Rockway Mennonite Collegiate

Engagement Coordinator
Posted Date: 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Closing Date: 
Monday, May 21, 2018

Rockway Mennonite Collegiate, a dynamic Christian Anabaptist school (over 250 students in grades 7-12) that walks with students as they become responsible, compassionate and globally-minded learners, invites applicants for the permanent part-time position of Engagement Coordinator.

The self-motivated and independent member of our team will work with the Director of Advancement in various areas of fundraising and alumni relations with particular focus on database management. This hourly position is half-time and supports the fundraising goals of Go! Rockway Annual Fund, Rockway’s multi-year comprehensive capital campaign - Lead Us Onward (2016-2020), and alumni relations.

The successful candidate will:

o Be inspired by the mission and vision of the school and sympathetic to its Mennonite and Christian faith traditions and Student and Graduate Vision values (

o Understand the importance of confidentiality and adhere to all Canadian privacy legislation as it pertains to fundraising and communications e.g. PIPEDA, CASL

o Be an active and collaborative member of the Rockway Staff, demonstrating empathy and compassion throughout his/her work

o Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and creatively contributing to numerous projects - providing database support to fundraising and alumni events, direct mail and newsletters, grant-writing, major gifts, monthly giving, and legacy giving – in fulfillment of Rockway’s mission 

o Be driven to provide donors and alumni with the highest standard of ‘customer service’

Required Education and Work Experience:

o Undergraduate degree or college diploma in fundraising or communications, or a related field. 

o Understanding of and experience in the charitable sector, particularly fundraising in a school or small non-profit setting

o Experience working with Raiser’s Edge and NetCommunity database solutions;

o Excellent oral and written communications skills and interpersonal skills;

o Excellent telephone and computer skills, including such programs as Google, Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and Powerpoint

o Exceptional organizational and planning skills

o Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends for special events; and 

o Experience working with volunteers and volunteering.


As a Living Wage employer, Rockway offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience that include benefits.

Rockway is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and to maintaining an inclusive work environment.

Please let us know at the time of contact if you require accommodation and provisions will be arranged. 

Resumes and cover letters are to be submitted to by Monday, May 21, 2018.

While Rockway values all applicants, only those candidates who qualify for an interview will be contacted.


Location: Kitchener, Ontario

Effective: July 2018 


Employment Type: parttime

Experience: intermediate