Job Title:

Fund Development and Event Planning Assistant


Better Living Health & Community Services


Newmarket, ON

This positions reports to: Director of Development

The Successful Candidate for this Position Must Have the Following Qualifications:

  • Strong  interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proficient in MS Office: Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Be comfortable in working independently or in a team setting
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Currently enrolled or completed course work of Event planning and Fundraising

The Successful Candidate for this Position Must be able to:

  • Participate in the planning of special events and public awareness events
  • Prepare donor/Sponsor packages
  • Handle general office administration which could including  a direct mail distribution
  • Prepare mailing list of data registry
  • Provide support to the Director of Development
  • Assist with social media to engage a wider audience.(i-e Facebook, Twitter, Website & blog)
  • Encouraged to attend community events, to not only promote the organization but to encourage ongoing financial support
  • Maintain confidentiality & compliance with the policies and procedures of the organization

To be eligible to participate in Canada Summer Jobs, Candidates Must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • Registered as a full-time student in the preceding academic year;
  • Intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;
  • Student in a secondary, post-secondary, CEGEP (Quebec only), vocational or technical program;
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act* and;
  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations

Foreign students are not eligible

Note: This is an 8 week contract, working 30.5 hours per week

SALARY: $14.00/hour


Please email or fax your resume to Human Resources.


Fax: 416-510-1104

Please quote “Fund Development and Event Planning Assistant” on the email subject line.

Posted 2018-05-18

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