Our mandate is to provide direct support, information, referral and education for victims of crime or tragedy until their own support systems are in place.
Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society provides services to the people of Blackfalds, Clive, Joffre, Springbrook, the Summer Village of Gull Lake, a large portion of Lacombe County, and a large portion of Red Deer County. Victim Support can be provided at the request of a police officer, a referral from another agency, detachment walk-in or phone inquiries. Trained Victim Support Advocates come to the immediate aid of those whose lives have been shattered by crime or tragedy. This may include someone who has been sexually assaulted, harassed, beaten, robbed, involved in a motor vehicle accident, who has experienced the sudden death of a loved one or whom has been the victim of a break in. The advocates provide immediate and direct support, compassion, a listening ear, and direction on obtaining support related services. All services are free and confidential. Advocates can provide court preparation and accompany victims to court, as well as track criminal proceedings for the victim, should it be required.
We assist in bridging the gap from hurt to hope to empower survivors of crime and tragedy to take control of their lives.
To equip clients to engage positively and productively in their community through our professional and compassionate provision of direct support, information, referral and education.
Do you want to make a difference?
FUND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR (CONTRACT PART-TIME)
The Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society is a not for profit organization, governed by a board of directors working in partnership with Blackfalds RCMP and Alberta Justice to provide direct support, information and referrals for victims of crime and tragedy.
The Fund Development Coordinator will provide strategic guidance and implementation of fund development and operational plans to the Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society.
Develop and foster sponsor relationships
Research, develop and implement funding proposals & grant applications
Engagement of corporate partners, community groups and local business to secure long-term financial commitment
Build and maintain a donor database
Promote the delivery of programs designed to increase community awareness by strategically marketing the organizations brand
Communicate progress to Board of Directors and Executive Director
Qualifications and Competencies
Relevant post-secondary education (public relations, marketing, communications or related progressive work)
Three to five years’ experience in fund development
Knowledge and experience in the not for profit environment
Knowledge of local, provincial and federal legislation and regulations related to fund development
Expertise in making presentations to service organizations, corporations, foundations and other community groups and individuals to solicit donations
Excellent organization and time management skills with ability to manage (plan, organize, implement) fundraising projects
Demonstrated strength in oral and written communication
Detail-oriented self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills
Strong team member, working with volunteers and donors
Must complete and provide a current Criminal Record Check
This is a part time (approx. 20 hours per week) 2- year contract position beginning once a suitable candidate is found.
Please submit applications, including cover letter and (PDF) resume, by noon on October 9, 2020 to Gloria.email@example.com with “Fund Development Coordinator” in the subject line or drop off at Blackfalds RCMP Detachment, 4405 South Street, Blackfalds to Attention: G Derksen.
We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only those being considered will be contacted.
Working in Partnership with the
Working in Partnership with the RCMP to provide support, information and referrals to victims of crime or tragedy.
WELCOME to the Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society web site. We hope that you take some time to navigate through the information provided and become more aware of:
Our organization’s mandate and services
How we reach out to victims and survivors of crime and/or trauma
The Victims of Crime Protocol and the Victims of Crime Act – what can a victim of crime in Alberta expect?
Special events sponsored by Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society
Victimization, the impact of crime on victims, victims’ rights, and victim services programs throughout the province.
If you would like to know more about Central Alberta Victim & Witness Support Society, or are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact me by email at or call 403-348-9839.
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