Upcoming Roles at 10C

Data & Administrative Coordinator: 10C Shared Space is seeking a Data & Administrative Coordinator to support the Harvest Impact team who have just launched a program called COIL STEP, with additional support to the 10C team as a whole. Rolling application deadline.  Details here or below.

 

Circular Entrepreneur in Residence: 10C and COIL STEP are seeking up to two Circular Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (CEIR), who will work primarily with social entrepreneurs and act as a resource in the idea and business development phase. In this role, the CEIR will provide education, coaching, advisory services, and additional support as needed around launching and scaling a circular social enterprise. Work will focus on building sustainable revenue models, business and operational improvements, and leadership development, while growing respectful and trusting relationships with up to ten participants who are launching or running circular social enterprises. Deadline to apply: 5:00pm, January 27. Details here or below.

 

Social Enterprise Advisors: 10C and COIL STEP are currently seeking Social Enterprise Advisors to work one-on-one with social enterprises across southwestern Ontario to offer support in a variety of areas including business and strategic planning, funding readiness, product development, marketing and networking. Deadline to apply: 5:00pm, February 15. Details here or below.

 

We Are Excited to Meet You!

10C is committed to learning, equity and building a diverse community in which everyone has the opportunity to thrive. We welcome team members with the knowledge and skills to productively work with diverse communities. 10C specifically encourages applications from those across race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, and lived experiences. 10C values lived experience alongside educational and workplace experience. If you are comfortable highlighting your lived experience in your application, this will help us consider your application in a holistic way.

Please feel free to be in touch at [email protected] with any questions.

 

 

Data & Administrative Coordinator

10C Shared Space is seeking a Data & Administrative Coordinator to support the Harvest Impact team who have just launched a program called COIL STEP, with additional support to the 10C team as a whole. 

Responsibilities of the Data & Administrative Coordinator will include:

Core duties:

  • Data organization and analysis using Google sheets, Airtable and other software — data entry, report preparation, data synthesis, ecosystem mapping
  • Customer relationship management (CRM) software support — ensuring accurate entries and proper tags applied, exporting mailing lists, pulling reports

Other supporting duties:

  • Supporting program participants with varying needs through a three-month project
  • Meeting scheduling, room booking, collaborator coordination, taking meeting notes and doing follow-up
  • Copy editing and writing support for reports and other documents
  • Drafting and sending contracts, uploading to shared folders
  • Mailing, printing, photocopying and other related tasks
  • Other tasks as is required by the team and with consideration given to the interests and skills of the coordinator

The Data & Administrative Coordinator will bring the following experiences and abilities to the role:

  • Deep familiarity with and knowledge of data management and mapping software and tools including Excel, GoogleSheets, Airtable, Miro, Kumu, 7 Vortex, and Customer Relationship Management software platforms;
  • Real-world education and/or experience gained in a data analysis and/or administrative capacity;
  • Immaculate accuracy and attention to detail with strong organization, prioritization and time-management skills;
  • A commitment to confidentiality, professionalism and accountability;
  • “All in” winning attitude, with a responsive customer-service focus;
  • Experience in a fast-paced non-profit environment is considered an asset.

Compensation and Details:

  • This is a short-term contract position for up to 30 hours per week to be fulfilled by March 31, 2023. 
  • Start date is as soon as possible. 
  • Pay is based on $21 per hour. 
  • Applicants must be located within Canada, ideally in Guelph or Southern Ontario. This role will take place primarily on site at 10C Shared Space (located at 42 Carden Street) but there is some work-from-home flexibility. 
  • Work schedule to be determined based on individual schedule and the needs of the role and team.

Next Steps:

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] specifying Data & Administrative Coordinator in the subject line. In your cover letter, please answer the question “What is your superpower?”

Applications accepted on a rolling basis

There is no set application deadline and we will post until the position is filled.  Please send your application or be in touch as soon as possible.

 

 

Circular Entrepreneur in Residence

10C and COIL STEP are seeking up to two Circular Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (CEIR), who will work primarily with social entrepreneurs and act as a resource in the idea and business development phase. In this role, the CEIR will provide education, coaching, advisory services, and additional support as needed around launching and scaling a circular social enterprise. Work will focus on building sustainable revenue models, business and operational improvements, and leadership development, while growing respectful and trusting relationships with up to ten participants who are launching or running circular social enterprises.

Responsibilities of the Circular Entrepreneur in Residence will include:

  • Applicant review, processing & approvals – Assist with reviewing STEP program applications with emphasis on social enterprise and circular aspects of applicants’ business plans. Financial modeling experience will be an asset in providing support to applicants who may require assistance with framing a realistic business model.  
  • Engaging and consulting – Host office hours (in-person and online) for STEP participants looking for discussions on enterprise specific opportunities and challenges. Specific support areas may include:
    • Pitch deck development
    • Supply chain
    • Value proposition validation
    • Business Canvas for Social Enterprise

 

  • Program support – Support the 10C and Harvest Impact team in optimizing the program, through constant feedback, participation in meetings, and reporting on the STEP program participant progress through real-time updates.
  • Resource sharing – Compile and share your favourite tools, templates and resources that will best support social entrepreneurs. 

The Circular Entrepreneur in Residence will bring the following experiences and abilities to the role:

  • Working knowledge of various business structures – including social enterprise, incorporated for-profit, not-for-profit, B-Corps and co-operatives;
  • Real-world education and experience gained in in business administration, finance, community economic development, planning, etc;
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, communication (verbal and written) skills;
  • Immaculate accuracy and attention to detail with strong organization, prioritization and time-management skills;
  • A commitment to confidentiality, professionalism and accountability;
  • “All in” winning attitude, with a responsive customer-service focus;
  • Proven ability to develop networks by building rapport and trust as it relates to building early stage companies;
  • Strong relationship skills with a willingness to build mutually rewarding, long-term engagements supporting key social and community goals.

 

Compensation and Details:

  • Up to 2 positions available
  • This is a short-term contract position for up to 200 hours to be fulfilled by March 31, 2023. Start date is February 2023. 10C will work with successful applicants to determine a scope and timeline of work. 
  • Pay is based on $70 per hour. 
  • Applicants must be located within Canada, ideally in Guelph or Southern Ontario. Opportunity for both on-site work and work-from-home flexibility. 
  • Work schedule to be determined based on individual schedule and the needs of the role and team. Hours of work will include some evening and weekend work.

Next Steps:

Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] specifying Circular Entrepreneur in Residence in the subject line. In your cover letter, please answer the question “What is your superpower?” and tell us why you like working with other entrepreneurs. 

Application Deadline: 5:00 pm Friday January 27, 2023

Applicant meetings will be held beginning on February 1. 

 

 

Social Enterprise Advisors

10C and COIL STEP are currently seeking Social Enterprise Advisors to work one-on-one with social enterprises across southwestern Ontario to offer support in a variety of areas including business and strategic planning, funding readiness, product development, marketing and networking.

Responsibilities of the Social Enterprise Advisor will include:

  • Engaging and consulting – Work in a one-on-one advisor relationship with STEP program participants who are looking for discussions and support on a variety of areas including:
    • Enterprise-specific opportunities and goal setting;
    • Problem-solving, prototyping and testing;
    • Business skill development, financial modeling and strategic planning;
    • Impact measurement and evaluation;
    • Other topics determined by the needs of the participant and skills of the advisor.
  • Program support – Support your matched enterprise(s) in optimizing the program, through constant feedback, participation in meetings, and reporting on the STEP program participant progress through real-time updates to the Circular Entrepreneurs in Residence (CEIR).

The Social Enterprise Advisors will bring the following experiences and abilities to the role:

  • Working knowledge of various business structures – including social enterprise, incorporated for-profit, not-for-profit, B-Corps and co-operatives;
  • Real-world education and or experience gained in the following areas:
    • Strategy and Business Planning
    • Marketing and Communications
    • Business Model Development, Finance and Budgeting
    • Networking, Relationships and Supply Chain
    • Product Design and Circular Innovation
    • Regenerative Farming
    • Skills and Relationship Coaching
    • Product and Shelf Placement
    • Funding application development
    • Impact Measurement and SDG Alignment
    • Legal and Intellectual Property
    • Other topics relevant to social entrepreneurship in Ontario
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills;
  • A commitment to confidentiality, professionalism and accountability;
  • Proven ability to develop networks by building rapport and trust as it relates to building early stage companies;
  • Strong relationship skills with a willingness to build mutually rewarding, long-term engagements supporting key social and community goals.

Compensation and Details:

  • This a paid role of $75/hour for up to 20 hours over 4-5 months, once matched with a social enterprise.
  • Advisors must be located within Canada, ideally in Guelph or Southern Ontario.
  • There is an opportunity for both in-person and virtual advisor meetings. 
  • Advisor work schedule will be determined based on needs and may include some evening and weekend work.

Advisor Application Deadline: 5:00 pm Wednesday February 15, 2023

Please express your interest in this role using this form.

 

We Are Excited to Meet You!

10C is committed to learning, equity and building a diverse community in which everyone has the opportunity to thrive. We welcome team members with the knowledge and skills to productively work with diverse communities. 10C specifically encourages applications from those across race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, and lived experiences. 10C values lived experience alongside educational and workplace experience. If you are comfortable highlighting your lived experience in your application, this will help us consider your application in a holistic way.

About COIL

The Circular Opportunity Innovation Launchpad (COIL) program supports business activities that are informed by circular economy knowledge and practices. The program offers mentorship, education, national and international scaling connections, and funding to fuel innovative, circular projects across Southern Ontario.

This program is made possible through funding from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev), which was awarded to the City of Guelph in early 2021. COIL STEP builds upon the City of Guelph and County of Wellington’s success in cultivating a dynamic regional circular food economy. The program is delivered by 10C Shared Space based in Guelph with Harvest Impact support, a social finance fund investing in circular economy initiatives. 

About 10C Shared Space

10C Shared Space (10C) is a social change hub for those engaged in collaborative work to improve the wellbeing and vitality of our community (Guelph, Wellington County, Southern Ontario, World). 10C helps create platforms (physical, virtual, networks and financial) that support those working to create change. The staff team of 10C (including Harvest Impact) is now twenty people, making for a rewarding peer-to-peer learning and working environment. As a true learn-by-doing environment, we value initiative, risk-taking and collaboration. 

10C’s puts collaborative, inclusive placemaking at the core of our program areas: Sustainable Food Systems, Community Engagement, Sustainable Development Goals, Social Finance, Social Enterprise & Social Innovation. 

About Harvest Impact by 10C

Harvest Impact builds upon the social finance journey of 10C Shared Space, with a vision of locally supported projects creating a more resilient and sustainable community. Harvest Impact is exploring the continuum of social investing – from philanthropy to investing. We believe that smart communities invest in themselves, and we hope that you do as well. By working together, we can create new businesses and collaborations – including not-for-profit solutions that are the core engines of the social, environmental and economic change we seek.