Job Title


Fund Development Manager


Job Summary


The Fundraiser will focus on fund development, research, grant writing, and administrative duties. Additionally, this person will have an ask to build, maintain, and develop a personal, corporate, legacy donor list, planned giving campaigns as well as large one-off fundraising showcases will also be expected.


Reporting structure


The Fundraiser will report directly to the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island.


Personal Attributes


  • You are passionate, self-motivated and you want to make a difference in your community with a career that holds a purpose for you
  • You have a positive outlook; you are a team player, and you are willing to step into the unknown and gain additional experiential knowledge along the way
  • You also feel strongly about the importance of building Habitat’s brand on a local, regional, and national level
  • You have strong communication skills both verbal and written and you enjoy giving presentations and networking
  • You are resourceful, motivated and your ability to meet deadlines is exemplary
  • Your flexibility allows you to work with many different ethnic backgrounds, as well as diverse and vulnerable populations
  • You have the ability to handle multiple projects at once and do so with grace
  • Your passion inspires people to donate (time and/or $$)
  • You have sound judgement and are able to make crucial decisions with minimal supervision
  • You also have the ability to connect potential donors to our mission rather than just a “money ask”. To create and foster a culture of giving.

Key duties of the position (Scope/Authority/Decision-Making)


  • Develop a multi-year approach to fundraising activities to ensure continuation of giving
  • Develop annual corporate giving program
  • Develop planned giving programs for individuals that have meaning
  • Identify and develop new corporate donors
  • Identify new avenues for personal giving and create new personal giving sources
  • Develop meaningful recognition programs for both corporate and personal donors with acknowledgement programs
  • Maintain accurate record of donor database with regular contacts
  • Coordinate media contacts/press releases/media alerts (in conjunction with the ED)
  • Responsible for all grant applications, administration, writing, draw requests, timelines (in conjunction with ED)
  • Coordinate with volunteering resources for potential donor sources

Education, experience, and other qualifications


BA in Marketing or equivalent and/or a minimum of 2 years’ experience in fundraising or related field with an expectation of an outline of proposed successes is required




  • Salary is commensurate with experience
  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential and/or compensation structure conversations
  • Possibility of bonus structuring on a graduated scale for performance
  • Full benefits
  • RRSP contribution program

Why work with Habitat for Humanity?


  • Internationally recognized brand
  • Community outreach/assistance focus with a chance to impact positive change
  • Autonomy on hours/days of the work week based on business need
  • Ability to work from home
  • Full opportunity to learn different aspects of construction/home building process
  • Great local team with many community connections

Please send Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae to:


Jeff Krafta

Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island

#1 – 4128 Mostar Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6C9

Office: 250.758.8078 x107 Fax: 250.758.8096


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