the insights, policies and practices that help city parks meet their full potential.

Join us and make awesome things happen in city parks.

In this role, you will co-lead Park People’s programs through the next exciting phase of growth, working with partners to deliver new and expanded programs.  You will play an important leadership role as Park People emerges as a key agent for city building and positive change in cities across Canada. As a senior member of the team, you will supervise and coach a growing team of 3-5 staff delivering programs on the ground in the Greater Toronto Area and across Canada, in both French and English. If you are a collaborative thinker who thrives in a fast-paced growing entrepreneurial environment and wants to make your mark playing a role in shaping an organization at the forefront of city building in Canada, we can offer you a rewarding and fun place to work. 

As Program Manager, your role will include:

Team leadership:

Program Management and Planning: 

Fundraising and Program Development:

The skills and experience you bring to the role include:

As a leader, you demonstrate personal and professional competencies including:

Position Details:

Park People is a great place to work:

If you would like to make a meaningful contribution to cities across Canada while working with a dynamic, results-driven group, please send your resume and cover letter in one electronic file in confidence by Sunday, April 19, 2020, to

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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