Manager, Major & Leadership Giving – YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford

Reporting to the Vice President of Philanthropy, the Manager of Major & Leadership Giving is responsible for working closely with the Vice President to plan and deliver a major and leadership giving program for the YMCA of HBB. The Manager of Major & Leadership Giving 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.

YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford
Manager, Major &Leadership Giving
Closing: January 15, 2022
Salary Range: $55,000 – $75,000
Effective: Immediate
Full-Time, Junior Level

The YMCA of HBB provides a competitive compensation package including:



Nature & Scope:

Over time this position may include development functions for a capital campaign.

As the lead for major and leadership giving program across Hamilton, Burlington and Brantford, this individual will develop and implement the Association’s 3 to 5-year major and leadership giving plan.  The Manager 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 Manager of Major & Leadership Giving, 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 Vice President of Philanthropy and are reviewed on a regular basis.

The Manager of Major & Leadership Giving 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 Manager of Major & Leadership Giving is a trusted partner to the VP of Philanthropy and a team player who supports the advancement of fund development across the Association.


Major & Leadership Giving Program Management

Administrative Duties



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

To apply for this position send your resume to Paul Haddad, Vice President, Philanthropy,