Fundraiser

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Women's Support Network of York Region
  • Fundraising / Giving
Contract - Part Time
  • Ontario - York Region - Newmarket
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-08-272019-09-30

Job Posting

WSN is the rape crisis/sexual assault centre in York Region. We are dedicated to providing free, confidential services for women who have experienced sexual violence.
Job Title: Fundraiser
Terms: Part-Time, 15 hours weekly, including evenings and weekends
Contract from September 2019 to March 2022
Salary: $28.00 per hour

About the Project:

Funded by the Department for Women and Gender Equality (WGE), our four-year Project will see WSN’s fundraising contribute to improved organizational financial health. Initiatives funded under the WGE capacity-building stream will “contribute to a viable women’s movement in Canada to advance gender equality”, “increase organizational capacity and help organizations work collectively to address gender equality issues”1.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and implementation of a fundraising strategy and workplan that aligns with WSN resource development needs; 
  • Lead the development and management of WSN collection of case for support, donor information packages and thank you materials;
  • Plan and execute a social media strategy to support fundraising goals;
  •  Oversee the coordination and delivery of fundraising activities and events;
  • Collaborate with the fundraising committee in the delivery of fundraising activities and events; 
  • Identify opportunities for third party fundraising and outreach opportunities;
  • Cultivate and build meaningful relationships with individuals, groups and communities, resulting in an increase of financial resources;
  • Engage and recruit event participants/attendees; 
  • Monitor, report on and evaluate fundraising goals.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of three years successful fundraising experience, including events, annual and corporate giving, grants, major gifts and bequests;  Demonstrated ability in social media fundraising and marketing; 
  • Strong networking and proven donor relationship building skills with individuals, groups, corporations and communities (including faith-based communities);
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse staff, volunteers, community partners and marginalized communities; 
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written), including telephone manner;
  • Strong research abilities and excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills; 
  • Creative problem solver and conceptual thinker with strong future orientation;  Ability to be tactful and diplomatic and to manage confidential information;
  • Energetic leadership skills in community settings; 
  • Knowledge of sexual and gender-based violence and its social contexts; a gender-based analysis; intersectional, anti-oppression and anti-racist analysis;
  • Knowledge of agency models that utilize volunteer/peer support models;
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required;
  •  Knowledge of the York Region community;
  •  Related post-secondary education.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by September 16, 2019 at 5pm

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. WSN is committed to a staff team that reflects the diversity within the community. We encourage Indigenous women, women of colour, immigrant women, differently abled women, lesbian, bisexual and trans women to apply.

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