Fundraising and Donor Engagement Coordinator


Bidii Children's Charity




Any day

Flexible hours


1 year or more

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Community & Care

All ages


Skills you would develop

  • Grant Writing

  • Fundraising

  • Global Development

  • Networking

Ideal for

  • Young professionals, university students or fresh graduates looking to build their skills and knowledge in grant writing and fundraising sector.


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Simon Kariuki

(289) 387-1582


57 Chatterson St, Whitby, ON L1R 0B3, Canada

About the position

We are seeking an experienced and organized self-starter volunteer to join our team as a Fundraising and Donor Engagement Lead. If you are passionate about making an impact in child education in the developing world, we will be happy to hear from you.  

The lead will help develop compelling and persuasive communication products for several fundraising channels such as direct mail, telemarketing, donor programs and events. Working closely with the Board of Directors, they will oversee and lead the planning and execution of strategic fundraising initiatives.    


  • Work closely with the Board of Directors to create and execute a strategic fundraising plan which includes supporting signature events such as our Bidii Run/ Bike Ride

  • Support the development and distribution of fundraising communications

  • Work with the Executive Director to research, coordinate and write grants

  • Manage development and implementation of fundraising activities, events, and campaigns

  • Work with the Board to develop and maintain donor and partner relationships

  • Maintains and updates fundraising and donor management platforms and databases

  • Attends meetings and events on behalf of the organization to raise the profile of the charity

  • Other duties as required



  • Be a passionate change maker 

  • Knowledge of donor management databases and platforms including CanadaHelps, Benevity, Keela and SimplyK

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  • Exceptional interpersonal, presentation and communication skills

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills

  • 2+ years’ experience in fundraising and communications within a non-profit or fundraising organization 

  • Skilled storyteller with editing skills and experience speaking to different types of donor audiences

  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful fundraising communications strategies and campaigns

You are an ideal candidate if you have a proven record of exceptional performance and possess an aptitude for communication and online marketing.

About the organization

Bidii Children’s Charity is small registered Charitable Organization committed to empowering kids by providing opportunities for education in Kenya. We take a holistic approach in education to support the wellbeing of kids living in poverty.


While volunteering, you will learn about the beauty of Kenya, her people and their resilience. You will gain first hand insights about how small acts of kindness goes a long way in making big impacts.

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