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Job Opportunities

We seek energetic and committed candidates to be part of our innovative and dynamic organization.

The Winnipeg Foundation is Canada’s first community foundation. Our vision is ‘A Winnipeg where community life flourishes for all.’ The Foundation works to make this vision a reality by supporting all types of charitable projects and organizations in our city, as well as engaging in a variety of leadership activities.

Last year, The Foundation made grants totaling $31.6 million to more than 900 local charities. This work is possible thanks to generations of donors who have entrusted The Foundation with their dreams for our city, and their generous gifts. The Foundation is an endowment based organization. For Good. Forever.

The Foundation is committed to work/life balance and diversity both within the organization and in its work with the community

We are currently recruiting for a Community Grants Associate - Position Description [PDF]

Reporting to the Director of Community Grants, the Community Grants Associate will be responsible for reviewing and assessing grant applications for consideration by The Foundation’s Grants Committee and Board of Directors, as well as assessing the impact of The Foundation’s grant-making. Extensive consultation and liaison with a wide range of community-based organizations and other funders is also required.

This position requires a university degree (Master’s preferred), as well as a minimum of 5 years of experience working with the charitable sector. The successful applicant will have in-depth knowledge of Winnipeg’s charitable sector and a broad understanding of current and emerging community issues. The position requires demonstrated analytical skills, competence in presenting ideas and writing reports and the ability to work independently.

Applications will only be accepted via email to jobs@wpgfdn.org no later than May 12, 2017. Please title your email ‘Community Grants Associate’.