Job Opportunities

Discover diverse and exciting career opportunities with the UWC dynamic global team. We are growing our team and are looking for talented professionals committed to the mission and priorities of the Ukrainian World Congress. Even if there isn’t an open position listed, please forward your resume to [email protected]
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Community Engagement Associate *

UWC is looking for a Community Engagement Associate to help strengthen and develop relationships with various community stakeholders and donors, enhance engagement opportunities, support UWC community and donor mobilization, as well as fundraising activities.

Under the direction of the Executive Director and working closely with the VP Development & Fundraising, the successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of community engagement and fundraising activities, including developing action plans, designing campaigns and marketing materials, running stewardship and recognition programs, assisting with database management and special events. The Community Engagement Associate will possess excellent communication and organization skills, as well as exceptional customer focus. The applicant must be legally entitled to work in Canada or the USA, and will be able to work remotely.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Jointly with the Executive Director and VP Development, design and implement an annual fundraising action plan according to the targets & approved budget
  • Plan, develop, execute community & donor mobilization campaigns, including annual giving, digital fundraising and more
  • Plan, manage and deliver special events
  • Ensure the integrity and accuracy of the development database, and compliance to relevant tax authorities guidance
  • Draft and coordinate fundraising communications and mailings
  • Coordinate various donor recognition and stewardship activities

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in community engagement/fundraising and/or customer service
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with superior organizational skills
  • Computer literacy required (i.e. Microsoft Office), experience with Donor Management databases an important asset. Ability to learn new software quickly a bonus!
  • Experience working in the not-for-profit sector
  • Fluency in Ukrainian language an important asset
  • Experience in volunteer (or paid) work in Ukrainian community organizations an important asset

We offer:

  • a competitive remuneration package.
  • a dynamic and truly global working environment.
  • meaningful work with lots of opportunities to develop world-class skills.
  • a unique culture of people turning their strong faith in Ukraine’s future into action.

 

The applicant must be legally entitled to work in Canada or the USA. Please send your CV, cover letter and salary expectations to [email protected]. Please note that only those candidates selected for the interview will be contacted.

Founded in 1967, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is the international coordinating body for Ukrainian communities in the diaspora representing the interests of over 20 million Ukrainians living in over 60 countries. The UWC was recognized in 2003 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council as a non-governmental organization with special consultative status and obtained in 2018 participatory status as an international non-governmental organization with the Council of Europe.