RMHC Atlantic has BIG BOLD plans for the future. We are seeking a dynamic and passionate Senior Major Gifts Officer to lead our revenue development efforts that ultimately support our mission of keeping families together when they need to travel for their child’s medical treatment.

The new Senior Major Gifts Officer will develop and execute strategies for major and planned giving initiatives within the organization, including planning, implementation, and evaluation, and will work to inspire and ignite six-figure giving. The Senior Major Gifts Officer will also work across departments and with senior volunteers as we continue to strive for optimal growth and enhanced family care through philanthropyThe successful candidate for the position will be passionate about our programs, initiatives, and our families, and will become a knowledgeable champion for the organization and the communities we serve. Salary Range:  $60,000 – $81,000

Posted On:  June 5, 2024

Closing On:  July 7, 2024

Location:  Halifax, NS

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level:  Senior

Salary Range:  $60,000 – $81,000


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About Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC) Atlantic

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Atlantic helps families with sick children stay together and near the medical care they need. Our programs include Ronald McDonald House in Halifax, a “home-away-from-home” for out-of-town families with sick children, and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms® in Halifax and Moncton, an oasis of calm and support inside the hospital. Each year we help more than 2,000 families from across the Maritimes through our House and Family Room programs.

RMHC Atlantic is a non-profit organization.  We depend upon charitable donations and volunteer support from many individuals, corporations and foundations to fulfill our mission. We are forever grateful for the support of our founding and forever partner McDonald’s.

Our Mission

Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlantic helps families with sick children stay together and near the medical care they need.

Core Values

Our new Ronald McDonald House to better support the Maritime families that need our help.

We’re proud to support our community and families across the Maritimes each year at our current Ronald McDonald House.  Later this year, our new “home” will allow us to expand our current programs and allow supporting even more families in need.

Additional Information

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Major Gift Fundraising

Planned Giving

Donor Cultivation and Stewardship

Prospect Research and Pipeline Management

Collaboration and Integration

Reporting and Analysis

Qualifications & Key Competencies

What you thrive on


For More Information

KCI (Ketchum Canada Inc.) has been retained to conduct this search on behalf of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Atlantic. For more information about this opportunity, please contact Helena Debnam, KCI Search + Talent at by July 7, 2024. Candidates are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

The salary range for this role is $60,000 – $81,000 commensurate with experience. This includes a comprehensive benefits package.

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Interested candidates are invited to send a resume and letter of interest to the email address listed above All inquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence.

The Senior Major Gifts Officer will work from 5151 Terminal Road (with occasional time spent in our program spaces, including Ronald McDonald House on Tower Road), until Fall 2024, at which time the team will be working from the new House which is currently under construction on South Street, directly across from the IWK Health Centre. Our new House will enable us to expand our impact by providing a home for an additional 600 children and their families.

RMHC Atlantic is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity, equity, inclusion, access and belonging. We encourage applications from persons with diverse abilities, racially visible persons, persons from the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and all candidates who contribute to the diversity of our community. RMHC Atlantic is committed to providing accommodations to help you perform to the best of your ability. In an effort to honour diversity, equity and inclusion, we invite all applicants to self-identify.