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Company Name:
Universal Rehabilitation Service Agency
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Fundraising and Volunteerism
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Event and Fund Development Coordinator

About URSA

URSA, a non-profit charitable organization, has provided services to seniors, adults and children with developmental disabilities and brain injury survivors since 1985. URSA has a variety of programs ranging from 10 hours a week in-home support, to 24-hour staffed residences, and a variety of day programs. URSA has numerous locations all across the city and we provide services to hundreds of individuals.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Event and Fund Development Coordinator will be accountable for implementing the annual fund development plan.  The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills and the proven ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with current and future donors;
  • Have a proven ability to write grants and proposals and can create strong calls to action for direct mail and donor appeals;
  • Organize fundraising events and supports stakeholders with third party events;
  • Have superior planning and organizing skills and is able to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects;
  • Be a motivating public speaker who can grab the audience’s attention with your passion;
  • Have skills to ensure that URSA is precise with CRA regulations for charities around donations, receipting and privacy;
  • Seek out new partnerships in the community that will further the mission of URSA;
  • Be an ambassador for URSA in the community;
  • Have 2-3 years direct fund development experience and working towards an AFP designation;
  • Have a clear police check and a reliable vehicle.


  • An excellent opportunity for a mid-level fund development professional with 2-3 years experience to continue to develop their skills and bring forward innovative ideas that will benefit the clients that we serve;
  • We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package;
  • We provide a supportive environment and culture that nurtures growth and development.