Posted On: 2017-08-03
Closing On: 2017-08-18
Location: Ajax, ON
Effective: immediately
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Junior

Job Description

Fundraising Assistant – Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation

Position Overview

The Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation is seeking a fundraising assistant to join our team.  The successful candidate will have exceptional customer service skills and a keen interest in developing their fundraising and special event talents.  Working in a small but dynamic office the Fundraising Assistant will act as clerical and fundraising support for community fundraising activities and events.   

Roles and Responsibilities

  • First point of contact for donors, staff and public by providing a welcoming and knowledgeable greeting and assistance
  • Co-ordinate Circle of Gratitude program; tribute gifts to hospital staff
  • Thank you calls to current donors
  • Assist staff and volunteers with all fundraising events including, but not limited to, the Mayor’s Gala, Mayors’ Charity Classic, Family Fun Day, Firefighters Boot Drive and parades.
  • Attend all events.
  • Be responsible for the coordination of records management for fundraising events including invoices and accounts payable using Raisers Edge
  • Maintain inventory, collate, and prepares fundraising and event materials for distribution to communities and/or event participants
  • Support the smooth running of a busy office by maintaining office supply inventory and general clerical support for fundraising
  • Support the CEO with the preparation of packages for committees and volunteers
  • Process credit card & cheque donations
  • Enter all donations correctly into Raisers Edge
  • Prepare and mail thank you letters and tax receipts


  • Experience with fundraising database; Raisers’ Edge preferred
  • Previous experience in a not for profit preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills; both verbal and written
  • Ability to focus on very detailed data work where accuracy is essential
  • Superior skills with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interest in social media and graphics will be an additional preferred asset

Application Deadline August 18, 2017.  To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to .  Those selected for an interview will be contacted.