Philanthropy Officer, Major Gifts, BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · BC Children's Hospital Foundation


What we do

At BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, we’re on a quest to ensure every kid in the province

receives the best health care imaginable. As a fundraising organization, we inspire communities

and people to support BC Children’s Hospital, along with its world-class research institute,

mental health facility and rehabilitation centre.

Our work makes a profound difference. From helping get the boldest research ideas off the

ground to supporting the most advanced equipment, together we are pushing the boundaries of

what’s possible in children’s health care. This is no small task—which is why we’re looking for

passionate people to join our team and help propel our mission forward.

What you’ll do

Reporting to the Associate Director, Major Gifts, the Philanthropy Officer is primarily responsible for the

identification, cultivation, personal solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of donors and prospects, with

a heavy emphasis on securing gifts of $25,000 and higher. Working with the senior leadership team at the

Foundation and a distinguished array of volunteers and clinical staff, the Philanthropy Officer will forge

and foster relationships with key supporters. A portion of donors within this portfolio are members of the

Chinese Community; the ability to speak Cantonese and Mandarin is important.

More specifically, you will be responsible for:


What you bring:

As the successful candidate, you will have a university degree or diploma in business, marketing, or a

related area; and a minimum of five years of experience in a donor development role, with a track-record

of securing gifts of $25,000 or more. Possession of a CFRE Designation is an asset.

Additionally, you demonstrate the following:


Join us:

We believe that anything is possible. And that permeates every action we take. As a team, we push

ourselves to constantly aim higher in our work. We try new things and challenge the status quo. We

respect each other and act from a place of compassion in everything we do.

While we take our work seriously, we’re also big on taking care of our team. We offer perks like a nineday

fortnight schedule and flexible hours, topnotch health and dental benefits, and a commitment to

professional development.

We think it’s a pretty amazing place. Others agree—we’re proud to say that we’ve been recognized as

one of BC’s Top Employers for 10 years in a row.

Seem like the right place for you? Join us and help kids shine. Apply below by July 31, 2019.

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