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St. Michael's Homes

Fundraising Consultant (one year contract, part time)

Posted On: May 17, 2022
Closing On: June 16, 2022

Location: Toronto, mix of remote and in person possible
Effective: July, 2022
Employment Type: contract
Level: senior
Salary Range: 52,000 + HST

Fundraising Consultant

Contract, July, 2022 – June 2023

 St. Michael’s Homes is an addiction and mental health service based in Toronto. We are seeking a Fundraising Consultant to work with our Executive Director, administrative staff and Board to develop and enhance our fundraising capacity, develop and support the implementation of a fundraising plan, and broaden our fundraising activities to achieve a consistent and high level of fundraising to support our programs.

Statement of Work

The Fundraising Consultant will:

  • Develop, plan and initiate a fundraising and communications strategy in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Develop an annual fundraising plan that can be continued and sustained by organization fundraising staff in future years
  • Develop a strategy for donor base growth, including analyzing new funding sources, new donors, and new network-building opportunities
  • Identify funding strategies to achieve organization goals
  • Work with management to support the assessment and development of a range of fundraising activities
  • Evaluate existing fundraising activities and provide recommendations for future development
  • Plan, implement and manage fundraising activities during this year
  • Work with administrative staff to create and maintain electronic tracking for all fundraising activities

Skills and experience

  • Proven experience in communications and proposal writing
  • Proven track record in managing fundraising campaigns
  • Expert in planning and execution of fundraising campaigns
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build excellent working relationships with colleagues, volunteers, suppliers
  • Advanced communication skills, including active listening skills and excellent fundraising copywriting
  • Excellent command of English written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently,  be self-motivated
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to review priorities, meet deadlines and identify problems and resolutions
  • Proficient skills and experience in working on MS Office

To apply, please send your resume, along with a proposed/draft work plan, including estimated hours of work and expected rate of compensation to Robin Griller, Executive Director, at by June 15, 2022. If you have any questions regarding this posting, please email Robin at the above address.