Jennifer Ashleigh Children’s Charity (JACC) is a registered provincial charity based in Uxbridge, ON. JACC provides financial assistance to seriously ill children and their families across Ontario. Since 1990, we have been improving the quality of life for seriously ill children and their families…when love is not enough. We offer a fun and warm team environment, and a meaningful work experience.

JACC is seeking a short-term contract Events Assistant (8 months) to help plan our Virtual Fundraiser in September 2021, in addition to other duties. This position will report to our Events Coordinator and assist in all aspects of planning and execution of this event and would commence mid-May 2021.

As this position is in accordance with a Canada Summer Jobs Grant Agreement, the applicant must be under 30 years of age.

The successful candidate must possess strong organizational skills, an interest or experience with special events, and a “can do” attitude. This position may lead to further opportunities within JACC.

Job duties will include:

  • Track and organize all items received for the event;
  • Assist with communications around product acquisition, receipt, etc.;
  • Comfortable and confident with telephone solicitation and follow-up;
  • Solicitation and follow up calls with respect to product acquisition;
  • Assist with uploading photos/materials on event website;
  • Assist with the delivery of items post-event (where necessary);
  • Other duties as required.

Key Qualifications Include:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail is a must;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Good knowledge of social media and its’ appropriate use;
  • Excellent computer skills with good command of Word, Excel, and other platforms
  • Must have own use of vehicle.

Please submit your resume with cover letter by fax to Mary-Anne Herrema, Development Manager, at 905 852-0124 or by email .

In your cover letter, please tell us about yourself and why you think you’d be a good fit for the job. Go ahead, sell yourself! We are looking for the right fit and want to hear from you.

We thank all who have expressed an interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.