The Dunnville Hospital & Healthcare Foundation is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Executive Director to lead our organization in achieving its mission. The Executive Director will play a pivotal role in strategizing, planning, and executing fundraising initiatives that enable our local hospital to acquire much needed equipment and enhance our facilities. The successful candidate will lead a dedicated team, engage with stakeholders, and uphold the organization’s values to drive positive change.

Salary:  $80,000

Posted On:  October 6, 2023

Closing On:  October 27, 2023

Location:  Dunnville, Ontario

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level:  Senior

Salary:  $80,000

Website:  https://dhhf.ca/

About Us:

The Dunnville Hospital & Healthcare Foundation (DHHF) is a dedicated and compassionate charitable foundation committed to improving the healthcare services in our community.  We work tirelessly to raise funds that directly support Haldimand War Memorial Hospital and Edgewater Gardens Long-Term Care Centre.  Our organization thrives on the values of community, integrity, and wellness, and we are seeking a dynamic leader to join us in making a meaningful impact on the lives of those we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

-Strategic Leadership: Together with the Board develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan to guide the organization’s fundraising efforts and achieve its financial goals.

-Fundraising Management: Oversee all fundraising activities, including major gift campaigns, grant writing, special events, and donor cultivation, to ensure the financial sustainability of the organization.

-Financial Management: Manage the organization’s budget, financial resources, and fiscal responsibilities, ensuring transparency and accountability in all financial transactions.

-Community Engagement: Foster and maintain strong relationships with donors, volunteers, community leaders, and healthcare professionals to expand the organization’s network and support base.

-Advocacy and Awareness: Advocate for the hospital’s needs within the community and promote awareness of the organization’s mission and impact.

-Board Relations: Collaborate with the Board of Directors to provide regular updates on organizational progress, seek their guidance, and ensure effective governance.

-Team Leadership: Lead, inspire, and manage a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, providing guidance, support, and opportunities for professional growth.

-Compliance: Ensure that the organization complies with all applicable laws, regulations, and best practices for nonprofit organizations.



-Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; advanced degree or certification in nonprofit management, business, or related discipline is a plus.

-Proven track record of successful fundraising, including experience with major gifts, grant writing, and donor relations.

-Strong leadership and management skills with the ability to motivate and lead a diverse team.

-Excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.

-Experience in nonprofit financial management and budgeting.

-Knowledge of healthcare and hospital operations is advantageous.

-Experience working with a donor database, Raiser’s Edge an asset.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter detailing their qualifications and salary expectations to HR@dhhf.ca by 4:00 p.m., October 27th, 2023.

DHHF is committed to accessibility and will provide accommodation for people with disabilities in all parts of our hiring process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Join us in our mission to make a difference in the lives of those who depend on our local hospital’s care. Together, we can create a healthier and more vibrant community.