Communications & Partner Engagement Assistant

at Canadian Christian Relief and Development Asociation (view profile)
Location Bowmanville, Canada
Date Posted May 4, 2021
Category Summer Jobs
Job Type Part-time


About CCRDA: The Canadian Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA) is an association of 50+ organizations involved in relief, development and justice who are committed to integrated, transformational development. The mission of the CCRDA is to promote unity and excellence among all Canadian Christian relief and development organizations. As a Communications & Partner Engagement Assistant, you will support our Director of Operations & Programs and Executive Director to develop and implement a communications and marketing strategy, support donor/grantor goals and assist in event planning and membership support.

Title:  Communications & Partner Engagement Assistant

Responsibilities: Work in coordination with the Director of Operations & Programs to:

  • Develop and implement a communications and marketing strategy, including a social media calendar and strategies that span across multiple platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn).
  • Coordinate the testing phase and roll-out of a membership platform
  • Facilitate the creation of event/activity transcripts and other resources for the member platform.
  • Coordinate the collection of international activities data from CCRDA to be displayed on for partnership, collaboration, and awareness.
  • Research and identify potential revenue sources (foundations, donors, grants, etc.) for the CCRDA and prepare proposals for funding.
  • Coordinate and promote our annual Fall workshop including: communicating with and securing speakers, drafting a schedule, developing a budget, and developing and distributing promotional materials.


  • Completion of secondary education, preference 1-2 years post-secondary education
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral and excellent relationship building skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Ability and motivation to work with a high degree of independence and enthusiasm
  • Excellent administrative and research skills
  • Volunteer/work experience and/or demonstrated interested in the relief and development sector
  • Commitment to working in a socially inclusive environment responding with sensitivity and personal awareness to the diverse needs of members including visible and non-visible dimensions of diversity
  • Willingness to work within and respect the values of a faith-inspired workplace and network that aligns with the English Language Liturgical Consultation version of the Nicene Creed

 This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs and to be eligible the person must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • 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; and,
  • Have a valid SIN at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Time Commitment:

  • Flexible hours, approximately 15 hours/week
  • Contract between May-October


  • Work from home


  • $15.25/hour

The application deadline is: May 12, 2021

CCRDA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. We encourage youth to apply who self-identify as being part of groups which are underrepresented or have additional barriers to the labour market.) We are also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We would like to thank all those that apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We request no emails, faxes, phone calls, social media posts or requests to meet, please.