Posted On: 2020-12-14
Closing On: 2021-01-14
Location: Toronto, ON
Effective: March 2021
Employment Type: Contract
Level: Management

Job Description

Maternity Leave Contract – 12 to 18 months

Geneva Centre for Autism (GCA) is a pioneer in developing leading edge resources, programs and services that serve as models for other organizations throughout the world.  Each year the Foundation donates hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Centre to support over 5,000 children, youth and families in the autism community.

Do you want to be a part of this? If so, we want to hear from you!
The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the Foundation’s Grant Strategy and Plan to include preparing proposals, implementing on approval, impact measurement, budgeting, tracking and regularly reporting to Board and the Executive Leadership team.  In addition and in collaboration with the Manager of Events and Corporate Partnerships, this role is also responsible for designing and implementing a successful Fundraising Strategy and Stewardship Plan.  Working in tandem with the Manager of Events and Corporate Partnership, this small but mighty team will also lead the Foundation’s continued development and growth to deliver a successful Donor experience and program. 

The ideal candidate
You describe yourself as passionate about writing grants and fundraising to support the GCA’s vision of Successful Community Inclusion. Specifically, you bring a minimum of 3 years experience and demonstrated success in writing grant proposals, securing funding and writing reports for funders.  In addition, you bring experience in donor relations and impact measurement and are comfortable presenting to the Board.  You also bring an undergraduate degree or diploma in a related field.  Overall, you describe yourself as detailed oriented, results-driven individual and team player. You are very comfortable taking initiative, work well under pressure and with competing priorities.  Finally, you are highly organized and bring an overwhelming willingness to jump in and support the Foundation in achieving its goals and objectives.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume with salary expectations to:

Human Resources
Please quote: Job #35.20 in the Subject Line

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Geneva Centre for Autism and Foundation is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment. Geneva Centre for Autism is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection process.   Please notify us if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require accommodation Geneva Centre for Autism will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.