Program Manager

  • Full Time
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Remote: hybrid or flexible
  • $55,000
  • June 14, 2024

East End Arts

East End Arts is a non-profit community arts organization that serves the east end of Toronto. We provide inclusive arts programming, events and services to our local communities, and we provide professional development opportunities to both emerging and established artists and arts organizations.


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Manager will guide the programming of East End Arts. This position assists in the development and execution of the organization’s community arts and programming plans to animate the goals of East End Arts and St. Matthew’s Clubhouse. This position develops and fosters relationships, connecting residents to various art forms while building community connections and evaluating our impact.


  • Assists the Executive Director in developing and implementing community arts workshops, programs and youth activities.
  • Seeks out possible funding opportunities for existing programs and develops programs to meet new funding opportunities.
  • Works with the Executive Director to prepare operating grant submissions (reporting on past programming and future plans) and prepares project applications for new programs and partnerships.
  • Seeks out and supports the coordination of partner events.
  • Supervises East End Arts programs, hosting events when necessary, and coordinates staffing schedules for program coverage, when necessary.
  • Assists in recruiting, training and stewarding program and event volunteers.
  • Supervises and manages programming interns or seasonal staff.
  • Assists with the management of our programming space at St. Matthew’s Clubhouse.
  • Liaises with artists to collect and share information about upcoming events with various departments (marketing, accounting)
  • Develops and oversees community outreach/consultation plans.
  • Liaises with artists and community members.
  • Collaborates with the Communications Manager to best communicate about our programming and tell stories of our programs including assisting with the writing, editing and curation of programming descriptions, and where relevant promotional copy, donor communications, final reports and evaluation of programs.
  • Evaluates East End Arts programs and events and, where applicable, partner events, overseeing the creation of artist and participant surveys and reports.
  • Attends networking events, performances and events, building relationships with our community and stakeholders.
  • Analyzes post-event surveys with other staff with an eye to continuous improvement and tracking.
  • Develops and coordinates collaboration opportunities with other organizations.
  • Assists with other duties, as required.

To apply, email your details to

Please email cover letter, resume and three references as one single PDF document titled, made out to Eileen Arandiga to [email protected] by Friday June 14, 2024 at 5:00PM EST. East End Arts is committed to building a more diverse workplace and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Should you require, accommodations throughout the hiring process will be offered upon request. We thank everyone who applies but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.