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General News · 14th March 2022
Max - FOCI
Exciting opportunity to join the team at Friends of Cortes Island Society to support non-humans, and work toward a safer, more just future for all.

Fundraiser and Grant Writer
Job Description
Friends of Cortes Island is seeking a qualified candidate for the contract position of Fundraiser and Grant Writer.. This is a four month contract initially that will raise funds to help FOCI build its resiliency and capacityto deliver existing projects and develop new projects.
Main Responsibilities
Work with FOCI board members, and FOCI Executive Director to identify project proposals for development and fundraising goals. Assist in the development FOCI annual fundraising plan.
develop project ideas into actionable plans and seek funding for their deployment.
Work with FOCI board members, members at large, and FOCI Executive Director to identify projects for development.
Develop project proposals into detailed project plans with budgets, and technical specifications as required
Research examples of similar projects, and collaborate with other organizations to build project partnerships, through the project design process as appropriate
Research and seek project funding using the Grant Advance and FOCI grant database, and other funding opportunities including provincial and federal government
Research potential donors and create donor database
Assist FOCI Board in brainstorming and developing new fundraising events and activities

Person Specification
Skills and Experience
Grant writing / fundraising experience
Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office
General administrative skills
Budgetting and book-keeping experience in particular Quick Books, would be an asset
Good time-management and time-keeping
Strong communication and interpersonal skills – building relationships.
Personal Qualities
Self motivated
Hard working and conscientious
Attention to detail
Positive can do attitude
Familiarity with issues and solutions for restoring ecosystems.
Job Details
Location: This position will be based at the FOCI office with options to work from home.
Line Management: Responsible to the FOCI Executive Director.
Term: 10 hrs a week. 20 weeks initially, the continuation of this contract position will be dependent on funding. Flexible hours with agreement of FOCI ED.
Remuneration: $25/hr

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