Job description

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Fundraising Coordinator executes initiatives in their assigned portfolio to deepen community engagement and generate fundraising revenue for the organization’s overall mission.

Key job accountabilities include but are not limited to:

· Manage the administrative duties of the Foundation department, including appropriate and timely tracking, stewardship and benefit fulfillment for sponsors and donors

· Assist in planning, promoting, and implementing fundraising events and initiatives to meet revenue targets

· Deliver exceptional support to all constituents, including sponsors, donors, and volunteers

· Source and secure cash and in-kind sponsors for events and programs, and ensure sponsorship deliverables are met

· Draft proposals and presentations for new and prospective donors or sponsors

· Assist with research associated with funding opportunities

· Contribute to the sales and promotion of special projects including but not limited to the Villa Charities Italian Canadian Immigrant Tribute

· Update event budgets and fundraising objectives

· Collaborate cross-functionally on marketing materials and content development

· Working closely with the Director of Development, implement fundraising campaigns to cultivate sponsors and annual donors

· Assist in sourcing, negotiating, and managing relationships with external vendors and suppliers

· Coordinate administrative tasks for the department including reporting, license applications, data entry (Raiser’s Edge), tax receipting, etc.

· Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

· Minimum 2-4 years relevant events and/or fundraising experience, preferably working for a non-profit or in the healthcare or cultural sectors

· Excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills, interpersonal and relationship management skills, including working with volunteers.

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

· Highly organized with excellent attention to detail

· Ability to prioritize effectively, pivot quickly and be flexible

· Knowledge of fundraising best practices and fundraising software platforms (Raiser’s Edge)

· Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders and represent the organization in a variety of settings

· Excellent collaborative and process-management experience in a team-oriented environment

· Knowledge or familiarity of the Italian Canadian community considered an asset

· Must be able to work onsite for occasional evenings and weekends

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Villa Charities’ policies, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Villa Charities’ hiring process. To avoid any delays in the recruitment process, if you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process, you must provide your accommodation needs in advance. You may also be required to submit adequate medical/other documentation to Human Resources to support your request for accommodation.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $40,000.00-$50,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • Store discount
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Toronto, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Fundraising: 2 years (preferred)
  • Event Coordination: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Toronto, ON

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