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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)


Posted On: May 20, 2022
Closing On: June 19, 2022

Location: Toronto
Effective: Immediately
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: beginner
Salary Range: $51,000-$57,000


Toronto / Full Time

Due to COVID-19 Guidelines, this role is 100% remote / work from home until further notice. We are about our team and community, and are closely monitoring the evolving situation. CAMH Foundation will continue to make the health and safety of our team a top priority.


Hi!  I’m Alison Parks, Operations Manager, Philanthropy. I’m fueled by my passion to create meaningful change in how we study, understand, and treat mental illness, and the life-changing role philanthropy can play.

I believe relationships and storytelling are at the heart of fundraising. This means leading with gratitude, proactively building and strengthening partnerships, being an exceptional team player with a go-getter attitude, and inspiring hope through the stories we share.

I invite you to join me for a conversation about your interest in CAMH, have the chance to meet members of our incredible team, and tell me more about how your career aspirations align with our bold journey to create a world where mental health is health.

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.

With a vision to inspire philanthropy to solve the greatest mental health challenges of our time, the Philanthropy team is responsible for inspiring philanthropic support from individuals in the private sector, making up over 70% of CAMH Foundation’s annual revenue.  As members of the team, we are committed to being positive culture carriers, adaptable change agents, clear, proactive communicators and to leading a culture of helpfulness. Team members approach their work from the perspective of curiosity and a common purpose to nurture life-long relationships outside and inside CAMH. 


The Coordinator, Philanthropy provides administrative and operations support to the Philanthropy team. This role coordinates activities that support the effective discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of the Foundation’s supporters.


  • Provide administrative and operations support to Senior Philanthropy Officers in their relationship management of donors and prospects.
  • Schedule and coordinate personalized logistics for in-person and virtual meetings, including tours, on behalf of staff with prospects, donors, volunteers and others.
  • Draft, format, review and edit a range of donor correspondence including gift agreements, gift acknowledgements, pledge forms & reminders, invitations, and more.
  • Draft materials related to prospect solicitations such as a communication briefs and requests, a letter of interest, fundraising discussion guides, one-pagers and decks.
  • Assist with the preparation of proposals, stewardship reports, briefing notes, and other donor materials and packages.
  • Support best-in-class stewardship by assisting in the delivery of donor engagement touchpoints.
  • Coordinate with hospital leadership and staff to fulfill responsibilities in donor engagement and stewardship.
  • Update and maintain donor database (Raiser’s Edge), electronic files and records in a timely manner as per our policies and business processes.
  • Prepare and distribute regular program reports and presentation material using various software tools for word processing spreadsheets and database management, including but not exclusive to: Microsoft Word, Excel, Raiser’s Edge, Qlik Sense and Power Point.
  • Review pipelines and prospect lists, make recommendations and perform quality control on lists pertaining to event invitations, recognition, and fundraising products.
  • Perform general office support duties such as providing telephone backup, data entry, preparing meeting packages, filing, arranging couriers and mailings.
  • Assist the Philanthropy team with senior volunteer activity, including tracking prospect activity, report generation, and supporting the identification of opportunities for engagement.
  • Ensure that the team has sufficient information, research background and analysis to provide to volunteers to fulfill their fundraising responsibilities.


  • Leading with curiosity, proactively learns about the Hospital’s areas of expertise and excellence – clinical care, research, education and policy – in order to effectively support fundraising priorities.
  • 2 or more years of relevant work experience in non-profit administration or operations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong overall administrative skills, including well developed business writing and proofreading experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and to successfully manage multiple priorities as evidenced by excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Superior computer literacy in Microsoft Office software applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Adobe InDesign experience an asset.
  • Experience using donor or CRM databases. Raiser’s Edge knowledge strongly preferred.
  • A flexible team player able to collaborate and support colleagues and motivated to achieve results.
  • Professionalism, judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters essential.
  • Willingness to learn and to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate.
  • General knowledge of fundraising practices, procedures and standards preferred as evidenced by a combination of relevant work, education or professional development.

Don’t sweat it if you don’t have everything listed above. We believe in growth and curiosity. If you have some of these qualities and believe this is the position that will make you excited to come into work every day, then we want to hear from you!

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code. 

Salary Range: $49,000 – $55,000

CAMH Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Chief Operating Officer, Alain Mootoo, at We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply.

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.

To apply: Please send applications to citing your name and the position applied for as the subject line.

CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee, you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

At CAMH, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.

CAMH actively seeks candidates from First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, women, and people with disabilities (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges).

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.