Careers

Submit your application to: careers@lunghealth.ca

Current Opportunities:

Reports to: Director, Public Affairs
Location: Hybrid (two days in the office per week)
Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one
loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD) live their lives to the fulles t, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life,
and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease.
Reporting to the Director, Public Affairs, Senior Manager, Development, the Manager,
Indigenous Engagement and Policy plays a key role in the development and execution of the
Lung Health Foundation’s approach to Indigenous health and its policy and public affairs
efforts.

Responsibilities:
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with a portfolio of Indigenous partners in
Canada
• Convene and co-chair an Indigenous Advisory Council to foster continued dialogue and
advice from Indigenous leaders that will inform our programs, services and public affairs
work
• Provide strategic advice on relationship-building and partnership opportunities with
Indigenous communities and organizations to the Director, Public Affairs and senior
management
• Collaborate with other departments internally to advance programming and awareness
efforts
• Represent the Lung Health Foundation when engaging on topics concerning Indigenous
communities with external audiences including the public, policymakers, healthcare
providers and other community organizations
• Identify and manage emerging issues and appropriately brief the Director, Public Affairs and
senior management in a timely manner
• Research, analyze and write policy papers, policy takeaways, and white papers outlining key
recommendations for government
• Work with the Director, Public Affairs and Specialist, Public Policy on planning and executing
key events including the Breathing Policy Forum series, Lung Health Caucus meetings, and
annual provincial and federal advocacy days
• Work with the communications department on public and media relations to develop
messaging in support of the Lung Health Foundation’s Indigenous engagement priorities
• Act as the organization’s key point of contact both internally and externally for Indigenous
engagement and policy inquiries.

Qualifications:

University degree, or equivalent education and experience, preferably in Indigenous Studies
or Relations, and/or political science or public administration
• 3-5 years of related experience
• Knowledge of the current political, socio-economic and historical contest of Indigenous
Peoples in Canada
• Familiarity of engagement principles and protocols relevant to First Nations, Inuit and Métis
people
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent research and analytical abilities

We’re looking for people who share our values:

• To lead with courage and passion
• To act as one unified and integrated team
• To be nimble, open and quick to adapt
• To demonstrate genuine integrity
• To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers
that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung
disease, we offer:
• collaborative and creative environment
• robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program
• flexible work environment
• we help you grow – both professionally and personally

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally
focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In
such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required.
The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in
concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human
Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities
upon request during the recruitment process.


The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the
principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work
environment free of discrimination and harassment. Preference will be given to those with
professional lived experience in an indigenous context. All employment decisions are based
on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race,colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age,
sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic
partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or
regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the
insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite
you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/.
In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for.
We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview
will be contacted.

SALARY RANGE:
$65,000 – $75,000

Position: Fundraising Specialist
Reports to: Senior Manager, Development
Location: Hybrid (two days in the office per week)
Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the mid-donor program to support the transition of top 150-200 prospects from other fundraising programs to major gift prospects.
  • Engage with foundations to secure donations at the mid/major level
  • Steward existing supporters and manage prospect pipelines to increase revenues from likeminded foundations (developing solicitation materials, regular calls to prospective foundations and stewarding foundations that have made gifts)
  • Work closely with the Senior Manager, Development, and Senior Leadership Team on the Major Gift program
  • Manage the Will Campaign program which includes regularly communicating with donors and lawyers across the country
  • Regularly conduct solicitation phone calls, ongoing stewardship activities, and once trained, conduct cultivation visits working closely with Senior Manager, Development to ensure opportunities are maximized
  • Monitor and research the giving landscape for new fundraising or engagement opportunities and fundraising best practices to grow the community portfolio
  • Updating all activities and prospect information within the organizations CRM system
    Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of proven fundraising experience in a high relationship-based environment
  • University or College degree in Fundraising, Marketing, Communications, or related discipline
  • Non-profit experience in a health charity an asset
    Some flexibility to travel throughout the region and to attend evening and weekend events
  • Knowledge and skill in relationship management with experience working with midlevel/major gift donors
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines with advanced organization skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Confident, friendly, professional, and comfortable with cold calling
  • Position demands the ability to positively interact internally as a team member, as well as externally with donors and leadership members
  • Ability to work within a tight timeline and prioritize in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft office
  • Fluency in French is an asset
  • Experience with CRM an asset

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer:

  • Collaborative and creative environment
  • Robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program
  • Flexible work environment
  • We help you grow – both professionally and personally

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to send your application to careers@lunghealth.ca . In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Submit your application to: careers@lunghealth.ca

Position: Manager, Implementation (Healthcare Partnerships and Programs), One-year contract, with possibility of extension.

Department: Programs, Services and Research

Reports to: Director, Program Planning and Operations

Location: The Lung Health Foundation is based in Toronto and operates in a hybrid model, in which staff are required to work at the office a minimum of two days each week with occasional travel within Ontario and across Canada as required. Remote may be considered under the appropriate circumstances.

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. The Lung Health Foundation (LHF) is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now.

LHF’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through:

• Groundbreaking research;
• Policy and practice change;
• Urgently needed programs and support; and
• Public education around lung health issues.

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Manager, Implementation will be responsible for working across the Programs, Services and Research (PSR) department—and throughout LHF—to manage and deliver key projects and programs. Core to the Manager’s success in delivering these projects and programs will be applying best practice approaches based on implementation science, project management fundamentals, and user-centered co-design principles. The 

Manager will leverage this expertise to:
• establish and foster relationships with diverse partner groups;
• identify strategic priorities and opportunities;
• shape the design and planning of existing and new projects and programs;
• implement those initiatives; and
• support quality improvement efforts, including using measurement and evaluation.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Manager’s portfolios will focus on LHF’s healthcare partnerships and programs There will also be
opportunities to collaborate with peers working on LHF’s other priority areas, and potentially directly
support those areas through leading specific projects, as they arise.
Overall Project Management and Knowledge Translation and Exchange

The Manager will:
• Lead the assigned portfolios through the planning and delivery of key projects and programs,
using a project management approach, and pursue strategic objectives through executing
knowledge translation and exchange (KTE) activities.
• Proactively engage various partner groups (e.g., primary care providers, healthcare
organizations, researchers, etc.), through various structures (e.g., committees, working groups),
and using diverse methods (e.g., surveys, focus groups, key informant interviews), to identify
needs, challenges, and potential solutions—and then co-design those solutions.
• Track, monitor, and analyze data to identify emerging trends and priorities, and support the
evaluation of key projects and programs—with respect to awareness, uptake, and engagement,
as well as in terms of outcomes and effectiveness—to guide both continuous improvement efforts
and opportunities to scale and spread programming.
• Contribute to sustainability planning for LHF projects and programs, including through enabling
successful efforts in LHF’s other teams and departments—including via philanthropy, public
affairs, and marketing and communications initiatives.
Healthcare Partnerships and Programming

The Manager will:
• Lead LHF’s management of key healthcare partnerships, including the coordination of its primary
care network.
• Lead quality improvement support for primary care sites (virtually and in person, as needed)—
including needs assessment and analysis, implementation support, and program monitoring.
• Work across the PSR department to support ongoing efforts to improve and expand asthma,
COPD, and lung cancer-focused programming and resources—directed to both healthcare
professionals and clients—including with respect to project/program planning, design,
development, and evaluation.
• As part of the above responsibilities, the Manager will be the lead staff responsible for certain
elements of LHF’s Ministry of Health-funded asthma and COPD programming (e.g. Primary care
asthma and COPD program (PCAP).
Lung Health Foundation Champion

The Manager will:
• Opportunistically lead other LHF programming, based on emerging priorities.
• Support the organization-wide effort to build, maintain and grow LHF’s network of partners.
• Perform cross-functional and other duties consistent with the job classification, as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS
• A university degree is required; graduate training is an asset. Diverse educational and training
backgrounds will be considered.
• It is expected that the Manager will possess a minimum of three years of professional experience
(and ideally some training) with respect to: program development, project management, implementation science, quality improvement, and/or measurement and evaluation; stakeholder management and communication, with a focus on healthcare professional
engagement; and/or healthcare and/or public health policy or programs.
• Fluency in French is an asset

TRAITS AND SKILLS
The Manager will be:
• Kind to and supportive of others;
• Diligent and hard working;
• Coachable and self-motivated, and enthusiastic about continuous learning;
• Very organized with strong time management skills;
• A clear, consistent, and effective oral and written communicator;
• Both independent and collaborative; and
• Comfortable with ambiguity and change, with an ability to be flexible.
We’re looking for people who share our values:
• To lead with courage and passion
• To act as one unified and integrated team
• To be nimble, open and quick to adapt
• To demonstrate genuine integrity
• To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we
exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the Canadians living with lung disease, we offer:
• collaborative and creative environment
• robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program
• flexible work environment
• we help you grow—both professionally and personally
The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make
accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.
The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal
employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and
harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual
qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex
(including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or
domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or
regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and
innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work.

SALARY RANGE:

$55,000 – $60,000