Career Opportunities

Ref #:915830

Specific Department and Program:Oakville Hospital Foundation


Number of positions required:1

Posted Date:Mar 9, 2023

Posting # 2023-915830


Position: Development Officer, Philanthropy

Department: Oakville Hospital Foundation

Status: Permanent Full-Time

Hours: Monday-Friday; 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Site: Oakville


Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers.  We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

At Halton Healthcare you will thrive in a healthcare culture and environment that embraces inclusion, diversity and belonging with ‘exemplary patient care, always’ at the heart of everything we do. We empower our people to be the very best they can be so they can make a difference for our patients and the communities we serve.

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative center of excellence in community hospital care.



Oakville Hospital Foundation (OHF) is currently seeking a collaborative, strategic, and thoughtful individual to join its major gifts team. OHF is set to embark on a new campaign and, as the Development Officer, Philanthropy, you will enthusiastically build and nurture meaningful relationships with donors and prospective donors to advance the Foundation’s fundraising priorities in support of Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.

This is what you’ll be doing:

  • Actively develop and implement strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors, building a robust portfolio of donors with the capacity to give major gifts from the ground up
  • Create and implement creative and quality stewardship that inspires donors to make multi-year commitments and/or stretch gifts
  • Develop tailored fundraising materials, including proposals, impact reports, briefing materials, and presentations
  • Strategically involve members of the OHF and OTMH senior teams, physicians, staff, and volunteers to develop relationships and create meaningful stewardship opportunities
  • Develop a business plan and budget for your portfolio of donors and participate in the development of the team’s overall plans and pipeline, measuring results against expected outcomes
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate donor/prospect profiles and records of contact 

This is what you’ll need to do it:

  • Demonstrated achievements in fundraising or related experience
  • Team player who is open to collaboration and thrives in a fast-paced and evolving work culture
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication (written and oral), and relationship building skills with the ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Capability to manage competing priorities and multiple tasks while maintaining a strong attention to detail, accurate records in Raiser’s Edge, and a commitment to achieving performance metrics, which include a personal new revenue financial goal

Why join our team?

  • An open, motivating, collaborative, and family friendly workplace culture that actively invests in its talent (and we mean it!)
  • Competitive compensation with a salary range of $61,660-$77,000, three weeks of vacation to start, and the opportunity for performance-based increases
  • A pension plan (HOOPP)
  • Benefits and perks that include comprehensive health benefits, cellphone and laptop, and onsite gym access
  • As professional development is considered a key performance indicator, funding is available to pursue professional development and certifications

Other considerations to note:

  • Flexibility in hours to accommodate various meetings and events with staff, volunteers and donors is required
  • Ability to travel to meet with donors, volunteers, and stakeholders as needed
  • Location preference: This position can be onsite or hybrid with the flexibility to determine your onsite days. Preferred location is within Oakville, Halton region, or surrounding areas to facilitate ease of travel to donor and volunteer meetings.


Date Posted: March 9, 2023

Internal applications due by: March 16, 2023

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

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