Position: Northern Social Finance Coordinator
Organization: Fair Finance Fund
Location: anywhere in Northern Ontario
French version available on request
1. Summary and Background
The Fair Finance Fund is currently accepting proposals for the position of Northern Social Finance Coordinator.
The mission of the Fair Finance Fund is: to mobilize equitable and accessible capital for Ontario's food and farm enterprises that create social, environmental and economic benefits.
The Fair Finance Fund (“Fund”) isa non-profit social finance fund dedicated to providing loans and mentorship services to local food and farm enterprises that value strong local food systems, local economies, and a healthy planet. The Fair Finance Fund has built on seed capital to implement an ongoing investment opportunity for community-minded investors, that is, individuals who want to invest their capital to build local food systems in Ontario to support food that is grown, raised and processed in their own backyards.
The Fund is an incorporated non-profit corporation governed by a Board of Directors, with a Loan Review Committee, management by the Fair Finance Fund staff, and a pool of advisors to support loan recipients to achieve success in their social enterprise.
The Northern Social Finance Coordinatoris part of the team implementing and expanding the Fair Finance Fund, which includes the Project Manager, the Southern Coordinator, the Communications Coordinator, and the Board. This position is responsible for loan officer duties as well as general outreach, social enterprise support and project implementation in their region. The position is supervised by the Project Manager.
The Coordinator will provide input and expertise to manage and administer the loan program, develop new policies and procedures as needed, respond to external trends in lending and provide input to fund managers on these trends and support the loan applicants through the application process. They will also participate in outreach, communications and networking with partners, potential clients and allies in northern Ontario both virtually and in-person per the Fund’s COVID workplace safety guidelines.
Eligibility and guidelines
This position is open to individuals with expertise in social finance, Ontario’s local food and farming sector, and able to access a network of contacts and partners in their region in northern Ontario. Successful applicants will have access to a home office in northern Ontario.
3. Timeline: The contract will begin as soon as possible and is funded to June 20, 2021 with annual budget approval and with probable extension based on funding. The expectation is for full-time or close to full-time availability.
Please note that further outcomes may be requested or some changes may be necessary as the project develops.
5. Project Budget
The budget for this contract is in a range depending on experience and other considerations and will be commensurate with that experience. Please note standard daily rates in the application.
6. Bidder Qualifications
The candidate will have:
7. Content of proposal
Submissions should provide the following items as part of their proposal for consideration:
8. Proposal Evaluation Criteria
The Fair Finance Fund will evaluate all proposals based on the following criteria. To ensure consideration for this Request for Proposal, your proposal should be complete and include all of the following criteria:
Each proposal must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 pm on November 16, 2020. Please no phone calls. Note position title in header please. Potential candidates will be notified if an interview is requested by November 30.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Oct 21 2020 ID: 57668