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The Community Foundation of Portage & District is hiring an


Executive Director


The Executive Director, in accordance with the objectives, policies and decisions of the Board of Directors organizes and manages the operations of the Community Foundation of Portage & District.


Hours: 30 per week (occasional evenings)



  • Superior organization and administrative ability including budget management

  • Ability to raise funds, previous fundraising and/or fund development experience

  • Sound knowledge of financial management practices and accounting principles

  • Previous experience working with a board and volunteers an asses

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal\

  • Self-disciplined and self-starter with an ability to work without supervision

  • Computer literacy with database maintenance & financial management systems

  • Local knowledge and community connections

  • Understanding of philanthropic or non-profit environments



  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Foundation

  • Provide leadership & support to the Board of Directors & other volunteers

  • Maintain & develop relationships with community groups & professionals

  • Act as primary community contact for the Foundation

  • Manage all staff and community volunteers

  • Oversee the funds capital assets and financial resources of the foundation

  • Manage donor stewardship

  • Lead efforts to achieve the goals of the strategic plan & operating plans

  • Assist with Policy Development

  • Engage with current and prospective donors

  • Promote & enhance community awareness of the Foundation

  • Manage Foundation marketing & promotion

  • Manage Granting Process including developing guidelines, reviewing application forms, preparing agreements & monitoring evaluation reports

  • Oversee all financial operations including annual budgets, payroll, accounts payable and tax receipting.


This posting will be open until position is filled. CFPD would like to thank all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested candidates are encouraged to forward a resume  to

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