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Fund Development Coordinator

Deadline: 
March 31, 2015

Terms: Part-time Contract for Three months (potential for renewal)
Preferred Start Date: April 1st, 2015
Estimated Hours per week: 12 - 20
Remuneration: $1000 per month
Location: Home-based. Preference will be given to qualified candidates located in Prince George, BC, although candidates from other locations will be considered.

27 Million Voices (27MV) was founded in Prince George, British Columbia in 2009, and currently works in partnership with overseas organizations to end and prevent human trafficking. With a view to increase our programming both in Canada and abroad, 27MV is hiring a Fund Development Coordinator.

Reporting to the 27MV Board of Directors, the Fund Development Coordinator will be responsible for fundraising and fostering relationships for 27MV.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

1. Researches and provides fundraising opportunity list based on eligibility criteria.
2. Develops and seeks approval on initial fundraising plan.
3. Implements approved fundraising plan including combination of:
          a. Grant applications
          b. Crowd funding
          c. In-person fundraising events
4. Fosters relationships with donors.
5. Communicates 27MV's mission, mandate, programs and news to potential funders consistent with fundraising plan.
6. Engages volunteers to support mandate.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and demonstrated fund development experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent written and verbal communication, analytical, research, and event management skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly organized. Budget management and experience using a variety of sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information is preferred. A high level of computer literacy is essential. Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure, to seek and synthesize information, and communicate effectively.

To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to admin@27millionvoices.org by March 31st, 2015. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview.

Health Project Manager - Canadian Red Cross

Deadline: 
April 1, 2015

Location: South Sudan
Employment Duration: 12 months
Mission Status: Unaccompanied
Closing Date: April 1st, 2015

* Job postings close at midnight, Eastern Time Zone (EST)

Description

Do you want to make a difference? Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross Society (CRCS), a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world, is currently seeking a Heath Project Manager Delegate for its programs in South Sudan.

Reporting to the Program Manager, Africa (Health) in Ottawa and in close collaboration with the Country Representative, the Health Project Manager will be responsible for the development and execution of the CRCS Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) project in South Sudan and will provide technical assistance to implementing partners. S/he will also support, ensure timely reporting, smooth running and implementation of the project in collaboration with South Sudan Red Cross Society (SSRCS) and the Ministry of Health.

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Programs and Operations Officer - Humanitarian Coalition

Deadline: 
April 7, 2015

Location: Ottawa
Position type: Contract Full-time

The Humanitarian Coalition (HC) is a coalition of five Canadian non-governmental agencies (CARE Canada, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Québec, Plan Canada and Save the Children Canada) with decades of experience in humanitarian assistance, aid and development who undertake united emergency appeals. The HC and its members have developed a joint emergency appeal mechanism and capacity in Canada that seeks to provide donors with an easy way to give, educate the Canadian public, strengthen the humanitarian response sector and make a substantive contribution to reducing the suffering and affirming the rights of those affected by humanitarian crises.

The HC is a separate legal entity from the member agencies, tasked with fundraising during major humanitarian emergencies and coordinating sector initiatives for the improvement Canadian humanitarian response. The HC does not operate any programs overseas but does maintain extensive project-cycle management for projects funded through member organisations.

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Resource Development Officer | Crossroads International

Deadline: 
April 10, 2015

Crossroads International has an exciting opportunity for a bilingual (E/F) Resource Development Officer to join its fundraising team in the dynamic field of international development.

The Resource Development Officer leads the donor and alumni engagement program and event fundraising activities. A tech savvy, highly organized self-starter, the Officer is an effective communicator focused on building supportive relationships with volunteers and donors. With the support of the Director External Relations, s/he initiates and manages all aspects of the annual program including: acquisition, direct mail, tele fundraising, online peer to peer campaigns, alumni and donor recognition, engagement strategies and signature fundraising events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Post secondary degree (BA) with formal fund raising qualifications or equivalent experience
• Bilingual: verbal and written fluency (English/French)
• Three years experience in fundraising
• Demonstrated experience coordinating annual fund programs including direct mail, online fundraising, events, donor recognition and stewardship
• Excellent written and verbal skills in English and high proficiency in French
• Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge
• Superb organizational, analytical skills and exceptional attention to detail
• Respect high level of confidentiality
• High degree of computer literacy. Experience in social media, design and web software an asset (InDesign, Photoshop, HTML, etc.)

Position Type: One year contract with possibility of renewal
Starting salary: $47,074 - $51,782
Location: Toronto

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BCCIC Event Coordinator

Deadline: 
April 19, 2015

The Organization

The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is a coalition of individual and non-profit organizational members committed to sustainable global development. The Council is committed to international cooperation in two ways. First, BCCIC supports its members to network, learn, and share good practice, while representing members’ interests provincially and nationally. Second, the Council encourages and mobilizes British Columbians as active global citizens.

The Position

BCCIC is seeking a creative and energetic Events Coordinator for a 4-day per week, 1 year maternity leave replacement position in its Vancouver office. The selected candidate will be responsible for the planning, management, and execution of our public engagement activities and federal consultation meetings, as well as other special events that arise. The Coordinator will also be responsible for providing some office management and administrative support to the BCCIC staff.

BCCIC is looking for someone with a minimum of two years of experience in event planning and fundraising, as well as experience in evaluation, budgeting, and marketing. The Coordinator will have the ability to juggle competing priorities, coordinate multi-stakeholder planning committees, and thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. The ideal candidate is very self-directed and will have strengths in both high-level strategic thinking and on-the-ground production. He or she will demonstrate strong written and verbal skills, media relations experience, and a passion for creating positive social and environmental change locally and globally.

This job posting indicates the general areas of responsibility and ongoing tasks associated with this position. Additional tasks and priorities may be identified through periodic work planning and assigned by the Executive Director. Some afterhours work may be required.

Specific Responsibilities

Event Coordination

• Coordinate logistics and registrations for various BCCIC events and activities (including Peer Engagement sessions, capacity building/networking sessions, and Annual General Meeting, etc.).
• Secure meeting locations and event details for all events;
• Plan and secure catering for all meetings;
• Manage relationships with vendors to meet event requirements within budget constraints (including reporting, securing contracts, and ensuring payments);
• Oversee events on-site, acting as liaison between the venue, partner and BCCIC;
• Troubleshoot problems and issues as they arise during events, making immediate decisions on courses of action to ensure the overall success of events;
• Contribute to the Council-wide utilization of social media to promote events and share information;
• Coordinate volunteers to help with event planning and execution;
• Prepare and submit evaluation reports on the various activities undertaken as required for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

Office Management/Administrative Support

• Provide administrative support to the staff of the Council in the implementation of activities outlined in the organization’s annual workplan.
• General office duties (including but not limited to reception tasks, preparing mail-outs, receiving and distributing mail, allocating expenses, responding to general inquiries, forwarding messages and inquiries to appropriate staff members, ordering office supplies, etc).
• Maintain organized and comprehensive files.
• Other administrative tasks as required.

Desired Knowledge, Experience and Education

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience;
• Excellent communications skills – both verbal and written;
• Excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to organize multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize activities;
• Experience in logistics and coordination;
• Knowledge of financial management and basic bookkeeping principles;
• Experience working with a people from diverse backgrounds and an ability to work with multiple team members and stakeholders;
• Ability to problem-solve and work independently;
• Advanced software skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; experience with Adobe Publisher and Photoshop is an asset;
• Experience with social media and web-based technologies;
• Ability to travel locally to event venues for planning meetings, set up, and day-of management;
• Knowledge of International Development and the Not-for-Profit sector is an asset.

The current compensation is $30,000 plus benefits.

The deadline for applications is April 19th.

Please send your cover letter and CV to bcciced@gmail.com with the subject line “Event Coordinator Application.”

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

BCCIC Research Coordinator

Deadline: 
April 19, 2015

The Organization

The British Columbia Council for International Cooperation (BCCIC) is a coalition of individual and non-profit organizational members committed to sustainable global development. The Council is committed to international cooperation in two ways. First, BCCIC supports its members to network, learn, and share good practice, while representing members’ interests provincially and nationally. Second, the Council encourages and mobilizes British Columbians as active global citizens.

The Position

BCCIC is seeking a Research Coordinator for a 13-month contract position with its Vancouver office. The selected candidate will: (a) be directly involved in coordinating the required project activities and events, (b) conduct primary and secondary research, (c) complete reporting requirements and (d) assist in the development of presentations and program material.

BCCIC is looking for a Coordinator with experience in project management and non-profit community-based research. Working under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Research Coordinator will provide overall coordination for an International Development Research Centre (IDRC)-funded, multi-site research project. The project aims to study international cooperation and innovative practices in small cities around British Columbia and requires some travel to research sites around the province.

This job posting indicates the general areas of responsibility and ongoing tasks associated with this position. Additional tasks and priorities may be identified through periodic work planning and assigned by the Executive Director.

Specific Responsibilities

• Ensure that project is executed successfully and completed within timeframe to meet research objectives and schedule of deliverables.
• Manage all project documents and create, write and coordinate professional accurate timely reports to be delivered to funding agency according to established reporting timeline
• Collaborate with project team and funding agencies or significant parties;
• Prepare agendas, materials and meeting minutes for monthly check-in meetings with project co-lead and quarterly check-in meetings with project Steering Committee;
• Coordinate with project Steering Committee to develop research/data collection schedule;
• Oversee recruitment of human interview subjects;
• Coordinate multiple data collection efforts which include other collaborating institutions;
• Coordinate and facilitate individual interviews and focus groups, as required by work plan;
• Attend and provide research overview and updates at appropriate meetings and conferences;
• Travel within the province to conduct research and present findings.

Desired Knowledge, Experience and Education

• Related post-secondary education preferred;
• Experience in project management;
• Experience in social and/or community-based research, including research ethics, data collection and analysis, and knowledge mobilization;
• Experience working with a people from diverse backgrounds and an ability to work with multiple team members and stakeholders;
• Ability to problem-solve and work independently;
• Experience working on collaborative projects;
• Presentation experience considered an asset;
• Excellent communications skills – both verbal and written;
• Excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to organize multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize activities;
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required;
• Valid driver’s license and ability to travel regionally for research purposes;
• Knowledge of International Development and the Not-for-Profit sector is an asset.

The current compensation guidelines for the contract are 450 hours at $22/hour with all work to be completed by June 30th, 2016.

The deadline for applications is April 19th.

Please send your cover letter and CV to bcciced@gmail.com with the subject line “Research Coordinator Application.”

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.