Inclusion Outreach Coordinator

Job Title: Inclusion Outreach Coordinator

Job Description:

Melly's Market + Café, a registered charity and social enterprise, is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Inclusion Outreach Coordinator to join our team. As an Inclusion Outreach Coordinator, you will play a vital role in promoting Melly's mission of fostering inclusivity and creating opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You will be responsible for planning events for business leaders, assisting in developing Melly's Bridge program, and conducting regular on-site visits to potential businesses to showcase the benefits of inclusive business practices.

You would be GREAT for this role if you love sales, making connections, building relationships and recording your progress. 


1. Plan events for business leaders:

   - Organize and coordinate events where business leaders can present and share insights about Melly's and inclusive business practices.

   - Develop event concepts, coordinate logistics, and ensure successful execution.

   - Facilitate meaningful networking opportunities for businesses interested in promoting inclusion.

2. Assist in the development of Melly's Bridge:

   - Contribute to developing mentorship, training, and detailed inclusion plans.

   - Collaborate on the creation of employer strategies and employment strategies.

   - Prepare compelling presentations to educate businesses about Melly's Bridge program.

   - Create effective networking materials to support outreach efforts.

3. Conduct regular on-site visits to potential businesses:

   - Schedule and conduct on-site visits to potential businesses interested in participating in the Melly's Bridge program.

   - Showcase the benefits and value of the program, emphasizing the positive impact of inclusive hiring practices.

   - Provide detailed information about the program and address any questions or concerns from potential partners.

4.Lead pop-up events for Melly's:

  • Take the lead in organizing and executing pop-up events to promote Melly's and engage with the community.
  • Connect with customers and businesses during events, answering questions and sharing information about Melly's mission and initiatives.
  • Network and build relationships with other businesses, establishing partnerships and collaboration opportunities.
  • Communicate Melly's Bridge program details, benefits, and success stories to potential partners and interested individuals.
  • Assist in the takedown and cleanup of the event space, ensuring proper handling and storage of equipment and materials.


- Proven experience in event planning and coordination.

- Familiarity with inclusion and diversity practices in the business environment.

- Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities effectively.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to build and maintain relationships with business leaders and potential partners.

- Proactive and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

- Passionate about creating inclusive opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

- Current, clear criminal record check for the vulnerable sector (or the ability to obtain a current, clear criminal record check before beginning work)

If you are a dynamic and driven individual with a passion for promoting inclusivity and building relationships with business leaders, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter detailing your experience and explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the Inclusion Outreach Coordinator position at Melly's Market + Café.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter to

Salary: From $23.00 per hour