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Advancement Coordinator

Advancement Coordinator

Company: Duncan Christian School
Contact Person: Melissa Lampard
495 Beech Ave
Duncan, British Columbia
Phone: 250-746-3654

Position Description

Full-time: 1.0 FTE
Posted: February 2, 2023
Closing Date: Until Filled

Duncan Christian School is located on beautiful Vancouver Island and due to significant growth invites applications for the following position to commence immediately upon  finding a successful candidate.

Advancement Coordinator

The advancement coordinator is responsible for furthering the mission of Duncan Christian School in the area of  admissions/enrollment, communications, community building,and development.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Admissions/Enrollment – focus on maintaining and increasing enrollment, promoting the school in creative ways, representing the school at various events and in various communities
  2. Communications – creating an informative and inviting online presence,  
  3. Community Building – coordinating events that encourage involvement of the community, being visible at school-related events, connecting with the public as a representative of Duncan Christian School
  4. Development – track and encourage annual giving, connecting with active supporters and recruiting new supporters and grants.


  • Committed Christian
  • Commitment to personal growth and accountability
  • Recognizes the importance and impact of Christian Education
  • Ability to articulate the foundational philosophy of the school (this can be learned)
  • Desire to work and communicate with a team and school community
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong communicator and relationship builder
  • Ability to attend to multiple tasks, prioritize and use time effectively
  • Competent  in professional, online design
  • Strong written language skills
  • Collaborative


  • College diploma or university degree with an emphasis on development, communications or marketing, or equivalent work experience)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work experience in an educational or non-profit organization

Hours of Work

This salary based position requires approximately 2000 hour per year, which requires creative scheduling that may require evening or weekend work. Actual work hours and schedule to be settled upon in coordination with Administration and Director of Development. Specific weekly hours of commitment will fluctuate. 4-6 weeks of vacation per year depending on qualifications, work experience and job responsibilities.

DCS hosts over 450 PreK-12 students, including indigenous students from Cowichan Tribes. These families are part of our identity and add richly to the cultural diversity of the school.  We seek staff who have a heart for all types of people from all backgrounds, socio-economic situations, and cultures.  Our staff work hard to create an environment where children and youth feel a strong sense of acceptance and belonging. Duncan Christian School has undergone significant growth over the past ten years and is currently operating at capacity and is looking forward to growth opportunities.

DCS is a non-denominational Christian school with an open enrollment policy governed by a board of directors representing the Duncan Christian School Society membership. DCS was founded on a Reformed worldview of Christianity, and that distinct perspective shapes our vision. Attached to our school’s constitution is a document that summarizes our faith and worldview. The document is titled Our World Belongs to God. 

Please explore our website or Facebook page for more information about Duncan Christian School.

To apply, or if you have any questions, please contact  Peter Terpstra, by email or phone.  Although we appreciate all applications, DCS will contact only those we select for interviews.

Submit the following via email to Principal, Peter Terpstra at:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • your personal statement of faith
  • your philosophy of Christian education
  • list of references

Staff at DCS must abide by the policies set forth in the employment contract.

Posted: February 24, 2023 | Expires: April 30, 2023
Posted Under: Education
Career ID: [ 12301 ]