Assistant, Community Giving

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Ontario South (Greater Toronto)
Ontario North
Sudbury, ON
Job description
  • In consultation with the Coordinator, Volunteer Services, assists with the support of the 24th Annual CNIB Golf Tournament special event, through quality event management, program administration, promotional and sponsorship materials and volunteer resources and committees
  • Prepares sponsor matrix, letters and solicitation list to encompass monetary, item and prize sponsors
  • Reviews and updates the list of businesses, organizations to send event information
  • Prepares and distributes communication materials, (letters, brochures, posters, press releases, reports, etc.) for internal and external audiences
  • Liaises with internal and external stakeholders to help maximize public awareness
  • Maintains mailing lists
  • Develops and maintains files and database on special event initiative
  • Attends regular meetings and provides activity updates as required
  • Supervises volunteers
  • Promotes education and awareness of vision loss issues through golf tournament venue
  • Other duties as required

Community Giving Support

  • In accordance with the provincial fund development plan, assists in significant lead generation business development activities in the North Region, with particular with respect to Service Clubs and third party events, through excellent planning, research, networking, attention to detail, solicitation, stewardship and support
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills in interacting with potential donors.
  • Coordinates and manages general administrative duties relating to these activities including mass mailings, filing, file maintenance, copying, mail/couriers, creation of spreadsheets and power point presentations 

Administrative Support

  • Administrative responsibilities in support of in person inquiries involving Golf Tournament event, service and Community Giving

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Well developed interpersonal and communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office software and relevant graphic design software
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop a plan of action through to completion
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Professional attitude, self starter and flexible

Experience and Education

  • University or community college student preferred
  • Post secondary education in marketing, communications, public relations, fundraising, or equivalent work experience


This position is funded through Canada Summer Jobs. To be eligible to participate in the Canada Summer Jobs initiative, individuals must:                      

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment.
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment.
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with Ontario legislation and regulations.
Working conditions
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Occasional travel may be required
Application and contact information

CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.

To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please let us know what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact

Please send cover letter and resume, and mention how you learned of this position.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check.

We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.