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Support your community. Advance your career. Fulfill your purpose

Joining the Canadian Mental Health Association - Peel Dufferin Branch means you'll be part of something meaningful. For starters, we're honored to have received the Canadian Non-Profit Employer of Choice Award for our efforts to help people live better. Providing support and services to those who live with mental illness and addictions, we're committed to increasing awareness and addressing the stigma surrounding mental health. That's why we've made it a priority to create a diverse organization that represents the communities we serve - and the people we help.

Canada Summer Job Program

This role is a part of the Canada Summer Jobs initiative to support youth in obtaining quality temporary work experiences. Contract lengths for 2022 are 8 weeks, working 35 hours per week in a hybrid working model. Anticipated contract dates will fall between June 6, 2022, and September 2, 2022. Participants of Canada Summer Job roles must Meet the following requirements:

  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • Must have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Must be able to work all 8 weeks consecutively

Hourly Rate: $16.00

We are currently seeking one full-time contract Digital Marketing and Fundraising Assistant. In this role, you will work with the Communications and Resource Development team to help increase mental health awareness and raise funds to decrease stigma associated with mental illness and addictions, using latest media practices You'll perform a variety of important tasks that make each day new and exciting, and you'll belong to a team that supports and respects each other as we work together to make a difference within the organization.

What you will do

  • Produce digital projects, materials, campaigns and initiatives to drive awareness, donations and donor loyalty and engagement
  • Create and maintain CMHA Peel Dufferin's editorial calendar, based on events, days, etc. and develop an event communication plan
  • Proactively monitor and assess media, including social media, providing alerts and briefings as needed
  • Collect and create online content with input from internal stakeholders
  • Create digital material to promote the objectives of signature fundraising and marketing events including Ride Don't Hide, Mental Health Week, and third-party events in support of CMHA and the cause of mental health
  • Compile analytics on social media accounts to share
  • Develop internal story development for internal newsletter, We Connect e.g. success stories.
  • Assist with Website: review, evaluate and redesign where needed
  • Assist with online marketing and setting up Google grants

What you need to join our team

  • Currently enrolled in or a graduate of a post-secondary program in Marketing, Communications, Media and/or Fundraising
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills both in person and over the phone
  • Ability to work independently in a multi-task environment and to prioritize tasks in a manner that meets staff needs and program objectives
  • Proof of administered full-series Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date. If unable to be vaccinated for reasons relating to protected grounds under the Code, completed medical or religious exemption must be provided.
  • A satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening (Police Check) report

At the Canadian Mental Health Association - Peel Dufferin Branch, we provide a wide array of community services, resources, and care for people with mental illness. In your role, you'll support people to assist clients who are struggling, helping to them return to good health and reintegrate into the community. In everything we do, we work together to make the world a better place - one person at a time.

Apply Now and EMPOWER your career

CMHA Peel Dufferin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are committed to diversity and inclusiveness at our workplace and recognize the unique contribution every individual makes to the community.

We acknowledge that removing and reducing existing barriers and preventing new barriers is required in providing opportunities that foster independence, inclusion, and dignity for people of all ages, genders, cultures, and abilities. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including but not limited to Aboriginal, Indigenous, Metis and Inuit peoples, racialized groups/persons of colour, people with varying abilities, members of visible minority groups, LGBTQ2S+, those who identify as women, and other equity-seeking groups.

CMHA Peel Dufferin is committed to pay equity and right to equal treatment without discrimination in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code in all aspects of the workplace environment and employment relationship.

We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment, selection processes, and work environments. When contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the HR Department of any accommodations needed in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. We request that you provide your accommodation request as soon as reasonably practicable. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. We retain all applications submitted for one (1) year after the closing date of the posting for consideration in future career opportunities.

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