Communications & Policy Officer

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and skilled person who is excited about sharing stories of social, economic & environmental change to join us!

The Communications & Policy Officer is responsible for furthering the Foundation’s mission by amplifying grantee voice and sharing our progressive practice to impact the public and philanthropic space.

In addition, the Communications & Policy Officer plays a leading role in organizing the Foundation’s educational and promotional events, researching issues of importance and relevance to the Foundation, and seeking out ways of collaborating with other foundations/funders working in a similar field of interest.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, and as part of a team, the Communications & Policy Officer works in close coordination with the Director of Finance & Investment, the Program Officer, the Grants & Office Coordinator and various Board and Committee members.

This is a half-time, one-year contract position (@20 hours per week) working out of the Toronto office of the Catherine Donnelly Foundation. Read the full job description here.

*Salary commensurate with experience.

Application deadline: April 29, 2019

Start date:  June 2019

To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter as a single PDF to with the subject line, “Application for Communications & Policy Officer Position.” Your cover letter should be no more than one page, and the filename of your PDF should follow the format: “FirstName_LastName_Application”.



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