Job Posting 65544

Development Coordinator, Corporate & Community Partnerships
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
closing tomorrow (Thu, 29 Oct)
full time - term / contract

Development Coordinator, Corporate & Community Partnerships

Location: Vancouver – Granville Office and remote working

Reporting to: Director, Corporate & Community Partnerships

Job status: Temporary Full time, 1.0 FTE (75 hours bi-weekly)

Anticipated Start Date: November 2020

Anticipated End Date: June 2021


Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) is British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider. For over two decades, through the many programs and services we provide, we have made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.


HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US. Aside from being surrounded by a friendly, inclusive, dedicated team, Canuck Place offers employees up to 20 days’ vacation (pro-rated to their full-time equivalency), an employer-paid benefits package, a Health Spending account that provides up to $500 annually to provide additional coverage for health and wellness activities/services, informative lunch n’ learns, as well as various learning opportunities. Canuck Place Children’s Hospice also has a ‘Care For the Caregiver’ committee who provides ongoing, creative activities to connect us with one another as a reminder that it’s ‘this’ moment that really counts.



As an integral member of the Development team, the focus of this role is to generate annual revenue to support the overall mission of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) through building relationships and supporting activities locally and provincially. This role will be focusing on corporate partnerships of $1,000+ and support the cultivation and stewardship of donor relationships while developing employee engagement initiatives that will place CPCH as a leading philanthropic partner.

Additionally, this role will identify and actively engage with school and youth groups to enhance and grow our Kids 4 Kids Program. This role will also oversee the corporate volunteer program, support Community (third party) fundraising events and bring your organizational skills to enhance our CPCH hosted events.



  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a non-profit/fundraising environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Researches, identifies and solicits new community partnerships.
  • Maintains a PRM list of donors to solicit and steward to meet designated targets.
  • Oversees a budget directly associated to your PRM list.
  • Oversees the Gift In Kind program (GIK) and donors and ensures all are properly recognized and stewarded.
  • Corresponds and liaises with community partners and event organizers to provide support and fundraising expertise, promotional materials, volunteer co-ordination, receipting information, and event speakers.
  • Maintains event calendar with critical path to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Enters notes and donor history in Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Schedules and conducts community presentations, speeches, cheque presentations and hospice tours with prospects, donors and community partners, as required.
  • Gives talks and presentations to local organizations (i.e. schools, associations, and community partners) to increase awareness of and support for CPCH activities.
  • Coordinates recognition and stewardship materials for community partners.
  • Assists with review and verification of community partner recognition lists.
  • Tracks and reports relationship management activity on Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Assumes other related responsibilities, as assigned.



What you bring to the role:

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and the ability to interact with individuals at all levels.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines and determining priorities.
  • Public presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail (specifically with spreadsheets, timelines and database management).
  • Demonstrated ability to be a collaborative team player and establish and maintain positive working relationships, both internally and externally.
  • High degree of discretion, initiative, resourcefulness and thoughtfulness in the decision making process.
  • Strong computer skills including excellent Microsoft Office skills. Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge or a comparable database.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Clear and valid BC driver’s licence and access to a vehicle are required.

You have:

  • High integrity; creativity; balance, good judgment and objectivity; high vision and conceptual capabilities; consultative, facilitate and collaborative; sense of humor.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrates flexibility that allows you to work with high energy, creative people.
  • Able to thrive and effectively manage priorities in a changing, ambiguous environment.


Note: Flexibility is necessary, as this position may require occasional weekend and evening work and travel within and outside the Lower Mainland.

At the discretion of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, the information in this job description may be reviewed and revised, as required, to meet the needs of the organization.

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its community and to a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.



Please submit your cover letter and your resume at by October 29, 2020. We recognize the importance of a diversified workforce, and we encourage First Nations, Inuit and Metis candidates, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.  


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