Stewardship Coordinator (Part-Time)

Website The Anglican Diocese of Niagara


The Anglican Diocese of Niagara is seeking a part-time coordinator for its donor-centric stewardship initiatives, reporting to the treasurer and director of finance. To deepen active engagement in stewardship as a vital part of discipleship, the coordinator will also support parishes and affiliated ministries with all aspects of their stewardship ministry.

Primary Responsibilities:   

1)      Stewardship Development

  • Support a culture of generous, intentional living that contributes to the renewal and mission of the faith communities and affiliated ministries of the Diocese
  • Develop, adapt, and promote stewardship resources and communications
  • Work with staff and volunteers to ensure that diocesan-wide workshops and events embody stewardship best practices appropriate for faith communities
  • Facilitate learning opportunities for clergy and lay leaders to grow in their understanding of stewardship theology and practices rooted in baptism and discipleship


2)      Fundraising and Grants

  • Provide administrative support and coordination for diocesan fundraising initiatives, major gifts campaigns, and grant applications
  • Provide advice and resources for parish and affiliated ministries fundraising campaigns and available grants opportunities


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Relevant degree, diploma or certificate from a post-secondary institution with at least 5 years of work-related experience; a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and implement campaigns including major gifts, annual appeals, grant writing, corporate and foundation giving, and special events
  • Ability to build, develop and maintain relationships with donors
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge database, and other donation platforms
  • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the capacity to inspire trust in people from a wide variety of backgrounds and work as part of a team
  • Excellent written, verbal, and public speaking skills
  • Familiarity with the life, culture, values and vision of the Anglican Church of Canada as expressed in the Diocese of Niagara


Terms of Employment

  • Part-time (2/3 time of a 35 hour work week), ongoing employment
  • Salary and benefits commensurate with experience
  • Current and satisfactory Police Record Check; proof of COVID-19 vaccination required

Please forward a resume and a cover letter along with pertinent information about qualifications no later than Friday, May 27, 2022 to Carrie McFarland via carrie.mcfarland@niagaraanglican.ca

The Anglican Diocese of Niagara welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities for all vacancies. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  Only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to carrie.mcfarland@niagaraanglican.ca