Founded in 1941 as a non-denominational Christian ministry, The Scott Mission community is called to serve those who experience poverty; responding to spiritual, physical, social and emotional needs of the vulnerable of all ages.
The Scott Mission is a community that continually seeks to be:
-centered in and dependent on Jesus Christ
-gracious, generous and collaborative in our relationships
-servant hearted, innovative and professional in our work
-rooted in God’s rescuing work in history
Our Vision Prayer: Poverty in full retreat, flourishing for all, in Toronto and beyond. The Mission is currently undergoing a transformational, five-year strategic plan with the following objectives in place: Increasing capacity and enhancing basic needs services, deepening clients’ transformational impact, multiplying partnerships and offering spiritual leadership to Canadians.
Position: Gift Processing Assistant
Department: Marketing & Philanthropy Operations
Contract Date: August 9, 2021 – January 14, 2022 (with the possibility of an extension)
Status: Full Time Contract (37.5 hour/week)
Work Location: 502 Spadina Ave
Duties & Responsibilities:
-Enter all gifts in batch entry and generate tax receipts and acknowledgement letters for donors
-Assist in preparing cash and cheques for deposit by batch, and produce appropriate documentation for Finance
-Create records for new donors and make necessary changes to existing donor records in fundraising database
-Answer phone calls courteously, take donations over the phone and respond to donor inquiries
-Support the Development team in day-to-day activities
-Make Donor stewardship phone calls
-Other duties as assigned
-Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising database, specifically data entry, gift batching and receipting.
-Knowledge of CRA tax receipting guidelines
-Proficient in MS Office and comfortable working extensively with computers
-Detail-oriented and ability to enter information with accuracy and speed
-Impeccable telephone etiquette
-Adhere to confidentiality and privacy protocols of donors
-Adaptable in a team environment and is a team player
-Ability to multi-task and work independently
-Superb command of the English language (both written and oral)
-Affinity to work in a medium-sized non-profit, charitable environment
Interested applicants are invited to send a resume with cover letter to: [email protected]
A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities of this position may be considered in lieu of stated education and experience requirements. The Scott Mission welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Employment is conditional to results of Police Reference Check and satisfactory reference.