Part Time

Fundraising Coordinator

The Toronto Heschel School 819 Sheppard Avenue West, Toronto ON

The Toronto Heschel School Seeks an energetic dynamic candidate to for the position of Fundraising Coordinator.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with a strong work ethic and desire to contribute to an innovative learning community with high standards for student achievement and donor stewardship.

We are:

  • An Innovative Jewish Day School with classes from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8
  • Pluralistic and Egalitarian within Halakhah
  • Implementing integrated Jewish/General Studies Curricula
  • Employing Arts-based curricula & methods
  • Dedicated to a collaborative teaching model
  • Committed to Teaching for Understanding (Harvard University model)
  • Committed to a strong environmental ethos

The responsibilities of the position will include the following:

  • Review current fundraising plan, and work with Head of School and Chair of Fundraising to revise as needed. 
  • Support the fundraising team in creating a case or cases for fundraising. 
  • Run all aspects of the annual parent and grandparent campaigns, including the production and distribution of materials, coordinating volunteers, maintaining pledge records and payments.
  • Coordinate  events associated with the annual campaign (e.g. Generations Day, Special Speakers). 
  • Ensure all donors are appropriately acknowledged for their contributions.
  • Support the creation of printed collateral for yearly campaign and specific pitches. This may include drafting and/or adapting content for specific purposes 
  • Working with the Head of School and Chair of Fundraising to develop and implement cultivation and stewardship programs for mid-level and major donors 
  • Co-ordinate and support volunteers in the production of a fundraising event or events.
  • Develop and maintain fundraising data base.
  • Update website and other digital media with fundraising materials 
  • Develop fundraising progress reports.
  • Maintain an on-site presence in the school for most of the weekly hours.  In consultation with the Head of School, some work may be done off-site.

Qualified candidate will be:

  • An Excellent communicator - both orally and in writing 
  • A proactive self-starter
  • Comfortable working with digital marketing and fundraising platforms 
  • Comfortable working with digital databases and spreadsheets

Please direct a current CV and Cover Letter to: head@torontoheschel.org