Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) is seeking a strategic and collaborative business development expert to serve as their Vice President, Partnerships and to focus on expanding corporate partnerships and growing fundraising revenues to advance children’s health in Canada.

The Vice President, Partnerships will bring strong experience in corporate partnerships in the charitable sector, and/or corporate experience in cause marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Environmental, Sustainability, and Governance to this role. As an integral member of CCHF’s Senior Leadership Team, the Vice President, Partnerships will work in collaboration with other members of the CCHF team and with our 13 Member Foundations to develop partnership and fundraising growth strategies, and to cultivate a positive, values-based culture that drives impact for Member Foundations and Philanthropy Partners.

Reporting to the CEO and leading a team of 5 professionals, the Vice President will build a high-performance culture by mentoring, coaching, and inspiring each team member to grow and develop to meet their full individual potential. As Partnerships increase, the Vice President will have an opportunity to grow the team to ensure appropriate resourcing and structure are in place.   With an inclusive and transparent approach to leadership, the Vice President will model strong relationship-building and effective partnership fundraising.

Salary Range:  $180,000 – $200,000

Posted On:  January 3, 2024

Closing On:  February 2, 2024

Location:  Toronto, Ontario

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level:  Management

Salary Range:  $180,000 – $200,000


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We are inspired by our vision if we change the health of children, we will change the health of Canada. We’re on a journey to raise philanthropic support for paediatric hospitals in Canada so they can provide critical care and services that accelerate recoveries, shorten hospital stays and get kids back to living the childhoods they deserve.

Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF), established in 2017, is a not-for-profit organization that exclusively raises funds through national partnerships in support of children’s hospital foundations in Canada.

Together, our 13 Member Foundations are the largest non-government funders of children’s health in Canada. Additionally, CCHF raises more than $50 million annually through national corporate partnerships, donors, and other initiatives across the country. All funds raised nationally, are disbursed back to the children’s hospital foundations serving the local area where they were raised.

Headquartered in Toronto, CCHF has a Board of Directors, an Audit & Finance Committee, and a Governance & Nomination Committee – all representing the various regions of Canada.

The work of CCHF has a staff of approximately 25 employees, with significant additional staff resources dedicated by the Member children’s hospital foundations across the country. CCHF has an annual operating budget of over $5 million, comprised of membership fees paid by the Children’s Hospital Foundations and supplemented by corporate sponsorship and underwriting of CCHF awareness and fundraising properties.

We know that developing larger, more strategic partnerships is key to significantly expanding fundraising and impact for children’s health in Canada. We’re changing the health of children, so we can change the health of Canada.


CCHF’s founding members are Canada’s 13 Children’s Hospital Foundations:



CCHF works with some of the largest companies in Canada. Many have been proud supporters of children’s hospital foundations in Canada for close to 40 years, through the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). The CMN success model was largely through employee engagement in retail settings.

In 2017, CCHF was created as a new not-for-profit organization which assumed the responsibility for CMN campaigns in Canada, while developing other new national opportunities that differ from the CMN model. It was at that time that CCHF also began shifting its focus to larger, more strategic partnerships, while working closely with our large retail partners to evolve with the quickly changing retail landscape.

Each of our corporate partners is highly engaged in the cause and are aligned to the strategic plan. Many of these companies are now operating with an Environmental Social Governance (ESG) framework as the next generation of corporate citizenship and see their partnership with CCHF and the Children’s Hospital Foundations as core to their business, engaging their employees, building trust, and driving social value.



Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals across North America, 13 of which are in Canada. All contributions raised by companies and their employees in communities across Canada go back to each member foundation to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment, and research. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the non-profits’ mission to do what is right for kids so they will have the healthiest most fulfilling childhood possible.

Each day, over 4,900 children will receive medical treatment for various diseases, sickness, and injuries at member hospitals across Canada. These children’s hospitals depend on financial support so that critical priorities, vital programs, equipment, and research devoted to children’s health continue to thrive.



As a CCHF Leader you will:

The Accountabilities of the Vice President Partnerships are:

  1. Partnership and Fundraising Revenue Growth
  2. Strategy, Planning, Implementation and Execution
  3. Team Leadership, Mentorship, Coaching, and Management
  4. Organizational process improvement

Partnership and Fundraising Revenue Growth

Strategy, Planning Implementation and Execution

Team Leadership, Monitoring and Management

Organizational Process Improvement



Education and Experience

Knowledge and Skills

Working Conditions


KCI Search + Talent has been retained to conduct this search on behalf of Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations. For more information about this exciting opportunity, contact Ellie Rusonik or Jill Anderson, KCI Search + Talent by email at:

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All inquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence. To apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to the email address listed above by February 2, 2024.

Salary range for this position is $180,000 to $200,000, plus benefits and potential bonus of up to 10%.

Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees, stakeholders, and the people we serve feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our stakeholders and communities in which we live and serve. We are also committed to our mission to do what’s right for kids, so they live their healthiest, happiest, and most fulfilling lives possible.