Are you comfortable meeting donors, building relationships, and discovering ways to continue and grow their generous gifts? Does the idea of cultivating and stewarding our major gift donors excite you? Do you have 3-5 years of experience in major gifts and the not-for-profit sector? The Development Officer, Principal Giving will be responsible for the development of their annual major gift portfolio through prospect identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift donors. The incumbent will work to retain and increase the level of giving with current donors, as well as seek to attract new major gifts.
You may come into contact with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.
This is an auxiliary (to end of September 2023), full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. For a copy of the full job description, click on the "Download Job Description" button on the right panel of this page.
Who We Are
Demonstrating the love of Christ, UGM feeds hope and changes lives through a faith-based continuum of care. We are a proud member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and have earned the Best Christian Workplace award again in 2021. We provide competitive salaries, as well as the potential for educational assistance and flexible work arrangements. In addition, our extensive benefits plan is fully employer-paid and includes extended dental and medical, as well as $4,500 per year in pooled paramedical expenses. A focus on employee resilience, support for professional development, engagement in meaningful work, and a fun and caring environment are all part of being a member of the UGM team. If you are someone who desires to learn and grow, has a passion to serve and make a difference, and connects with others with both humility and humour, then you will be a great fit at UGM.
What You’ll Need
If you are considering applying for this position, you must:
- be legally entitled to work in Canada
- be able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values
- support our Statement of Faith
- be willing to provide, as a condition of employment, a current criminal record check, with vulnerable sector search, if you are the successful candidate.
- possess a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and submit a current driver’s abstract.
How to Apply
To submit your cover letter and résumé by May 25, 2022, click on the "Apply for this position" button on the right panel of this page. If you have questions about this posting, please contact Winna Ma, HR Advisor, at 604 215 5430. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, and are especially-but not only- interested in applications from Indigenous, First Nations & Métis individuals.