Social Development

Resident Advisory Group Call for Participation

The Toronto Strong Neighbourhood Strategy 2020 supports healthy communities across Toronto by partnering with residents, businesses and agencies to invest in people, services, programs and facilities in specific neighbourhoods. This will strengthen the social, economic and physical conditions and deliver local impact for city-wide change.

Call for Participation

The City of Toronto is seeking volunteers to participate on the Toronto Strong Neighbourhood Resident Advisory Group to advise on the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the strategy. The Resident Advisory Group will be made up of 1 volunteer from each of the Neighbourhood Improvement Areas and Emerging Neighbourhoods. The Resident Advisory Group will be selected based on the following considerations:

  • Lived experience and/or experience working with neighbourhoods and active in neighbourhood based planning/program design in Toronto
  • Members must have current or historic involvement in local place-based networks
  • An interest in public policy at the municipal level
  • Availability to commit to a regular meeting schedule
  • Geographic representation (City of Toronto Neighbourhood Improvement Areas)
  • Diversity of age, gender and cultural origin with Racialized community representation and Gender balance
  • Representation from: civic engagement, community-led and place-based community serving organizations; employment agencies; health agencies; community safety initiatives; academics; funders; business representatives


Employee of the City of Toronto, including Agencies, Boards, Commissions and Corporations are ineligible to sit on the Resident Advisory Group

What is the Commitment?

Volunteers of the Toronto Strong Neighbourhood Resident Advisory Group will participate in quarterly meeting that will be approximately 2 hours in length for a one year period.

When Will Meetings Be Held?

Recruitment of Resident Advisory Members for 2018 will begin November 29th