If you’re working in the field of social impact – or want to – you may want to check out this great opportunity with Urban Matters


Urban Matters CCC helps communities deliver tangible solutions so that people can live happier and healthier lives. Their team works with governments, social entrepreneurs, and socially-conscious business leaders to identify, introduce, and scale innovations in communities that address complex social issues.

Project Specialist – Temporary Part-Time

About the Opportunity

Are you a skilled, detail-oriented Project Manager & can you zero in on and tell the compelling story behind the project?

Can you navigate across a variety of client relations, project management and social media platforms and software? Are you proactive, open to disruption, a systems thinker, committed to inclusion and to seeking out and embracing diverse points of view?

Our talented team of social-innovation advisors works across a variety of fields — engineering, social finance, social work, public policy, urban planning, facilitation, architecture, management — to identify the root causes of complex social problems. We co-create tangible, creative, solutions that address complex social issues. Specifically, we work in areas that fall within the Social Determinants of Community Health framework.

We’re looking to create a go-to pool of independent project specialists to work on a per-project basis to help organize, promote and optimize our social change work. We are looking for various levels of experience including Junior, Intermediate and Senior level candidates.

Note : We are currently seeking to develop a trusted pool of freelancers to work on a part-time basis.  These positions are classified as temporary, part-time contracts. Longer-term, and as we evolve and grow, Urban Matters aims to create and develop freelance contracts and permanent positions drawn from this pool.

Urban Matters is an equal opportunity employer, we encourage women, people of Indigenous ancestry, people of colour, LGBTQQIP2SAA individuals and members of other diverse communities to apply for careers with our organization.

For more information and ‘How To’ apply, please see below for Junior, Intermediate and Senior level job descriptions:

Project Specialist Job Description (Junior)

Project Specialist Job Description (Intermediate)

Project Specialist Job Description (Senior)

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