Posted On: 2020-02-14
Closing On: 2020-03-06
Location: Toronto, ON
Effective: ASAP
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Intermediate

Job Description

The Organization


The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centres in its field. With a dedicated staff of more than 3,000 physicians, clinicians, researchers, educators and support staff, CAMH offers outstanding clinical care to more than 34,000 patients each year. The organization conducts ground-breaking research, provides expert training to health care professionals and scientists, develops innovative health promotion and prevention strategies, and advocates on public policy issues at all levels of government.

CAMH Foundation is charged with raising and stewarding funds in support of CAMH. Its role is to help transform the way we understand and address mental illness by raising awareness and increasing engagement across the country. Generous and dedicated supporters help CAMH advance discovery and innovation, build spaces that promote recovery, and break down the stigma of mental illness.

The Corporate & Community Partnerships team plays a critical role within the Foundation. It helps advance CAMH’s vision for the future of mental health research and care by deepening support from corporate and community partners through philanthropy, sponsorship, cause marketing, and fundraising events, including community and workplace fundraisers.


The Position


CAMH Foundation is seeking a Coordinator, Community Partnerships that will support the development and execution of the Foundation’s community, workplace and peer-to-peer fundraising program. As part of the Corporate & Community Partnerships team, this position will report to the Manager, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising and work alongside a team of experienced fundraising professionals.

The Coordinator will support the acquisition, renewal, support, and activation of community and workplace fundraisers and peer-to-peer event participants that support CAMH. They will be responsible for achieving annual fundraising goals by proactively managing a pipeline of community and workplace fundraisers and peer-to-peer event participants at all stages of the fundraising cycle.

The successful candidate will possess a deep passion for the work being done at CAMH and will express a genuine curiosity toward the research, services, and breakthroughs being achieved at the hospital. The Coordinator will be a proactive, energetic and versatile team player who enjoys the challenge of working in a vigorous, successful environment.



  • Serves as primary point of contact for Community and Workplace Fundraising organizers and peer-to-peer event participants, providing support and coaching to ensure they have a meaningful experience and feel empowered to achieve their fundraising goals.
  • Attends Community and Workplace Fundraising events to act as CAMH Foundation representative/spokesperson (requires occasional evening/weekend availability).
  • Conducts proactive outreach to solicit new Community and Workplace Fundraising organizers and to re-engage past/lapsed organizers in order to achieve established participation and revenue goals.
  • Consistently and accurately tracks relationship management actions in accordance with established departmental guidelines.
  • Monitors fundraising results and identifies areas for improvement, providing regular updates to Manager, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising.
  • Works collaboratively with internal business partners to ensure appropriate stewardship and recognition of organizers/participants/donors.
  • Provides support to Manager, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising with research, planning and execution of all peer-to-peer and Community and Workplace Fundraising initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in order to meet the overall goals and objectives of the Foundation.



  • A post-secondary degree or a combination of relevant comparable skills and work experience.
  • Understanding of Community and Workplace Fundraising (aka Third Party Fundraising, DIY Fundraising, Independent Fundraising Events).
  • Digitally savvy; knowledge of and experience with website, email content and social media development, workflow, and best practices.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written), including comfort with public speaking.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and very strong person-to-person relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and changing demands.
  • Proven ability to exercise diplomacy and good judgment.
  • Exemplary attention to detail with excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently using an above average level of initiative.
  • Ability to work as part of a fundraising team.
  • Proficient in the use of all corporate productivity tools including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experience with donor database systems such as Raiser’s Edge and online fundraising platforms such as Luminate Online/TeamRaiser an asset.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the vision, strategic direction, and guiding principles of CAMH Foundation.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle an asset.





Our north star is creating hope and improving outcomes for people facing mental illness. We work in respectful partnerships with each other and our hospital partners to inspire philanthropy and raise awareness in support of mental health.

Guiding Principles

Positive Intent: As individuals and teams, we assume positive intent in all interactions.

Responsibility: Being employed at CAMH Foundation comes with a responsibility to serve the organization. We are individually and collectively accountable to ensure CAMH Foundation as a whole is bigger and better than the sum of the parts.

Culture Carriers:  We are role models and advocates for an inclusive and diverse culture. We aspire as individuals and as a collective team to continuously enhance the culture we want to see.

Transparent & Open Communication: We show courage by having open dialogue and tough conversations in a respectful and authentic way. 

Personal Accountability: We are personally accountable for our actions, behaviours and results as defined by our strategic and operating plans, and guiding principles.

Action Oriented: We aim to continuously achieve clarity on roles, responsibilities and next steps. Once a decision is made, we move forward and always have one another’s back. We thrive and work best as one united team.

Proactive Collaboration: We proactively seek opportunities for collaboration across teams and stakeholders, develop trusted partnerships, and create integrated plans to further our mission.

Empowerment: We support and encourage the empowerment of ourselves and colleagues.

SLT and management are responsible for creating opportunities for professional growth, and creating space to voice opinions and concerns in a safe and respectful environment.

Best Judgment:  As representatives of the Foundation, we make ethical and legal decisions that align with our guiding principles and enhance the reputation of the entire organization.

Gratitude: We are grateful for the support we receive, for what we get to be a part of, and to be in a position to inspire and create change.


CAMH Foundation thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CAMH has a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.

As an employment equity employer, CAMH Foundation actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and résumé via email to by 5pm ET on Friday, March 6, 2020. We thank you for your interest in this role.  

Please enter “Response to CAMH Foundation Coordinator, Community Partnerships” in the subject line of your email.