HCCEF Communications / Fundraising Assistant Job Posting

Published May 15, 2019



Job Summary This is a temporary position commencing as early as Monday, June 3, 2019, terminating no later than Friday, August 30th, 2019.

A College or University student pursuing an education in Communications, Fundraising, Charity, Non-Profit, Social Services, Public Relations or Journalism is preferred.

Hours of work will consist of up to 31 hours per week, for up to 9 weeks, at a rate of $15.00 per hour.

The HCCEF Office is closed July 15th to 19th and August 5th to 9th.

Job Description
  • Research appropriate fundraising opportunities and trends
  • Support the Executive Director in all aspects of the proposal development process for funding proposals.
  • Assist in the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date information regarding the details of relevant donors and grant agreements.
  • Monitor, record and evaluate media coverage, website and social media through accessing relevant statistics.
  • Support the Foundation in planning communications activities, for example through updating the Communications planner calendar and other tools.
  • Assist in keeping our digital channels up-to-date, by supporting the Executive Director to research and prepare content.
  • Update organizational databases and electronic and paper filing systems with accurate and up-to date information.
  • Assist in the identification of opportunities for fundraising and communications to promote HCCEF’s work and key messages.
  • Assist in developing strong internal and external relationships and information sharing
  • Support HCCEF with other fundraising or communications projects and activities, including fundraising events and presentations.
  • Perform other duties and tasks, consistent with the skills and expertise, as required in non-routine circumstances
  • There may be a need to work occasionally in the early morning, evening or on the weekend
Position Type Contract
  • Hands on experience with computerized systems and programs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management skills; attention to detail and multi-tasking.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

NOTE: An original Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening, dated within six months is required upon hire.

Documentation Required Those interested in applying must submit a résumé detailing qualifications and experience, to the following via e-mail:

Marc Clare, Executive Director, HCCEF; clarema@hccef.org


Salary Information $15.00 per hour


Posting Start Date Tuesday, May 14, 2019


Posting End Date Friday, May 24, 2019


Position Contact Marc Clare

Executive Director, HCCEF


Application Information This position is being funded by the Government of Canada, Canada Summer Jobs Program.

Eligible participants for the Canada Summer Jobs Program includes those who:

  • are between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • are a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
  • are legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.


Halton Catholic Children’s Education Foundation (HCCEF)

We are an independent charitable organization, registered with the Canada Revenue Agency. We partner with the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) to support their students and families in need.

HCCEF Mission Statement – To help HCDSB students succeed at school by providing financial support to families in need.

HCCEF Vision Statement – All HCDSB students have equitable opportunities at school, regardless of financial barriers.

HCDSB school staff identify the student or family in need, and apply to HCCEF for financial assistance. Funding is used to purchase the need on behalf of the student or family. We do not receive any direct funding from HCDSB.


c/o 5150 Upper Middle Road, Burlington, ON L7L 0E5

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Charitable Registration # 86895 7622 RR0001