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Company Name:
RESET Society of Calgary
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Fundraising and Volunteerism
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Not specified

Fund Development / Events Coordinator

RESET Society of Calgary is an award-winning registered charity that provides a comprehensive, recovery-oriented program for women and girls as young as 16 seeking an exit from sexual exploitation. The EXploitation Intervention & Transition (EXIT) Program provides relationship-based, individualized programs that include supported housing, a recovery-oriented life-skills classroom, educational support, employment training and work experience and community support. 


For sexually exploited women and girls to know there is a way out.


To provide comprehensive individualized support and safe housing to women and girls age 16 and over exiting sexual exploitation and sex trafficking so that they may transform their lives. 

Position Purpose:

The Development / Events Coordinator facilitates the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising which may include major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation, and in-kind resources, special events, annual conferences, volunteer management as well as cohesive comprehensive messaging across all organizational communications channels and mediums and establishes and sustains constructive community partnerships and collaborative networks to further RESET Society mission, vision and programming goals. 



Resource Development

  • Supports RESET Executive Director in defining a strategic approach to fundraising and resource development that best supports programming directives linked to, and guided by, the goals, mission, vision, and principles of RESET.
  • Creatively and analytically coordinates the fund development strategy, which includes private and corporate giving, sponsorships, employee giving programs, gift-in-kind strategies, internal and external processes and policies, monthly giving, annual giving campaign, planned giving, annual Development plan, and budget.
  • Creates proposals, case statements for submission to funding RFP’s.
  • Prepares written/data progress reports and other communication materials for all stakeholders as required (RESET Management, Board, funders, potential funders, donors).
  • Coordinate volunteers, and provide job coaching to work experiences trainees.
  • Maintain donor database (e-Tapestry), prepare accurate receipting for donors that meet CRA requirements, keep accurate records for financial audits.
  • Coordinate filing system; hard copy and electronic copies of tax receipts, donations not requiring tax receipts, historical items/projects, inventory, CanadaHelps gifts.
  • Perform all duties in an ethical manner, and will follow the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethical Principles and Standards.

Event Management

  • Provide leadership in the development, organization, administration, and management of donor recognition events, special events, fundraising activities (RESET organized and third party) including keeping pre and post event details. Events include but are not limited to: Annual Book Sale, Anniversary Celebration, annual Christmas Campaign including Adopt-A-Family and Food Hampers, Community Events etc. Note: This will include evening and weekend work on occasion.
  • Coordination of the Sexual Exploitation Training & Awareness (SETA) Conference including budget development, Call for Proposals administration, sponsorship research and proposals, vendor and speaker contracts, venue research and contract management, event promotion, delegate registration and hospitality and event evaluation and final reporting.
  • Administer Data Management Systems.
  • Manage portfolio of sponsors and prospective sponsors and gift in kind donors.
  • Complete volunteer and event paperwork.
  • Recruit, screen, orient and train volunteers according to RESET policy
  • Volunteer Recognition including special recognition, celebrations and awards.


  • Coordinates RESET communications channels to ensure compliance with RESET language standardization guide and key messaging, and applying gender, familial status, program relevant, and cultural sensitivity lenses to support all public awareness, fundraising and programming goals and collateral as well as clearly defining and conveying the RESET mission and vision.
  • Designated staff support to the RESET Development Committee, in their mandate to promote RESET mission and vision statement and guiding principles.
  • Project coordination, creation and distribution of identified effective RESET communications collateral (Annual Report, Exitus, Brochures, Leaflets and Presentations).
  • Social Media, eNewsletter and Website content coordination
  • Acts as a representative/point of contact for RESET, attend speaking engagements, engage media on fundraising activities.
  • Develops presentations/identifies presentation opportunities to enhance community awareness and engagement.
  • Supports the strategic planning and execution of RESET events to increase awareness of RESET services and client issues, cultivate donors, and enhance the profile of the agency as a leader within its field.
  • Establishes/supports/develops/maintains connections with Calgary based provincial, national and international organizations, stakeholders, as well as local, provincial and national political leaders to advance policy proposals, advocacy efforts and awareness of RESET organizational goals and identified client needs.
  • Ensures all personal information use, collection, disclosure and storage complies with relevant legislation and ethical standards. 


  • University degree or relevant post–secondary education
  • 3-5 years progressive fundraising experience, preferably in a non-profit organization
  • Knowledge of a broad range of successful fund development techniques, strategies, and systems
  • Demonstrated track record in gift cultivation and solicitation activity
  • Current membership in Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) would be an asset 
  • Intermediate to advanced experience using a donor management database, experience using eTapestry is an asset
  • Strong communication skills and well developed interpersonal skills to work with a broad range of donors, professional advisors, board members, volunteer and staff
  • Experience with event management, volunteer coordination
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask and prioritize competing demands with a very strong attention to detail and logistics
  • Solid understanding of budgets and financial reporting
  • Strong level of professionalism and maturity
  • Class 5 Driver’s Licence 

This position is expected to demonstrate a posture of Servant Leadership, compassion and understanding towards the clientele we serve, and a demonstrated commitment to the positive development of the RESET team and community.

Position available immediately.  Competition will close when a suitable candidate is found. RESET Society offers a dynamic and flexible work environment with an attractive benefits package.

Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume with salary expectations in confidence to: 

Theresa Jenkins, Executive Director: [email protected] 

No phone calls please. For organizational information visit 

We appreciate all applicants but will only be contacting those who are short listed for interviews.

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.