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Job Number:  41561
Donor Engagement Specialist
Job Posted: Thursday, 1 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 30 March 2018
(56 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: Upon hired

Summary of Responsibilities


The Donor Engagement Specialist carries out tasks that support the Resource Development strategies at Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC (BGC).


As a member of BGC, the Donor Engagement Specialist will support all aspects of donor engagement, from data entry and administrative tasks, to coordinating logistics for projects and activities that engage donors as volunteers.  This will involve both behind the scenes and donor facing activities.




Donor Relations:

  • Support the development of long term relationships between donors and BGC
  • Develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate volunteer opportunities for donors and corporations
  • Support the development and maintenance of relationships with corporations, individual donors and the public to ensure financial objectives are met
  • Assist in the research, preparation and coordination of funding proposals
  • Track and compile volunteer hours and types of volunteering for the organization
  • Organize and provide logistical support for corporate work parties, Champions Club volunteer opportunities, and third party events
  • Assist in the development and execution of stewardship and recognition plans for BGC donors
  • Prospect research and assistance in the development of cultivation plans


  • Recruit, develop and train volunteers who provide support to BGC’s fundraising events
  • Attend events that require the involvement of volunteers
  • Provide logistical support for seasonal and volunteer activities/events such as holiday hampers, Rogers Santa Claus Parade, Clubhouse Gala and Third Party events


  • Assist in the development and tracking of the annual operating budget for Resource Development, as appropriate
  • Maintain a high level of customer service to sponsors, volunteers, donors and respond to inquiries and complaints
  • Ensure Raiser’s Edge is updated with all donor interactions, including visits, proposals, phone calls etc.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Clean Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector)
  • Associate Certificate in Fundraising Management, or a related field with two years of experience in a non-profit environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficient time and general management skills.
  • Experience with databases, computer programs for purposes of word processing, presentations, email, researching the internet etc. (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Microsoft office).
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge an asset
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills with the ability to think critically and find resolutions
  • Ability to prioritize work load and multiple ongoing projects while working under pressure to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Must be flexible to attend volunteer related events that may occur on evenings and/or weekends
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Mail or email a resume and cover letter
Contact Details:
Resource Development Hiring Committee
2875 St. George Street
Vancouver, BC V5T 3R8
www:   www.bgcbc.ca

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