Coordinator, Resource and Fund Development

Temporary Contract

Coordinator, Resource and Fund Development ~ 22.5 hours per week

Are you interested in working in an organization where the team and professional standards are highly valued, where quality of care and the quality of employee working life is respected?

Central Community Health Centre (CCHC) is a non-profit, charitable, community governed organization. Our inter-professional team provides primary health care, health promotion and prevention programs and services to residents of Central Elgin, St. Thomas and Southwold Township.

Job Description:

CCHC is seeking a Coordinator, Resource and Fund Development with a proven track record for creative excellence in developing fundraising plans and developing organizational fundraising capacity.

The Coordinator, Resource and Fund Development will focus on building relationships that support CCHC’s sustainability and the success of its revenue generating activities. The incumbent will design and execute resource development strategies that are aligned with CCHC’s values.

The Coordinator, Resource and Fund Development acts as an advocate on behalf of CCHC’s target population, promoting health equity for all.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assess the capacity for fundraising within the organization and the community; identify strengths and weaknesses of existing fundraising efforts and infrastructure to determine areas for improvement and development.
  • Adopting a relationship building approach to resource development (fund raising), this role will oversee and lead grant writing, grant reporting, Sustaining Members program and corporate sponsorship program, and develop innovative resource development strategies that leverage CCHC’s assets.
  • Develop a good understanding of programs and activities funded externally
  • Develop a comprehensive, strategic multi-year fund development plan and implementation strategies to increase CCHC’s fundraising efforts from (a) individuals (Sustaining Members), (b) corporations, (c) special events, and other initiatives.
  • Provide training workshops and guidance to the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers geared to increase their knowledge, involvement, capacity, comfort and enthusiasm on how to implement the fundraising and resource development planning.
  • Conduct research on prospective corporate, foundation and individual donors.
  • Match donors' funding priorities with the work of the organization and its funding needs.
  • Develop a list of viable funding prospects for the review of management team.
  • Assist the CEO and/or Director in writing concept notes, project ideas, project proposals and grant reports in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented working environment
  • Ensure donor communications related to contractual, budget or grant administrative issues are handled in an efficient, professional, timely manner, directing inquiries to the most appropriate person for response.
  • Lead innovative approaches to collect reliable and timely data and conduct rigorous analysis.
  • Maintain record of and/or files on prospect and donor activities.
  • Lead the development and implementation of a donor recognition and retention framework.
  • Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters, receipts and other correspondence
  • Prepare materials for distribution and handle copying, filing, mailing, and e-mailing
  • Coordinate mailings such as appeal letters, invitations and holiday cards
  • Maintain calendars of grant progress, due dates and reports
  • Maintain confidentiality per CCHC’s privacy policies and Human Resources manual.
  • Work with the Director, Operations and Finance to develop and establish performance management systems and a plan that will measure the relationship between revenue production and the direct and indirect costs of fundraising that will inform the organization as to the cost effectiveness, efficiencies and impact of fundraising activities.
  • Work with the management team, and with the Board of Directors (through the CEO) to develop policies and procedures for the organization that reflect best practices in the industry.
  • Ensures all duties are performed in a safe manner; reporting any items and/or issues that need attention to supervisor and/or to the Joint Health & Safety Committee.
  • Participates on committee work as assigned by the CEO or his/her designate.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the CEO or his/her designate.



  • University or College degree in Marketing, Communications, Design, Business Management, Social Entrepreneurship or a combination of education and fundraising experience
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) or similar designation will be considered an asset
  • Experience designing and implementing a fundraising campaign
  • Prior success in identifying grant opportunities and obtaining funding
  • Demonstrated ability to establish good working relationships with governing bodies, the business community, various user groups and the community at large
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Ability to work within both fixed and flexible deadlines
  • Experience in social media marketing, digital communications and community initiatives
  • Excellent command of contemporary technologies such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator is preferred but not essential, as well as the ability to streamline design variables in order to maximize output
  • Experience as an agent for change and disrupter
  • Experience managing volunteers
  • Working knowledge of donor management software, Microsoft Office, social media
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and various software applications and office equipment
  • Experience with reporting software required by LHIN and MOHLTC is an asset
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, to maintain a professional attitude at all times, to respond in a positive way to demanding issues, and to project a welcoming, friendly personality
  • A second language is an asset
  • Experience working with clients who have experienced trauma is an asset
  • Application Deadline:  March 5, 2021 please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to:    

    Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.


    CCHC is committed to fulfilling its obligation to employees in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Human Rights Act of Canada, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Employment Standards Act of Ontario.

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