RAVEN is hiring a Development Coordinator!


Join Canada’s only charitable organization dedicated to advancing Indigenous rights and environmental protection through fundraising for access to justice. Fundraising is in our DNA: everything we do has the simple, powerful goal of motivating people to donate, fundraise, and organize events in support of Indigenous Nations that take to the courts to defend their territories. You can learn more about us at www.raventrust.com

Position Summary

The Development Coordinator is a key member of our fundraising team, with a balanced focus on grant writing and general fundraising responsibilities, particularly database coordination. The Development Coordinator reports to the Development Manager in a flexible hybrid working environment. Personal integrity, sound judgment, a donor service orientation, a commitment to professional ethics, and a love of team collaboration are essential.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Grant writing
    • Research
    • LOIs, applications, and proposals
    • Reporting
  • CRM & database coordination
    • Salesforce
    • Google Drive
    • Classy
    • Campaign Monitor 
  • Fundraising
    • Event support
    • Volunteer coordination
    • Peer-to-peer fundraising
    • Donor stewardship



  • Demonstrated sincere interest and current knowledge of Indigenous rights and issues, including the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
  • Proven experience in grant writing, database coordination, and fundraising.
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles, techniques, and best practices.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to data accuracy.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., nonprofit management, business administration, social science).
  • Affiliation with a professional fundraising association.
  • Networked within environmental, social justice, and/or Indigenous rights movements.

Additional Information

This job description is a general outline and may be subject to change based on specific needs and priorities. A more detailed job description is available upon request (email carly@raventrust.com). This is a full-time position (35 hours per week) based in Victoria, BC. Flexible working arrangements may be considered. In addition to salary, RAVEN offers generous benefits, including 2 weeks paid vacation to start, 18 days of sick time, 14 statutory holidays, paid time off during weeklong winter closure, medical and dental insurance, RRSP matching contributions, annual professional development stipend, and a supportive working environment.

Salary Range: $67,300 – $72,800

The application deadline is June 14, 2024. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis and only qualified applicants will be contacted. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and grant writing sample (1-page minimum length, redacted if necessary) to info@raventrust.com with the subject line “Development Coordinator Application.” In lieu of a cover letter, you may choose to provide a short video describing your fit for this role alongside your resume and grant writing sample. If you have any questions, please email us at the above address or call 250-383-2331.

RAVEN recognizes the importance of a diverse workforce and is committed to being an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on any aspect of identity. Indigenous people, people of colour, Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA+ people, and members of other marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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