Associate, Philanthropic development

July 12, 2023 •  By Vanessa Celestin

Centraide of Greater Montreal is a philanthropic organization that supports over 375 community agencies and projects in Laval, Montreal and the South Shore. By joining our team, you’ll immerse yourself in a rich and stimulating environment where values such as commitment, openness, collaboration and boldness take precedence.

Centraide of Greater Montreal is looking for an Associate, Philanthropic Development for an extraordinary 15-week-full-time position. Supported by the Resource Development Officer, you will contribute to the development of workplace fundraising campaigns. You’ll have the chance to put your know-how and interpersonal skills to work for the community!

Come and learn about Greater Montreal

The Associate, Philantrophic Development program is a unique opportunity to gain valuable and transformative professional experience. For 15 weeks (from September 5th to December 15th), we offer you the following:

  • Develop key transferable skills for the current job market through a training program and supervised practice led by professionals in philanthropy.
  • Expand your professional network outside of your industry.
  • Discover the community ecosystem of Greater Montreal and the expertise of Centraide.
  • Learn a new profession by leveraging your skills and knowledge.


Under the supervision of a Resource Development Officer, the Associate will oversee Centraide workplace campaigns. The Associate will be responsible for:  

  • Monitoring campaign initiatives; 
  • Identifying campaign opportunities, challenges and areas of improvement;
  • Speaking publicly to promote the actions of Centraide of Greater Montreal in the fight against poverty;  
  • Supporting the Resource Development Officers to implement successful strategies as well as providing guidance on available documentation and products;
  • Developing workplace campaigns;
  • Representing Centraide to community agencies and organizations throughout the campaign.
Skillsets & Qualifications
  • Good knowledge of French and English, both oral and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Creative and innovative
  • Excellent team player and listening skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Good organizational skills, precision and attention to detail
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel within Greater Montreal
  • Proficient knowledge of technological tools (e.g. Office 365)
What we offer

At Centraide, the human aspect is at the heart of our priorities. In a few words, this mandate gives access to:

  • A dynamic and caring team;
  • Valued work-life balance;
  • Adapted training;
  • A first step into the world of philanthropy;
  • Inclusion and diversity as shared values.

Centraide applies an equal access program for groups likely to experience employment discrimination, including members of visible and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, Indigenous individuals and women.

Interested candidates should apply via our website.

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for the selection process will be contacted.


  • (Premières nations, Inuit ou Métis, avec ou sans statut)
  • (déficience physique, mentale, sensorielle, psychiatrique ou trouble d’apprentissage)
  • Drop files here or
    Max. file size: 64 MB.