Development Officer (Planned, Major and Leadership Giving) – YMCA HAMILTON| BURLINGTON| BRANTFORD (CAMP WANAKITA)

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Major and Leadership Giving, the Development Officer 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 ($10,000+), leadership ($2,500+) and support development from vital (< $2,500) 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 Senior Manager, Major and Leadership Giving to increase revenues through planned, corporations and individual giving.  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.  Salary Range:  $40,000 – $55,000

Posted On:  March 29, 2023

Closing On:  April 27, 2023

Location:  Greater Hamilton Area

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Experience:  Junior

Placement: Immediate

Salary Range:  $40,000 – $55,000


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 Senior 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 is a trusted team player who supports the advancement of fund development across the Association.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Planned Giving (50%):

Manage a portfolio of Planned Giving Donors

Develop and mature the portfolio of Planned Giving Donors

Increase the number of Planned Giving Donors

Donor Solicitation & Management (25%)

Grant and Proposal Writing, Management & Reporting (25%)




Relationship Building & Collaboration
Builds and leverages strong and positive interactions both internally and externally

Cross Functional Awareness

Encourages and promotes a collaborative environment

Influencing/Managing Change

Creates and inspires a vision for success and remains focused on strategic outcomes

Risk Management
Demonstrates proactive management of risk: financial, new regulations

Strategic Orientation/Forward Thinking

Aware of current social, political and environmental influences and trends.

Compensation package includes:

To apply, send your resume to Joshua Austin, Senior Manager, Major and Leadership Giving