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FOAP LogoProgram Administrator

The Friends of Algonquin Park (FOAP) is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to enhancing Algonquin Park’s educational and interpretive programs.

FOAP is seeking a reliable, enthusiastic individual to provide program administration services.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with day to day operations of The Friends, carrying out directives of the General Manager
  • Acquisition and administration of grants
  • Acquisition and administration of raffle licenses, acquisition of raffle prize donations, creation of layouts for raffle poster and raffle tickets for printing
  • Attend Board Meetings to record and transcribe meeting minutes
  • Coordinate the registration of program/workshop participants
  • Input constituents into database (memberships, donations)
  • Generate text for the Annual Newsletter and create/compile content for layout
  • Write media ads for FOAP and Algonquin Park events and promote via various media outlets
  • Answer telephone and email general inquiries
  • Assist with the operation of the FOAP bookstores


  • Post-secondary education in business administration or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years program administration experience required
  • Strong hands on working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Detail oriented motivated self-starter
  • Able to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Able to multi-task and handle stress
  • Previous not-for-profit, charitable and/or public sector experience is an asset
  • Excellent writing skills


  • Initiative and the ability to work effectively both as part of a team, as well as independently
  • Knowledge of Algonquin Provincial Park and The Friends of Algonquin Park
  • Experience with non-profit charitable organization policies


  • This position will be based out of the Algonquin Visitor Centre located 43 kilometers from the Park’s West Gate in Algonquin Provincial Park.


  • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • This position is a full-time, 1 year contract with the possibility of extension.

How to Apply

Submissions including a cover letter, resume and references must be received by email, fax, or mail by December 31, 2014:

General Manager
The Friends of Algonquin Park
Box 248
Whitney, ON K0J 2M0
Fax: (613) 637-2138

While we appreciate all submissions, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Friends of Algonquin Park has occasional volunteer opportunities for adults and unpaid cooperative education/high school volunteer opportunities. See the Volunteer webpage for current opportunities.

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