Campaign Major Gifts Officer – LIONS FOUNDATION OF CANADA DOG GUIDES

Are you passionate about transforming the lives of Canadians living with disabilities and using your fundraising expertise for meaningful impact and transformative change? 

Does the challenge of playing a key part in building a state-of-the-art, national Dog Guide training school get your tail wagging?  Are you an experienced fundraising looking to find that project that matches your intrinsic desire to do good work and help people?  If so, look no further for your next career adventure and join the dynamic Capital Campaign team at Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides (LFCDG).

We have launched our largest ever capital campaign of $50 Million to build a new, purpose- built facility that will be the largest of its kind in Canada with an emphasis on accessibility and excellence.  Reporting to the Director, Capital Campaign, the Campaign Major Gifts Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding individuals and foundations, and managing the national campaign with Lions clubs.

The Campaign Major Gifts Officer will play a key role in the achievement of the goals for the campaign, working closely with campaign volunteers and donors to ensure the success of this transformational fundraising initiative.

Salary Range:  $70,000 – $80,000


Posted On:  June 20, 2024

Closing On:  July 30, 2024


Location:  Oakville, Ontario

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level:  Junior

Salary Range:  $70,000 – $80,000


Website:  https://www.dogguides.com/


Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides empowers Canadians living with disabilities to navigate their world with confidence and independence by providing a Dog Guide at no cost and supporting them in their journey together. LFCDG is the only school in the world to train Dog Guides in seven distinct programs and serves 150 -200 clients annually while supporting over 1,100 active clients across Canada. LFCDG is in Oakville, ON, with a breeding and training facility in Breslau, ON.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Capital Campaign, the Campaign Major Gifts Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding individuals, corporations, and foundations.

An experienced fundraising professional, the Campaign Major Gifts Officer will be a key resource in the achievement of the goals of the campaign. This includes management of major gifts donor relationships at all stages of the development cycle and identifying new prospective major gift donors.

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Job Type:  Full-time, 2-year contract with the possibility of extension

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If you are looking for a challenging opportunity to demonstrate your major gift capabilities and a place to let your innovative thinking shine, please send your resume, salary expectations, and a cover letter stating why you are interested in becoming LFCDG’s new Campaign Major Gift Officer, and how your skills set you apart by July 30, 2024 to: hr@dogguides.com

Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides is committed to employing people from diverse backgrounds, and we actively demonstrate inclusiveness through fair, equitable, and accessible hiring practices. We recognize the strength of different experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives and welcome candidates who identify as visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons within the LGBTQ+ community. We feel it is important as an organization that all people have access and opportunity to be employed, to be valued, and to be respected. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process. Alternative format available on Request.