The Stop is currently hiring for the position of Events and Fundraising Coordinator. Please see the complete job description below.

Events and Fundraising Coordinator
Full-Time (37.5 hrs/wk) Temporary

11 Month Maternity Leave
As Soon As Possible – June 2016

The Stop Community Food Centre is a leading-edge, nationally-respected non-profit organization that’s been on the frontlines of tackling hunger and poverty in Toronto for over 30 years. The Stop’s mission is to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community, and challenges inequality.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Events and Fundraising Coordinator is an integral part of the fundraising team.


  • Co-ordinate What’s on the Table and Big Night at The Green Barn, two of The Stop's key fundraising events, and assist with other events, as required.
  • Manage all aspects of event planning, including sponsorship tracking, venue bookings, food and beverage, supplies, audiovisual equipment, room layouts, and décor.
  • Collaborate with other staff and designers in the development of event collateral.
  • Manage guest and RSVP lists, including media and VIPs, and track ticket payments.
  • Assist with event promotion.
  • Coordinate and manage event volunteers.
  • Liaise with vendors, guests, and sponsors.
  • Coordinate and assist with set-up, on-site production, and clean-up for events.
  • Manage all financials, including preparing budgets, quotes,  invoices, cheque requests, etc.
  • Reconcile all payments post-event.
  • Development of wrap-up reports.
  • Maintain positive relationships with existing corporate partners.
  • Prepare funding/sponsorship proposals and other communication materials as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Affinity for The Stop’s mission and knowledge of the issues underpinning poverty and hunger.
  • Demonstrated experience in large-scale events.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage several projects with competing deadlines.
  • Diplomatic, tactful, confident, organized, assertive, enthusiastic, and a team player.
  • Demonstrated experience training, supporting, and motivating volunteers.

Start Date: TBD

Please apply for this posting online through Charity Village.

No phone calls or email inquiries please. Faxed applications WILL NOT be accepted.

Salary: $45,000 annually, pro-rated to length of contract plus benefits.

The Stop is committed to employment equity and encourages applicants from equity-seeking groups. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in The Stop.


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