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  1. Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, Database Coordinator, Part-time
  2. Cambridge Shelter Corporation, Resource Development Coordinator, Part-time


Database Coordinator, Part-time, Kitchener, ON

Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, a dynamic Christian Anabaptist independent school (over 280 students in grades 7-12) that walks with students as they become responsible, compassionate and globally-minded learners, invites applicants for the permanent part-time position of Database Coordinator.

This self-motivated and independent member of our team will work with the Director of Advancement with a specialized focus on database coordination. This hourly position is approximately 24 hours per week and supports Rockway’s annual fundraising goals and communications.

The successful candidate will:

•Be inspired by the mission and vision of the school and sympathetic to its Mennonite and Christian faith traditions and Student and Graduate Vision values (www.rockway.ca)
•Understand the importance of confidentiality and adhere to all Canadian privacy legislation as it pertains to fundraising and communications e.g. PIPEDA, CASL
•Be an active and collaborative member of the Rockway Staff, demonstrating empathy and compassion throughout your work
•Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and creatively contributing to numerous projects -providing database support to fundraising and alumni events, direct mail and newsletters, grant-writing, major gifts, monthly giving, and legacy giving – in fulfillment of Rockway’s mission
•Be driven to provide donors with the highest standard of ‘customer service’

Required Education and Work Experience:

•Must have experience working with CRM databases, ideally Raiser’s Edge and Net Community database solutions
•Understanding of and experience in the charitable sector in fundraising, ideally in a school or small non-profit setting
•Undergraduate degree or college diploma in fundraising or communications, or a related field
•Excellent oral and written communications skills and interpersonal skills
•Excellent telephone and computer skills, including such programs as Google Applications, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint)
•Exceptional organizational and planning skills
•Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, and to work remotely from home
•Experience working with volunteers and volunteering

As a Living Wage employer, Rockway offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and a complete benefits package. Position is approximately 24 hrs/week and hourly rate range $19.05 to $24.33/hr.

Rockway is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Please let us know at the time of contact if you require accommodation and provisions will be arranged.

Resumes and cover letters are to be submitted to advancement@rockway.ca by end of day on June 9, 2021. While Rockway values all applicants, only those candidates who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


Cambridge Shelter Corporation, Resource Development Coordinator, Part-time, Cambridge ON

Cambridge Shelter Corporation is an incorporated, charitable, non-profit, United Way partner agency.  Our mission is to provide safe shelter, and to offer programs and services in support of the hopes and needs of people dealing with life issues.

Cambridge Shelter Corporation strives to provide a safe, healthy, positive, and nurturing environment for its employees. Wherever possible, Cambridge Shelter Corporation will provide opportunities for employees to attend workshops, conferences and additional training that relates to their position. All employees are expected to behave in an appropriate manner and to be ambassadors for Cambridge Shelter Corporation in the community.

Position Description

This position will be responsible for coordinating and implementing resource development and fundraising activities for Cambridge Shelter Corporation. The Resource Development Coordinator will plan and coordinate all aspects of resource development and public relations and provide leadership on all fundraising initiatives, including special events, major gifts, planned giving, sponsorships, donor cultivation, and grant writing. CSC is a person-centered agency, dedicated to assisting individuals in moving forward with their lives.

Duties of the position will include the following:

  • Develop and implement an annual resource development plan, including projected fundraising revenue for the year.
  • Plan and implement major fundraising initiatives, including soliciting sponsors.
  • Provide monthly reports to the Executive Director.
  • Provide reports to the Board of Directors as requested, and after each fundraising event outlining revenue and expenses and providing an analysis of the event.
  • Evaluate the resource development plan annually.
  • Recruit and train fundraising volunteers as necessary
  • Assist the Executive Director with researching, writing, and reporting on grants
  • Ensure compliance with grant requirements
  • Maintain an up-to-date donor database.
  • Cultivate new donors.
  • Develop a corporate donor strategy.
  • Create and update materials to support donor cultivation.
  • Acknowledge all donor gifts, including gifts-in-kind Develop and implement a donor recognition strategy.
  • Create a bi-annual newsletter and circulate.
  • Develop direct mail letters, appeal letters, and other donor mailings as necessary.
  • Maintain social media accounts with regular postings.
  • Participate in community educational presentations.
  • Enter all donations into the donor database.
  • Maintain all fundraising standards from the Imagine Canada Standards Program to maintain our accreditation.

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of philanthropy and the non-profit sector.
  • Experience with event planning and coordination.
  • Experience with donor database management, donor cultivation, and donor recognition.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Organized, able to meet timelines.
  • Creative.
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in working as part of a staff team.
  • Self-motivated and self-starter Confident in public speaking and community presentations


  • Diploma or Degree in resource development, fundraising or equivalent.
  • One to three years’ experience in resource development.
  • Experience with donor database systems.
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Some evening and weekend work may be required

Starting rate: $27/hour, 20 hours per week


Send resume and cover letter to Rebecca at Rcunningham-dunlop@cambridgesheltercorp.ca by June 1, 2021