Job Posting 94512

Fundraising & Events Assistant
Diabetes Canada
closes in 31 days (Fri, 30 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students

Title: Fundraising & Events Assistant - (Canada Summer Jobs Program) 
Type: Temporary (8 weeks), Full-time (35 hours per week) 
Location: Saskatchewan
Salary: $14.00 per hour 
Criteria: Must be 15-30 years of age (inclusively) and a Canadian Citizen, must be eligible to work in Canada. International students not eligible. 
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! 

Role Overview 

The Fundraising & Events Assistant will support the unique and inspiring event portfolio for Saskatchewan. This will include supporting the staff at Diabetes Canada with the promotion, delivery and execution of a signature community event. 


  • Deliver regular content and promote customer service events to ensure high engagement. 
  • Managing creative content on Canva.
  • Communicate with sponsors, donors and industry. 
  • Work with local retailers to coordinate delivery of materials. 
  • Assist the team with user training and marketing training events to fundraisers. 
  • Create the event program and other promotional tools.
  • Actively participate as part of the Diabetes Canada team in events that we host as an organization such as golf tournaments, gala planning and a virtual walk. 
  • Help with securing ticket sales and community asks for fundraising events.
  • Administrative duties such as data entry, mail solicitation, phone call follow-up, invoicing, photo copying and other duties assigned to the ongoing projects. 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Ability to take initiative and be self-directed. 
  • Ability to use Canva.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; fluency in English, both verbal and written. 
  • Comfortable making telephone calls. 
  • Engaging and outgoing personality to support working with a wide variety of people. 
  • Ability to protect confidential information. 
  • Represent the Diabetes Canada in a professional manner. 
  • A positive, caring, non-judgmental approach with others. 
  • Proficiency in the MS Office excel, word and online resources. 
  • Strong organizational and administration skills. 

✓ Play an integral role in helping us to deliver on our mission to educate and support the health care professionals who care for people living with diabetes 
✓ Have a positive impact on the quality of care for people affected by diabetes 
✓ Enhance administrative, team-work and organizational skills 
✓ Strengthen community relationships 
✓ Support an important cause 


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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