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Fundraising Program Manager

Want to change the world? At Scouts Canada our Vision is “Canadian youth making a meaningful contribution to creating a better world.” For more than 100 years, Scouts Canada has brought a world of adventure, outdoor experience, friendship, and fun to 17 million Canadian youth and we need passionate people who share our Mission to develop well-rounded youth better prepared for success in the world.

Scouts Canada is seeking a Fundraising Program Manager to join our Communications & Revenue Development TeamReporting to the Director, Communications & Revenue Development you will contribute to the fundraising and direct mail programs. This is a remote role reporting to the National office in Ottawa, ON.

The Fundraising Program Manager manages three national fundraising campaigns, provides administrative support to the Development Team, and identifies opportunities for greater donor engagement to contribute to the success in raising funds for Scouts Canada. At Scouts we “do not follow where the path may lead. We go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

If you are passionate about fund development and ensuring youth from across the country can benefit from an outstanding outdoor program, this is the role for you.


Specifically, you will be responsible for the following:


  • Manage national fundraising campaigns: vendor relations, website creation, customer service and coordination with Sections and Groups in the field
  • Coordinate with the Communications team to develop all fundraising campaign assets.
  • Create, maintain, and update reports and spreadsheets for financial tracking
  • Track, evaluate, and measure fundraising data and metrics
  • Coordinate shipping, Canada post relationship and order fulfillment
  • Coordinate with Fundraising coordinators to ensure effective implementation of campaigns in the field
  • Develop yearly fundraising plans to maximize efficiency and return on investment to the Groups



  • Process applications, prepare spreadsheets, sends copies and score sheets to volunteers for scholarship selection and record results
  • Notify all applicants of status of their application
  • Prepares and mail scholarship cheques to Universities/colleges and notifies recipients


Individual Donor Relations

  • Coordinate Direct Mail campaigns with the support of the Communications Team
  • Assist in developing Annual Giving campaigns to support our No One Left Behind Program – subsidies for registration or participation in the Scouts program
  • Track, evaluate, and measure data and metrics.


Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Post-secondary education preferably in fundraising or Not for Profit related studies, or Business Administration.
  • Minimum 2 years of administrative experience with preference to non-profit experience.
  • Proven experience of data analysis, data segmentation and statistical understanding.
  • Proficient with MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook & Access. Advanced in Excel
  • Experience with fundraising database programs (Raiser’s Edge) is a must.
  • Bilingualism is an asset.


Working Conditions

  • Some work is extremely deadline driven
  • Must role model values of Scouts Canada including the Child and Youth Safety program.
  • PRC (Police Record Check) and VSS (Vulnerable Sector Check) required
  • Mandatory training requirement
  • Regular working hours – some evening or weekend work may be required


We’ve got you covered:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes a fabulous merchandise discount; an employer-matched retirement plan after one year; extended health, prescription, vision and dental coverage and more.

If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. We want to learn about you!

Please submit your application (Cover Letter and Resume) to by May 23, 2022.

Scouts Canada thanks you for taking the time to consider this position.  Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Scouts Canada encourages applications from all qualified candidates and has a great record of accommodating persons with disabilities. Contact Human Resources at 613-224-5134 ex 252 if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies.


Ready to Apply?

If this role excites you, we want to hear from you! Please take the time to tell us about yourself in a cover letter — we want to hear your story — your background, your accomplishments, and why this role is a good fit with your future career aspirations. We want to learn about you!!

Please submit your application to