VQ 2021

Junior Capacity Building Consultant

The Winnipeg Foundation

Posted Sep 14, 2021 at 09:00 pm Closes Sep 28, 2021 at 09:00 pm

Job Location:
Winnipeg, MB
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How To Apply:
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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 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.’


Endow Manitoba, an initiative of The Winnipeg Foundation, was established in 2018 to advance the sustainability and growth of our province’s community foundation movement. Today, that movement includes 56 individual community foundations supporting over 100 distinct Manitoba communities spread throughout our province.


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 a



Reporting to the Director of Endow Manitoba, the incumbent will advance the sustainability and growth of Manitoba’s community foundations through the support of Endow Manitoba’s policies, programs, and strategies. Working within the Endow Manitoba Sustainability and Growth Model, the incumbent will develop working knowledge and fluency within the areas of governance, finance and administration, fund development, grant making and strategic initiatives.


This position is a learning role and is ideally suited to a recent graduate with a bachelor’s degree and an interest in rural philanthropy. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated competency in finance, accounting, or governance support, alongside strong skills in communication (written and verbal) and workshop facilitation. Experience working in the charitable sector (including board service) is an asset.


As this is a learning role, the incumbent may be called upon to provide direct support to a set of Manitoba’s community foundations in any area identified within the Sustainability and Growth Model. A strong desire and aptitude towards continuous learning is a requirement for success in the role.


The incumbent will be based in Winnipeg. The incumbent will be required to use a personal vehicle regularly for work.


To ensure a diversified and representative workforce, The Winnipeg Foundation invites Indigenous persons, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply. We encourage you to declare your employment equity status within your cover letter.


The starting salary for this role will be in the range of $50,000 to $62,600.


Applications, including cover letter and resume, can be submitted on our online career portal. For further information on this role, including a copy of the Sustainability and Growth Model, please contact jobs@wpgfdn.org. This posting will close on September 29, 2021.


The Winnipeg Foundation is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those advancing in the competition will be contacted. If contacted to participate in the process, please advise if you require an accommodation.

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