Blackstone Foundation Library (BFL)

Blackstone Foundation Library (BFL)
A non-profit organization committed to empowering families by ensuring they are accurately represented in their educational materials and solidifying a more positive self-image by fostering cultural education through literacy and culturally specific programming.

Our Philosophy: We have come to the undeniable truth that knowledge is power, however, our community Knowledge of Self is the source of that power; this is the heart behind Blackstone.

Position Overview: BFL seeks a dedicated and experienced Community Program Evaluator to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating the impact and effectiveness of our community programs, ensuring that we achieve our objectives and deliver meaningful outcomes for the communities we serve.

This is a 2-year contract position
Chosen candidates will be invited to prepare a proposal

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement evaluation plans for our community programs, including specifying goals, indicators, and data collection methods
  • Conduct data collection and analysis to assess program outcomes and make recommendations for improvements
  • Collaborate with program managers to align evaluation strategies with program goals and objectives
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, presenting findings and insights to stakeholders
  • Assist in the development of data collection tools and surveys
  • Stay current on best practices in program evaluation and contribute to the development of an evaluation framework
  • Collaborate with external partners, funders, and community members to gather insights and feedback


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in program evaluation, social sciences, public health, or a related field
  • Proven experience in program evaluation, data collection, and analysis
  • Strong knowledge of evaluation methodologies, tools, and statistical analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in data analysis software
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse team
  • Passion for community development and a commitment to equity and social justice

*Join Us in Making a Difference:

By joining The Blackstone Foundation Library, you will play an essential role in advancing Afrocentric culture, education, and empowerment in our community. Your unique perspective and lived experiences are invaluable assets that will help us achieve our mission. We are committed to creating an inclusive and representative workforce, and we actively encourage individuals with lived experience to apply and self-identify in their cover letter.

How to Apply:

If you share our passion for Afrocentric culture and are eager to contribute to our mission, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for the position to with “Community Program Evaluator Application” in the subject line. The application deadline is Tuesday, February 6, 2024.

At Blackstone Foundation Library, we are deeply committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the rich tapestry of the Black communities across the Greater Toronto Area. We believe that diversity of thought, background, and experience enriches our organization and is crucial to the achievement of our mission.

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