Coordinator, Community Fundraising & Events (Ontario)
Toronto Metro area, York / Durham area, Eastern Ontario, Northern Ontario, ...
closes in 2 days (Fri, 12 Aug) full time
A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.
Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes!
This role is responsible for the coordination, execution and delivery of fundraising events and programs at the local level, ensuring that these meets or exceed revenue and attendance targets. This includes national campaigns, mission delivery programs, initiated campaigns and local community-based events and virtual across Ontario.
Key Responsibilities of the role include:
Meet or exceed annual fundraising goals by coordinating and executing various fundraising events and programs in alignment with regional and national plans.
Drive attendance at events through cold calling, networking, etc.
Identify and maximize event revenue generation opportunities e.g., ticket sales, silent auctions, raffles, table sales etc. to meet or exceed fundraising goals.
Solicit sponsorships up to $5,000.
Corporate/Community Engagement and Networking
Lead Volunteer engagement including student interns, event volunteers, committee development and Canada Summer jobs interns: solicit, leverage, and engage volunteers to support and run events.
Source and cultivate strategic partnerships with service clubs and Lace Up participants by engaging network and support through sharing of resources, tools, and best practices.
Collaborate with the regional and national teams to identify fundraising events and develop implementation plans for event maximization and execution at the local level.
Lead the regional marketing strategy and implementation for Ontario Events and partnerships.
Coordinate and execute events within the expense budget.
Evaluate return on investment and implement improvements to achieve higher impact and return at future events.
Anticipate and plan for future events, trends, problems, and opportunities.
Experience with email marketing, social media and with tools such as Canva.
Our Ideal Candidate:
Strong communication skills
Experience with digital technology
Achievement-oriented; a goal-setter
Highly organized with strong attention to detail
Flexible and responsive
Computer proficiency including experience with social media
Post-secondary education in a relevant program
Work experience in fundraising, sales, event coordination, marketing and/or not-for-profit
Demonstrated experience managing large events (250+) and working with volunteers
What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You
A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.
An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized and rewarded.
A high-performing, collaborative team environment with proven leadership and highly skilled colleagues and commitment to excellent work culture.
Competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, employee assistance program and company-match Pension/RRSP.
About the Application Process
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If you are not on DC’s job posting site, go to the webpage: https://www.diabetes.ca/careers and click on “View Job Openings”.
At Diabetes Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis
of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We are dedicated to a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We strongly believe that having a diverse organization with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity, drive innovation, and promote belonging. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada.
For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at
Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Safe Place to Work - Diabetes Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of our stakeholders and mitigating the risk of COVID-19 spread. A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program is in place and provides direction on the conditions under which individuals are permitted to be employed with DC.
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