REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Philanthropy

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part-time; minimum 6-month contract with possibility of extension

HOURS OF WORK: 20-30 hours per week; evening and weekends may be required


Annual Giving Campaign

  • Recruit and support the Annual Campaign Committee to grow the donor base and reach annual fundraising goals.
  • Implement donor recognition strategy.
  • Train and recruit Ambassadors of Hope to represent the GBCSC in a professional, articulate and accurate manner, while soliciting appropriate gifts from GBCSC donors.


Relationship Building/Communications

  • Update GBCSC website on fundraising events, programming and volunteer opportunities.
  • Optimize online social media marketing for all fundraising initiatives, monthly programs and volunteer opportunities to enhance community awareness of all functions of the GBCSC.
  • Deliver presentations to the Board of Directors and appropriate committees on plans and activities.
  • Participate as a member of the Fundraising Committee


Event Leadership

  • Work with GBCSC event committees (Cycle Camelot, Strawberry Tea, Painted Pumpkins) to provide administrative support, marketing materials, and secure sponsorship to ensure the success of each fundraising event.
  • Ensure that objectives, projects and critical paths for all fundraising events are being met and that fundraising policies are being followed.
  • Manage third party events and programs, ensuring they follow GBCSC guidelines, and assist in coordinating when appropriate.

Volunteer Coordinator

  • Create a robust volunteer program for the GBCSC.
  • Recruit volunteers from the community to support all administrative, fundraising and day to day support for the Centre.
  • Schedule volunteers as required for the various public events and fundraising initiatives.


Technical Accountabilities

  • Maintain and update database of corporate sponsors, individual donors and foundations.
  • Monitor online payment gateway monthly and trouble shoot any technical issues.
  • Maintain and update the GBCSC website
  • Ensure accurate processing and recording of donor activity in the donor database and provide monthly reports to reconcile with donations in the financial system
  • Complete charitable tax receipts for all eligible gifts to the GBCSC monthly.
  • Complete administrative tasks that further the operation of the Centre as needed.



  • Degree or Diploma in Communications, Marketing, or Fundraising is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Donor Bill of Rights and CRA regulations.
  • Experience maintaining and cultivating donor relationships.
  • Experience successfully organizing fundraising events.
  • Knowledge of relevant grant application opportunities at a local, regional, and provincial level.
  • Understanding of online marketing and social media tools.
  • Experience with online fundraising software would be considered an asset.
  • Exceptional communication skills; verbal, written, computer and public speaking.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teambuilding skills with a demonstrated capacity to work effectively and compassionately with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrates empathy in a professional manner
  • Ability to balance multiple and competing demands with shifting priorities.


Please apply to the attention of:  Anna Hartman, Director of Philanthropy at

Deadline for Applications: May 31, 2018


The Mission of the Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre is to provide emotional, physical, social, spiritual support, education and information as  complement to the medical system for people affected by cancer.


 The Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre strives to be recognized as a source of support, education and motivation for people living with cancer. their families and caregivers. Our vision is to be recognized throughout North Simcoe and the surrounding communities as a place of hope, comfort, strength and courage