Part Time

Administrative Assistant

National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Toronto 890 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto ON

Organization: National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Toronto Section

Location: Toronto, Ontario (Bathurst and Sheppard Area)

Start Date: January 2023 or tbd

Job Type:  Part time, contract

Work Hours: 3 days/week, 9-4 p.m., additional hours and weekends as required and during major projects



National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Toronto (NCJWC Toronto) is a non-profit organization committed to enhancing the lives of individuals within our own community and the broader multi-cultural community through education, service and social action.


Reporting to the Executive Director,  NCJWCToronto is looking for an individual who is helpful, efficient, skilled, well organized and has excellent interpersonal skills. This position is 25 hours/week with possible increased hours during major campaigns.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to)


  • Act as the first point of contact for those entering the NJCWCToronto office 
  • Answer telephone calls and relay messages in an efficient, pleasant, and helpful manner
  • Maintain a calendar of scheduled meetings and events


  • Maintaining regular communication with members, donors and volunteers
  • Support the development, formatting and mailing of letters to members and volunteers,
  • Draft agendas, file board and committee meeting minutes, send materials to board members
  • Liaise with graphics and communications staff to support and coordinate content for newsletters, prepare digital and print marketing material, and engender timely and ongoing communication about upcoming events 
  • Attend, participate, and help with set up and dismantling of NCJWCToronto events as required
  • Schedule and set up zoom calls and meetings as required and manage zoom events
  • Provide administrative, technical and organizational support for the Passover Food Drive.
  • Track referrals and registration for our various programs and events

Donor Relations

  • Processing of Donations
  • Updating donor base
  • Creating and sending cards including Tribute Cards, Passover Cards, Rosh Hashana Cards, etc.

Office Oversight

  • Contacting service providers as required (alarm, physical plant, computers, heat, electrical)
  • Troubleshooting technology issues
  • Ordering supplies, stationary and setting up and organizing supply cupboard


  • Post-secondary education in administration, communications, or related field
  • 2-3 years of relevant administrative and data entry experience, preferably in the non-profit sector
  • Certificate in fundraising, event planning, and/or marketing an asset
  • Proficient keyboarding skills and proven in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with volunteers and donors
  • Experience in managing donor or CRM data bases and Experience with Mailchimp desirable
  • Experience in customer service and/or working with donors in not for profit environment
  • Fluency in English (oral and written)


  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Superior organization, flexibility, and multi-tasking skills 
  • High degree of initiative and ability to prioritize tasks in a positive and effective manner, meeting critical deadlines
  • Outgoing, positive, and confident professional with a warm disposition
  • Demonstrate commitment to the highest standards of ethical practice
  • Understand the need for professionalism, discretion, and patience when communicating with donors and volunteers
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is imperative
  • Experience with fundraising software an asset
  • Experience using social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram an asset


  • Some evening and Sunday work may be required from January-April
  • Must be available to start immediately


Interested applicants please submit your resume and cover letter to Robin Gofine, Executive Director, NCJWCToronto, No phone calls please.

We would like to thank all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.