Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW), a not-for-profit, non-political, non-partisan national network of dedicated volunteers and professionals.

Founded by visionary Jewish women in 1917, Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) is a non-political, non-partisan, national network of dedicated volunteers who believe that excellence and advancement of education, healthcare, and social services transcends politics, religion, and national boundaries.

The successful incumbent has some fundraising skills having a minimum two years of experience in a non-profit setting.
Reporting to the Director Development, Western Canada, the incumbent is responsible for the coordination of the Calgary Centre office in addition to supporting annual giving, tribute cards, events, donor relations, stewardship and processing of donations for Western Canada.

The Development Coordinator will assist in stewarding an existing donor base and coordinating volunteers.
The successful candidate can work autonomously with limited supervision, is a self-starter, highly organized, able to multi-task, work in a team environment and has strong written and verbal communication skills.

This is an excellent career-making opportunity for an ambitious fundraising professional who is looking to use a variety of skills and add to their expertise in other areas creating opportunities for growth and advancement.

Location: Calgary, AB
Employment Type: Fulltime
Level: Junior-intermediate
Salary Range: $50,000 – $55,000 plus a benefits package
Competitive employee health & dental benefits two weeks’ vacation, plus all statutory
and Jewish Holidays for which the office is closed.

Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum 2 years of fundraising experience having worked in not-for-profit sector
    Knowledge and familiarity with Raiser’s Edge preferred
    Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Zoom, SharePoint, and Google Drive
    Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
    Ability to positively represent CHW to external constituents in both verbal and written communications
    Strong attention to detail required and ability to coordinate people and tasks
    Ability to multi-task and with strong time management skills
    Ability to work autonomously, limited supervision, must be task oriented, ability to take direction
    Ability to create and maintain spreadsheets
    Excellent telephone and e-mail etiquette and strong ability to communicate
    Professional character that is consistent, capable, reliable, well-organized, flexible, personable, and can maintain composure in a changing and growing environment


  • Act as first point of contact for inbound calls for Western Canada
    Ordering and maintaining office supplies and cards
    Prepare and mail centre cards as required
    Update Raisers Edge donor records for contact information, death notices etc.
    Support the National Office Development and Data Management Office Assistant as required for work overflow
    Gift and acknowledgement processing as required
    Processing of all card orders, pledges and gifts for credit cards and cheques as required
    Merge and mail acknowledgment letters as required
    Donor follow-up – cc info, monthly renewals, etc.
    Track incoming planned gift intentions in RE, send acknowledgement letters for Legacy Circle membership/pins
    Prepare and file all correspondence and reports to RE as required including update database with donor information, address changes, memorial notices
    Respond to donor or volunteer inquires by telephone, e-mail, fax and any photocopy requests
    Respond to requests from donors and volunteers
    Follow up invalid credit card numbers or other donation issues to assist Director, Finance and Operations as required
    Process returned mail and research new addresses to update database
    Maintain supply of pamphlets/brochures, campaign materials, correspondence/files, stationery supplies, tribute/holiday/memorial cards
    Maintain donor and prospect records for all donors in Western Canada
    Ensure the tracking and fulfillment of donor pledges within portfolio and timely acknowledgement letters for gifts $1,000+ and as requested from community or family foundations
    Help maintain and enhance CHW’s reputation and awareness
    Provide annual reports to donors regarding the impact of their gift as instructed
    Help coordinate all Western Canada fundraising, cultivation and stewardship activities such as meetings, programs, and events in collaboration with the national team and Director Development, Western Canada
    Provide admin support for all Western Canada Centres, lay leadership, Director of Development
    Support Calgary Centre’s Executive and committees
    Help with accounts payable and pledge receivables as required by Director, Finance and Operations
    Bank deposits as required
    Prepare and send memorial communication emails for Western Canada and Calgary Centre
    Timely response to donor requests and response by telephone, email, fax within 24 hours
    Support team by answering national phones as required
  • • Review Jewish newspapers in Western Canada to advise stakeholders of death
    notices of CHW members
    • Volunteer recruitment and relations
    • Participate on the Development Committee and Development Team meetings
    • Prepare all donor prospect research as requested Nationally
    • Other duties as assigned


  • • The incumbent will be required to work in a one-person office located in
    • Occasional requirements to work outside of regular office hours.
    • University degree or post-secondary diploma
    • CFRE considered an asset
    • Please send your resume and a cover letter addressed to Hiring Manager, by Friday, October 28, 2022.
    If someone you know may be interested in this position, please feel free to forward this
    document – we would be pleased to connect with them.
    We thank all applicants for applying, however, only qualified candidates selected for an
    interview will be contacted
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