Community Fundraising Coordinator

January 25, 2023
Closing Date
February 10, 2023
Job Description
Full Time
Calgary, AB
Posting Type
  • Employment Opportunity


Job Details

POSITION TITLE:                               Community Fundraising Coordinator

PROGRAM:                                         Fund Development

POSITION TYPE:                                Permanent, full-time

HOURS OF WORK:                            35-hours per week, hybrid at home and in office

POSITION SUMMARY:                     This position is responsible for increasing community                                                                                  fundraising revenue.

REPORTS TO:                                     Senior Manager, Fund Development



  • Support third-party fundraising events, including responding and supporting community initiatives, attending and presenting at events, and ensuring a positive experience for the organizers and donors.
  • Apply for AGLC licenses and coordinate raffles for third party community fundraising events.
  • Organize charity casinos with the support of Human Resources, Projects.
  • Work with CiviCRM to monitor and track campaign information and help third party fundraisers achieve their revenue targets.
  • Meet with event organizations to share event resources.
  • Track relationships in CiviCRM.
  • Conduct tours of the Welcome Centre and Recovery College and introduce external groups to members of the Executive Leadership Team.
  • Work closely and regularly with Communications to provide community event organizers with CMHA Calgary promotional materials.
  • Recognize and steward third party event organizers.
  • Develop and implement a strategy for third party fundraising events and make recommendations to improve the experience for organizers and increase revenue.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Demonstrate deep respect not only for clients but for the teams you support, your peers and community partners.
  • An interest in lifelong learning along with empathy and insight.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Goal oriented and self-motivated.
  • Sound judgement and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Post-secondary education in hospitality, communications, event planning, or in a related field is considered an asset.
  • Passion for CMHA Calgary’s mission and vision.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in administrative roles.
  • Strong project management and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong administrative skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, discretion, confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to interact within all levels of staff and external contacts.
  • Comfortable managing multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suites, Zoom, Outlook and database systems.
  • Awareness of mental health and addiction.


  • Successful candidate must be able to travel to and from events and transport event materials.
  • The COVID-19 vaccination is a job requirement and a condition of employment. Offers of employment will be conditional upon proof of full immunization against COVID-19 with a Health Canada approved vaccine, prior to the candidates’ start date.

How to Apply


Application closing date: Friday, February 10th, 2023.

Candidates meeting the above criteria who wish to apply for this exciting opportunity should email their cover letter and resume to Human Resources at

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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I certify that the statements made by myself in this application are true, accurate and complete. I understand and agree that a false statement made either in this application or during the course of my candidacy for employment with CMHA Calgary may disqualify me from employment or result in dismissal. I also understand that any personal information that I have disclosed during the course of my candidacy or in my application for employment may be shared with members of the Hiring Committee, the CMHA Calgary HR department or appropriate members of the CMHA Calgary management team at any time during the course of my candidacy or thereafter, should I become employed by CMHA Calgary or not, for any reasonable employment purposes. *