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Fundraising Administrative Assistant

Position: Fundraising Administrative Assistant
Reports to:    Community Fund Development Coordinator 
Department: Community Engagememt
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
Status:   8 weeks, working 35 hours per week (position funded by “Canada Summer Jobs” program )


Life. We don’t want you to miss it. Saving moments. Funding breakthroughs. Saving lives. 

That’s why Heart & Stroke leads the fight against heart disease and stroke. Powered by donors and volunteers, we fund life-saving research and help Canadians lead healthier lives. 
Heart & Stroke is a health charity active in communities across the country. We are sustained by the commitment and generosity of more than 125,000 volunteers and more than 1.4 million donors.


The Fundraising Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for data collection and entry for various fundraising programs including the Person-to-Person (P2P) campaign, events and volunteer application forms. In addition, s/he will assist in the execution of fundraising events such as the Paper Hearts campaign.  


  • Ensures timely and accurate data entry in Heart & Stroke databases;
  • Interprets and clarifies data including phone calls to volunteers, donors and staff when necessary;
  • Provides administrative support to ensure success in the execution of fundraising programs;
  • Attends fundraising events and assists with logistics, setup and cleanup;
  • Represents Heart & Stroke with volunteers, donors and the general public in a professional and courteous manner. 


  • Computer Office applications including Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Outlook) required. Database experience an asset;
  • Applicants must be able to work with minimal supervision and have strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Attention to detail, excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Experience working with volunteers considered an asset;
  • Driver’s License and Access to a vehicle considered an asset.


Canada Summer Jobs has provided funding for this opportunity. 
To be eligible, you must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward cover letter & resume (as one document) to Deadline for applications is Monday, May 15, 2017 at 4pm.

Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. This job opportunity may remain posted until the position is filled.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment.  If you have been contacted for an interview and require an accommodation due to disability to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise us and we will work with you to meet your needs.