Why Apply to Work at the Canadian Women’s Foundation?

  • You’re passionate about gender equality and justice and feel deeply connected to our mandate and approach.
  • You appreciate the Foundation’s key areas of impact and Principles for Feminist Philanthropy.
  • You want to contribute to a dynamic, award-winning, and innovative organization and help make it more effective in pursuing gender justice.
  • You want to work alongside excellent coworkers, partners, donors, and volunteers who all enable the Foundation’s impact.

What the Canadian Women’s Foundation Offers to Employees

  • Flexible work environment
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice
  • Support for work-life balance
  • Opportunities to co-create and collaborate to achieve goals
  • Work that is both challenging and rewarding
  • A learning environment suited to personal and professional growth

Recruitment Process

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Canadian Women’s Foundation. Most of our recruitment processes take four to eight weeks in total.

Find job postings here and/or job posting websites like CharityVillage. Follow the posting instructions and send in your application by the deadline.
If selected, we will book a phone and/or first interview with you. We will ask you what accommodation/support you need for this. We will ask about your experience and answer any questions you have.
You may be asked to participate in a French-English language assessment or other relevant skills assessment. And/or we will book another interview with you to discuss your experience and expectations and share more about the role.
We will reach out to references you provide to ask about your work experience.
We will take time to discuss everything and get back to you with our decision and feedback on the process. We will present an offer the successful applicant, complete the recruitment process, make arrangements, and move into the onboarding process.

Current Postings

Grant Manager – Economic Development

The deadline for submission is 5:00 PM PST on January 4, 2023.

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is strongly committed to equity in employment and seeks to attract, select, and hire a diverse team with a high level of professional skills, passion for and belief in our vision and mission. We aim to be inclusive of diverse people across gender and sexuality spectrums. This includes people who identify as women, girls, trans, Two-Spirit, genderqueer, non-binary, and 2SLGBTQI+.

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