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Job Number:  41884
Program Assistant
Job Posted: Wednesday, 14 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 2 March 2018
(79 days ago)
The Rossy Family Foundation
Region: Montreal Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Mont Royal Salary: Based on experience

The Rossy Family Foundation was founded in 2005 with the goal of improving Canadians’ lives and Canadian society and has grown to become one of the largest family foundations in the country. Its current focus areas include cancer care, mental health, civic engagement, movement disorders, education and the arts. The Foundation is also committed to supporting a vibrant Montreal. Since its founding, the Foundation has made more than 750 grants to charitable organizations in Montreal, across Canada and internationally. The Foundation has its administrative office in Montreal and a presence in Toronto.


The Foundation is seeking a full time Program Assistant to support grants administration, Board meetings, and other organizational priorities.

The successful candidate will work as part of a dynamic and growing team to help create social change. The Program Assistant will help advance the Foundation's work by

  • Drafting communications to grantees
  • Processing payments
  • Conducting basic research
  • Managing and working on Excel files
  • Preparing Powerpoint slides
  • Preparing minutes from Board meetings
  • Supporting administrative process of the team

The ideal candidate would have

  • A strong interest in social change and the work of the Foundation
  • Experience in an office environment, 2+ years preferred
  • The ability to work independently on multiple priorities
  • Solid writing skills
  • Basic financial skills
  • Strong communication and team skills
  • Skills in Microsoft Office suite (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • A Bachelor’s degree is essential; a Master’s degree would be an asset
  • English essential; bilingual (English/French) strongly preferred

The successful candidate would work at the Foundation office in the Town of Mount Royal in Montreal.


To apply, please click here, fill out the google form and attach your CV via the form. The application deadline is March 2nd, 2018. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience. The target start date for this position is flexible.

If you have any questions, please contact Sara Pedersen at .


How to Apply:
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To apply, please click on the link the description, then fill out the google form and attach your CV via the form. The application deadline is by March 2nd, 2018.
Contact Details:
Sara Pedersen
E-mail: S

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