Youth Engagement Coordinator

The Winnipeg Foundation

Posted Sep 9, 2019 at 04:00 pm Closes Sep 23, 2019 at 04:00 pm

Job Location:
Winnipeg, MB
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The Winnipeg Foundation is For Good. Forever. We help people give back to our shared community by connecting generous donors with Causes they care about For Good. We’re are an endowment-based public foundation, so gifts are pooled and invested, and the annual earnings are distributed back to the community Forever. Formed in 1921, we are proud to be the first community foundation in Canada. Our vision is ‘a Winnipeg where community life flourishes for all.’


The Foundation is committed to work/life balance and diversity both within the organization and in its work with the community.


We are currently recruiting for an



Reporting to the Director of Community Grants, the Youth Engagement Coordinator is a self-starter with a passion for engaging youth in the next generation of philanthropy. The coordinator is responsible for implementing The Foundation’s Youth Engagement Strategy. This includes being responsible for the Youth in Philanthropy program and the Summer Internship Program.

The Role

  • Liaise with all participating Youth in Philanthropy (YiP) committees, including: provide introductory presentations; coordinate the Interschool committee and related events/meetings; and provide guidance and resources for YiP staff advisors;
  •          Plan and execute annual Fall Conference;
  •          Coordinate the Summer Internship Program (SIP);
  •          Work with Donor Engagement to develop strategies to re-connect with and engage alumni, including hosting alumni events;
  •          Work with Communications to develop concept/content for publications and print materials (e.g., year-end program, website, social media);
  •          Handle all program reporting in paper and presentation formats, including to the Strategic Initiatives Committee;
  •          Maintain print and electronic records for all youth engagement initiatives;


Education and Experience

This position requires a university degree as well as demonstrated proficiency in all MS modules and database use. The base level of experience for this position is 3 to 5 years working with youth, preferably in the not-for-profit sector. It is important to have demonstrated skills as a dynamic and engaging public speaker and presenter. Some experience with large scale event planning is critical.

How To Apply

We offer work/life balance and a comprehensive benefits package. Submit your application with cover letter and resume in confidence via e-mail to jobs at no later than September 22nd, 2019.

Note: We thank all who apply; only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by The Foundation



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