Manager, Partnerships and Developement

To support the expansion of its global programming and impact, the Centre aims to secure funding from a range of Canadian and international donors and partners, including governments, foundations and individual philanthropists. The Centre is seeking an exceptional development professional to advance a resource generation strategy that focuses on institutional donors and partners and, to a lesser extent, individual major gifts. This is a critical role that will enable the Centre to implement its ambitious programmatic agenda. The successful candidate will bring significant resource development experience. They will be entrepreneurial and strategic with demonstrable fundraising success in an international organization or policy research context. They will be an engaging and perceptive communicator able to credibly build relationships with donors and partners.

The Global Centre for Pluralism practices employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified applicants in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. These requirements include: hiring, workplace information, talent and performance management, and communication of accessibility policies.

Volunteer Opportunity

Global Pluralism Award Rapporteurs (short term)

The Global Centre for Pluralism is looking for globally-minded and social media-savvy students to participate in the second biannual Global Pluralism Awards as Youth Rapporteurs. Rapporteurs will go behind the scenes at the ceremony and during the Award week programming to bring the stories of the Award finalists to life, create compelling multimedia content and build engagement about the Award on social media.

Students must be based in Ottawa and be available for the week of programming.

Volunteer Opportunity

Call for Public Affairs Volunteers

Help us share the Centre’s history and mission with the public and gain experience with public speaking, handling public inquiries and helping at different events.

Public Affairs volunteers assist with the Centre’s Visitor Program by greeting a broad range of guests, facilitating self-tours and responding to visitor questions about the Centre’s activities, history, and architecture. Volunteers may also assist with a variety of events, including speeches, forums, presentations or receptions. Other opportunities may arise outside the scope of this description.

Requirements: Individuals who are based in Ottawa, at least 14 years old, organized, friendly, patient, dependable, problem solvers, have public speaking abilities and a passion for diversity and inclusion! Bilingualism (French/ English) is preferred.

Committment: Volunteers must complete a volunteer training session and volunteer for a minimum of 10 hours per month. High school students will be able to gain their Community Service Hours.

Note: The Global Centre for Pluralism’s volunteer program operates in cooperation with the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat (located down the street). Volunteers perform similar tasks at both locations.


To apply for this position, email [email protected] with a copy of your resume and completed application form.