Are you an experienced and driven fundraising/development professional with a passion for helping support women and children, and a desire to explore a new career opportunity?
Kelowna Women’s Shelter seeks a resource development coordinator with excellent written and oral communication skills, a proven reputation for success, and great contacts in the community.
The coordinator uses a variety of means to raise awareness of the issue of family violence, and the services provided by Kelowna Women’s Shelter. Builds and nurtures resource development by seeking and developing relationships with volunteers, community partners and funders.
This position requires:
• A basic working knowledge of family violence and its impacts, and of relevant community resources.
• The ability to work independently and in a self-directing manner as well as the ability to work in a cooperative and collaborative manner with other Shelter staff, practicum students, community agencies and volunteers.
• Proven effective communication, public speaking and presentation skills.
• Proven ability using relevant computer software programs such as Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, brochure/newsletter programs etc.
• The ability to maintain necessary records and documentation, and to engage in the evaluation of the program and services.
• Demonstrated organizational, time management and multi-tasking abilities.
• Valid BC Driver’s License, and satisfactory criminal record check.
• Diploma in public relations, marketing, communications, or business, fundraising training/certification and/or demonstrated ability to fundraise for a non-profit agency, five years recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
The coordinator will:
1. Plan, develop, deliver and adapt program in consultation with supervisor.
2. Recruit, orient, train, schedule and recognize volunteers.
3. Seek and secure benefactors for short and long term funding, and identify, apply for, and report on grant and other funding opportunities.
4. Boost awareness of the issue of male violence against women and the Shelter’s services by producing and distributing promotional materials (i.e. brochures, posters, direct mail pieces and newsletters), adapting the website, conducting media relations activities, using social media channels, doing presentations, and planning, attending, and speaking at community and special events.
5. Maintain familiarity with legislation, regulations, policies and best practices related to fundraising, marketing and volunteer management. Inform, and make recommendations to, supervisor as needed.
6. Develop and execute donor recognition strategy, create, and maintain, supporter database, and ensure consistent and timely follow up with donors.
7. Develop and maintain positive relationships with individuals, companies, community groups, media and funders in order to highlight the issue of male violence against women, promote programs and services, recruit volunteers and raise money.
8. Monitor and authorize program expenditures and maintain financial records in accordance with established procedures. Prepare program budget for review/approval by the supervisor and executive director.
9. Attend, and participate in, staff and other meetings.
10. Collect and compile program statistical information and evaluation data. Submit reports and evaluate the program in partnership with the supervisor.
11. Attend, and participate in, training/certification programs.
12. Perform other related duties as required.
Please submit resume and cover letter, along with three professional references, to executive director Karen Mason at [email protected] by 5 pm on Friday, October 5, 2018.