Affichage de postes : agent de recherche de propositions et de donateurs potentiels

The Donald Berman Yaldei Developmental Center would like to hire a skilled writer and researcher to support Yaldei’s fundraising activities.

Job Description

The Donald Berman Yaldei Developmental Centre seeks to add a talented grant researcher and writer to its fundraising team. You will be responsible for raising funding for Yaldei programs and services from private foundation and public grants sources.

We are seeking an enterprising and positive person who is empathetic to and motivated by our cause.

About Yaldei

Founded in 1997, Yaldei is a private not-for-profit organization offering early intervention, specialized therapies, elementary and high school education, summer camp experiences, evening and weekend family respite, and mainstream school integration support for 200 children per year with intellectual disabilities, global developmental delays, and autism. Yaldei’s core mission is simply to help children with special needs realize their fullest potential and greatest happiness in life. To be all they can be.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop funder inquiries and write and submit proposals under the direction of the Head of Fundraising.
  • Act as a central clearinghouse for all funding approaches to private foundations and public funding sources to ensure donor opportunities are maximized.
  • Work with the clinical staff at Yaldei to develop programs that meet funders’ interests and Yaldei’s needs.
  • Submit supplementary materials to complete interim and final reports.
  • Proactively develop personal relationships with donors and representatives of donor organizations to help build Yaldei’s long-term donor community.
  • Prepare research on prospective corporate, foundation, and government funders.
  • Maintain proposal calendar and tracking tools.
  • Assist with grant processing procedures.
  • Maintain donor hard files and electronic tracking systems.
  • Develop reports as directed.
  • Draft periodic newsletter updates and social media posts. ( in collaboration with the marketing coordinator).
  • Contribute to special events and projects as part of the Development team.
  • Carry out other assignments as directed by the Head of Fundraising.
  • Work with the clinical staff at Yaldei to develop programs that meet funders’ interests and Yaldei’s needs.
  • Provide strategic, creative and writing support to non-fundraising staff wishing to apply for private or public funding.

Person Description

You have…

  • BA Degree and minimum of two years grant writing experience.
  • excellent knowledge of written and verbal French & English
  • excellent writing and organizational skills (writing samples required).
  • attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
  • knowledge of computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • a good sense of humour.

You are…

  • comfortable in a fast-paced work environment and work under tight deadlines.
  • the ability to interact and engage with funders, volunteers, and other supporters.
  • willing to work to an agreed annual fundraising target.
  • a creative and innovative thinker.
  • familiar with Montreal institutional funders and governmental.

The salary offered is in the $45,000-$50,000 range.

If you are interested in applying, please apply via Charity Village, sending your CV and covering letter by 11 February 2017.