Community Fundraising Coordinator

Head Office – Toronto, ON

Osteoporosis Canada is searching for an engaging and enthusiastic Community Fundraising Coordinator.

This fundraising professional as part of the Fund Development team will support and facilitate pledge-based events and is responsible for foundation and grant solicitations. The incumbent will be involved in relationships across all provinces working with regional Community Engagement Coordinators (CEC). The Community Fundraising Coordinator will identify and cultivate local foundation and grant opportunities in addition to overseeing the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Scotiabank marathon events currently in Calgary and Toronto with plans to expand.

The incumbent will also support national fundraising initiatives as needed and have a knowledge of philanthropy practices and familiarity with donor-centered fundraising.

We offer a flexible but demanding work environment and a team committed to excellence in the risk-reduction and management of osteoporosis.

Role & Accountabilities (but are not limited to):

  • Develops, monitors, and manages grants and foundation applications in coordination with the Director, Fund Development & MARCOM and community engagement staff.
  • Builds relationships with current and potential funding organizations.
  • Coordinates reporting to funders including financial reporting in conjunction with community engagement staff and the Director, Fund Development & MARCOM.
  • Supports the relationship with our funders, including applications for funding, stewardship of agreement, and reporting.
  • Writes reports, proposals, and correspondence on issues related to grants and foundations within their portfolio.
  • Develop and ensure the fulfillment requirements of all corporate, foundation and grant agreements are met according to contracts and stewardship plans.
  • Researches and seeks out new opportunities to apply for grants and foundations that will generate revenue for programs and services of Osteoporosis Canada.
  • Prepares donor correspondence including acknowledgement and thank you letters for foundations and grants donors.
  • Ensure appropriate administration of donor and event information in the donor database and, where appropriate, supply reports and analyses to the Director, Fund Development & MARCOM.
  • Develop and manage an effective participant communication strategy for the Scotiabank Marathon series to drive engagement, participant and revenue.
  • Provide support to the Director, Fund Development & MARCOM and team members as needed.
  • Other accountabilities as assigned.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • The minimum qualifications for this position are the completion of a university degree or a college diploma, with a concentration in Fundraising, Marketing, Communications, or a related field, and a minimum of two years of job related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects within tightly prescribed timelines
  • Superior presentation, writing and editing skills and ability to convey compelling stories and messages that are tailored to unique stakeholder groups;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with various timelines and handle competing and changing priorities;
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of best practices in the area of peer-to-peer fundraising;
  • Proactive problem solver, solution oriented, displays sound decision-making and judgment; with a positive, “can do” attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness, creativity and flexibility;
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Experience with relational databases and online fundraising platforms;
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented;
  • High energy, enthusiastic and passionate about fundraising


  • Fluency in French
  • Experience with financial reporting and budget management

Work Environment:

  • Ability to work flexible hours; some evening and weekend work is required
  • Ability to travel
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Desire to be a passionate advocate for Osteoporosis Canada and those we serve
  • Committed to delivering exceptional service

SALARY: $50,000 – $53,000 per annum


Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to Please include the exact job title in the subject line of your email.

This posting will remain open until Friday, March 1, 2019.

Osteoporosis Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request, for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Osteoporosis Canada (OC), a registered charity, is the only national organization providing services to people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. OC is a volunteer driven organization which works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the risk reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.

Employment at OC is an opportunity to participate in a vibrant organization supporting an increasingly widespread population of people living with osteoporosis. We have many volunteers across the country, a national multidisciplinary scientific advisory council and a passionate consumer/patient voice which keeps us well grounded in our mission.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications are considered confidential. No phone calls please.