Aug 31, 2018
4-H Saskatchewan is seeking an experienced fundraising professional for the Development Officer position located at the Provincial 4-H head office in Saskatoon.
Collaborating with the Foundation Board of Trustees, Council Board of Directors, and Executive Director the Development Officer will create and manage a development plan that will increase revenues and sponsorship support for the Saskatchewan 4-H Council and Saskatchewan 4-H Foundation in alignment with goals and strategic directions. The DO assumes responsibility for assigned fundraising projects and provides leadership and expertise in the development and management of fundraising strategies.
The DO will bring an personable and professional approach to representing 4-H in establishing connections and building relationships with individuals, and the corporate sector to cultivate, solicit and steward donor and sponsor prospects for 4-H in Saskatchewan.
The ideal candidate will be out-going, eager, and excited about 4-H. They will bring knowledge of the principles and practices of fundraising and marketing, as well as relevant education and/or a proven track record of cultivating, securing and recognizing gifts. Experience in the 4-H program, a Certified Fund Raising Executive Designation, and experience using GiftWorks are considered assets. This position will be based in Saskatoon. Position may require attendance at events out of normal business hours, and travel.
Education and Experience:
Skills and Requirements:
Please apply with resume and cover letter by September 28, 2018 to:
ATTN: Cera Youngson
3830 Thatcher Avenue
Saskatoon, SK. S7R 1A5
Aug 22, 2018
Saskatoon, Sask.- The winning tickets for the 22nd Annual 4-H Saskatchewan Lottery were drawn on August 22, 2018 at the Provincial 4-H Office in Saskatoon.
The 4-H Lottery is an annual fundraiser for the 4-H program in Saskatchewan, with all the proceeds directly supporting the 4-H movement in our province. This year, there were 6,940 tickets sold and the lottery raised $37,500, with 40 per cent helping with provincial programming and opportunities, while the 60 per cent going directly back to the clubs and District 4-H Councils, which participated by selling the lottery tickets.
Congratulations to the Grand Prize winners:
Calvin Hall of Alida won the Kubota RTV 500, donated by Kubota Canada and participating Saskatchewan dealers, including Armstrong Implements (Swift Current), Redhead Equipment (Estevan), Earthworks Equipment (Saskatoon), Grain Bags Canada (Humboldt), GleMor Equipment (Prince Albert), Logan Stevens Construction (Yorkton), Novlan Bros. (Lloydminster), Parkland Farm Equipment (North Battleford), Wheatbelt Sales (Wadena) Young’s Equipment (Regina) and Thompson Bearing (Luseland). Kubota is a new partner of 4-H Saskatchewan, generously supporting a grand prize item to the lottery. With the motto is “For Earth, For Life”, Kubota is focused on initiatives which develop communities to build a better tomorrow that starts at home. Kubota is proud to support 4-H Saskatchewan in building the next generation of young agricultural and community leaders.
Rebecca Mayerle of Tisdale won the Clubhouse Shed, built by the woodworking students at A.E. Peacock Collegiate, with building supplies donated by Yara Belle Plaine Inc. Yara has been a proud supporter of 4-H Saskatchewan since 1996 when the 4-H lottery was first started. Their generous support includes supplying all necessary building materials for the construction of the playhouse, as well as covering other associated lottery costs. Thank you to Yara for continuing to recognize the value and allowing A.E. students to "Learn to Do by Doing" while building the grand prize lottery items, which in the past have included gardening sheds, multiple playhouses and an ice-fishing shack. Thank you to Peavey Mart Moose Jaw for providing display space.
Congratulations to all of our prize winners:
Plans are already underway for the 23rd Annual 4-H Saskatchewan Lottery. Tickets will be available during the 2018/19 4-H membership year. To support 4-H, contact your local 4-H club or the provincial office for tickets.
For more information, please contact:
Program and Communications Specialist