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 family foundations, corporations and individual giving.

The successful candidate will confidently reach out to individuals, companies, and foundations. They will find it easy to foster relationships with new people and connect with decision-makers of companies and foundations to meet donation targets. With natural or learned skills of listening with the intent of opening doors to new donor markets and individuals. A poised communicator in both written and verbal mediums. Passionate about meeting and exceeding targets to ensure YMCA Hamilton, Burlington, and Branford has the funding needed to make a difference in the lives of others.

Salary Range:  $50,000 – $65,000

Posted On:  June 19, 2023

Closing On:  June 27, 2023

Location:  79 James St South, Hamilton, Ontario, L8P 2Z1

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level:  Junior

Salary Range:  $50,000 – $65,000


Why work at the Y? Our work environment is defined by respect, teamwork, opportunities for personal and professional growth and investments in the health and wellness of the people who are part of that team. We offer an array of total rewards to recognize loyalty, longevity, and passion for the work we do:





Commitment to organization and values
Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, outcomes and values of the YMCA.

Relationship Building and Collaboration

Builds positive interactions both internally and externally to achieve work related goals.

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

Internal Applicants:

The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford encourages employees within the Association, as well as those employed within the Canadian YMCA/YMCA-YWCA Federation to submit their application.

Please note that in so doing, the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford reserves the right to contact the applicable YMCA or YMCA-YWCA for purposes of seeking an employment reference throughout the recruitment process.

Please ensure that prior to submitting your application that you have disclosed to your current supervisor, your intention to submit your application. By submitting your application, you understand and agree to allow the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford to contact your current Association.

Apply Now

If you are interested in this position, please submit your letter of application and resume, along with salary expectations, by Tuesday, June 27, 2023, attention:

Joshua Austin
Senior Manager, Planned and Leadership Giving

We thank all applicants, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.