Reporting to the Manager, Major and Leadership Giving, the Development Officer, Planned, Corporate and Individual Giving is responsible for working closely with the Manager to plan and deliver planned, and leadership giving programs for the YMCA of HBB. The Development Officer will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major ($5,000+), leadership ($500+) and support development from vital (< $500) giving from individuals, family foundations and corporations, in support of the YMCA mission programs. Salary: $40,000-$50,000
Posted on: August 10, 2022
Closing on: September 5, 2022
Location: Hamilton, ON
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Junior
Salary: $40,000 – $50,000
Reporting to the Manager, Major and Leadership Giving, the Development Officer, Planned, Corporate and Individual Giving is responsible for working closely with the Manager to plan and deliver planned, and leadership giving programs for the YMCA of HBB. The Development Officer will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major ($5,000+), leadership ($500+) and support development from vital (< $500) giving from individuals, family foundations and corporations, in support of the YMCA mission programs.
As the Development Officer across Hamilton, Burlington and Brantford, this individual will work closely with the Manager, Major and Leadership Giving to increase revenues through planned giving, corporations and individuals. The Development Officer will also play a role in supporting campaign committee(s) and will work closely with the members to effectively identify, cultivate and steward donors.
The Development Officer will champion face-to-face donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, and be accountable for a fundraising goal and key metrics that are agreed on with the Manager, Major and Leadership Giving and are reviewed on a regular basis.
The Development Officer understands and complies with all gift-related policies and procedures and ensures ethical compliance, as defined by the Association for Fundraising Professionals.
This position requires a strong commitment to the YMCA mission and core values.
The Development Officer, Major & Leadership Giving is a trusted team player who supports the advancement of fund development across the Association.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Planned Giving (60%)
Donor Solicitation & Management (20%)
Grant and Proposal Writing, Management & Reporting (20%)
Relationship Building & Collaboration
Builds and leverages strong and positive interactions both internally and externally
Cross Functional Awareness
Encourages and promotes a collaborative environment
Creates and inspires a vision for success and remains focused on strategic outcomes
Demonstrates proactive management of risk: financial, new regulations
Strategic Orientation/Forward Thinking
Aware of current social, political and environmental influences and trends
Why Work for the YMCA?
As a charitable organization, the YMCA values the contributions of its diverse teams. We recognize the importance of providing meaningful opportunities that allow employees to grow and thrive. At the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford, in addition to fair wages, we offer a complimentary general membership with additional options for family participation.
A comprehensive benefits program is also available to employees including a competitive and robust pension program. YMCA
Employees enjoy a generous vacation entitlement that increases with seniority, as well as other paid entitlements. All employees have access to an Employee Assistance Program which provides confidential counseling and referral services as well as preventative education. Additionally, the YMCA understands the holistic needs of its employees is equally important and attempts to support these goals by offering a variety of staff discounts on the programs and services that support good health and strong families.
We look forward to welcoming you to the YMCA.
To apply, send your resume to Paul Haddad, Vice President, Philanthropy,
We thank all applicants, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.