Full Time Resource and Development Coordinator

Ottawa Bethany Hope
February 18, 2021
Ottawa, Canada
Job Type
$23.32 - $24.00 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Sandra Randall: Sandra.Randall@salvationarmy.ca
Closing date
March 5, 2021


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Position Purpose Summary:   

As a member of the Bethany Hope Centre team, in a cooperative team-based environment, the Development Coordinator will build strong community relations and partnerships, assist to develop volunteers and donors, manage the facility rental program and provide oversight to the various connections/fundraising opportunities throughout the year.


  • Will assist and support the BHC ministry unit achieve its mission and influence into the community through increased presence, public awareness and funding support for its work
  • Will work in cooperation with local support personnel as well as support from the local and Divisional Public Relations Department
  • Will provide fundraising, administrative, organization and practical support to Christmas Kettle Campaign, Santa Shuffle and other local fundraising initiatives
  • Will conduct one other annual fundraising initiative
  • Will seek opportunities to build and foster personal relationships and partnerships with local businesses and community groups
  • Comfortable being asked to speak on behalf of the centre in donor/fundraising situations
  • Will support community donors in a variety of ways (information, thank you letters etc.)
  • Will monitor on-line donor programs such as Canada Helps and set up campaign pages
  • Create and manage social media strategy for the centre
  • Ensure that appropriate records are kept in all matters pertaining to the position
  • Manages the facility rental program and supports ED in building management issues as required (organizing for coverage of rentals, setting up, cleaning, repairs, etc.)
  • Seeks input from the BHC Leadership Team about program/funding needs
  • Will utilize Little Green light when assisting with volunteer and donor management
  • May assist with selection and supervision of volunteers
  • Will manage a budget and report to ED regularly
  • Will perform other related tasks as required



  • Applicant to have up to 2 years Community College- or prior related experience in fundraising, volunteer management and/or donor relations
  • Working towards CFRE considered an asset (Certified Fundraising Executive)
  • Passionate about the mission and values of the Bethany Hope Centre
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, motivational, administrative and computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills/positive attitude
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Communication skills (both oral and written) and an ability to interact with the public
  • Bilingual (French and English) an asset
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment and carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Good computer skills/ability to embrace growing technology needs
  • Teachable spirit/provides and takes direction/a willingness to be coached/take relevant training
  • Possess a valid Ontario Driver’s License

The successful candidate upon hiring will need to provide:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A favourable drivers abstract
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually

HOURS:  35 hours per week. Ability to work some evenings and weekends as required




The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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