Canadian Cancer Society Job Application

Canadian Cancer Society Job ApplicationOnline Job Application Process

You can get the chance to work at Canadian Cancer Society by applying online. Below, you can find the detailed information about the hiring process of Canadian Cancer Society which offers entry-level and managerial positions.

Imagine working for an organization that exists to create a world where no Canadian should have to fear cancer. At the Canadian Cancer Society, our teams include people just like you–dynamic, innovative, empowered, passionate and committed to creating real change.

As Canada’s largest national health charity and the leader in the fight against cancer, the Canadian Cancer Society has had more impact in more communities than any other cancer charity:

  • We spearhead life-saving research. As the largest charitable funder of cancer research in Canada, the Society has invested more than $1 billion in research. This investment has led to breakthroughs revolutionizing the way cancer is diagnosed, treated and prevented.
  • We empower Canadians by providing free information and support services to people facing cancer and their families. Since 1996,our Cancer Information Service has helped more than 1million Canadians with their cancer-related questions.
  • We lead change for a healthier Canada. The Canadian Cancer Society has been a forceful and persistent voice on tobacco control. Our efforts have led to laws that prohibit smoking in public spaces and workplaces, ban cigarette displays and vending machines and control contraband.

The Society also mobilizes a community of fighters – 138,000 volunteers in Canada – to help deliver programs, organize fundraising events, push change through government and fuel prevention efforts.

All of this is made possible through our fundraising programs and campaigns – such as Relay For Life and Daffodil Month –and the unwavering support of our corporate partners and donors.

The Society will make available reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities upon request.

Apply Online Canadian Cancer Society Jobs

You can be a member of Canadian Cancer Society family by completing the hiring process which is explained below. In order to finish the application process, you can use the link provided below to access to the online application Canadian Cancer Society where you can find out more about the position for which you want to apply.

Coordinator, Human Resources

The Human Resources Coordinator provides support to Human Resources function by assisting with day to day HR activities and projects as required.

• Updates and maintains all employee records in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) to ensure that the accuracy and integrity of employee data is maintained.
a) Ensures proper documentation is received from departments, updates Human Resources Information System (HRIS) with new employee information, terminations and all other data changes.
b) Coordinates the documentation of HRIS data to Payroll to ensure that changes affecting pay are processed accurately and on a timely basis.
c) Liaises with Payroll regularly to ensure that all pay related issues, policies and processes are mutually understood and agreed upon, in order to improve internal efficiency and mitigate financial and other risks.
d) Responsible for transitioning HR files for annual BC Records storage

• Supporting the Employee Life Cycle through:
a) Job postings, scheduling interviews, coordinating pre-employment checks and drafting offer letters
b) Coordinates the onboarding of new employees and the offboarding of employees leaving CCS. Ensures a positive work experience regardless of whether employees are joining, staying with or leaving the organization.

• Provides information to employees as a first point of contact on a variety of general HR inquiries:
a) Researches from appropriate sources (corporate policies, related legislation, etc.) and provides information on general inquiries.
b) Addresses any concerns of employees regarding department and company policies and procedures.
c) Escalates issues to appropriate HR Team Member for clarification.
d) Provides employment verifications.

• Other duties as assigned
a) Supports the Health and safety committee and provides administrative support to ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations, if necessary.
b) Active member of Social and Wellness Committees, including supporting planning staff events and celebrations
c) Works in compliance with the provisions of The Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, and complies with CCS’s employee policies, procedures and practices.
d) Participates in projects based on CCS’s annual people plan that move the organization forward and improves the employee experience.

• A post-secondary degree and/or certificate in Human Resources, with up to one-year experience working in Human Resources, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in a related field. Would be willing to train an enthusiastic, passionate, new graduate.
• General understanding of employment-related legislation in Canada and how it relates to the implementation of policy and process in a corporate HR department, including Employment Standards, Human Rights, etc.
• Intermediate Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the aptitude to learn new applications.
• Experience working with an HRIS System (preferably ADP Workforce Now).
• Strong drive for accuracy and flawless execution; high level of attention to detail and process orientation.
• Demonstrated ability to be proactive and anticipate job requirements; take initiative and ownership to resolve issues.
• Exceptional organizational and time management skills to manage multiple and shifting priorities.
• Strong customer service orientation, exhibits a high degree of business maturity and diplomacy.
• Demonstrated written and verbal English communication/language skills.
• Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with multi-functional stakeholders and possesses excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
• Committed to continuous improvement and the sharing of best practices.

Coordinator, Client Services – Casual

The Canadian Cancer Society Lodges provide a non-medical “home away from home” for people with cancer and their caregivers who must travel to Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna or Prince George for out-patient treatment and consultation. Client Services Coordinators work rotating 8 hour shifts at our 24 hour facility to ensure the safe & effective coordination, implementation and delivery of the lodge program, in alignment with program standards, policies & procedures.

This position is primarily responsible for the effective implementation and delivery of the Lodge program while ensuring a safe environment for clients, staff and volunteers within the Lodge and ensuring our volunteers continue to be effectively engaged.



1. Implement the effective delivery of the Lodge Program

  • Provide a high level of customer service within the context of the program delivery model
  • Support clients to become familiar with the lodge environment including providing tours and encouraging participation in on site programming
  • Provide as appropriate referrals to other support programs (i.e. Cancer Information Service, CancerConnection, Travel Treatment Fund etc.)
  • Maintain non-medical boundaries with clients and health professionals in the community and redirect any requests for medical care or opinions to appropriate sources.
  • Receive and receipt payments for room charges and donations.
  • Collect and monitor program data in RDP database
  • Ensure effective communication regarding the program with the Lodge Manager and other lodge staff utilizing the lodge communication book and RDP database.
  • Liaise with Marquise staff as well as other contractors and vendors to facilitate lodge operations and repair and maintenance issues in accordance with standard operating procedures as directed by the Lodge Manager.
  • Actively participate in team meetings and training sessions and provide input to program challenges and shared projects
  • Actively participate in integration activities with other functional areas including Health Promotion and Revenue Development as appropriate.

2. Accountable for ensuring a safe environment within the Lodge

  • Ensure standards, policies and procedures are implemented and maintained.
  • Model the Society’s values by demonstrating appropriate behaviour in Accountability, Caring, Integrity, Respect, Quality, Responsiveness and Teamwork
  • Ensures adherence to established emergency procedures and safety practices ensuring client safety and security within the environment of the Lodge.
  • Assessing appropriateness of lodge admissions and lodge stay consistent with but not limited to the direction provided in the sites Admission Policy, and Infection Control Policy.
  • Responds to emergency situations as per sites policies and procedures (i.e. medical emergency, suspected theft etc.)

3. Supervising volunteers to promote a supportive and welcoming environment within the Lodge:

  • Facilitates communication between staff and volunteers.
  • Participates in the organizing, training and education of volunteers according to the Society volunteer engagement framework.
  • Lends support and guidance to volunteers on a daily basis recognizing and acknowledging their contributions and providing constructive feedback and coaching for performance.
  • Provides coverage for front desk volunteers during absences or breaks
  • Promotes awareness of all Society programs among volunteers and encourages appropriate referrals to Society Programs

4. Other required duties as assigned.



  • Knowledge of initiatives, goals, standards and policies of Lodge services.
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Cancer Society Priorities, Initiatives, Goals and Programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of related activities/initiatives of our community health partners.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills, including the ability to effectively work with clients from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability effectively manage potential conflicts with community health partners and clients ensuring appropriate access and resolution of concerns.
  • Strong PC skills and operation of standard office equipment
  • Flexibility to work on-cal schedule (mornings, afternoons & evenings/overnight shift work)
  • Ability to work alone
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize effectively
  • Knowledge of Lodge building operations with respect to regular maintenance, troubleshooting and safety measures.
  • Diploma and or degree in progress in one of the following areas: social services, health administration or hospitality/tourism and three to five years of related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficiency with desk top applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience and/or training in engaging and leading volunteer teams
  • CPR-C certification, First Aid and WHIMIS an asset.
  • Criminal Record Check is required.

Manager, Annual Giving

Position purpose: Lead the community Annual Giving team in the assigned Community area and achieve established fundraising objectives and growth initiatives
Reporting to the Director of Development, Community Initiatives, accountable for providing leadership to, and management of, the community Annual Giving team. Overseeing a portfolio of events and activities and associated staff, with particular emphasis on: Managing and executing the community operation plan; developing budgeted revenue and expense targets; identifying areas for revenue development growth; and reporting on progress. The Manager, Annual Giving is also an active fundraising practitioner who identifies potential donors for Major, Planned and Corporate Giving colleagues, and has responsibility for raising funds.
This position ensures that mission integration and volunteer engagement occur within the revenue development campaigns.

Accountable for achieving community fundraising revenue targets
• Directly contributes to raising funds through active involvement and participation in existing, and newly identified, events and activities
• Actively responds to, and takes initiatives on, fundraising opportunities with donors, continuing to ensure they are moved forward in the process and maintained through stewarding the relationship
• Participates in initiatives to revise or enhance existing Revenue Development activities in partnership with the Managers of Annual Giving
• Identifies and develops local sponsorship leads and underwriting opportunities to maximize income potential for events and other fundraising activities, actively seeking partnership opportunities with other local organizations and groups to promote and enhance the Communities revenue development activities;
• Identifies opportunities for cross-promotion between Community Programs and Revenue Development activities including working collaboratively with Mission Delivery and Major/Planned/Corporate Giving peers

2. Leads all Annual Giving activities in the Community
• Responsible for the effective implementation and execution of annual giving strategies delivered in accordance with Division and National standards
• Works with the Director of Development, Community Initiatives, Managers, Annual Giving, to develop revenue and expense targets in conjunction with operational plans and administer and monitor the approved budget plans accordingly
• Works to measure, track and analyze indicators of progress; proactively addresses issues, recommends solutions as required, and escalates any issues to the Director of Development, Community Initiatives that could hinder achieving annual budget
• Along with other Managers, actively participates in planning, ongoing program management and provides training to Annual Giving team as required
• Follows and implements all guidelines established by Division and National working groups including, Marketing, Communications, Digital Support, HR, IT and others
• Ensures all aspects of agreements, contracts or Memoranda of Understanding (i.e. Relay For Life and other events) are met.
• Ensures fundraising coaching plans are in place for each event as required with clear KPI monitoring to proactively determine any challenges that may arise and cause revenue targets to be at risk
• Proactively communicates challenges and provides a solution orientated approach to issues within the Community as they relate to revenue development with the Director and Managers, Annual Giving
• Provides input into mitigation planning and executes the plan once established in partnership with the Director and Sr. Managers of Annual Giving
• Maintains the integrity of the Community Revenue Development database (Raiser’s Edge) by complying with, and ensuring that community revenue development staff are compliant with, policies and procedures for data collection and entry systems;
• Represents the Community in Division or National meetings and teleconferences, as required.

3. Operations, Planning and Financial Management
• Assists in the development of, and executes, the community operational plan in conjunction with the BCY strategic plan and three-year rolling plan
• Develops and monitors the annual community budget in conjunction with the Director Development, Community Initiatives and Managers, Annual Giving.
• Monitors community operational effectiveness and efficiencies and proactively recommends corrective action when needed
• Ensures that CCS brand integrity is maintained and that community content on the BCY web site is current and accurate
• Ensures that community systems, procedures, physical facilities, equipment, supplies and materials are sufficient to ensure optimal operations (including branch offices)
• Provides accurate community information and data required for reporting, monitoring and evaluation purposes
• Ensures the timely implementation of policies and procedures

4. Workforce Engagement (paid staff & volunteers)
• Provides direction and supervision to members of the Community Annual Giving team in their day-to-day activities, ensuring coordination and consolidation of effort; responsible for overseeing activities on a portfolio of events and activities
• Inspires confidence and enthusiasm in others while providing appropriate recognition; coaches individuals and the team and completes performance review process in line with prescribed timescales and provides feedback on performance to the Director Development, Community Initiatives
• Puts processes in place to enable new team members to become quickly productive
• Proactively manages the Annual Giving Coordinator team to improved productivity and efficiency
• Keeps team performance at a high level by providing appropriate recognition and feedback to the team as a whole
• In conjunction with the Director Development, Community Initiatives hires, orients, and manages team members, through effective coaching, performance management , recognition and development
• Is a volunteer and community engager and in consultation with HR and Volunteer Engagement, ensures that the volunteer workforce recruitment, screening, selection, orientation, training succession planning, and recognition meets established standards

5. Province-wide projects
• Participates in BCY projects as assigned

• Accountable for role modelling the Society’s Values by demonstrating appropriate behaviour in Caring, Integrity, Courage, and Progressiveness.
• Accountable for other job related duties as assigned

1. Specialized knowledge related to annual giving fundraising strategies including peer-to-peer fundraising, integrated fundraising campaigns, independent fundraising.
2. Knowledge and understanding of annual giving’s role as an acquisition and feeder program within a comprehensive fundraising program.
3. Ability to develop and manage budgets; interpret and execute strategic/operational plans and memorandums of understanding with clear comprehension of defined and flexible elements.
4. Excellent interpersonal skills, including team building, presentation and facilitation skills and the ability to coach, mentor and inspire others.
5. Ability to work simultaneously on a variety of complex projects with tight deadlines
6. Proven ability to set and accomplish goals and objectives, establish priorities with minimal direction, and influence people.
7. Proven excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
8. Ability to develop, cultivate and steward community partnerships and relationships, and leverage those relationships as appropriate
9. Demonstrated ability in using database software to create queries, exports and mailings
10. Ability to work a flexible schedule
11. Valid BC Drivers license and ability to travel throughout the community
12. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
13. Understanding of the Society’s workforce partnerships and organizational structure
14. Ability to engage in productive conflict towards the goal of improving existing methodologies or processes and handles it in a manner that preserves relationships
15. Ability to exercise tact and judgement in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential issues
1. University degree or equivalent professional designation preferred
2. Five years’ successful fundraising experience, preferably in the non-profit sector
3. Three to five years’ experience in conducting Special Events, preferably at a supervisory level
4. Experience working within a matrix organizational structure
5. Experience in community-based non-profit organizations
6. Experience using Raiser Edge
7. Certification from a recognized fundraising program an asset.
8. Sales and account management training/experience an asset.

Specialist, Digital Content Production


Reporting to the Senior Manager, Digital Engagement the Digital Content Production Specialist is responsible for producing content for owned and occasionally for paid digital channels across multiple levels of the organization to support fundraising activities, donor engagement and retention, as well as promote the organization’s efforts to inspire donors to fund cancer research through the effective communication of mission delivery. The role will also help shape the voice of CCS over digital channels, helping develop processes and protocols around digital engagement at the organization. The successful candidate will help grow the digital engagement activities, work collaboratively across the digital team and the organization to develop innovative ways to tell our story, promote our brand and engage our audience.


  • Writes and edits both compelling and technical content for digital channels, including web, blog, email, and social media platforms.
  • Helps influence and optimize creative content direction in partnership with the Digital Content
  • Strategist, for large national campaigns (CIBC Run for the Cure, Daffodil Month, Relay for Life, Gifts for the Cure) and smaller campaigns as needed.
  • Creates, curates and updates digital content in various formats for our campaign websites and for our website, as required.
  • Works across internal teams to coordinate content creation and distribution to align with organizational priorities.
  • Periodically audits and reviews content on digital channels to determine if updates are required.
  • Meets with subject-matter experts for concurrence as to content changes.
  • Ensures brand consistency and high-quality writing across various digital channels.
  • Optimizes content for paid social media, search engines and lead generation.
  • Collaborates with internal teams and actively participate in project briefings.
  • Edits images (such as infographics, email templates, landing pages, illustration, photography).
  • Captures and gathers dynamic content for video – including the creation and design of video assets to help support our social media and web strategies.
  • Tracks and monitors performance for digital and social content projects and provides analytics and reporting as needed.
  • Assists with other duties as required including updating event information for Run, Relay for Life and other fundraising campaigns using our online platform Luminate Online.
  • Works in compliance with the provisions of The Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations, and complies with the Society’s Health & Safety Policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • University or college degree with 3-4 years’ experience in writing or technical editor role or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Experience creating and curating content for online platforms Storytelling and creativity are a must.
  • Experience working with various Content Management Systems.
  • Strong understanding of website technology, social and email marketing including SEO, writing for mobile responsive design and AODA compliance.
  • Proven working experience in social media, digital and email content creation.
  • Deadline-driven multi-tasker with a strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with HTML and CSS.
  • Basic design skills and knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom or Illustrator is considered an asset
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use both data and intuition to inform decisions.
  • Must have strong copywriting and editing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work as a team player and demonstrate personal initiative to complete the work.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • A team player who values an environment of open communication and collaboration.
    Bilingual an asset.


  • Office environment with occasional requirements to work outside of regular office hours.
  • Please note that in keeping with the mandate of the Canadian Cancer Society to model and promote healthy lifestyles, employees are not permitted to smoke in or about Society premises or while carrying out CCS business.

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