Fundraising Coordinator

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We strongly encourage people with one or more disabilities, Black people, Indigenous people and people of colour (BIPOC), and 2SLGBTQQIAP+ people to apply.

THE ORGANIZATION

Regeneration Canada is a non-profit organization that promotes the regeneration of soil health, in order to mitigate climate change, restore biodiversity, improve water cycles, and support a more productive and fair food system.

We strive towards this goal by raising awareness and mobilizing Canadians about the potential of reversing climate change through regenerative soil management, and about the ways each one of us can contribute. Our activities include developing an interdisciplinary network through our membership, educational workshops, communications activities (social media, web series, awareness campaigns), presentations at events, as well as hosting the Living Soils Symposium, an international annual event.

WORKING AT REGENERATION CANADA

We are a small dynamic team, made up of teammates with varied backgrounds and personalities who share a common passion for soil health. Non-violent communication, the spirit of collaboration and inclusion are all important values ​​that guide the way we work. At Régénération Canada, the work is done by team or by project, where each person contributes to the growth of the organization and the accomplishment of our mission: soil regeneration!

DESIRED CANDIDATE

We are looking for a colleague who is driven by the cause of soil regeneration and the fight against climate change, and who has a desire to make a difference. The desired candidate has a collaborative spirit and enjoys working on a team. The person has excellent writing and organizational skills. The candidate must be committed to thinking about diversity, equality and inclusion at both the individual and organizational levels.

RESPONSIBILITIES

In collaboration with Regeneration Canada staff, the Fundraising Coordinator will be responsible for grant writing in French and English. The Coordinator will also be responsible for seeking out new funding opportunities from both the private and public sectors, as well as reporting.

  • Collaborate with the RC team to establish a short, medium and long term funding strategy;
  • With the support of the co-directors, write funding applications in French and English;
  • Participate in the structural development of projects where funding is required;
  • Ensure that funded projects meet their deadlines; 
  • Responsible for grant reports, including report writing and the submission of supporting documentation;
  • Conduct a strategic survey of funding opportunities in the sector.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Required experience and qualifications

  • Excellent written communication skills in French and English;
  • Experience in grant writing and reporting;
  • Experience coordinating projects within strict timelines and budgets;
  • Very good knowledge of the nonprofit sector in Canada and the major players in financing projects related to agriculture and climate change;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a highly collaborative work environment;
  • Initiative, proactivity and curiosity.

Assets

  • Experience in the regenerative agriculture movement;
  • Experience using diverse online platforms, such as Google Drive, Zoom, and Slack;
  • Experience in the non-profit sector.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Part-time position at 20 hours/week;
  • Hourly rate of $20 to $22;
  • 3 weeks vacation per year;
  • 2 weeks off at the winter holidays;
  • 3 “regenerative” days of leave per year;
  • Work/life balance;
  • Computer provided;
  • Flexibility in terms of work location and schedule (especially during COVID-19: possibility of working from home or at our Montreal office in a coworking space in the Mile End);
  • Start date: beginning of May 2021.

HOW TO APPLY

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Those wishing to apply should send their CV and cover letter to info@regenerationcanada.org with “Fundraising Coordinator” in the subject line by midnight on April 18, 2021.