Employment Opportunities

Community Development Coordinator
UNITED WAY, Lethbridge & Southwestern Alberta - Lethbridge, AB


-Please do not apply otherwise-

Reports to: Executive Director

CLOSING DATE: AUG 11, 2017 to allow for training - to be filled ASAP

We welcome a passionate, talented professional to join us as we work to create a healthy, caring, inclusive community and strengthen our community's capacity to address social issues according to the three pillars of United Way.

The ideal candidate will build the United Way profile in South Western Alberta communities through development, implementation, and on-going evaluation of strategies that encourages community support. Proven ability to generate commitment through financial support and collaboration with community and business initiatives. Responsible to assist, develop, implement, and improve on an annual and 3-year plan for fund development and communications in collaboration with the Executive Director and the Marketing & Communications Coordinator. We are seeking an impactful, highly personable, professional communicator, that is skilled in developing partnerships locally and nationally and possess a strong awareness of current trends and best practices in fundraising.

Candidate will possess exceptional integrity; long term perspective; strong sense of accountability; practical ability to get things done; wisdom and good judgement; fair and thoughtful approach to fundraising; revenue generation experience or highly transferrable skills, combined with the flexibility and courage to shift direction and experiment with new initiatives; and a high energy level with positive attitude and solution oriented.

Experience/Position Requirements

  • *Experience in or across multiple sectors, including not for profit, public and corporate environments.
  • *A demonstrated track record of promoting diversity and an ability to build collaboration with the community at large, individuals and corporate donors.
  • *Success in building revenue and increasing philanthropy across individual and corporate donors
  • *Imbued with a high level of intelligence and intellectual curiosity and a desire to explore new ideas and innovative approaches to solving problems
  • *Experience with fundraising database software; exceptional computer skills
  • *Highly organized and accountable
  • *Trustworthy, reliable, personable and community minded

We offer an opportunity to make a difference with a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are interested in pursuing this engaging opportunity and have the requirements and skills, ability, knowledge and enthusiasm, please email your resume and cover letter to careers@lethbridgeunitedway.ca..

CLOSING DATE: August 11, 2017 for immediate hiring to allow for training


Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Lethbridge, AB

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Fundraising, Sales, Public Relations, Community Development, Exceptional organizational skills: 2 years

Required language:

  • English

Required license or certification:

  • Alberta Driver’s License

Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@lethbridgeunitedway.ca