The Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation (MSHF) is growing its team of fundraising professionals as we undertake the preparation for an ambitious new campaign. We are seeking two Senior Development Officers (SDO), one generalist and one focused on the Chinese communities.

Reporting to the Vice President, Development, the Senior Development Officers (SDO) will be part of a dynamic and talented team of fundraising experts who are passionate about our growing and diverse community and local healthcare. The SDOs will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors (individual, corporate and foundations) at the $10,000+ level with specific focus on gifts of $100,000 or more.

The SDO Chinese Markets will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors (individual, corporate, community groups, etc.) at the $10,000+ level with specific focus on deepening engagement with our region’s diverse Chinese community. Salary Range:  $75,000 – $90,000

Posted On:  March 11, 2024

Closing On:  April 8, 2024

Location:  Toronto, Ontario

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level:  Senior

Salary Range:  $75,000 – $90,000


The Senior Development Officers at MSHF are accountable for the development of customized strategies and plans to cultivate the interest and involvement of donors capable of making philanthropic gifts at the required level and supporting senior fundraising volunteers in executing strategies. The ideal candidates are results-driven, donor-centred, have strong business acumen, and the ability to inspire and influence at all levels with poise and confidence.


Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation (MSHF) enables the growth of Oak Valley Health’s Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) by raising funds and awareness for its priorities and ongoing needs. We inspire to earn the generous support of every member of our community. Markham and Stouffville are the fastest growing regions in Canada and recently declared among the nation’s most diverse communities. MSHF is currently in a major capital campaign in support of the hospital’s bold vision to transform MSH into an integrated health care hub with enhanced services, expanded spaces and the best talent to deliver care to our communities.

Our Mission:

The Foundation exists to enable the growth of Markham Stouffville Hospital by raising sustainable funds and awareness for its priorities and ongoing needs.

Our Vision:

To inspire and earn the generous support of every member of the hospital community.

Our Values:

The Campaign for MSH will raise $150 million to support three key priorities:

Building for the Future by redeveloping and expanding our spaces to deliver extraordinary patient care experiences. Phase 1 will be a new Ambulatory Care Centre.

Transforming Health Care by creating a leading Academic Community Health Centre that leverages research, technology, innovation and education.

Enhancing Patient Care that will continue to invest in vital, state-of-the-art equipment, technology and programs that deliver a lifetime of care, close to home.


Oak Valley Health is a progressive health care provider that includes two hospitals – Markham Stouffville Hospital and Uxbridge Hospital, as well as the Reactivation Care Centre.

Oak Valley Health’s Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is one of Ontario’s leading community hospitals serving Canada’s most diverse population in one of its fastest growing regions. With redeveloped facilities, excellent clinical programs and leading health technology, MSH proudly provides patient care that uniquely combines the scope of a large hospital with the warm and personal touch that only a community hospital can offer. Markham Stouffville Hospital continues to be the hospital of choice for our diverse population and delivers world-class care, close to home, for patients and their families.

With 329 beds organization-wide, Oak Valley Health is home to leading diagnostic and emergency services, and clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and ground-breaking childbirth and children’s services, including Canada’s first Alongside Midwifery Unit.  The Cancer Centre at Markham Stouffville Hospital recently joined the Princess Margaret (PM) Cancer Care Network. This partnership marks a significant milestone, positioning MSH as the fourth cancer centre in Canada to become part of the PM Cancer Care Network.

As their hospital of choice, Oak Valley Health is honoured to care for the 450,000+ residents of Markham, Stouffville, Uxbridge, Richmond Hill, eastern York Region, north Durham and north Scarborough.

With a bold vision of “Care beyond our walls” Oak Valley Health is committed to responding to the ever-changing landscape of community health care, by integrating care into the community and putting patients at the centre of their care. Oak Valley Health has partnered with health care providers in the area to develop the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team which provides coordinated access to care across a range of service providers.



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KCI Search + Talent has been retained to conduct this search on behalf of Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation (MSHF) For more information about this opportunity, please contact Helena Debnam, Senior Consultant, KCI Search + Talent by email at For more information about the either role, Senior Development Officer or Senior Development Officer (Chinese Markets), please indicate so in your email to the same address.

All inquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence. Interested candidates should send resume and letter of interest to the email address listed above by April 8th, 2024.

The salary range for this position is $75,000 – $90,000, plus annual performance bonus of up to 10%. Markham Stouffville Hospital offers a comprehensive benefits plan and HOOPP benefits. MSHF offers a hybrid work model environment, two days being remote with flexibility for donor activities.

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Oak Valley Health Diversity Statement 

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.