Fundraiser

Full-time: 35 hours a week, remote work

Temporary: 8 weeks

Wage: $15.65 per hour

Number of positions: 4

Start date: June 27, 2022

End date: Aug 19, 2022

This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program which is a government-funded program that offers paid summer employment for young Canadians to develop industry skills, knowledge, experience, and networking opportunities. Students are encouraged to apply, with special consideration for Indigenous students and students under federally protected groups. International students are not eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program. Applicants must meet the predetermined Government program eligibility before they apply.

The following 3 requirements must be met to be eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs position:

  1. Candidates must be between the ages of 15-30
  2. Candidates must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or hold refugee status under the Refugee Protection Act
  3. Candidates must have a valid social insurance number and are legally entitled to work in Canada 

The Position

In this role, you will use your expert communication skills and keen sense of initiative to spot fundraising opportunities, develop relationships with potential donors, and manage fundraising campaigns. By coordinating events, writing proposals, and recruiting and leading volunteers, you will hone your speaking, writing, and leadership abilities while moving Low Entropy closer to its financial goals. 

The ideal candidate will be motivated, professional, and organized, with a knack for research. We are looking for someone who believes in Low Entropy’s mission and will demonstrate an exceptional drive to further our existing fundraising efforts and help strategize and deliver new ones.

Objectives of this Role 

  • Promote awareness of the organization’s mission and work 
  • Cultivate a network of dedicated donors and volunteers 
  • Spot new fundraising opportunities
  • Plan fundraising initiatives to help the organization meet financial goals
  • Form strong relationships with external stakeholders
  • Ensure major donors are satisfied and kept in the loop

Responsibilities

  • Research individuals, corporations, and foundations that may be interested in gift-giving
  • Effectively convey the organization’s mission, vision, and programs to potential donors 
  • Craft grant applications and fundraising proposals 
  • Strategize and successfully execute fundraising campaigns 
  • Organize fundraising events while overseeing teams of volunteers 
  • Manage a budget and track whether goals are being met

Skills and Abilities

  • Exceptional communication and relationship-building skills 
  • Ability to lead and motivate colleagues and volunteers
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A passion for research 
  • Adept at managing tasks, planning events, and

            balancing priorities

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Competence in Microsoft Office suite and donor management systems
  • Confidence in public speaking

What skills will be developed during this placement?

  • Client service
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Digital skills
  • Leadership
  • Relationship Building
  • Interpersonal Skills

How to Apply?

If you meet these qualifications, send your resume with position of interest in the subject line to career@lowentropy.org

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