Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Employment Opportunities

Coordinator, Community Fundraising

Full Time
(Permanent, 35 hours a week)

  • Location: 1465 Buffalo PL #100, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 1L8
  • Contact: Nicole Gasior

Description:

Are you someone who is passionate about the work that you do? Do you want your next adventure to be part of a great cause? If so, look no further than the MS Society of Canada! Our team is looking for a Coordinator, Community Fundraising located in Winnipeg, MB on a full-time permanent basis working 35 hours per week.

Who we are

We have a bold vision of a world free of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Our mission is to connect and empower the MS community to create positive change and you can be part of that!

Canada has one of the highest rates of MS in the world, with an estimated 90,000 Canadians living with the disease.

We are privileged to be a part of a determined group of change agents who are working tirelessly to create a world free of MS. Some 1500 Canadians affected by MS serve as leadership volunteers on division and chapter councils and committees and an estimated 13,500 volunteers work tirelessly delivering programs, fundraising events, public awareness campaigns and social action activities.

Through discoveries, innovation, and collective action, we will work together to alleviate the uncertainty that MS causes, help provide accessible options for disease management, and reach out to partners to eliminate physical and social barriers in our communities.

Our strategy not only lays out the roadmap in our journey to create a world free of MS, but we hope it also provides inspiration for all in the MS community to connect and collaborate in order to advance treatment and care, enhance well-being, understand and halt disease progression, and prevent MS from happening. Discover. Innovate. Act.

What we offer

At the MS Society of Canada, we have a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, short-term disability, an employee and family assistance program (EFAP) and travel insurance, to name a few. Not only do we close between Christmas and New Years, but we also have half day Friday’s before long weekends! On top of that, we offer flexible working arrangements and opportunities to work remotely as well! Who wouldn’t want all of that?

The role you will play

The Coordinator, Community Fundraising executes initiatives in their assigned portfolio to deepen community engagement and generate fundraising revenue for organization’s overall mission. This role engages and partners with MS community members to consistently enhance the access to benefits for those individuals who are deeply affected by MS

Key Areas of Impact:

  • Responsible for revenue generation building and maintains community relationships, including participants, donors, local sponsors, volunteers, and community partners.
  • Recruits and engages MS community members of teams, individual participants, local sponsors and volunteers, including providing direct stewardship and fundraising coaching.
  • Delivers exceptional support to all constituents, including sponsors, donors, and volunteers.
  • Assists in planning, promoting, and implementing events and initiatives in the assigned portfolio to meet revenue targets.

What you will bring

Are you someone who:

  • Is confident, energetic and results oriented?
  • Has experience and passion for working with fundraising participants, volunteers, and donors?
  • Is excellent at communicating, both verbally and written?
  • Thrives in working in a fast-paced professional environment with specific targets?
  • Has a track record of strong customer service skills and ability to steward participants?
  • Enjoys working on a team and can build successful working relationships with internal and external partners?
  • Can always maintain confidentiality, with sensitivity to issues of disability and diversity?
  • Is flexible and can manage a diverse workload?
  • Has a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle?

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you!

If everything you have read so far has made you want to be part of this fantastic team, please send your application that includes your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to Nicole Gasior at nicole.gasior@mssociety.ca by June 30, 2022. Applications without salary expectations will not be considered.

All positions at the MS Society of Canada will require a criminal background check.

The MS Society is dedicated to encouraging a supportive and inclusive culture amongst the whole workforce where people from all backgrounds can thrive.

To protect the health and safety of our employees and the MS community, the MS Society is requiring employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or obtain an approved exemption. Upon hire, we would need proof of vaccination or an approved exemption.

Our aim is to ensure that all employees, volunteers and those interested in joining our team are given equal opportunity and that our organization is representative of all sections of society. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

We are committed to accommodating applicants’ needs throughout the selection process. Please contact joinus@mssociety.ca should you need accommodation.

To learn more about the MS Society of Canada and the great work that we do, we encourage you to visit www.mssociety.ca.

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