Street Culture Project

SCP Vacancy 

Title: Fund Development Specialist 

Reports to: Executive Management 

Based at: Regina Saskatchewan / Office / Remote 

Employment: Fulltime, Permanent (3-6 month probationary period) 

Pay Range: $60,000 - $70,000 

Start Date: Immediately 


We are seeking a passionate and experienced Fund Development Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate will excel in networking and building relationships, have a passion for working for organizations that benefit individual lives and the community, and be passionate about SCP’s mission. The Fund Development Specialist will be responsible for raising awareness of and support for SCP. Their duties will include researching grants, sponsorships, corporate giving and other development opportunities, stewardship and recognition, capital campaigns, prospect research, planned giving, special events, and direct mail fund development opportunities. They are expected to comply with industry standards and best practices while adhering to all SCP policies in the completion of the duties and responsibilities of their position. 

This is a new position to the organization. It provides the incumbent with the opportunity to build a fund development program from the ground up. This is an excellent opportunity for junior fund developers to gain valuable experience in the field. 

Qualifications (Education & Experience): 

Related post-secondary education 

Extensive paid or volunteer experience 

Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector clearance 

Non-profit experience 

Training through a professional or post-secondary school is an asset 

Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) certification is an asset 

Requirements (Skills & Competencies): 

Strong verbal and written communication skills 

Strong interpersonal and people skills 

Excellent organizational and project management abilities 

Ability to manage time and meet deadlines as well as ability to work under pressure 

● Ability to motivate, persuade, and inspire people 

Sensitive to cultural differences 

Knowledgeable about a wide variety of fundraising techniques 

Knowledgeable about relevant local, provincial, and federal legislation and regulations (such as those associated with the Canada Revenue Agency and/or the Donor Bill of Rights)

● Proficiency in 

Fundraising software and databases

Compiling and interpreting statistical and financial information 

Grant writing and proposal development 

Presenting financial reports 

Producing gift proposal

Duties & Responsibilities (Outcomes to be monitored quarterly) 

Conduct research to determine what motivates involvement and investment

● Implement and manage fund development strategies 

Organize and implement special events and fundraising campaigns 

Raise money for programs, services, operating budgets and capital needs 

Build endowment funds to secure long-range and sustainable sources of funding

● Build and maintain donor and prospect databases 

Build and maintain positive relationships with donors and supporters 

Develop strategies to encourage new donations and support 

Recruit, orient and acknowledge volunteers 

Writing proposals, case for support, and grant applications 

Make presentations to solicit donations/sponsorship from 

Service Organizations 



Community groups 


Handle public relations activities including, but not limited to: 

Write news releases, newsletters and feature stories 

Participate in radio and television interviews 

Ensure fund development compliance with regulatory requirements and SCP policies

● Prepare presentations and reports for donors on the impact of their gifts 

Analyze results and recommend improvements for future fund development activities 

What you get in return 

Continuous learning and professional development opportunities (budget to be negotiated)

● A genuine and passionate work community 

Vacation pay 

Flexibility in scheduling 

Opportunity for movement and growth within SCP 

Full benefit package (depending on eligibility) 




Vision care 

Extended health benefits 

Matching RRSP contributions 

As an equal opportunity employer we are committed to reflect the diversity of the youth we serve, and fully support inclusivity in the workplace. We strongly encourage Indigenous applicants to consider this opportunity. 

To apply:

Thank you.