About Us

We're Hiring!

We're looking for a Fundraising/Event Coordinator to join our team! 

The Fundraising-Event Coordinator will lead and manage all fundraising efforts, including the yearly Walk to END PKD and Bike to the Moon campaigns; in order to secure annual fundraising targets.

The PKD Foundation of Canada is a national, not-for-profit charity that is the only organization in Canada solely dedicated to fighting PKD.

To promote programs of research, advocacy, education, support, and awareness in order to discover treatments and a cure for polycystic kidney disease and improve the lives of all it affects.

JOB: Full-time Salary: $65,000 – $75,000 per year / Work location (Remote)

• Make a difference by supporting and collaborating with a determined community in their effort to end PKD.
• Commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism
• Flexible work schedule and commitment to work-life balance. Time off in lieu of some evening and/or weekend PKDFOC events
• Three weeks’ paid vacation annually / Extended health care / Sick days
• 40 hours per week / Monday to Friday

The Fundraising-Event Coordinator will:
• Create and maintain an annual events calendar to cultivate and engage sponsors, participants, annual donors and the PKD Community
• Identify and evaluate funding prospects, including new fundraising campaigns, grant applications and sponsorship relationships
• Aid in recruiting and managing qualified volunteers
• Lead and oversee relevant committees (e.g., fundraising, gala, volunteer, etc.)

• A minimum of two years of relevant work experience; ideally for a not-for-profit charity or in the healthcare sector, with experience in running regional or national fundraising campaigns
• Knowledge of fundraising best practices and fundraising software platforms
• A business or communications degree, or equivalent work experience; additional certification in not-for-profit management or fundraising is a plus
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Workspace and virtual platforms, specifically Zoom
• Expertise using social media platforms / strong verbal and written communication skill

If you’re interested in joining us, we’d love to hear from you. Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] (Chair of the Board).

Thank you for your interest in the PKDFOC; we will be in touch with those candidates we wish to interview. To learn more about the PKDFOC, go to www.endpkd.ca/about_us

Closing date for receiving resumes is March 31, 2023.