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APRIL 10, 2024

 

Job Description:        Community Grants Coordinator 

Reports to:                 Community Foundation Director of Development 

Type:                          Contract Position

Location:                    Prince George, BC 

Contract Range:        $32,000.00 total contract amount

 

About The Foundation

The Prince George Community Foundation (PGCF) is a philanthropic organization that manages endowed funds and assists donors in distributing funding toward projects that meet our communities needs and most pressing challenges. Founded in 1995, the Prince George Community Foundation is an independent, volunteer driven, charitable organization that brings together people who care about their community.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Community Foundation Director of Development, the Coordinator will be responsible for working with local charities and not-for-profits wishing to apply for funding by researching funding opportunities, preparing applications, answering questions, supporting their efforts, vetting applications, matching applicants with potential funding sources and other efforts to support charities and not-for-profits with fund development activities. 

Additional Duties 

The Grants Coordinator is responsible for managing the Foundation’s annual grants program and any other regional and national programs that the Foundation participates in. The coordinator will be responsible for Community Foundation activities associated with its annual grants programs such as vetting applications and supporting the Grants Committee(s) in its review and selection process.

The coordinator will work in tandem with the Foundation’s social media coordinator on emails, newsletters, website updates and social media posts and other community-based communications channels as necessary. 

The position requires a highly organized individual with excellent communication skills, technical/software skills, and volunteer management experience. As a key member of the Foundation’s high performing team, the Grants Coordinator embraces the mission of the Foundation and effectively promotes and communicates its values, vision and Mission.

Key Responsibilities

  • Outreach and support to local charities/NFPs to ensure equal opportunity to apply for various funding opportunities.
  • Regular reporting to PGCF and fulfilling NDIT grant reporting requirements 
  • Participates in the planning, delivery and evaluation of the Foundation’s grants programs including, but not limited to 
    • Semi-Annual Grant Cycle 
    • Investment Readiness Program
    • Canadian Healthy Communities Initiative
    • BC Prosperity Fund 
    • Recovery Fund 
  • Coordinates Grants Committee meetings
  • Works closely with the Foundation's current team to be strategic about how best to leverage granting/community investment opportunities to benefit the community
  • Manages existing grant cycles using the Foundation’s grants management software
  • Helps maintain a current, reliable and accurate CRM system
  • Participates in implementing the communications plan in collaboration with other team members to further the goals of the grants program and the Foundation’s strategic plan

Required Experience, Skills, and Qualifications: 

  • A strong track record with 2+ years of grants management or grant writing within the charitable sector is preferred
  • A proven commitment to excellence in community development
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • A highly effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills, verbal communication and writing skills
  • Demonstrated willingness to take ownership of projects and programs while working seamlessly within a positive team environment

Education

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the charitable sector is desired. 

Other Requirements

  • Drivers License and vehicle that can be used for employment purposes when needed

Flexible Working Conditions

The PGCF offers a flexible work environment which includes allowing team members to set their own work schedule, in consultation with the Foundation’s management team. There will be times when work is required outside of typical “office hours”. 

Contract Term

This position is a contract term with the opportunity to expand into a more permanent position. The successful candidate will be required to maintain a minimum of 10 hours/ week in the office. Hourly wage is negotiable within the contract terms and dependent on candidate’s experience. 

Accessibility Statement

The PGCF is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We encourage all applications including from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity.

Submissions

Please submit resumes by email to info@pgcf.ca by 4pm on April 19th, 2024 

For questions, please contact Mindy Stroet, Director of Development
mindy.stroet@pgcf.ca | 250-562-7772 | 778-281-1372 (cell)

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