JOB POSTING: Development Assistant (Maternity Leave)
Posting Period: November 8 – November 22, 2021 @ 4:00p.m.
Position: Development Assistant (Maternity Leave)
Location: Woodland Cultural Centre
Job Status: Contract until June 6, 2023
Hours of Work: 37.5
Hourly Rate: $16.50 – $18.00
Under the direction of the Development Coordinator, the Development Assistant is responsible for assisting the Development Coordinator in the implementation of several fundraising initiatives. This position requires a highly motivated individual who is interested in gaining experience in database management, tracking of donations, development, partnership development, fundraising strategy, social media marketing, and administration. The Development Assistant will work within the policies and procedures established by the Woodland Cultural Centre.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in maintaining our fundraising files and databases
Assist with major fundraising initiatives like Orange Shirt Day and Giving Tuesday
Administration related to donor management, including thank you letters and website updates
Assist in the planning and implementation of fundraising social media and marketing strategy
Supporting the rollout of third-party fundraising initiatives and programs to encourage greater support for Woodland Cultural Centre.
Providing support to the development team by updating tracking documents, building reports, and creating presentations.
Managing the development’s email inbox, responding with professionalism to all inquiries in a timely and thoughtful manner.
***For a full description of the Essential Duties & Responsibilities and Education/Experience, please refer to the attached Job Description for further details***
All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references.
Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.
Closing Date: November 21, 2021, at 4:00 pm
If interested, please send a cover letter and resumé with references to:
Woodland Cultural Centre
184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3S 2X2
Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview
Police Record Check and copies of education will be required at the time of Offer of Employment
The Woodland Cultural Centre wants to say nya:węh/niá:wen to our giving community for your generosity on #GivingTuesdayCA. We are overwhelmed with gratitude for your continued support of the Centre and the work we do! Executive Director Heather George writes “Our supporters and donors have once again displayed their generosity and that they, like all of us at Woodland, are passionate about cultural reclamation, preservation, and celebration. Your support of our language department is an act of true kindness and love. Our languages are so much more than words on paper – language frames deep philosophical and relational understandings that help all of us engage in kinder, more compassionate ways and is an important part of our healing from the trauma of residential school. Like many not-for-profit organizations that participate in #GivingTuesday, charitable donations form an important part of our financial wellbeing and they are also an important indication that you believe in us and the work we do. Wa’tkwanonhwerá:ton’ (I to you all, sending forth embracing, celebratory, good energy)”Thanks to your generous contributions we were able to raise $25,352 in support of the preservation of Hodinohsho:ni languages and the important revitalization work being done at Woodland. Nya:węh/Niá:wen to the Dufresne-Ray Family Fund at Hamilton Community Foundation, which for the fourth consecutive year in a row has matched the first $5,000 of your donations. We are so grateful to have your continued support and generous contribution. To find out how you can support Woodland, visit our website: woodlandculturalcentre.ca/support-us/ #OnHeritage #OntarioHistory #Indigenous #IndigenousVoices #IndigenousArt #IndigenousEvents #FirstNations #FN #IndigenousKnowledge #IndigenousCulture #BrantOnt #TruthandReconciliation ... See MoreSee Less