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Grants and Fundraising Coordinator - Downtown Eastside Women's Centre

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Grants and Fundraising Coordinator
Deadline: April 13, 2023
Posted: March 13, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Key Duties & Responsibilities
 In collaboration with the Fund Development Team develops and implements a fundraising
strategy. Develops and implements a corporate donor engagement strategy
 Coordinate the Capital Campaign Team including, but not limited to communications,
timelines and workflows, document creation, reporting to ED and Board, and other
 Support the Fundraising Committee/sub-committees, and on request, participates in Board
of Directors meetings to present annual planning and progress reports and to provide
information, advice and guidance related to fundraising
 Researches, and follows-up with foundations, corporations, and other community groups to
identify and evaluate potential funding sources
 Researches and submits applications for new funding opportunities that are in line with the
DEWC strategic plan and program needs, including from foundations, corporations, and
other community groups
 Manages and maintains all aspects of funding contracts with foundations, corporations, and
other community groups including, liaising with program managers, monitoring and/or
submitting required reports, preparing contract work plans, and up-dating contract files.
Ensures that contract files and data base are kept up to date
 Prepares internal and external communication relating to grants and contracts including
submissions to the Annual report
 Works in collaboration with the Executive Director and Fund Development team to develop
an Operating Budget
 Reviews financial statements to ensure funds are expended in accordance with the funding
agreements and annual budgets
 In collaboration with the management and staff teams, reviews DEWC programs and
services to ensure they meet policy guidelines, funding contracts, and reflect established
 Other duties not specified that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications / Required Skills

Qualifications required:
 At least 3 years experience in non-profit fund development including donor engagement,
grant writing and administration
 Experience and/or education developing and implementing fund development strategies
within the non-profit environment
 Must be IT proficient with current and extensive data base experience
 Knowledge of non-profit financial and account operations including budget creation
 Efficient organizational skills including record keeping, scheduling, and problem-solving
 Demonstrated administrative skills, including report writing
 Strong conflict resolution skills and practice
 Excellent communication skills required, including the ability to work in a respectful and
cooperative manner with donors, co-workers, and centre members
 Ability to work within a sometimes chaotic environment and with a diverse community of
 Must have a strong working knowledge and analysis of the issues impacting women in the
DTES, including violence against women, mental health, homelessness, and addictions
 Candidate must work from strong feminist analysis and within an anti-oppression framework
 A salaried position that requires some work outside of normal business hours to undertake
position responsibilities, meet deadlines, and ensure delivery of high-quality programs and
 Women with addiction issues need to be at least 2 years clean and sober
 Candidate must undergo a criminal record check

Additional Information

Benefits of Joining the DEWC Team
Healthcare: Extended health & dental coverage
including vision; prescription medications; alternative
therapies; EAP; life insurance; and long-term
Paid time off: 3 weeks paid vacation in the 1st year,
4 weeks after 1 year; 12 paid statutory holidays; 12
paid sick days annually; and access to time off to
handle family or personal situations
For your Retirement: Enrolled in the Municipal
Pension Plan with a matching contribution from
Other perks: Compressed work schedule;
employee loan program; regular staff development
days; and DEWC employees are considered first for
any open positions

 Permanent– Full-time, 9 day fortnight schedule
 Excluded position - Salary - $57K to $67K depending on experience
 Posting Closing Date: Open until the position is filled Start Date: ASAP
Submit cover letter and resume to: Grants and Fundraising Coordinator hiring Via email
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Indigenous women and women of colour are strongly encouraged to apply / Additional languages spoken
an asset.
**While we thank all applicants for their interests, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted**

Salary: $57K to $67K depending on experience

Contact Information

Employer Profile

The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre (DEWC) exists to support and empower women and
children, living in extreme poverty in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, who are particularly
vulnerable to violence, exploitation, injustice and injury. Through low barrier Drop-In Centers
and Emergency Shelters, DEWC provides basic need services, programs, and specialized
supports to over 700 women and children daily to help them survive the conditions that surround