Are you a student who is a self-starter, with a passion for working with a growing non-profit organization that supports Indigenous peoples experiencing homelessness? The Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness Society (ACEHS) is seeking a Fundraising Organizer to support the admin team with various tasks. Through their contributions the Fundraising Assistant will help to ensure the organization is taking advantage of all opportunities and securing the financial resources to achieve its mission.
We are a non-profit and registered charitable organization whose sole focus is to support Indigenous peoples experiencing homelessness with a vision to lead long-term systemic change to better meet the needs of our people living away from home and experiencing homelessness. Established in 2016, the Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness is an Indigenous-led non-profit organization whose mission is to end Indigenous homelessness across Vancouver Island by lovingly providing culturally supportive housing and services. Our work is grounded in Indigenous knowledge and centers on the voices of the Indigenous Street Community who share their immediate needs, lived experiences, and thoughts on solutions. Together, these perspectives guide our path toward collective healing, health, and housing stability. Being the sole organization focused on ending Indigenous homelessness on Vancouver Island, the work of the ACEHS is critical.
ABOUT THE ROLE
- Identify grant opportunities aligned with ACEH’s Operation Plan.
- Prepare and submit proposals to support housing development, research, and decolonized harm reduction programming.
- Develop an Action Plan to increase our donations through various channels (i.e., community networking and social media platforms).
- Support with funder communications, reporting, and updates as required.
- Collaborate with ACEHS Departments to implement funder stewardship activities.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
- Proficient in Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Ability to multitask and push multiple projects to completion simultaneously
- Understanding of the intergenerational trauma that occurs because of colonization, Residential Schools, Sixties Scoop, and other oppressive systems as well as the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
- Ability to work in a holistic, professional, and non-judgmental manner as you are working with a broad range of personalities, needs, cultures, lived experiences and abilities.
- Ability to use stairs
- Ability to lift 30 pounds
- Ability to complete repetitive tasks (such as sitting, standing, walking and bending)
Preference will be given to qualified candidates with Indigenous ancestry. The ACEHS values strength in diversity. As an inclusive employer that celebrates the gifts of all its staff and encourages members of the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community to apply.
Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter which highlights how your knowledge, skills and abilities will and contribute to the ACEHS.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates can apply using the “Apply Now” icon bellow or by forwarding a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title in the subject line.