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.


Take part in change, join the PFC team

Discover our vacant positions and apply now.


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

  • President & CEO
  • Program Coordinator
  • Executive Coordinator
  • Director, Learning and Partnerships
  • Director, Member Relations and Research
  • Director, Policy and Communications


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).