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Job Number:  46898
Fundraising Team Assistant
Job Posted: Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 30 August 2018
(46 days ago)
Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland (www.bigsisters.bc.ca) is a non-profit organization committed to enhancing the confidence, self-esteem and well-being of girls through mentoring. We are proud to offer our employees a supportive and positive working environment and our commitment to work/life balance. As an organization that is seen as a leader in mentoring, we look for employees who are committed to our mission and passionate about mentoring for at-risk girls.


We are looking for a full-time (5 days/week) team assistant to manage Big Sisters’ fundraising database (Raiser’s Edge), and to provide administrative support to our fundraising and events department. The ideal candidate will have excellent administrative skills, experience with fundraising databases, and in the non-profit sector.




  • Working in collaboration with the fundraising team to achieve fundraising goals.
  • Managing the organization’s fundraising database (currently Raiser’s Edge) including data entry, and writing queries and reports.
  • Processing all donations and issuing corresponding tax/business receipts in accordance with Revenue Canada guidelines.
  • Managing all accounts receivable and making weekly bank deposits;
  • Co-ordinates and tracks all stewardship activity of donors, sponsors, partners and funders
  • Managing and processing all event ticket sales, sponsorships, and donations.
  • Assisting with Big Sisters fundraising events and managing on-site registration and payments.
  • Responding to Third Party event inquiries and providing appropriate support.
  • Drafting fundraising correspondence both internal and external as requested.
  • Updating donor lists on Big Sisters’ website and collateral.
  • Assisting the fundraising team in research on corporations, foundations, employee groups, service clubs and other potential funding sources.
  • Producing reports, mailing lists, and statistics on donors and fundraising campaigns.
  • Assisting and co-ordinates appropriate impact reporting to donors, sponsors, and funders.
  • Supports fundraising and event volunteers as required.



  • Knowledge and skills acquired through completion of an educational program in fundraising, non-profit management, or office management.
  • One to three year's work experience in an administrative or fundraising support role, preferably in a non-profit environment.
  • Excellent organization, time and general management skills required.
  • Experience in data management and providing administrative support.
  • Intermediate skills in Raiser’s Edge or similar database. Advanced database skills would be an asset.
  • Excellent computer skills; advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills.
  • Experience with fundraising events would be an asset.


This is a permanent, full-time position (5 days per week at 37.5 hours per week). Please confirm your interest by submitting your resume and cover letter to:


Amanda Charna, HR & Volunteer Coordinator, Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland

Please use email Subject Line: Fundraising Team Assistant


Please note that applications will be reviewed as they are received so we encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.

If your background and qualifications match the position requirements, we will contact you.

No phone calls, please.


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email your cover letter and resume to .
No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Amanda Charna
Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland
34 East 12th
Vancouver, BC, V5T 2G5

Tel: 604-873-4525

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