Fund Development Coordinator

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
YWCA Metro Vancouver
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
  • Fundraising / Giving
Full Time
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Vancouver
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-03-152019-04-01

This position plays a crucial role within the Fund Development department and will work closely with a team of fundraisers. We each work independently and are fully responsible for our own areas; however, we work collaboratively as a dynamic team to ensure the best quality for our donors and the women and children YWCA Metro Vancouver serves.

Help us make a difference

Established in 1897, YWCA’s vision is to achieve women’s equality and its mission is to touch lives and build better futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services that foster economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities. YWCA serves over 45,000 clients annually, with 45 programs and services in 58 locations.

Status:          Regular Full-Time (35 hours/week)

Location:     YWCA Program Centre, 535 Hornby Street, Vancouver                      


  • Data entry into Raiser’s Edge ensuring accuracy and complete entry of info
  • Gift processing including preparing and mailing tax receipts and thank-you letters
  • Supporting a team of fundraisers with donor files, composing letters and assembling donor information packages
  • Sharing notifications of donations for thank-you calls and notes
  • Communicating with donors as appropriate to resolve issues and share info
  • Maintaining the integrity of the Raiser’s Edge database
  • Assisting with donor stewardship; preparing and mailing newsletters and birthday cards
  • Assisting with special events as needed

Required Skills

  • 2-3 years Raiser’s Edge or other CRM or database experience an asset
  • Strong data entry and administrative skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including telephone manner
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines
  • Extremely accurate and detail oriented
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Proven donor relationship building skills with the ability to be tactful, diplomatic and manage confidential information
  • Strategic and proactive thinking in all aspects of work with the success of the Fund Development team as the foundation of all responsibilities
  • Strong organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Previous experience in a fund raising environment is preferred

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an inclusive and rewarding workplace. Candidates are invited to send cover letters and resumes by April 1, 2019 to:

Ryan Eason
Senior Manager, Fund Development, Database and Analytics

YWCA Metro Vancouver is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information about this and other YWCA Metro Vancouver career opportunities, please visit