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The Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation has issued a
Request for Proposals for Investment Management Services.

To request a copy please contact:
Elinor Burke, Director of Finance

Position Title:  Marketing & Communications Intern, Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation
Immediate Supervisor:  Manager, Communications & Community Events
Job Status:  Full Time, Temporary (June to August, 2022)
Application Deadline:  May 25, 2022

This is an opportunity to spend your summer using your skills to help make sick and injured kids in Newfoundland and Labrador better.

The Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre is Newfoundland and Labrador’s only children’s hospital. Each day the Janeway’s 85 doctors, and 800 nurses, technicians, therapists, and support staff provide excellent specialized health care in a compassionate, supportive environment to children from infancy to 18 years of age.

The Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation supports this vital work. We focus on raising funds to support the children and families serviced by the hospital by purchasing modern medical equipment, funding pediatric research for the province and providing funding for training for medical staff.  We also fund other programs and equipment focused on pediatric healthcare at hospitals across the province. We are a provincial organization and have the health of the children of the province in mind every day. 

Position Summary

The Marketing & Communications Intern will bring new life to how the Janeway Foundation shares our vital messages with the community. Working closely with the Manager of Communications & Community Events, and the small and nimble team, our intern will gain relevant experience in a busy and fulfilling charitable environment. This role is intended to help us focus more on how we communicate with donors, volunteers and the community at large and will help shape our strategies moving forward.

Our intern will:

  • Support the creation of an organizational communications plan and assist with traditional and social media related initiatives.
  • Help plan and prepare for events.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of fundraising and stewardship campaigns.
  • Assist in preparing the organization’s annual report and newsletter.
  • Conduct market research and surveys on donor and volunteer preferences.
  • Work with the team to devise new communications and marketing strategies for existing initiatives to increase engagement.
  • Liaise with fundraising volunteers.
  • Provide administrative support to ensure fundraising success.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is currently enrolled in a business program (major or minor), who has a keen interest in marketing and/or communications. Preference may go to candidates who have completed coursework in marketing, social media, consumer behavior, and communications, or who have experience in those areas.

Our ideal intern is:

  • Motivated to do a great job and passionate about the work of the Janeway and Janeway Foundation.
  • A team player who is committed to getting things done.
  • Someone with great communication skills and who is a good and accurate writer.
  • Organized with excellent time management skills.
  • Able to demonstrate good judgement.

Please share with us any work experience, traditional and nontraditional, as well as any volunteer experience.

Eligibility: This position is funded in part by Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) and must comply with all requirements set out by Service Canada for CSJ-funded employment. The employee must be:

  • up to or 30 years of age (at the start of employment);
  • a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
  • legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.

    *International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

Working Conditions

Physical Effort:             Carrying materials related to events etc., may be required. Sitting for long periods of time is expected.

Sensory Attention:         Long periods of intense concentration will be expected from time to time. Special events can be very busy with multiple elements, and the environments can change, depending on the event.

Dress/Demeanor           Business casual attire and a professional demeanor are expected.

How to Apply

Please email your resume, in confidence, to Phyllis Kinsman, Manager Communications and Events:

Deadline for Applications:  May 25, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Development Coordinator
Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation

Are you a creative and passionate individual looking to impact children’s health care in Newfoundland and Labrador? This is an opportunity to build a rewarding career while helping to inspire our community to come together to make sick and injured kids better. We have a fantastic team and are looking for an energetic and passionate new team member to come work with us!

Who we are:
The Janeway Children’s Hospital Foundation is a registered charity dedicated to raising funds to support paediatric health care in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funds raised through the Foundation contribute to the purchase of medical equipment, staff education, research, and programs related to children’s health and welfare.

Who we need:
Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Development; the Development Coordinator is a new role for the Foundation and will be an integral member of the development team. They are responsible for supporting the Foundation’s fundraising events and donor relationships, including strategic cultivation and stewardship processes that will help the Foundation achieve its goals. Additionally, the Development Coordinator will work with the team to coordinate campaign messaging and media outreach. The Development Coordinator will be instrumental in maintaining relationships with our Children’s Miracle Network partners, will be vital to the delivery of the Janeway Telethon, and will be a key member of the communications team ensuring the community is informed and excited about supporting the work of the Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre.

– Support the Janeway Foundation’s most significant Children’s Miracle Network and corporate partners through store visits, community promotion, inspiring front-line employees, event logistics management, etc.
– Provide support for Foundation signature and third-party events. This can include coordinating logistics, volunteers, media, administration, etc.
– Assist with the creation of new potential Foundation fundraising events.
– Media support for the Foundation, including traditional media logistics and social media support (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn).
– Assist with the development of funding proposals and communications relating to funding proposals.
– Supporting the Foundation’s communication efforts through written and visual communications. This may include assisting with capturing and communicating patient stories, creating and updating event collateral, updating imagery for social media, the website, the newsletter, etc.
– Supporting the stewardship of the Foundations donors by assisting with information gathering, report creation, etc.
– Volunteer coordination (recruitment, training and scheduling).

– A post-secondary degree or diploma in a related discipline (a relevant combination of work experience and other education may be considered in place of completed post-secondary degree/diploma).
– 1-3 years of experience in fundraising, business development, retail, sales, and/or sponsorship.
– A proven track record of success in cultivating, soliciting, and securing client and/or donor relationships.
– Excellent writing, editing and speaking skills.
– Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work easily and effectively with a wide range of people including donors, fellow staff members, and other non-profit representatives.
– Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and quality.
– Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
– Knowledge of common business software (Microsoft Office) as well as relevant donor management software (Raiser’s Edge NXT) would be an asset.
– Proficiency with social media applications and an understanding of trends and best practices would be an asset.
– Creativity and experience in creative design would be an asset.
– Willingness to participating in training as appropriate.

Working Conditions
This position is located in St. John’s, NL but will require some travel. Candidates will need to have a valid driver’s and access to a vehicle. This position is being offered on a permanent, full-time basis. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Physical Effort: Carrying materials related to events etc., may be required. Sitting for long periods of time is expected.
Sensory Attention: Long periods of intense concentration will be expected from time to time. Special events can be very busy with multiple elements, and the environments can change, depending on the event.
Dress/Demeanor: Business casual attire and a professional demeanor are expected.

E-mail your application, in confidence, Carmella Butland, Manager, Corporate Development at by April 8th, 2022. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

The Children’s and Women’s Health Program Staff Education Selection Committee are pleased to announce we are now accepting applications for 2022 Janeway Foundation Staff Education Grants.

Janeway Foundation Staff Education Grants are available to permanent full time and permanent part-time Children’s and Women’s Health Program staff and affiliated Eastern Health employees who work with the pediatric population.


Click here for the application and information:

Festive 50/50 Grand Prize Winner

February 2nd, 2022 by janeway

Congratulations Glenda K. of St. John’s who is taking home $130,732.50,
half of our total jackpot.

The winning number is 40327

Click the link to watch Rebecca Dutton, President and CEO, Janeway Foundation, draw for the winning ticket on January 28, 2022.

Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket in support of the Janeway.


Daycare Dance-athon (February 11, 2022)

January 31st, 2022 by janeway

Here’s what’s involved and how to register:

Here’s how to participate:

On Sunday, January 30th tune in to support the Sandra Schmirler Foundation Telethon #ChampionsStartSmall at the #STOH2022 streaming live on or @sandraschmirlerfoundation.

Thank you for all you do for our smallest, most vulnerable children.

Register now for Daycare Dance-athon!

January 17th, 2022 by janeway

Festive 50/50 Early Bird Draw #2 Winner

January 12th, 2022 by janeway

Winning Ticket #14812
Congratulations to Patricia Pevie, Labrador City!

Patricia is the lucky winner of two Economy Class return tickets for travel to any Air Canada scheduled destination in North America including Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean.

There’s still time to be entered into the Grand Prize Draw! Last year’s Grand Prize 50/50 winner took home $159,000!

Last day to buy tickets is January 26, 2022.

Thank you for supporting the Janeway.