Assistant-Events and Communications

Website Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

For over two decades, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) has made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.

IS THIS YOUR WORK PLACE CULTURE? Do you like to collaborate within a team, run with an idea? Do you like to be engaged and supported with your career goals and objectives and value making every moment count? At the end of the day, do you want to feel like your contribution has made a significant difference? If so, come work with us!

THIS IS SOME OF WHAT YOU CAN BRING. You have a post-secondary course work in Event Management, Fundraising, or Communications, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You are detail oriented. Collaborative. Take Initiative. Can handle high pressure situations while remaining calm and professional.

THIS IS YOUR PLATFORM. You provide administrative and logistical support throughout the planning and coordination of all CPCH signature fundraising and stewardship events. You work closely with the Manager, Events to support the auction strategy, process and resources for gala events. Assist with volunteer communication and coordination, take a lead role in the promotion of Adventure Race to encourage registration, lead Canuck Place’s participation as partner charities in various marathons and so much more……

HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US. You are surrounded by a friendly, inclusive, dedicated team with many Health and Wellness resources including a full, employer paid benefit package, weekly onsite meditation, massage and informative lunch n’ learns. Our ‘Care For the Caregiver’ committee provides ongoing, creative activities to connect us with one another as a reminder that it’s ‘this’ moment that really counts.

READY TO APPLY? Due to the unique nature of our organization, please visit for more information on who we are and what we do. For more detailed information on the position and how to apply, visit our Careers page. This posting closes Friday, April 20, 2018.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.

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