Job Posting 94526

Program Development Coordinator (British Columbia)
Diabetes Canada
Work From Home - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
closed yesterday (Tue, 30 May)
full time

A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.

Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes!

Role Overview

Reporting to the Manager, Community Fundraising & Events (BC), the Program Development Coordinator (British Columbia) is responsible for fundraising through the coordination, execution and delivery of events and programs at the local level, ensuring that these meet or exceed revenue targets.


360-1385 W 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V9. Flexible work agreement policy in place allowing employees to work on a hybrid schedule, working remotely and with opportunity of being in-office. The employee will be a member of BCGEU (British Columbia Government & Service Employees’ Union).

This role includes, but not limited to:

Fundraising/Revenue Generation:

  • Meet/exceed annual fundraising goals through the coordination and execution of various fundraising events and programs in alignment with regional and national plans.
  • Work in a collaborative team-based approach on national campaigns, community event sponsorships (golf, gala, mission based), third party-initiated campaigns and local community-based events to ensure programs are executed in alignment with business goals and targeted objectives.
  • Identify and maximize event revenue generation opportunities through creative avenues such as sponsorship, ticket sales, silent auctions. Solicit sponsors for fundraising events such as golf, gala, and mission driven programs.

Corporate/Community Engagement and Networking:

  • In collaboration with the Sr. Manager, Volunteer Engagement, solicit, leverage, and engage volunteers to support, initiate and facilitate events Source and cultivate strategic partnerships with third party organizations to host fundraising events and programs with proceeds benefiting Diabetes Canada.
  • Engage, network and support third party events through sharing of resources, tools, and best practices with internal and external teams.

 Event Management:

  • Leverage creativity and event expertise to collaborate with the regional and national teams to identify fundraising events
  • Develop implementation plans to maximize outcomes and execute at the local level
  • Evaluate return on investment and implement improvements to achieve higher impact and return at future events
  • Anticipate and plan for future events, trends, problems, and opportunities
  • Explore existing community initiatives as potential opportunities

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Relevant post-secondary education
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in non-profit, fundraising, sales, event coordination, and/or marketing
  • People and volunteer management experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Achievement-orientated, goal-setter, must be flexible and responsive
  • Ability to set and achieve business and team goals
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Collaborative relationship-building abilities
  • Proficient with MS Office suite of products, Teams
  • Experience with database management (Blackbaud CRM an asset)

What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You

  • A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.
  • An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized, and rewarded.
  • A high-performing, collaborative team environment with proven leadership and highly skilled colleagues and commitment to excellent work culture.
  • Competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, EFAP and company-match Pension/RRSP.
  • Flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work regularly remote and/or hybrid schedule. 

At Diabetes Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We are dedicated to a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We strongly believe that having a diverse organization with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity, drive innovation, and promote belonging. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. 

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Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Safe Place to Work - Diabetes Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of our stakeholders and mitigating the risk of COVID-19 spread. A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program is in place and provides direction on the conditions under which individuals are permitted to be employed with DC.

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