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Executive Assistant, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline June 24, 2013

The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) is looking to hire a person interested in using their skills to protect our fragile environment. You will be part of an organization that has established itself as Canada's leader in environmental health.

Hours: 32 hours per week (Monday to Thursday with some evening and weekend work)

Compensation: Commensurate with experience. Includes benefits and a monthly transit pass.

Start date: Immediate


  • Provide administrative and campaign support to the Executive Director
  • Handle donor relations and recognition
  • Manage and maintain membership database
  • Oversee the redesign of CAPE's website (
  • Manage production and distribution of newsletters and other materials
  • Organize and staff outreach tables at conferences and community events
  • Manage and update social media sites and email listserv
  • Assist with fundraising projects


  • An interest in environmental issues
  • University degree in a related discipline and/or 2 years non-profit work experience
  • Details oriented and well organized
  • Knowledge of Excel, Access and Mail Merge
  • Social-change campaign experience an asset
  • Fundraising, writing, social media and office-support experience an asset

CAPE ( is a group of over 5,800 physicians and concerned citizens committed to a sustainable environment. CAPE campaigns for the elimination of lawn pesticides; works to reduce the environmental footprint of health care facilities; promotes renewable energy as an alternative to coal and nuclear; and supports local organic food and farming.

The Executive Assistant will work from CAPE's downtown Toronto office. Please email your resume and cover letter to Farrah Khan at . No phone calls please.

Application deadline: 5:00 pm June 24th, 2013.

We thank all applicants but, due to volume, can only contact those selected for an interview.

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