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Fund Development Volunteer

Availability 

Flexible between Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm at TELUS Spark, with the option to work from home periodically 

Position Description

Did you know that TELUS Spark is a registered charity?  Our Development department spends a lot of time on fundraising.  If you are curious about what that entails, or if you have fundraising experience, apply today to become our new Fund Development Volunteer!

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the clean up the fund development database (Raiser’s Edge) such as check of duplicates and update contact details.
  • Assist with prospect research (giving priorities, donation history, organization profile) based on the tools provided and draft the Prospect cultivation plan.
  • Assist with grant research and update the overview of Top 20 grants and timelines;
  • Assist with drafting or updating the 2-page opportunity summaries (based on TELUS Spark’s programs and projects).
  • Assist with writing of stewardship reports; and
  • Assist with management of the donation request mailbox (evaluation of donation request, prepare package, and more!)

Skills 

  • Familiar with database input, experience with Raiser’s Edge is an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Passion for research and writing summaries and reports
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Likes working independently and with a team

Requisites

  • Police Clearance