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October 22, 2014 | 28th Tishrei 5775

Development Coordinator (Part-Time) - URJ Camp George

URJ Camp George seeks a dynamic, experienced and ambitious professional to become our Part-time Development Coordinator (12-15 hours/week) in our Toronto office. The Development Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of the camp's multi-faceted development program. This position will report directly to the Director of Development and will work closely with the camp's lay leadership.

About URJ Camp George:

Located near Parry Sound, Ontario (with a business office in Toronto), URJ Camp George is the Reform Movement’s only residential summer camp in Canada.  Since its founding in 1999, Camp George has developed a wonderful reputation in its community and beyond. Camp George is poised to leverage its reputation amongst potential donors to raise capital funds for the further development of its site, which would allow us to attract and accommodate and expanded camper population.

Position:

URJ Camp George seeks a dynamic, experienced and ambitious professional to become our Part-time Development Coordinator (12-15 hours/week) in our Toronto office.  The Development Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of the camp’s multi-faceted development program.  This position will report directly to the Director of Development and will work closely with the camp’s lay leadership.

Two primary avenues have been identified to accomplish Camp George’s Development goals: Annual Campaigns (Scholarship Fund, Annual Telethon, Tribute donations, events, etc.) and Major Gift Campaigns (matching programs, special projects, capital campaigns, etc.). As well, the important work of cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and donor data management.

Responsibilities:

Management of Donor Database: Gift processing; Pulling lists for mailings and online communications; Keeping records up-to-date; Researching and preparing information regarding prospective donors

Development and Steering Committee Support: Coordinate all meetings and conference calls for the Development and Steering Committees; Participate in Fund Development Committee meetings and Steering Committee meetings (where appropriate); Follow up on actionable items of the Fund Development Committee

Annual Campaign & Event Support: Prepare and distribute tribute cards; Assist in the planning and coordination of the Annual Scholarship Telethon including volunteer management, communications and logistics; Ensure all monthly gifts are processed in a timely manner; Assist in the logistics and planning of all special events including managing the registration process and tracking all RSVPs

Recognition and Stewardship: Oversee the maintenance and updating of the donor recognition board at camp; Assist the Director of development in ensuring all donations are properly recognized and acknowledge in accordance with the Donor Stewardship Plan.

Marketing and Communications: Coordinate large mailings and e-blasts including setting an appropriate timeline (in consultation with colleagues), creating on-line materials and preparing a list of recipients; Assisting with social media planning where appropriate; Ensuring material on the website related to fundraising and development is up-to-date and presented in a clear and engaging way

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         Proven administrative abilities in and office environment

·         Experience in fundraising or working in an non-profit setting

·         Familiarity with Reform Judaism, a meaningful understanding of Jewish camping and Reform Judaism is highly desirable

·         Ability to work independently and proactively

·         Ability to write reports, proposals and other general correspondence and documents

·         Ability to establish and follow adequate financial tracking and reporting systems

·         Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge OR ability to learn

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to the Human Resources department at careers@urj.org.

For more information about Camp George, please visit: http://george.urjcamps.org.

 

 

 

 

 



 
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