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William Osler Health System Foundation

Specialist, Campaign Support

Posted On: December 7, 2023
Closing On: January 7, 2024

Location: Greater Toronto Area - Hybrid
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: intermediate
Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000

REPORTING TO: Vice President, Operations
LOCATION: Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health & Wellness, with periodic travel to Brampton Civic and Etobicoke General Hospitals – Hybrid

Osler Foundation is the fundraising arm of William Osler Health System (Osler). Osler serves 1.3 million people in Brampton, Caledon, North Mississauga, Etobicoke, and the surrounding region. This is one of the fastest-growing and most ethnically diverse regions of Canada.

Osler Foundation builds and fosters relationships in our hospitals and the community to raise funds to support the clinical priorities at Brampton Civic Hospital and Etobicoke General Hospital, Osler’s two acute-care sites, and Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.

As part of the Osler System family, we are committed to providing a fulfilling work environment that inspires our staff to learn, innovate and grow. Year after year, Osler is proud to be recognized as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. Osler Foundation is equally committed to supporting our employees through flexible work arrangements, professional development, and a commitment to creating an environment of inclusiveness and belonging. Our team members are highly effective leaders, instructors, and mentors within the philanthropy sector with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and Association of Healthcare Philanthropists (AHP), including past Chair, AFP Canada and AFP Fundraiser of the Year, 2019.


As Osler Foundation embarks on a historic new Capital Campaign, set to change the health care landscape in our community, this new role will be integral to the success of our Major Gifts team.  The Specialist, Campaign Support will lead a strategic, analytical and proactive approach to managing the donor portfolio of the President & CEO and Sr. Vice President, Philanthropy, in addition to providing support on key activities of the Major Gifts team.

RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to):

Donor Management support to the President & CEO and Sr. Vice President, Philanthropy including:

  • Manage the preparation and outcomes of prospect and donor meetings
  • Track action items and status updates; lead process to frequently prompt activity for President & CEO and Sr. Vice President
  • Outreach to donors to schedule meetings, obtain donation payment information, etc.
  • Outreach to Osler colleagues, as relevant, to confirm logistics of work and meetings together
  • Liaise with Foundation colleagues to manage timelines and follow up on proposals, reports and gift agreements
  • Meeting preparation and logistics, including room booking/ virtual room booking, package preparation, meeting briefs, catering as needed


  • Manage the maintenance of the Major Gift team’s donor portfolio
  • MG team reporting on performance, portfolios and pipeline
  • Actively participate in Major Gift team meetings, as well as MG-related events (i.e., donor stewardship, cultivation events)
  • MG Team rep for RENXT data maintenance, data integrity and ensuring best practice procedures are in place
  • Attends and assists at Foundation events, when needed (i.e., golf tournaments, Holi Gala)
  • Demonstrated experience with managing a tracking system/process for prompting activity (your own or others)
  • Organizational skills sufficient to independently establish priorities and use sound judgment in carrying out multiple assignments in a timely manner, oftentimes with minimal supervision
  • Highly adaptable and able to prioritize and work comfortably in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of Major Gift operations and business practices
  • Experience independently organizing meetings and setting priorities
  • Excellent communication, organizational and administrative skills with an attention to details
  • Demonstrated experience with inputting data into and seeking data from a CRM database
  • Professional maturity and ability to manage confidential information and exercise good judgement
  • University Degree, College Diploma or a combination of relevant experience
  • 3+ years or more within a charitable/not-for-profit organization
  • Experience working in diverse communities
  • A comprehensive benefits package including a defined-benefit pension plan (HOOPP), outstanding health/dental benefits, and a generous vacation allowance
  • An expected salary range of $65,000 – $75,000
  • The Foundation is working under a hybrid model of work from home and in office on a weekly basis
  • State-of-the-art accessible facility located close to major highways in Brampton, Ontario
  • A dynamic and professional office setting in a hospital environment
  • A highly collaborative team environment with the opportunity to participate in first-in-class fundraising events

Please submit a PDF of your cover letter and resume, addressed to Corinne Shannon, Vice President, Operations, by email to:


Subject Line:      Specialist, Campaign Support

Deadline:            January 7, 2024

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please.

All applications are considered confidential.

Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify us through your application.