Grant & Donor Fundraising Coordinator

This is an opportunity to help a non-profit raise much-needed funds through grant applications and coordinating peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns, while working on arguably the biggest human rights issue facing the province today.

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What is the BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society

‘In Their Name’ is the campaign of ‘The BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society’. Our goal is to modernize British Columbia’s antiquated wrongful death legislation, which predates confederation (1846). Under current legislation, the value of a human life is measured only by the deceased’s future lost income, so long as they had dependents. All other provinces, including the Yukon have long since modernized. Only in BC is everyone’s life, except for breadwinners, worthless under the law. No “worth” means no “damages” to pursue in civil court. No “damages”, means no “justice”, and accordingly no accountability for wrongdoers.

Grant & Donor Fundraising Coordinator Duties

We are looking for candidate(s) to join our volunteer team, specifically to undertake the following:

#1 Researching applicable and available grants and organizing them into a timeline spreadsheet

#2 Maintaining a calendar of application deadlines throughout the year for the current and subsequent years

#3 Preparing and writing grants for submission

#4 Utilizing project management software to compile and organize the necessary documentation to apply for grants

#5 Writing compelling and concise letters and applications, with attention to tone and clarity

#6 Working with families and advocates to organize and launch peer to peer fundraising campaigns to support the work of the Society

The Type of Person We’re Looking for

#1 Degree or background in business, public relations, communications, and/or political science or someone in this career field looking to expand their portfolio of experience.

#2 Ambitious, hard-working, with excellent communication and writing skills who is excited about helping change the future of the province.

#3 Someone who’s technologically proficient and research-oriented.

#4 Results-oriented – someone who’s excited by the opportunity of being able to say they, for example; worked on a team that raised over $100,000 and reached over 1,000,000+ British Columbians, which ultimately led to BC’s legislation being modernized. We want you to be able to note the results you achieved in your portfolio of career experience

Time Investment

This is a part-time, unpaid volunteer position for which we are seeking a time investment of ideally 8 hours per week. This is a remote position.

Interested? Here’s How to Get in Touch

Please fill out and submit the form below along with your resume and/or portfolio.

Thank you for your consideration. We look forward to hearing from you and the potential opportunity of working together.

The BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society Team

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