Job Posting 96667

Chief Executive Officer
Chalmers Foundation
Fredericton area
closed 3 days ago (Wed, 27 Sep)
full time

The Chalmers Foundation raises funds to support the enhanced health and well-being of the community through innovative and effective programs and initiatives. Meeting patient and community needs is the primary goal of Horizon Health Network’s (HHN) Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital and the Foundation. The Chalmers Foundation collaborates with HHN to identify the highest priority medical equipment and healthcare initiatives to ensure access and quality of care beyond what is government-funded. Chalmers Foundation has an expert, caring staff who raise funds to ensure the hospital and community services in the greater Fredericton area are equipped with the best technology and knowledge available. By providing the hospital with equipment, education, and special treatment programs, the money invested enhances patient care, expands services, shortens waiting lists, and improves quality of life.

The Foundation is currently raising 1 million dollars annually with a revenue goal of 2 to 3 million dollars within the short term. With a new strategic plan nearing completion and a focus on community health impact as well as hospital support, The Chalmers Foundation is seeking a chief executive officer during this integral time in the organization’s history.  

Key Responsibilities

Accountable to the Board of Directors, the chief executive officer holds a pivotal role in driving the vision and strategic leadership of the Foundation. This involves not only guiding the organization toward its mission of fostering impactful change within the healthcare landscape of New Brunswick but also cultivating a visible and influential presence in the community. You play a central role in creating opportunity by forging collaborations with other organizations sharing similar missions, strengthening partnerships, and forming alliances that amplify the Foundation's reach and effectiveness. You engage actively with donors, community members, health network executives, and government entities, leveraging these relationships to garner support and resources. In addition to overseeing Foundation operations, you nurture a professional environment that promotes team growth, development, and achievement, channeling your inspirational leadership abilities alongside adept management skills to enhance the Foundation's culture, capacity, processes, and impact. Through close collaboration with the Board, you drive innovation and ensure the organization remains consistently well-equipped to advance its mission with unwavering determination.

Ideal Candidate Profile

As the ideal candidate, you are a proven leader in the non-profit sector who embodies an exceptional combination of strategic visionary leadership and a profound understanding of donor relations and fundraising expertise. You have a proven track record of conceptualizing and implementing innovative strategies that will drive the Foundation’s long-term growth and impact. Adept at navigating complex landscapes, you are capable of inspiring and mobilizing your team and partners toward a common vision, fostering a culture of collaboration, creativity, and organizational excellence. You demonstrate a strong grasp of business and financial acumen and can optimize financial sustainability. With superior communication skills, you engage with the internal team, external partners, stakeholders, and donors to further the mission of the Foundation. Your ability to cultivate relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and donors, coupled with a proven fundraising acumen, will ensure the Foundation’s growth and success in achieving its strategic mission. Bilingualism will be considered an asset.

How to Apply

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity, please apply online at For more information or to ask any questions, please contact Alyssa Fleming at , Erin MacDonald at , or Catherine Woodman at .

Commitment to Diversity and Accessibility

The Chalmers Foundation is committed to being an organization where diversity and different perspectives are valued. We strive to be inclusive, supportive, and reflective of the communities and organizations we serve, and we encourage applications from candidates who identify as part of a traditionally marginalized community. 


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