Community Development Coordinator, Thunder Bay And Area

  • Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • December 17, 2021
  • Salary/Pay: Commensurate with experience

Website The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Ontario Branch
1599 Hurontario Street

Reporting to the Director, Philanthropy and Community Development , the Community Development Coordinator will draw upon the resources of the Development, Marketing and Communications and Programs departments while deploying the key components of The Kidney Foundation’s Ontario Branch Strategic Plan.

In keeping with the overall Branch strategy of enhancing capacity to engage volunteers, building relationships among all stakeholders, and developing community-based initiatives, the Coordinator will connect with and re-engage the Foundation’s existing base in the catchment area, including relationships with dialysis units, healthcare partners, and funders.

Fund Development:

Provide leadership in major expansion and growth of annual Walk.

Lead the delivery of the Foundation’s annual events held in the Chapter.

Work with volunteer committees to manage third party and Chapter events with the goal of achieving and or exceeding revenue goals.

Provide support and work cohesively with the Volunteer Board and event committees to meet goals and assist in recruiting new event committee volunteers.

Develop planning process for events, including goal setting, budgets, timelines, critical path and reporting.

Create unique sponsorship opportunities and develop strategies to attract new sponsors, with a focus on in-kind sponsorship to reduce event expenses.

Keep meticulous records using Raiser’s Edge to manage event data.

Deploy Foundation stewardship plan for retention and growth of event sponsors.

Actively pursue engagement, recruitment, retention, and recognition of volunteers.


Promote and represent The Kidney Foundation patient programs and services within Thunder Bay region.

Respond to inquiries about kidney health issues.

Collaborate and engage with programs team, chapters, voluteers, patients, family members, and other key stakeholder groups, to implement existing patient programs and services and seek new opportunities to grow support services and public awareness opportunities about kidney health and wellbeing.

Support patient programs and services within the Thunder Bay region.

Network with community partners to build collaborative engagements.

Act as a liaison providing information and support between the Foundation and other key stakeholders, such as the hospital programs, community stakeholders, Ontario Renal Network, volunteers and patients and family partners and advisor.

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