Coordinator, Network Membership and Donor Relations

Canadian Parents for French is seeking an experienced, dynamic and entrepreneurial individual to work as


Position Title:          Coordinator, Network Membership and Donor Relations


Location:                   Flexible: Remote or Hybrid Model* if located close to Ottawa, ON


Reports to:              Executive Director, National




We are looking for an excellent communicator and effective team player who can work collaboratively to deliver dynamic and engaging member programs and services. Your main objectives will be to:


  • Coordinate support and services to Canadian Parents for French members in collaboration with CPF Branches and Chapters.


  • Develop new initiatives including member recruitment campaigns to support the strategic direction of the organization including growing membership, increasing participation in programs and member benefits to improve member satisfaction.


  • Improve the member retention rate by securing renewals, developing member affinity benefits and increasing members’ use of tools, resources and opportunities.


  • Lead and support the staff in leveraging the capabilities offered of the membership database / software, tools and resources, to increase member engagement and satisfaction.


  • Act as the key point of contact for communication, liaising with existing donors and bringing forward new and creative ideas for coordinating donor stewardship activities including annual campaigns.


  • Educate, coach and support organizational leaders and staff on the importance of strengthening our relationships with donors.


  • Monitor and ensure donor program service quality, innovation, participation, utilization and evaluation.



The successful candidate will enjoy working with a small team in an exciting “get stuff done” environment. Send a cover letter explaining why you would be a great addition to our team along with your résumé with salary expectations either in Word or PDF format, to the attention of Cathy Stone at Please indicate “MEMBERSHIP AND DONOR RELATIONS COORDINATOR” in the subject line.

  • Closing Date for Applications: 4:00 p.m. EDT, Friday, May 13, 2022.
  • Interviews will be scheduled between May 16th and 20th,
  • Ideally start date is June 6th, 2022.


While we thank all applicants for their interest, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Canadian Parents for French is committed to employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their resume if they are a woman, an Indigenous person, a person with a disability, a member of the LGBTQ2S+ community or a member of a visible minority group. Accommodation is available during all aspects of the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please make your request known when contacted.




  • Full time employment contract position (37.5 hours) with renewal on a yearly basis, based on confirmed funding.
  • Salaried position is commensurate with experience and qualifications: $45,000 TO $64,000 and eligible for Group Benefits (Health/Dental, Life Insurance & Disability) after 90 days.
  • The selected candidate’s performance will be evaluated after the completion of a three-month probationary period.
  • Proof of vaccination against Covid 19 required; possess the ability to continue to comply with vaccination policy.
  • Vulnerable sector check required.
  • * Hybrid Work Model - The CPF National office is moving towards a hybrid working model which allows employees to telework up to 50 percent of the time, balanced over a two-week period. 

QUALIFICATIONS – Knowledge / Experience / Key Skills:


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail.


  • Certificate in association member services, or post-secondary certificate or diploma in marketing or not-for-profit management or business or equivalent experience.


  • Minimum 3-years relevant experience in a not-for-profit association or business, within membership services, donor programs, customer relations, or working within a marketing or development office.


  • Experience working with and solid understanding of CRM databases (such as CiviCRM and/or Better Impact) and WordPress.


  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) and of online fundraising and promotion tools.


  • Skilled in creation and execution of email marketing campaigns and the ability to develop ideas and create new opportunities for the organization, take initiative, identify the need for and take independent action within a team environment.


  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, problem solving and planning skills, strong time management skills, ability to establish priorities and work under pressure to meet deadlines.


  • Ability to build rapport and credibility with staff and volunteers, potential members and donors along with ability to meet annually agreed-upon member and donor recruitment and revenue targets.


  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and people skills. Ability to develop opportunities to engage youth and adults from a broad range of backgrounds and ages, cultures, socio-economic backgrounds, gender, sexual orientation, income, and language level to ensure CPF program accessibility to all.




  • Ability to speak and write in French is a strong asset but not essential.
  • Candidates must legally be entitled to work in Canada.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as required. The position will require occasional travel.
  • Knowledge of Canada Revenue Agency guidelines and issuing of charitable tax receipts.
  • Supports promoting learning of both official languages and a bilingual Canada.



Canadian Parents for French is a nationwide, research-informed, volunteer organization that represents 35,000 members across Canada. We are located across the country with 10 Branches and offices, and 135+ local community Chapters. We believe the ability to communicate in more than one language fosters creative, empathetic and adaptive people who access far-reaching opportunities and enhance the social and economic prosperity of our country. Canada has an enviable capacity to ensure that upcoming generations develop this ability in both official languages. We work to ensure that all learners have the opportunity, support and motivation to learn and use French.