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L'Arche Canada

Director of Philanthropy

Posted On: April 17, 2023
Closing On: May 8, 2023

Location: Remote
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: senior
Salary Range: $100,000 (+ bonus + benefits)

Director of Philanthropy

L’Arche Canada

Flexible Working Opportunity

Salary: $100,000 + bonus + benefits

L’Arche is an international organization working worldwide to develop and support communities based on the inclusion and contribution of people with intellectual disabilities.

L’Arche began in France in 1964 as a compassionate response to the plight of people with intellectual disabilities living in grim institutions, shut away from society. L’Arche came to Canada in 1969, when the second L’Arche community in the world, in Richmond Hill, Ontario was founded. Today there are 30 L’Arche communities in nine provinces across Canada. Worldwide, there are over 150 L’Arche communities in 38 countries on five continents.

The primary purpose of L’Arche Canada is to support our 30 communities across Canada so they can live, work, and learn together. L’Arche Canada is a national organization that develops services, tools and guidance to ensure the cohesion, promotion and development of L’Arche in Canada.

We are seeking to meet candidates who have:

  • 7 to 10-year track record of successfully building and growing a diversified fundraising program
  • Experience with the design, development, and implementation of National Fundraising strategies
  • Good administrative skills: time management skills to meet deadlines and manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Good interpersonal skills: excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French, capacity to operate in both is an important asset
  • Proven ability to be detail oriented with excellent analytical, problem solving and project management skills
  • Demonstrated innovation and change management skills which include supporting and encouraging new ideas and approaches, driven by data


  • Ability to work independently from a remote office
  • Travel required
  • Presence and participation at various meetings (some evenings and weekends)
  • Ideally located in Montreal or Toronto, however, questions concerning location and mobility will be discussed during the interview
  • Clear police check including vulnerable sector screening


  • University graduate in relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Interested in this role? 

This search is being conducted on behalf of L’Arche Canada by crawfordconnect, a search firm specializing in recruiting non-profit and charitable professionals for Canada’s non-profit sector.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Muneerah Shiraz at

Application Details

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in confidence through the crawfordconnect website at by May 8, 2023.

If you experience technical issues when applying, please email

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.