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Regional Manager, Edmonton

  • Posted:Feb 06, 2020
  • Apply by:Mar 31, 2020
  • Job Type
  • Part time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Edmonton, AB
  • Impact Area
  • Kids/youth
  • Impact Category
  • Nonprofit
  • Company Type
  • Charity

About this position


The Regional Manager, Edmonton is an enthusiastic, charity minded, creative individual who assists in building the capacity of the Start2Finish (S2F) organization by being our ambassador for change. Reporting to the Director of Operations at Start2Finish, this part-time position is responsible, in collaboration with the Regional Cabinet and national office, for planning, promoting, enhancing and executing our education-based programs in the Edmonton region, as well as inspiring volunteer commitment, managing volunteers, and identifying and reaching out to potential fundraising opportunities through grants, corporate or small businesses and individual donors. Additionally, the Regional Manager functions as the primary liaison for all regional third-party events, such as the annual Run4Change and other local/regional fundraisers.


  • Attract, motivate, train and work collaboratively with volunteers/committees
  • Identify, select and approach COI’s (Centers of Influence) within your region to create a volunteer Cabinet to assist in the awareness and revenue building of Start2Finish
  • Create and implement, alongside the Cabinet and/or National Office, an annual strategic plan for the region
  • Work collaboratively with the Communications and Fund Development teams in discussing, creating and implementing any marketing prospecting initiatives and S2F awareness campaigns
  • Network and promote Start2Finish locally
  • Identify and cultivate potential sponsors and/or donors for Start2Finish, whether financial, volunteer referral or intellectual capital
  • Source out potential grant opportunities within the region
  • Participate in weekly web conference calls with national regional team
  • Communicate bi-monthly (or on an as-needed basis) with Director of Operations on updates and status of efforts
  • Work collaboratively with regional team members, the national office team and volunteers to leverage expertise and optimize bottom line fundraising/revenue potential
  • Seek out new opportunities and best practices to grow funding revenues and enhance program and event experience
  • Maintain a high degree of respect, integrity, excellence and innovation
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of all new and ongoing programs in order to speak knowledgably and enthusiastically about the work of the Organization to existing and potential supporters

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Comfort in public speaking and presenting to large groups
  • Excellent communications skills, including the ability to train, motivate and work effectively with others
  • Knowledge of fundraising/stewardship strategies and tactics, for both major gift and annual fund
  • A passion for serving your community and for the health and well-being of children
  • Valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle required
  • Must have designated, distraction-free workspace and access to reliable computer and wi-fi/internet connection
  • A Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

Skills & Abilities:
  • Organized, dependable, creative, visionary
  • Relationship-builder with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work as a team player 
  • Ability to perform positively under pressure 

  • Self-motivating 

  • Creative thinker
  • Detail-oriented


Hours:  Part-Time (25 hrs/week) [POTENTIAL FULL-TIME TO BE DISCUSSED]

How to Apply:  Email resume and cover letter to Karen Warren, Director of Operations at info@start2finishonline.org 

Application Deadline:  April 1, 2020


About us

Start2Finish (S2F) was born out of the vision of founder Brian Warren, former CFL Grey Cup Champion and inner city school teacher, which is to eradicate the effects of child poverty through education. At S2F, we teach kids skills and character traits to help them graduate and be successful in school and in life. Start2Finish’s mission is to break the cycle of child poverty by providing ongoing educational support to Canada’s at risk children throughout their school years, nurturing mind, body and social health so they are empowered to succeed and become role models for change.

Start2Finish is not a “drive by” program but has developed a comprehensive, measurable “Pathway of Hope” that features evidence-based programs empowering the children we serve from elementary school all the way to post-secondary, producing outcomes in 4 key areas:  Physical, School, Social and Psychological.  This pathway includes our Backpack Program, Running & Reading Club after-school program, Daily 20 physical activity program, Junior Coach Leadership Development Program, and Pathway of Hope Scholarship Program. We have grown from one program location in 2000 to now 60 communities nationwide, currently impacting 6,000 youth annually.

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