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Carea Community Health Centre

Manager, Development

Posted On: May 4, 2022
Closing On: June 3, 2022

Location: Pickering, ON
Effective: June 2022
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: management
Salary Range: $67,00-$71,000

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Position Title:  Manager, Development
Employment Status: Temporary Full-time (14-month Maternity Leave Contract, starting June 2022)
Position Reports to:  Director, Community Relations and Fundraising
Primary Location:  Pickering, Ontario
Salary Range:      $67,000 to $71,000
Annualized salary is commensurate on skills and experience, plus option to participate in HOOPP.

Carea Community Health Centre (Carea) is a registered, charitable organization providing a wide range of free services and programs to community members across Durham Region.

We are an interprofessional group of staff that include team members such as physicians, specialists, healthcare staff, mental health professionals, program and support staff. Our expert team provides a wide range of healthcare, mental health, and social services that are inclusive, equitable and accessible to all. Carea’s comprehensive services address the complex picture of human health. This means we consider the social, emotional, economic, health and developmental circumstances an individual is experiencing when accessing services. We partner with clients to improve their own health and wellness.

We strive to be accessible to community members who face barriers such as culture, gender, age, geographic isolation, homelessness, language, physical and/or cognitive disabilities, poverty, sexual identity and race.

It’s an exciting time to be joining Carea, while we are embarking on an energizing path with a focus on making our biggest impact yet on local health care by diversifying, expanding, and leveraging our resources in philanthropy.

Position Overview

The Development Manager will report to and work closely with the Director of Community Relations and Fundraising and CFO to develop and increase fundraising revenue and develop community partnerships.

Responsibilities include preparing and executing details plans for managing a pipeline, identifying prospects, discovery calls, developing proposals and letters, crafting benefits and recognition strategies, soliciting support, preparing gift agreements, reporting and donor stewardship.

 Oversee, assess, and monitor all fundraising revenue streams, fundraising programs, and moves management activities, ensuring that revenue potential is both maximized and in alignment with Carea’s objectives

  • Provides leadership and direction for all fundraising activities including annual campaigns, planned giving, employee giving, and corporate partnership – with a particular focus on building major gift capacity
  • Support Executive Administrative Coordinator in the development and management of the third party and tribute giving portfolios
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders and secure philanthropic commitments from a personal portfolio of donors including individuals, corporations, and organizations
  • Work in conjunction with the Senior Leadership Team, and Development Team to build and enhance a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization
  • Work with Manager, Communications & Grants to strategize, execute and manage systems to drive regular communications demonstrating gift impact to donors and stakeholders with donor-centred cultivation strategies, proposals, and personalized case for support presentations
  • Oversee major donations announcement, ensuring adequate donor recognition and stewardship
  • Collaborate with and support the Senior Leadership Team, the Board, and other staff and volunteers to optimize their effectiveness as fundraisers for Carea
  • In collaboration with Communications & Marketing, ensure the development of Annual Fund and Major gift materials including proposals, appeals, Donor Impact Reports and Annual Impact Report
  • Prepare donor impact reports, customized stewardship plans, annual donor report, and other pertinent stewardship materials in collaboration with Marketing and Communications
  • Collaborate with the Communications & Marketing Manager to design promotional material, share positive outcomes, ensure the website is current and is easily navigated by supporters regarding fundraising content, and ensure that the use of social media channels is built into any/all plans
  • Develop and ensure effective use of CRM and online giving platforms to track moves-management, opportunity management and donor data
  • Other duties as assigned


  • University Degree in Fundraising or related field required plus 5+ years of experience in fundraising/revenue generation leadership role or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in not-for-profit healthcare fundraising is considered an asset
  • Membership in a fundraising association, e.g. Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP), Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA), and/or Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP)
  • CFRE certification considered an asset
  • Understanding of the charitable landscape including CRA regulations
  • Exceptional computer skills – proficiency using Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build strong collaborative relationships with colleagues, donors, physicians, and other stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Astute analytical, financial, and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, high energy, results oriented and the drive to exceed expectations
  • Using project management techniques/principles, plans and manage multiple concurrent projects with conflicting deadlines, effectively using resources to achieve deliverables and manage competing priorities.
  • Must be flexible to work occasional non-traditional work hours that might include evenings and weekends based on operational needs
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fun, exciting, fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented with ability to multi-task, organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • A clear commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism
  • Valid G license with access to a vehicle
  • Vulnerable Sector Clearance required
  • Proof of double vaccination against COVID-19

Application Process:

  1. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please submit cover letter and resume outlining your qualifications and expectations by email to .  This position will remain posted until filled.
  2. While we thank all applicants for their interest in applying, only those qualified and considered for interview will be contacted. All applicant submissions will be kept on file for six months, for future consideration.
  3. All applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes. Applicants may receive written correspondence regarding this job posting directly to the email address provided on their resume. As an applicant, it is your responsibility to ensure that you check your email regularly.
  4. All positions are subject to the successful completion of the following pre-employment conditions for all external hires: Reference Checks; and Criminal Background checks (including Vulnerable Sector Screening).

Carea Community Health Centre is committed to complying with all applicable standards as set out in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), the provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code, and any other applicable legislation. Accessibility: If you have accessibility needs and require alternate formats or other accommodations please contact Human Resources at 905-723-0036, or by email to . Carea Community Health Centre and staff are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes diversity.