We are searching for a strategic, community minded individual with a heart for authentic and purposeful relationships, and a keen ability to deliver on results, to join our team as Development Director. Planted in the rich soil of this team’s culture of learning, innovation and professionalism, this individual will build on a solid foundation of significant fundraising growth and brand strength, in a growing organization that has doubled in size ($19M), over the past decade. The opportunity is to continue this fundraising growth beyond the current $3.6M towards annual operational needs and the large capital campaign underway, while growing transformative legacy and major gifts.
The Development Director will lead, coach and develop a team of fundraising and marketing professionals, while providing strategic leadership and direction for the organization’s Fundraising and Marketing functions to effectively support the mission and goals of the organization. Reporting to the Executive Director, this member of the Senior Leadership Team will have shared organizational privilege and responsibility to work effectively with the Board of Directors and the leadership team to develop and carry out House of Friendship’s Strategic and Annual Plans and make crucial decisions for the organization.
** This is a permanent, salaried, full-time (37.5 hours/week) position with paid sick time, personal days and vacation; group health benefits and defined contribution pension plan.
This is a hybrid role, with some work days at the office, some work days at home and some at community events or meetings with key stakeholders across Waterloo Region. **
Job Specific Knowledge/Skills:
We value our team members above all else and know that our mission can only succeed through your work. We value the work that you do with fair pay and benefits:
At House of Friendship all compensation ranges are categorized under a series of “grades” and we base our payment structure on internal equity. When determining rate of pay, a candidate’s past related experience will be taken into consideration along with where others with similar experience are currently on the pay grid. Note: Due to the internal composition of our pay grids, many team members with lengthy experience are between the start and mid-point of the range and therefore most new team members will be placed accordingly.
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:
To maintain the safety of staff and participants, House of Friendship has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. All Staff hired after October 19, 2021 are required to provide proof of being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 as a pre-condition of their employment or placement offer. If an individual is unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19, they will be required to submit written proof verifying a medical reason or by submitting a request under the Ontario Human Rights Code and agree to regular Rapid Antigen Testing at least two times per week. When documentation has been received and approved, House of Friendship will provide accommodation up to the point of undue hardship in compliance with the OHRC and may follow up to receive further information and/or documentation as required. Failure to meet these requirements will result in the immediate revocation of an offer of employment.
If you are as passionate as we are about serving the community, and ready to make a huge impact,
Please apply with your resume and cover letter here:
By end of day May 7, 2023.
The Board of Directors of Child Witness Centre is hiring an Executive Director (ED) to lead the organization, build relationships and to develop and execute new and ongoing initiatives. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED is responsible for Engagement and Advocacy, Revenue Generation, Strategic Planning and Implementation and overall Operations of the Agency. If you are dedicated to doing all you can to meet the individual best interests of the children, youth and families served in Waterloo Wellington, please consider this role.
What you bring to the role:
* Progressive senior leadership experience (7 years) in a similar sized non-profit organization. Experience to lead, coach, motivate, inspire staff.
* Strategic fundraising experience. As a fundraising generalist, you bring a minimum of 7 – 10 years of progressive fundraising experience in small fundraising shops.
* A relationship builder with excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community
* Knowledge of dealing with different levels of government and sectors in obtaining grants
* Demonstrated track record working with municipal government and major organizations
* Proven partnership building experience
* Experience working within a Board of Governance operating model
* Strong, collaborative decision-maker
* Open to new ideas; ability to identify and effectively steward new opportunities to implementation
* Familiarity with Canada’s charitable sector and the legal framework within which charities act
* Strong change management, communication and organizational skills
* Solid, hands-on budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis and decision-making and reporting
* Insight and ability to successfully navigate the ever-changing environment of the community services for children and youth in Waterloo Wellington.
* Knowledge of the current challenges facing Waterloo Wellington and experience addressing these challenges.
* Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent experience
* Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle to travel. Must maintain $2 million Third Party Insurance.
* A current Vulnerable Persons Check and a Family and Children Services Check.
What Child Witness Centre offers you in return:
* A competitive salary of $110,000 – $125,000 (commensurate with experience)
* Hybrid working environment
This search is being conducted on behalf of Child Witness Centre by crawfordconnect, a search firm specializing in recruiting non-profit and charitable professionals for Canada’s non-profit sector. If someone you know may be interested in this position, please feel free to forward this document – we would be pleased to connect with them.
We request all applications be submitted online only.
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Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter online in confidence.
To submit your application by May 12, 2023, visit https://crawfordconnect.com/for-candidates/job-openings/#/posting/PR-258 and upload your cover letter and resume in two separate documents.
We thank all applicants for applying, however, only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Matching Gift Specialist is accountable to the Manager of Alumni and Donor Services for the oversight of matching gift and third-party donation processes and database updates for the Office of Advancement. In addition, the role will be knowledgeable in all functional activities related to alumni, donor and prospect records and donation processing in order to provide back-up and support to the Alumni and Donor Services team.
Matching and third-party gifts are an increasing source of donation revenue and have evolved to be predominately web-based with the necessity to meet complex and regulatory requirements of specific industries and companies The Matching Gift Specialist will play a vital role in recommending and implementing matching gift processes that increase revenue and enhance both individual and corporate donor relationships.
Development and implementation of a comprehensive matching gift process
Development and implementation of processes for accepting, posting and receipting third-party gifts
Communication and Relationship Management
Support Ongoing Improvement Initiatives
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is co-ordinated within our Office of Indigenous Relations.
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuk (Inuit), Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-888-4567, ext. 45935.
Marillac Place is a ten-bedroom facility located in downtown Kitchener that provides a safe
home for women ages sixteen and older who are pregnant, who have a child in their care, or
who are attempting to regain care of their child. Women who come to Marillac Place receive 24-
hour guidance and support, continue their education and are enabled with the life-skills they
need to care for themselves and their child.
We are looking for an Executive Director to strategically lead the organization in order to
position Marillac Place to thrive for the next several years. The Executive Director will oversee
policy development, budgeting and fiscal management, supervising three staff, facilities
management, work with the Board and drive communications and fundraising efforts. This is a
part-time position (20-24 hours per week) and is flexible to work from home and office. The
position will require regular availability to work from office when required. The Executive Director
will report directly to the Board of Directors.
• Supporting the Residential Director, the Administration and Development Coordinator and
the Program Developer.
• Working with committees of the Board including Fundraising, Governance and Finance.
• Developing and proposing an annual budget and managing actual financial performance
including working with the accountants on the yearly audit.
• Overseeing and completing necessary grant applications with support from the management
• Completing all required reporting to the Region of Waterloo and other funding partners and
• Managing relationships with foundations, higher level donors and funders.
• Overseeing the execution of a strategic plan including any new future plans.
• Overseeing the development and execution of a long-term fundraising strategy.
• Completing any insurance requirements and ensuring appropriate coverages are in place.
• Overseeing facilities management including renovations and upgrades that will be required
over the next few years. Will require working with City Heritage Planners and knowledge of
guidelines for heritage properties will be an asset.
• Overseeing the development of any external communications including newsletters and the
• Working with the Board to review, update and create required policies for the organization.
• Participating with the Board in effective risk management.
• Ensuring secure data management and privacy standards are met.
• Attending and speaking at various public events involving funders and stakeholders etc.
• Communicating effectively with the Board of Directors, by providing timely and accurate
information necessary for the Board to make informed decisions. Includes attending and
reporting at monthly Board meetings.
• Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors.
• Post Secondary Education in a related discipline (e.g., management, fundraising) and/or
equivalent years of relevant experience.
• Experience working with at-risk populations would be an asset.
• Experience in a senior leadership role with direct reports.
• Minimum of 5 years experience in similar occupation.
• Solid understanding of organizational budgeting and financial planning.
• Demonstrated ability to successfully raise funds in the non-profit sector since ED also acts as
the lead in fundraising. CFRE accreditation would be an asset.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to perform independently without supervision.
• Ability to work within the organization’s mission and values with the understanding and
sensitivity to the needs of individuals.
• Strong organizational skills including ability to plan and delegate.
• Some knowledge of heritage facility/building management would be an asset.
• Must provide a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check.
Salary: $38,000-$47,000.00 (based on 20-24 hours)
Position Start Date: May 2023
Closing Date: April 20th, 2023
For more information visit www.marillacplace.ca
Marillac Place is committed to equity for all and to delivering the highest quality service through
a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. Upon request, we
will provide reasonable accommodation in the hiring process to support applicants.
Send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line Executive
Director. We thank all applicants. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be