Job Posting 77368

Resource Development Assistant
Interval House
Work From Home, Toronto Metro area
closes in 32 days (Fri, 31 Dec)
full time

Interval House
Established in 1973, Interval House is Canada‘s first shelter for women and children experiencing abuse. We are trailblazers in the campaign for women’s empowerment and independence and we provide innovative, specialized, and transformative services that help to break the cycle of intimate partner violence.


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Join us and be a part of our team:


Are you looking to start your career and grow in the fundraising profession?  Then this is a great opportunity to be a part of a very mature resource development program with over 30 years experience in Direct Mail, Major Donor, Corporate and Foundation relationship development, and a robust communications program that includes social media, as well as working closely with Direct Marketing firms and Advertising agencies to create award-winning campaigns.


Are you results focused with an emphasis on quality and quantity standards with great attention to detail? Do you thrive in a diverse, supportive, and change-positive team?


Joining this team may be your best move yet. Be a part of the team that helps Interval House commemorate and celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2023.


The Administration team is a group of dedicated staff that support and respond to the needs of the Executive Team and various departments.


The Resource Development Assistant position will report to the Partnerships and Sustainability Advisor and the Resource Development & Communications Associate.


Job Summary:

As a Resource Development Assistant you will utilise your planning, organising, communication and creative skills in providing administrative support to the fundraising programs and communication strategies. You will interact closely with the Resource Development team in supporting the efficiency of the Resource Development department.


Duties and Responsibilities include liaising with the Resource Development Team to:

  • Prepare donor stewardship letters
  • Provide administrative support for proposal packages; peer-to-peer fundraising campaign; monthly e-newsletters; social media communications calendar; marketing materials and blogs; meeting and event logistics coordination
  • Maintain accurate donor records and databases and report on social media statistics
  • Responding to public inquiries efficiently and respectfully
  • Assist with updating and maintaining the department’s policies and procedures


Job & Competency Requirements:
• Minimum 1 year experience and knowledge in administration
• Experience and knowledge in communications, event planning, and fundraising
• Ability to administer stakeholder correspondences as directed (ex: thank you letters)
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with external stakeholders
• Knowledge of digital communications tools including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Hootsuite, Canva, Google Analytics, and YouTube
• Experience working with volunteers
• Demonstrates conduct that adheres to the AFP Standards of Professional Practice
• Computer proficiency in Microsoft Suite, Adobe Suite, and external databases
• Manages time effectively and efficiently by prioritizing and completing tasks in a timely manner


Essential Competencies:
• Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
• Ability to observe strict confidentiality
• Consistent ability to demonstrate positive and professional behavior and maintain boundaries
• Accountability, dependability, and flexibility
• Ability to receive constructive feedback, take coaching
• Ability to manage conflict
• Demonstrating a proactive mindset and tendency to take initiative
• Ability to identify and manage risks
• Ability to positively adapt to and manage change
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to work in a racially and culturally diverse environment
• Taking initiative for self-development

You will benefit from:
 Competitive compensation
 Employer paid Group Insurance benefits
 Paid vacation and sick benefits
 Growth and learning opportunities
 Work/Life balance
 Working with a supportive, fun loving team


Please submit your cover letter and resume to:
Attention: Human Resources Subject line: RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT


Good to Know:
We thank all applicants. Please note, only applicants who meet the requirements will be contacted.
Proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 is required upon hire.
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
All successful applicants must agree to undergo a police vulnerable sector check.
Interval House demonstrates its commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, respect in the workplace and does not condone any form of discrimination and workplace violence.

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