We at JA British Columbia are dedicated to building a community of passionate employees who feel a sense of belonging, are highly valued for their contributions and believe in our purpose to inspire, prepare and empower BC youth for lifelong success.

Are you are interested in joining our team? Check out our current openings below.

Job Description

Reporting to the Vice-President, Development, the Development Coordinator is responsible for contributing to JABC’s fundraising goals in the following areas:

  • Support of Development team routine operations including: meeting scheduling, proposal packages, donor recognition material, stewardship reports, proposal calendar, mailings, tax receipting, thank you letters
  • All database and records management for Department, to include: Processing donations & contact data entry, Producing contact lists for mail/email, Producing name tags, event programs, signage, Producing donor lists for recognition – such as Annual Report & thank you ads, Donation and event reports, Filing of donor records for the department and audit, Fundraising dashboard development and updates, Event module coordination and updates
  • Support to the Special Events Manager as required
  • Develop and execute Annual Giving appeals
  • Develop grant applications for community foundations
  • Conduct donor research & assist with proposals and applications as needed
  • Prepare briefing and debriefing notes, proof reading, editing and formatting documents
  • Administrative support to the Development team and leadership volunteers
  • Other duties as required

Measures of Performance:

  • Enhanced support to JABC’s CEO and President, Development Team and volunteers by maintaining accurate and timely donor records, stewardship reports, recognition, research and tailored reports utilizing the Raiser’s Edge software and online resources
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexibility and creativity in job functions
  • Utilizing strategic problem solving techniques and skills


  • Post-secondary education or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Two years work experience preferably in a fundraising, not-for-profit environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a small office environment
  • Ability to work with changing priorities and a diverse group of people
  • A passion for the not-for-profit sector and desire to learn fundraising techniques    in a small organization
  • Experience coordinating or as support to events
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM software is essential
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills, proof reading and customer service skills
  • Sound ability to analyze, plan, initiate and complete projects in a timely manner
  • Proven ability to coordinate and foster a positive work environment; tact and diplomacy are critical
  • Superb organizational and problem-solving skills

Deadline for applications: February 19, 2019

Please submit cover letter and resume to Nancy Cardozo, VP Development to

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