Careers

At Covenant Foundation, we are committed to supporting Covenant Health and its 150-year legacy of healing the body, enriching the mind, and nurturing the soul, by raising funds to help support leading-edge programs and services, research and education, and state-of-the-art equipment at 19 Covenant led hospitals and facilities across the province of Alberta.


We are looking for passionate and skilled professionals eager to make a difference in our community and join our team.

 

Current Career Opportunities


Development Officer

Covenant Foundation is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to join its dynamic development team in the full-time, permanent position of Development Officer.

 

Responsibilities

The Development Officer is responsible for 

  • managing a complex portfolio of major individual and corporate giving and planned giving donors
  • developing and implementing programs to grow and diversify fundraising revenue for Covenant Foundation-supported facilities

 

As a key member of the Development Team, the Development Officer contributes to meeting fundraising goals by 

  • identifying, profiling and prospecting major and planned giving donors
  • developing strategies for cultivating relationships and soliciting gifts
  • writing proposals
  • conducting a high volume of phone and face-to-face meetings with prospects
  • closing a substantial number of solicitations
  • effectively stewarding donors

 

Education and Experience

The successful candidate has a university degree and/or diploma, at least five years of experience in the non-for-profit development field, and a proven track record of securing major and planned gifts. 

 

The successful candidate is relationship-driven, with the ability to quickly develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, partners, volunteers, sponsors, and donors.

 

A demonstrated knowledge of fundraising strategies, donor prospecting, cultivation, and stewardship best practices is essential. CFRE designation and direct experience in health care fundraising are considered assets.

 

Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter to covenantfoundation@covenanthealth.ca by 4 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018. This posting may be used to fill multiple positions.

 

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