Fundraising Coordinator – Gateway of Hope

The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope : Emergency Shelter
March 7, 2019
Langley, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Heidi Henderson, Employee Relations Email:
Closing date
March 28, 2019


Hours: Generally Mon-Fri 8am-4pm; however, required to work occasional evenings and weekends for events and speaking engagements
o During fall fundraising season (Nov-Dec), may be required to work a flexible schedule including afternoon (noon-8pm or 2-10pm) shifts as well as a Tuesday through Saturday work week


• Targets, reaches out to, and develops relationships with new potential donors (individuals, businesses, organizations, etc) seeking to gain financial support for Gateway of Hope
• Builds the donor base through following up on initial contacts and general leads of various kinds, including reaching out to past event participants
• Cultivates relationships with current donors through visits and general correspondence, seeking to gain further commitment and increase their financial support of Gateway of Hope
• Develops newsletters, promotional materials, annual fundraising and other media and fundraising appeal related materials
• Develops the spring, fall and other general fundraising and letter campaigns in consultation with the Operations Manager and Executive Director
• Manages and updates the Gateway of Hope website
• Makes presentations to businesses, community groups, service clubs, schools, churches
• Maintains a year-round focus on the Gateway of Hope Christmas campaign; organizes and gives leadership to the Christmas campaign (letter appeal, kettle campaign, media releases, etc)
• Organizes and promotes all other Gateway of Hope fundraising events and fundraising focused projects
• Collaborates with the Gateway of Hope Volunteer Coordinator for Christmas Kettle and other fundraising event volunteer needs, develops and supervises a team of dedicated volunteers (regular volunteers and event volunteers)
• Manages and updates the Gateway of Hope website, using WordPress
• Maintains a focus on the Gateway of Hope fundraising campaigns, programs, initiatives, volunteers and event through social media; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Mail Chimp, Survey Monkey
• Communicates and promotes all other Gateway of Hope fundraising events and fundraising focused projects
• Collaborates with the Gateway of Hope Volunteer Coordinator for fundraising event volunteer needs
• Provides occasional back up to reception for breaks
• Performs other duties as assigned


• At least two (2) years of prior related experience, including customer service, coordinating events, administrative assistance and database management experience
• At least one (1) years of community college, with specialized/relevant courses
• Motivated to meet and exceed fundraising goals, establish and maintain collaborative relationships with donors/sponsors and other stakeholders to meet business objectives
• Demonstrated initiative, creativity, flexibility, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
• Criminal Record Check



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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.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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