Community Development Coordinator
Posting date: 29 August 2013
Application deadline: 12 September 2013
The FGCA is a non-profit charitable society run by a board of directors in the Fairfield Gonzales area of the City of Victoria. We operate a community centre, 2 off site out of school care centres, youth outreach and employ youth and family counselors in school district #61. The community development coordinator position is designed to enhance the sustainability of the association and its programs through fund development and volunteer engagement.
This is an on-going, salary-based position based on a 37.5 hour work week which included some weekend and evening work responsibilities. This portfolio reports directly to the Executive Director of the Fairfield Gonzales Community Association.
Compensation and Benefits : Initial wage range between $19—$21 depending on experience, two weeks paid vacation and extended health benefits after three month probation period.
The community development coordinator is tasked to:
Implement a coordinated marketing and branding strategy for agency
Support Board Fund Development Committee and provide direct support of fundraising initiatives within the agency’s strategic goals
Responsible for ongoing maintenance of donor relationships and donation database
Lead person for FGCA community events such as Fall Fairfield and our annual fundraising event
Serve as primary contact for management of volunteers for the agency
Visit www.fairfieldcommunity.ca for full job description.
Experience in volunteer management, non-profit boards, donor development, fundraising and event coordination.
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills essential.
First aid certificate and relevant special events credentials (serving it right, food safe) an asset.
Relevant post secondary degree, diploma or certification.
Site specific criminal record check required.
Interested individuals are requested to forward their resume (with cover letter) to Joan Kotarski
in person at the Fairfield Community Place (1330 Fairfield Road) during our administrative hours.
Application deadline is Thursday 12 September 2013 at 4:30pm