Become a CITY Leader

CITY Leaders in training

CITY Leaders, through theoretical education, applied learning, mentoring, online engagement, and peer networking provides young adults with the practical knowledge and tools to become effective leaders, navigators and connectors in Toronto’s non-profit sector and communities.

We are happy to announce that CITY Leaders is now accepting applications for the Fall 2013 CITY Leaders in the Neighbourhoods cohort.

Who should apply?

CITY Leaders is looking to recruit 25 young leaders from racialized communities who are:

  • 18 to 24 years old
  • Living, working or volunteering in the 13 Priority Neighbourhoods
  • Interested in building a career in the Community and Social Service Sector in Toronto

Information Sessions in the Community

In an effort to answer any questions related to the application process or institute experience, CITY Leaders will be holding a series of Information Sessions and workshops throughout February and March. These events will allow you the opportunity to connect with CITY Leaders staff and graduates about the upcoming 2013 intake.

Upcoming Information Sessions:

You can register for all sessions here. You can see a sample of our upcoming sessions below:

CITY Leaders Info Session
Saturday, March 9, CSI-Annex

Information Session #3
JVS Toronto- 2868 Ellesmere Road
March 12, 6-8pm

Information Session #4
Centre for Social Innovation- Annex, 720 Bathurst St.
March 18, 6-8pm.

Be sure to register for the Information Session of your choice at Additional information sessions are scheduled to be held in various organizations across the city and will be added to the above link. If you are interested in attending any other sessions, please feel free to contact us.

To host a CITY Leaders information session in your agency or community, or for more information, please feel free to contact the CITY Leaders team at

Application Process

DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 5 p.m. EST

Interested applicants must submit their completed application form and supporting documents via email to CITY Leaders at Please note that Form A must be signed and scanned to be sent along with your application package by email.


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