Job Posting 92808

Development Officer, Major Gifts
CASA Mental Health
Edmonton area
Edmonton - remote opportunity may be available
closed yesterday (Thu, 23 Mar)
full time  •  Under review

About CASA

CASA Mental Health is an established non-profit organization delivering holistic, culturally-safe wrap-around mental health services to Albertans and their families. CASA provides mental health service to the missing middle – mental health treatment for diagnosed children and youth, in between prevention and promotion in primary and community care, and acute treatment in hospital.

CASAs team of mental health professionals are trauma experts committed to delivering service in collaboration with community partners. This includes assessment and treatment for up to 4,000 children, youth and their families each year, from community outreach settings to intensive treatment programs.

About the Role

Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the Development Officer, Major Gifts is responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with high value donors in Edmonton and Northern Alberta. 

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Philanthropy team and other leaders to build and advance strong personal and professional relationships that result in philanthropic contributions. They will serve as a resource, advocate and spokesperson for fundraising efforts.

The Development Officer, Major Gifts will:

  • Develop funding proposals and negotiate/structure gifts to the organization.
  • Prepare effective cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans for current and prospective donors in their pipeline.
  • Maintain a major donor/prospect portfolio of approximately 100 relationships with identified capacity to give $5,000 and more.
  • Ensure gifts are processed and acknowledged appropriately.
  • Collaborate on donor strategy and prospect research.
  • Work independently and creatively to match donor interests with CASA priorities.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and abilities:

  • Skilled relationship-builder.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to match donor needs and interests with organizational priorities.  


Job Details
Union: exempt
FTE: 1.0
Status: permanent
Location: CASA Downtown/hybrid – remote opportunity may be available
Multi-site: yes
Minimum salary: currently under review
Maximum salary: currently under review
Hours per shift: 7.25
Shifts per week: five
Days off: Saturday and Sunday



  • Five-plus years of experience in major or planned gift fundraising with a track record of closing gifts of $10,000 and greater. Related experience in sales, financial services and business development will be considered.
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset.
  • Experience with a variety of fundraising tools and strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.

Conditions of Employment

  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check. This would be the financial responsibility of the successful candidate.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or exemption on the basis of a protected legal ground.

Closing Date: March 23, 2023

For further information on these opportunities, please contact us at .

Why Work With CASA?

Life - Work Balance
CASA's hours of work allow you to balance your work with the rest of your life. Our Wellness Days can be used how you want, when you want, ensuring everyone is feeling their best. Employees also receive competitive vacation days so that you have the time you need to recharge your passion.

Meaningful Work
Feel good about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families so that they are empowered to thrive!

Employee Benefits
CASA Mental Health offers a competitive benefit and pension package for employees, including a flexible spending account, access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program, and more!

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