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L'Arche Ottawa is recruiting a Development Officer/Fundraiser

L’Arche Ottawa is a thriving bilingual community serving the needs of adults with intellectual disabilities. A 48-year history speaks to the long-term success and stability of the community. L’Arche Ottawa provides a unique environment of caregiving and community building that fosters inclusion, understanding and belonging. Our community has six homes located in Ottawa west where assistants and volunteers from diverse cultures and backgrounds share deeply committed relationships with people with intellectual disabilities. Furthermore, L’Arche shares its values with the greater Ottawa community. Fundraising is essential to L’Arche Ottawa’s ability to live its mission. Much of its operating budget is funded by the government, but additional funds are required to enhance the quality of life of our core members and assistants, and to make a positive impact on the broader Ottawa community. Fundraising activities includes the following, but not limited to: regular communications with donors, major gifts, planned giving and bequests, two or three annual events, partnerships with local businesses and the L’Arche Canada Foundation, grant applications etc.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

The fundraiser will be responsible for:

  • Fundraising events with the support of event committees;
  • Donor relations through personal and broad communications, and donor appreciation events


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