Job Posting 83599

Fundraising Assistant
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, BC
closes in 9 days (Wed, 1 Jun)
full time  •  $18.00 per hour

At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. Experience what it is like to join a purpose-driven organization and make meaningful contributions to our community. Explore our amazing new opportunities.

Division: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation

Program: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time

Number of Position: 1

About the Position:

The Fundraising Assistant supports the logistics and execution of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation’s three annual signature events: Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala, Walk with the Dragon, and Golf Tournament.  This position also performs administrative duties pertaining to the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation and supports the work of the Senior Manager. 

Reports to: Senior Manager

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Event Management 

  • Supports the execution of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation’s three annual signature events through providing various administrative services
  • Processes contributions, donations, and vendor payments
  • Tracks sponsor deliverables, event invitations, guest lists, and RSVPs
  • Assists with event activities such as: staging, volunteer management, audio-visual production, and silent auctions. 

 Administrative Support 

  • Performs administrative support duties (g. managing calendars, taking notes, travel arrangements, processing donations, financial tracking, reporting) pertaining to the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation
  • Provides administrative and secretarial assistance to the Senior Manager 
  • Performs other related duties as instructed by the Senior Manager

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post-Secondary certification in fundraising, event planning, communications and/or related discipline
  • Minimum of one year’s experience in fundraising events (can be volunteering experience)
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Knowledge of event financial management is an asset
  • Knowledge of Donor Perfect and other fundraising databases is an asset

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Second language knowledge is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and donor servicing skills
  • Excellent time management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications (g. MS Teams and Zoom)
  • Ability to connect, and develop relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work with detailed and personal information

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • Ability to work on evenings and weekends as required
  • Ability to travel to other S.U.C.C.E.S.S. service locations in Greater Vancouver
  • Ability to travel to event locations in Greater Vancouver


About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.:

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is a multicultural social services agency and registered charity located on the unceded Coast Salish lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. has been helping Canadians and newcomers to achieve their full potential on their Canadian journey since 1973. We are one of the largest social service agencies in Canada, with offices in BC, Ontario and internationally/abroad. We offer programs and services in the areas of immigration, newcomer settlement, English-language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, affordable housing and seniors care.


At S.U.C.C.E.S.S., we take care of our communities and our people!

Our staff is the source of our success and we make it a priority to ensure work-life balance for our staff. We offer a range competitive and comprehensive benefit packages to ensure the well-being our staff. Subject to the type of employment, benefit packages may include:

  • additional agency holidays (3 additional statutory holidays)
  • 2 weeks annual vacation (starting) and up to 5 weeks (maximum)
  • company-funded pension (GRRSP)
  • extended health & dental plan
  • access to wellness programs (such as subscription to Headspace) , and more



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