When a child is diagnosed with a serious illness, the entire family is affected. Families literally can be torn apart as their daily routines are disrupted. Chai Lifeline Canada steps in, offering whatever is needed. Counseling for each member of the family, volunteers who bring an extra measure of adult attention and stability to children’s lives, tutoring for children who must miss school for extended periods of time, family retreats, special sibling programs, information, peer and professional support, and two extraordinary summer camp programs for seriously ill children help families retain a sense of normalcy and hope while fighting even the most dire pediatric diseases. All programs are free of charge.


Administrative Assistant – Development Team


Chai Lifeline Canada is seeking an Administrative Assistant to work closely with the Director of Development in the execution and administration of various aspects of Chai Lifeline Canada’s fundraising activities. In this role, you will be focused on running the technology that underpins Chai Lifeline Canada’s fundraising activities including the main database, peer to peer events, and other software as needed. Every day will bring new challenges, learning experiences and opportunities to make a difference in the lives of the children and families we support.

Personal Traits and Professional Qualifications:

  • Passion for the work of Chai Lifeline Canada and desire to positively impact our community
  • Superior computer skills and experience in working with a database preferred
  • Ability and interest in learning new software programs
  • Superior knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Experience in working with Sales Force is preferable
  • Ability to multitask, attention to detail, research and analytical skills
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work in a collaborative team environment and also independently
  • Some full-time work experience an asset
  • University degree or college diploma required
  • Driver’s license and access to a vehicle as needed
  • Some flexible hours on evenings and weekends

Responsibilities Include:

    • Data input and managing our CRM, ensuring data accuracy and integrity
    • Creating and managing Rallybound sites for peer-to-peer events
    • Extracting data and creating reports, including pledge cards
    • Identifying and researching prospects
    • Analyze data for annual campaign
    • Interfacing with donors and guiding them in the use of peer to peer software
    • Coordinating specific fundraising initiatives as assigned
    • Participating in major fundraising events and organizational activities, such as the Annual Gala, Casino Night, Peer to Peer Events, etc.
    • Bringing creative ideas and resources to the growth of Chai Lifeline Canada’s fundraising initiatives
    • Participate in ongoing activities of campaign department 
Why Work for Chai?
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Generous vacation including all Jewish holidays
  • Great culture – we’re always here to help each other out!
  • Flexible working schedule 
  • Continuous education allowance

Interested applicants should email their resume to [email protected]
Please note, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Chai Lifeline Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Chai Lifeline Canada is committed to inclusive and accessible recruitment practices to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA). Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

To learn more about Chai Lifeline please visit our website www.chailifelinstg.wpengine.com