Fundraising Summer Student Placement


    Start Date: May 9th – August 26 2022
    Hourly Rate: $18.00
    Number of Weeks Requested: 16
    Number of Hours per Week: 37.5

    Are you driven by a commitment to help make our communities a better place to live? Are you looking for the opportunity to take initiative and use your critical thinking skills to increase brand awareness of a not-for-profit and learn how to build and strengthen relationships? Are you looking for a choice summer position to provide you with ‘real-life’, ‘hands-on ‘experience that will help you start your career?

    The Meaford Hospital Foundation is a not-for-profit registered charity that raises funds to purchase medical equipment for the Meaford Hospital as well as the regional site in Owen Sound.  The foundation is seeking a Fundraising Assistant to bolster our efforts in creating awareness and soliciting donations for the important work we do in our communities.


    1. Promote awareness for The Meaford Hospital Foundation through: special events, donor giving and advocacy.
    2. Responsible for further developing The Meaford Hospital Foundation social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
    3. Develop relevant press releases and organizational content related to The foundation’s activities and services.
    4. Responsible for assisting the Administrative Assistant in the planning and implementation of all fundraising activities and coordination.
    5. Assist the Administrative Assistant with funding proposals and grant writing, including conducting research and substantive copy editing as required.
    6. Office coverage where needed during the summer months; answering phones, problem solving etc.
    7. Other duties as assigned.


      • Fundraising and Resource Development, Marketing or Business student or related post-secondary education preferred.
      • Outgoing and positive personality and demonstrated ability to take initiative.
      • Previous relevant experience in event planning, fundraising, or volunteer management an asset.
      • Demonstrated ability to work with different mediums of communication.
      • Strong problem solving skills.
      • An ability to integrate and balance the often complex needs of multiple stakeholders.
      • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
      • Attention to detail.
      • Computer proficiency including Windows, Microsoft Office applications and databases.
      • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle, an asset.

      If this position interests you please email your resume and a cover letter to
      and include “Fundraising Summer Student Placement” in the subject line.