Terra relies on volunteers, financial and in-kind donations to offer services and support our teen parents.
At Terra, our specialized team tailors programs and services to meet the needs of each teen parent. Always safe, never judgemental. Learn more about what we have to offer our young families.
Mission: Empowering Teen Parents to Succeed Vision: Teen Parent Families Thrive and Enrich our Community Job ID: 22-026TERRA
Fund Development Manager Terra Centre for Teen Parents is a registered, non-profit organization that has been serving pregnant and parenting teens in Edmonton for 50 years. Terra is recognized for its leadership, innovation, and collaboration. Annually approximately 1,000 young parents and their children benefit from a comprehensive range of services. Through the compassionate work of the staff, we help parents and children to develop and reach their full potential by recognizing and responding to their unique and individual needs. Terra Centre staff are guided by the Code of Honour which supports, respects, and celebrates our families and staff (https://terracentre.ca/what-is-terra/careers/). If you share our values and support our mission and vision, consider joining our team.
Accountability: Director of Fund Development Reports: Database Administrator, Volunteer Coordinator and Community Engagement
Position Summary: The Fund Development Manager is a multi-faceted role responsible for developing and implementing an annual giving and stewardship strategy to generate financial support to advance the mission of the agency. This role will provide oversight to two positions – the Database Administrator and Volunteer Coordinator/Community Engagement. This role will report to Terra’s Director of Fund Development and will support the implementation of Terra’s overall fund development strategy.
Knowledge and Abilities
Core Behavioral Competencies
Terra values are core to the organization. We strive to hire individuals who possess these behavioural competencies at all levels of the organization.
Fifty one percent of the young parents served by Terra are Indigenous. The agency promotes and expects staff to invest in building knowledge and skills to be culturally competent in serving this population and all Black Indigenous and People of Colour. Engaging in ceremony and cultural activities is stressed to promote experiential learning. The Strategic Plan includes intentional actions to advance the agency’s efforts related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
As an agency we are working to build a foundation of knowledge and skills to be an anti-racist organization, to understand and respond to systemic racism that creates barriers and inequity in the workplace and in society. No person will be denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to their abilities. Recruitment and advancement will not discriminate on the grounds of any protected characteristics under Alberta Human Rights or Canadian Human Rights legislation. Individuals will be recruited to positions based on their skills, qualifications and attributes required for employment and alignment to agency core values.
$75,000-$83,571. Upon completion of a probationary period, we offer a comprehensive, competitive, extended health benefits package including RRSP contribution. To Apply Please email your résumé and cover letter to: Human Resources, email@example.com. Please include “Fund Development Manager, 22-026TERRA” in the subject line of the email. Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.
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