|Written by Ruby Ong|
Careers at New Israel Fund of Canada
The New Israel Fund of Canada (NIFC) works to strengthen democracy and promote social justice in Israel. NIFC supports a network of non-governmental organizations in Israel that defend civil and human rights, promote Jewish–Arab equality and coexistence, advance the status of women, foster tolerance and pluralism, bridge social and economic gaps, and encourage government accountability. Visit www.nifcan.org for more information.
NIFC is entering an exciting phase of growth. Building on the success of fundraising efforts over the past few years, the organization is expanding its team to realize its potential and further strengthen its core base. Founded in 1986, we are a non-religious, non-political organization. Based inToronto, NIFC is a national organization with outreach in all major urban centres acrossCanada.
Primary Purpose of Job: The NIFC Development Associate will support the fundraising program based out of NIFC's office. The Development Associate will report to the NIFC Executive Director.
You will work with a motivated team to make a direct impact on NIFC's success and expansion. You will be a critical part of our development strategy. Your energy and enthusiasm will be matched by a fluency in cultivation efforts and fundraising skills. Your previous experience will demonstrate your skills in developing and implementing national campaigns, working closely with volunteers, launching grassroots fundraising efforts, and managing donor data. You will be comfortable in a small and fast-paced environment, eager to have a direct impact on NIFC's capacity to achieve its mission.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Volunteer Communications Coordinator
The New Israel Fund of Canada is looking for a Volunteer Communications Coordinator to help expand our marketing and communications efforts nationwide. Building partnerships and developing relationships with a wide range of organizations are essential for our long-term growth plans.
Communications Coordinator will play a critical role in our communications efforts. The Coordinator will gain valuable experience in:
The individual will interact with many non-profit professionals and social activists. The position will offer exposure to marketing, communications, public relations, and fundraising.
The New Israel Fund of Canada supports projects and programs inIsraelthat strengthen and safeguard civil and human rights, bridge social and economic gaps, and foster tolerance and religious pluralism for all of its citizens. It helps advance the development ofIsraelas a Jewish and democratic state as envisioned in her Declaration of Independence.
Job Title: Communications Coordinator
Location: 801 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 401
Length of Appointment: This is a 2-3 month position
Time Commitment: Twos days per week for a total of six hours (9-12 am and 1-4 pm), for a minimum of three months.
Qualifications: Basic knowledge of computers and data entry, strong web skills, great attention to detail, patience, dependability, understanding of NIFC including our mission and values, good networking skills
Support: Training for this position will be provided. In addition the Outreach and Development Associate will provide guidance and support.