January 18, 2007
The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) is the national organization representing midwives
and the profession of midwifery in Canada.
Resource Development Coordinator
Coordonateur de développement de ressources
Job Description / Description de poste
The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) is staffed by a small team of individuals
dedicated to providing support for midwives and the profession of midwifery across Canada.
CAM is looking for an experienced individual to research funding opportunities and to develop
proposals and grant applications for current and new initiatives.
Les employées de l’association canadienne des sages femmes (ACSF) forment une petite
équipe d’individus dévoués à soutenir les sages femmes et la pratique sage femme à travers
le Canada. L’ACSF est à la recherche d’un individu avec de l’expérience dans la recherche de
nouvelles sources de financement et pour développer des demandes de subventions pour des
programmes existants et pour des nouveaux projets. (NB : Environnement de travail bilingue mais la
communication avec les fournisseurs se fait majoritairement en anglais)
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Resource Development Coordinator will
provide extensive technical expertise in researching funding opportunities for current initiatives
(with a particular focus on global maternal newborn and child health programs) and identifying
new program opportunities. The successful candidate should have experience in the
preparation of grant applications as well as with proposal and report writing for government
agencies and private funders.
Review existing strategies and initiatives of the Association and develop a
comprehensive fundraising strategy to secure government and agency grants;
Research and maintain a database of funding opportunities for relevant programs;
Identify, screen and recommend appropriate grants and other appropriate income
Conceptualize and plan funding proposals and applications, and other targeted appeals
for established funding priorities of the association;
Write grant applications and proposals and coordinate the collection of endorsing and
supporting letters and documents;
Develop effective relationships with funders and stakeholders and facilitate meetings
with staff and volunteer Directors as appropriate;
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Post Secondary degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and
Minimum 3 years grant or proposal writing experience.
Knowledge of the Federal government’s maternal newborn and child health funding
Knowledge of the organizational structure of the Federal government’s branches and
agencies (particularly with the Canadian International Development Agency).
Excellent planning, research, and writing skills.
Superior proofreading and editorial skills.
Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
Solid Microsoft Office and internet research skills (Word, Excel, Outlook & Search
Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of the Federal government’s electronic tendering service.
Experience in the non-profit sector.
Knowledge of the Canadian midwifery model.
Communication skills in French (verbal and written) an asset.
Full-time contract position for 8 months with potential to renew - $42,000 to $45,000.
Head office in Montreal, Quebec. Successful applicant does not need to reside in the same
city/province but must be eligible to work in Canada
Send your CV and a cover letter by email to [email protected] no later than
February 27th, 2012.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted on February 28th or 29th. Interviews
will take place on March 12th & 13th, 2012.