Position Available: Fundraising Assistant

The Educational Partnership Foundation

Position: Summer Student Employment Program (must be a student returning to school fall 2017)

Fundraising Assistant, 30hrs/week for 12 weeks

Start Date: May 29, 2017

Finish date: August 20, 2017



Objective: To provide assistance to TEPF  in identifying donor resources and potential investors, raising funds and writing proposals for long-term organizational sustainability as well as applications for funding competitions.

  • Compile and maintain a database of sponsors and local donor organizations
  • Develop a sound value proposition for cultivation of sponsorship and donor dialgue
  • Regularly monitor donor websites and identify investor opportunities matching the values of the organization
  • Assist in writing concept notes, project ideas and grant proposals and ensure their timely submission
  • Undertake independent research in finding alternative resources for long-term funding
  • Undertake online research and build contacts with potential individual investors/donors and raise funds for the activities of the organization.
  • Maintain relationships with existing investors/donors and respond to their requests regularly and keep updating them about the work of the organization
  • Improve and develop communications material for the organization such as brochure, website, annual report, posters etc.
  • Organize fundraising events for the organization
  • Suggest other innovative ideas for effective resource mobilization.


Education and Qualifications:

  • Experience in fund and resource development, including research and report writing
  • Experience in working with target and deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education in fundraising, business development, marketing, corporate and government communications, or public relations.


To apply: Send your cover letter and resume to Kevin Strybosch at kevin.strybosch@tepf.ca by noon on May 15, 2017.  TEPF sincerely thanks all applicants, and if you are not selected for an interview, we hope you will consider us for a future opportunity

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