Careers at PFC Join a group of impactful leaders, working together for the common good. Careers Why work with us About PFC Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) is a national charitable organization that strengthens philanthropy. Our team supports and develops partnerships with its diverse membership of Canadian foundations and funders, and collaborates with civil society, business, and government to advance the common good. JOIN THE TEAM Take part in change, join the PFC team Discover our vacant positions and apply now. Director of Member Engagement and Communications / Full Time Are you a bilingual, senior leadership non-profit professional? Do you have a flair for constituent management, a passion for fund development, and a fondness for […] OUR VALUES We work together for the common good Join PFC in contributing to the progress of Canada’s philanthropic foundations and funders, where your ethics align with your work efforts. We are the ideal organization for those who want to participate in something bigger than themselves and believe in turning their compassion into action. With your help, our values-driven team partakes in a wide array of sector-building activities to advance the common good. Inclusivity As a charitable organization with a mission to advance a just, equitable and sustainable world, it’s important to us to prioritize a diverse staff team. Passionate PFC is the safe space for your social impact passions to thrive. Committed We encourage innovation and collaboration both within the organization and with our vast network of philanthropic organizations and non-profit and charitable sector leaders. Join us Meet the team Benoît Charlebois Consultant, Engagement and Communications Benoît Charlebois Consultant, Engagement and Communications Jean-Marc Mangin President & CEO Jean-Marc Mangin President & CEO Jean-Marc has been President & CEO of Philanthropic Foundations Canada since July 2019. He is energized by foundations working together to strengthen the common good. Prior to PFC, Jean-Marc led a renewal process of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest national organization of Canadian researchers and scholars as its Executive Director. Over a 25 year career, he has served with the UN, NGOs and the Canadian Government in responding to global humanitarian disasters and development challenges. As CUSO Executive Director, he led a merger with VSO-Canada, and he was the first Executive Director of Global Call for Climate Action, a cross-sector civil society initiative supporting transformational change to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Born in Manitoba, raised in Quebec, educated in BC and Ontario, he holds an MA in Political Sciences and Environmental Studies from the University of Toronto. Erika Miller Program Coordinator Erika Miller Program Coordinator Erika is a trilingual development professional, dedicated to supporting non-profit organizations to improve their operations, communications, and processes for maximum impact. Her love for travel, adventure, and the outdoors has taken her to many corners of the world and inspired her to be an active agent of change. She is a reliable team player and a leader with great initiative and grit. Erika graduated with a BA in Global Development from Queen’s University where she was involved with the Dunnin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre and was an avid athlete. Before working at PFC, she was the Director of a small non-profit on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, a place she made her second home for over a decade. Erin Matheson Executive Coordinator Erin Matheson Executive Coordinator Erin has spent her career working in philanthropy and government. Passionate about working with community-based organizations, she managed an Irish cultural non-profit for many years, which allowed her to support the community in which she was raised. More recently, she worked with healthcare and education non-profit groups. As Executive Coordinator, Erin supports the team in achieving the goals identified in its strategic framework by developing and implementing crucial structures for collaboration within the organization. She is a proud mother of three daughters, dedicated friend and family member, and enjoys sharing her love of baking with those around her. Inès Chaâlala Director, Learning and Partnerships Inès Chaâlala Director, Learning and Partnerships Inès is the Director of Learning and Partnerships at Philanthropic Foundations Canada and leads the development and implementation of PFC’s learning agenda and related strategic partnerships. Before working at PFC, Ines held several positions at the United Nations and civil society organizations in Canada and globally. During most of her 15+ years career, Ines has been building bridges and strengthening collaborations and partnerships through capacity-building and knowledge mobilization, designing and facilitating peer-to-peer learning programs and communities of practice, developing tools and resources and engaging with a wide array of actors – nationally and internationally – including with governments, civil society organizations and the private sector. Some of her issues of expertise include environmental policy and governance, innovative financing mechanisms for sustainable development, civic engagement, diversity, equity and inclusion and cross-sectoral collaborations to help solve major societal challenges. From the Blog Oct 14 Amplifying Philanthropic Positive Impact / 5 mins read Read More Liza Goulet Director, Member Relations and Research Liza Goulet Director, Member Relations and Research Liza is Director of Member Relations & Research. In this role she is responsible for member relationship strategies and management, as well sector research on topics of interest to members in philanthropy, foundation management and grant making practice. Her career has spanned the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Early in her career she worked in Africa with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) as Coordinator of the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives which focused on Rwandan women and children. She was Managing Director of The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children and then researcher at the Senate of Canada working on the promotion, ratification, and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Liza has a BA in Communications and a bilingual graduate degree in International Development and Cooperation from the University of Ottawa, and has completed PhD courses at the University of Victoria in BC. Sara Krynitzki Director, Policy and Communications Sara Krynitzki Director, Policy and Communications Sara has spent over 20 years leading non-profit initiatives across Canada. She began her career in fundraising, has worked on Parliament Hill, and for over eight years managed community initiatives and granting for one of Canada’s largest community foundations, allocating millions of dollars annually, and connecting philanthropy to the greatest needs to tackle inequity. As Director of Policy and Communications, Sara guides PFC’s thought-leadership, advocacy agenda, and marketing and public relations activities to foster good public policies and initiatives for the sector and to advance impactful, forward-thinking philanthropy. She has a BA in Political Studies from Trent University and a Master’s in Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University. Having lived in several communities across Canada and internationally, Sara is now based in Toronto with her husband and three children. From the Blog Jun 21 Policy Update / 5 mins read Read More Apr 5 Philanthropic Foundations Canada is re-branding / 2 mins read Read More Benefits What we bring to the table We know the greatest ideas come from a diverse mix of backgrounds, minds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply, especially those from communities underrepresented in philanthropy. Exceptional benefits package Paid holidays and 4 weeks of paid vacation to start Remote and flexible working environment Professional development opportunities From our Members Member job opportunities Discover job opportunities across the philanthropic sector. PFC members can share job opportunities with us to amplify throughout our network. Administrative Assistant, McConnell Foundation / Full Time About the Foundation Headquartered in Montreal, the McConnell Foundation is a private Canadian foundation that strives for a resilient, inclusive and sustainable society that can […] Senior Communications Specialist, External Engagement – MakeWay / Full Time MakeWay is looking for a Senior Communications Specialist, External Engagement, who will play an important role in developing content, working with staff and partners on diverse communication strategies, and growing MakeWay’s engagement with external audiences. Program Director -Communities, McConnell Foundation / Full Time Working in close collaboration with the Chief Program Officer, colleagues, partners and advisors, the Program Director (Communities) leads in developing, implementing and evolving the Foundation’s Communities strategy. The Director also participates in cross-cutting work, such as identifying opportunities for collaboration across focus areas and other organization-wide efforts. The Director is responsible for oversight for the Communities team, as well as budget management for this focus area. Chief Operations Officer, McConnell Foundation / Full Time Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the McConnell Foundation has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place, to reflect the mission, vision, values, and position of the Foundation. The COO will be an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team and oversees Finance, People and Culture, Grant Management System and Information Technology (IT).