Community Development Coordinator,Thunder Bay/Area ID: 67843

Deadline Date: 2021/12/17

Location:  Thunder Bay

The Community Development Coordinator will draw upon the resources of the Development, Marketing and Communications and Programs departments while deploying the key components of The Kidney Foundation of Canada's (Ontario Branch) Strategic Plan in Thunder Bay and Area. The Coordinator will connect with and re-engage the Foundation's existing base of supporters, including building relationship with dialysis units, healthcare partners and funders.

Posting Date:
 Thunder Bay
 Home-Based Position, Thunder Bay And Area
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  Fund Development

Fund Development:

  • Provide leadership in major expansion and growth of annual walk-a-thon
  • Lead the delivery of the Foundation's annual events in Thunder Bay and Area
  • Work with volunteer committees to manage 3rd party events and local events with the goal of achieving revenue goals
  • Develop planning process for events, including goal setting, budgets, timelines, critical path and reporting
  • Create unique sponsorship opportunities and develop strategies to attract new sponsors, with a focus on in-kind gifts to reduce event expenses
  • Keep meticulous records using Raiser's Edge to manage event day.
  • Deploy Foundation stewardship plan for retention and growth of event sponsors
  • Actively pursue engagement, recruitment, retention, and recognition of volunteers


  • Promote and represent The Kidney Foundation patient programs and services within Thunder Bay And Area
  • Respond to inquiries about kidney health issues
  • Collaborate and engage with programs team, chapters, volunteers, patients, family members and other key stakeholder groups, to implement existing patient programs and services and seek new opportunities to grow support services and public awareness opportunities about kidney health and well being.
  • Support patient programs and services within the Thunder Bay region
  • Network with community partners to build collaborative engagements
  • Act as a liaison providing information and support between the Foundation and other key stakeholders such as the nephrology hospital programs, community stakeholders, Ontario Renal Network, volunteers and patients and family partners and advisor.

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Relevant university or college education (i.e. social work, social services, fund development, event planning, marketing or volunteer management) an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in volunteer outreach, engagement and supervision
  • Experience as a volunteer
  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service
  • Relevant fund development experience
  • Understands and demonstrates the concept of donor centered fundraising
  • Proven ability to work with and motivate volunteer committees in a diplomatic, professional manner
  • Superior time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects in a fast paced, results oriented environment
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, experience writing effective and persuasive grant proposals an asset
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office products and experience with Raiser's Edge an asset
  • Willingness to work flexible hours during peak event times
  • Part-Time, Permanent
  • Home-based position
  • Preferred candidate to be based in Thunder Bay and Area
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:

Apply to:

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch

1599 Hurontario Street, Suite 201

Mississauga, ON L5G 4S1

ATTN.: Daniela Piotrowski, Director Philanthropy and Community Development


Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Daniela Piotrowski
Position Title:
 Director, Philanthropy and Community Development
Company Name:
 The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
 1599 Hurontario Street, Suite 201
Postal Code:
 L5G 4S1
Web Address: