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AFP Saskatoon Chapter offers organizations the opportunity to publish job postings on our website. Postings are usually made public and shared with Chapter members within 48 hours, and will remain on our website for a month after the posting date.

  • $100 fee for AFP Saskatoon members
  • $150 fee for non-members

Invoices will be sent to the contact person provided, and payment is due upon receipt to AFP Saskatoon Chapter.

Please submit Full Job Description Details along with your organizations' detailed contact information to: Please also let us know if you are or anyone at your organization is a member of AFP Saskatoon Chapter.




The Lung Association, Saskatchewan (LAS) is searching for a motivated, detail-oriented, positive person to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis. Reporting to the Vice President of Community Engagement, the Director of Fund Development is a key member of the fund development team and will execute program support of annual, major and legacy giving initiatives, in addition to other duties as assigned based on strategic directions.

The Director will work closely with all LAS staff to execute the operational and strategic plans of the fund development department and is a team player with a donor centric approach.

Our ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and it is desirable that they possess a minimum of five years of fund development experience, preferably in the charity or non-profit fields. They should also be familiar with donor databases and other fundraising technology to use in their daily job duties.

BREATHING PASSION AND COMPASSION. Our reason for being can really be summed up in one word: Breathe. It’s what unites us. It’s what inspires us. And it’s what keeps our community of physicians, scientists, clinicians, educators, administrators, volunteers and donors so committed— whether it’s searching for cures to lung diseases, teaching our youth about the dangers of tobacco, or fighting for clean air.  The Lung Association, Saskatchewan is the leading organization in our province working to promote lung health and prevent and manage lung disease. We do this by funding vital research and pushing for innovative ways to help people manage their health.


  1. Steward prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications and build strong relationships with them.
  2. Lead a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.
  3. Build the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies.
  4. Solicitation of donors through direct mail, including the organization and management of content, design, printing, data segmentation, mailing, tracking and reporting.
  5. Manage monthly donors and strategically identify prospects within the monthly giving program to move to the next giving level.
  6. Work with our Information Technology department to customize fundraising databases and tracking systems.
  7. Increase direct mail appeal revenue by improving content through testing, expanding different segments, and other creative ways to reach donors.
  8. Oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities.
  9. Develop creative written print and electronic communication materials.
  10. Maintain gift recognition programs.
  11. Respond to donors’ written and phone inquiries in a professional and timely manner.
  12. Liaise with Finance and Operations team to ensure accuracy of receipting and all issues of concern are resolved.
  13. Support the VP of Community Engagement and other duties as assigned.


  • Relationship management is a key priority; the Director must have the ability to build authentic relationships.
  • Understand philanthropy and the social profit sector
  • Demonstrate ability to use creativity which inspires donor engagement
  • Superior written and presentation communication skills
  • A high level of organizational ability, attention to detail, and ability to manage tight timelines
  • Articulate and professional
  • Commitment to professional ethics and the ability to effectively interact with executive-level stakeholders
  • Ability to work showing initiative
  • A strong donor service orientation demonstrated by the ability to anticipate, understand and respond to the needs and expectation of donors
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Has a positive and outgoing personality
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in working as a part of a team
  • CFRE designation or in progress would be an asset
  • Perform duties in accordance with the values of The Lung Association, Saskatchewan including efficiency, effectiveness, professionalism, integrity, honesty, compassion, respect and dignity
  • All employees of The Lung Association, Saskatchewan are expected to follow a lifestyle which exemplifies good respiratory health habits


  • This is a Full-Time position working 37.5 hours per week between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. There is occasional evening and weekend work as required.
  • This position will be based out of The Lung Association office at 1231 8th Street East in Saskatoon, SK.
  • Office environment (sitting, standing, some light lifting).
  • Light travel is expected so a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license is needed.


Please forward your cover letter and résumé to Jennifer May, Vice President of Community Engagement to The application deadline is Sunday, July 21, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.


Temporary Full-time

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation believes in the power of generosity to save and change lives.  Founded in 1982, St. Paul's Hospital Foundation advances St. Paul's Hospital's vision by raising, managing and allocating funds in keeping with donors' wishes.

Position summary:

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation requires a temporary, full-time Communications & Stewardship Officer to provide communications services including media relations, writing, editing, publication production and design supervision, social media management, and website content production. This position plays a key role in executing donor-centric communications activities at SPH Foundation.

This is a full-time temporary position from August 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020 with potential to become permanent. Salary range is $46,052 - $69,076 plus an attractive benefit package.


Duties & responsibilities:

  • research, write, edit, proofread and post compelling fund raising content for print, radio, television, digital, web site and social media platforms;
  • develop fund raising program information and support materials research and development of fund raising cases for support and fund raising case materials that convey complex, sensitive and technical information to non-technical, less knowledgeable audiences;
  • stewardship support including liaison with donors, volunteers, patients and families and hospital staff to secure meetings, interviews, photographs, and other fund raising information;
  • media relations including: media liaison and writing media advisories, media releases, public services announcements, backgrounders, fact sheets and information packages;
  • project management, content development, and distribution of marketing and fund raising materials and publications;
  • liaison with contract suppliers (agencies, graphic designers, photographers, printers, media suppliers) to support the development and distribution of content;
  • event support including coordinating events, coordinating meetings, writing speaking notes and other event-related material, developing power point and video presentations, and securing promotional materials.


Education and experience:

  • degree in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations or related field 
  • one to three years of experience in the communications field with specific experience in: storytelling, media relations; publication production, social media marketing, project management and scheduling
  • Raisers Edge database, website content management and Google Analytics experience will be considered an asset.
  • Membership in a professional communications organization or fundraising organization (i.e. IABC, AFP) will be considered an asset

Please apply in confidence before July 22, 2019 with resume and references to the Manager of Communications and Stewardship, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation at or mail to 1702 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0Z9.   

A criminal record check will be required.

We thank all applicants. Only those granted an interview will be contacted.


Join the Spark team to transform lives and inspire the future! And, while you’re at work, take the opportunity to discover what makes the world around us so undeniably fascinating. Spark is a place for people of all ages and abilities to explore and discover science, technology, engineering, art and math through creative and entertaining experiences. If you would like to inspire yourself and others in this environment, Spark is currently accepting applications for a permanent Senior Development Officer to join our team!


Position Overview:

The Senior Development Officer is a key member of the Development Team and coordinates the implementation of a comprehensive program to effectively solicit and steward gifts from Spark's highest level donors. This position plays a critical role in creating a culture of philanthropy by maintaining and enhancing the organization's relationships with major sponsors, donors, and foundations. The Senior Development Officer will be a transparent and collaborative team member who thrives in a workplace that strongly values integrity, collaboration, adaptability, innovation, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate, solicit, and steward major donors and sponsors in support of the TELUS Spark mission. Apply fundraising ethics, principles and strategies as appropriate.
  • Create unique and personalized touch points and strategies for major gift level supporters. Apply, evaluate, and adjust the strategies to successfully realize strategic opportunities and achieve annual goals.
  • Play a leadership role in ensuring that all major donors in the allocated caseload are appropriately stewarded and engaged.
  • Maintain accurate records of all funders, relevant deadlines, and reporting expectations.
  • Implement engagement plans by effectively working across all Spark teams to implement, monitor and document all sponsor / donor relations activities. Conduct internal hand-off meetings and pre-clearance meetings as required.
  • Contribute to regular brainstorming on innovative, unique and personalized communications and experiences.
  • Collaborate with Development staff and other Spark teams to identify and craft stewardship deliverables and engagement opportunities to showcase the impact of donor support. Monitor and conduct stewardship activities, including fulfillment reporting, recognition, ongoing updates / communication and lead all activation event activities.


  • At least six (6) years of direct experience in fundraising or sponsorship
  • Demonstrable track record in securing and stewarding sponsorships, grants, and/or philanthropic gifts at $50k+ level
  • Effective prioritization & time management skills; ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Exhibit a high degree of diplomacy and discretion for all communications
  • Possess a natural affinity toward collaboration
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; strong listening skills
  • Strong organizational skills with a focus on detail and fiscal oversight
  • Related post-secondary degree
  • Event management experience is an asset
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge NXT is an asset
  • CFRE designation is preferred
  • The successful candidate will be required to work occasional evenings and weekends and must successfully complete a criminal record check.

To Apply: Interested candidates can submit their cover letter, CV, and salary expectations, in confidence, to Michelle Regel, CFRE, Director of Development, with Senior Development Officer in the subject line to

Closing Date: Interviews will commence the week of June 24, 2019 and the posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. TELUS Spark is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

The YWCA Regina exists to support all women and families in the realization of their full potential which benefits the community as a whole.
  • Women and families are safe, secure and free from gender-based violence. They have access to safe, affordable and stable housing;
  • Women and families are empowered and supported in accessing tools and navigating systems to advance their wellness and are thriving, respected and valued through the process; and
  • The community benefits from the full and equal inclusion and advancement of women and families because their experiences and perspectives are built into the foundation of all facets of society. 

Position Description

Reporting to the YWCA CEO, this position is responsible to work with the Development team to reach fundraising targets set for the community campaign for the Centre for Women and Families capital project. The Sr. Director of Development will develop, implement and manage effective and creative resource development donor relations approaches which ensure our teams, projects and capital initiatives are presented to and supported by Regina’s philanthropic community. The ideal candidate will provide leadership and direction to a team of fundraising professionals, will grow relationships with key donors and will implement the systems and processes vital to enable our fundraising ambitions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Development and execution of a broad portfolio of fund development strategies and tactics which ensure the opportunity to invest in YWCA Centre for Women and Families capital project is effectively positioned for donors;
  • Using YWCA fund development program and capital campaign plan empower, lead, inspire and coach a team of dedicated professionals;
  • Implement systems and processes throughout the full donor cycle to ensure consistent and responsive donor experience;
  • Ability to work with communication, executive and finance teams to ensure a compelling case for support is effectively articulated and presented;
  • With the assistance of Campaign Counsel, accountability for capital development department budget including revenue forecasting, timelines, targets and goals;
  • Developing and implementing proven best practice capital and major giving strategies to ensure success including prospect generation and review, cultivation and solicitation plans and moves management methodology;
  • Work closely with the CEO and Director of Communications & Manager of Events to maintain line of sight to a web of concurrent fundraising, brand, marketing and communications and stakeholder relations activities to enhance and grow YWCA’s community of supporters;
  • Working understanding of Canada Revenue Agency policies and procedures and ethical fundraising approaches and guidelines;
  • Working knowledge of technology tools which support and enable fundraising including proficiency with Raiser’s Edge NXT;
  • Steward a portfolio of key donor relationships and community partnerships towards signature and major gifts; and
  • A commitment to upholding the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics and Donor Bill of Rights.


  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma or equivalent experience;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in fundraising;
  • Extensive experience building effective relationships with diverse groups of individuals, donors, stakeholders and government representatives;
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and AFP membership are considered an asset;
  • Solid understanding of community based organization functions and business functions;
  • Demonstrated understanding of administrative processes and procedures including the drafting and implementation of fundraising and campaign policies and Standard Operating Procedures;
  • Proven experience as a major gifts fundraiser and public speaker;
  • High degree of initiative, proficiency, and efficiency working with time sensitive and confidential information;
  • Exemplary skill in process design and written communication;
  • Possesses the skills to manage and motivate a diverse team by setting an encouraging and open; atmosphere by inviting their input, providing support, sharing ownership and allowing staff to develop through constructive, positive feedback; and
  • Working from a feminist, anti-oppressive / anti-racist perspective

Hours of Work:
Flexible schedule based on 37.5 hours a week to meet the demand of the association
Compensation: $71,000 - $120,000/ year depending on experience
Length of Employment: Permanent
Closing Date: July 2nd, 2019

Please send resume:
Melissa Coomber-Bendtsen, CEO
YWCA Regina
1940 McIntyre Street
Regina, Sask. S4P 2R3


The Prairie Spirit Schools Foundation is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic fund development professional to join our organization. This position reports to the Foundation Board, in a contract arrangement. You will be the face of the Foundation and will be responsible for the leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination of all fund development efforts and Foundation Operations. Our office is located in Warman and will require regular travel to Warman and other communities in the Prairie Spirit School Division.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure successful identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporations, and other business partners, with a strong focus on those within the Prairie Spirit School Division.
  • Generate revenue through managing the following programs: annual gifts, major gifts, planned gifts and corporate sponsorships.
  • Collaborate in the planning and execution of fundraising events to increase awareness, cultivate donors and generate funds.
  • Develop and implement communications and marketing strategies for both internal and external stakeholders to support fund development initiatives and programs.
  • Development and oversight of appropriate fund management for donations received.
  • Lead all stages of the gift cycle.
  • Oversee the donor database and ensure privacy and confidentiality of information.
  • Development and oversight of operational budget and recordkeeping.


Requirements of the Position:

  • Trustworthy, adhering to high ethical standards in fundraising and the delivery of exceptional donor stewardship.
  • Self-starter with the ability to “close the deal”.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven success leading fundraising efforts to achieve objectives.
  • Proven track record of cultivating and engaging donors and stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of fund development, marketing techniques, strategies and systems.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Experience with media relations.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Valid driver’s license and use of personal vehicle as travel will be required.


Education and Qualifications

  • Post secondary education, preferably in public relations, marketing, non-profit or business.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience or a combination of education and experience, with demonstrated skills in fund development, event planning and organizational leadership.
  • A Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation would be an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software.


Status: Contract Position
Location: Warman, SK
Close Date: July 12, 2019 (extended)
How to apply:  Please submit cover letter and resume via email to:

We thank all applicants; only those chose for interviews will be contacted.


To continue to serve our clients and their important difference-making work to the level we are committed to, we are expanding our team. DCG is requiring a key support person with a diversity of experience, abilities and expertise to fill the position of Office Coordinator/Executive Assistant to the President.

The candidate should possess the following key competencies:

  • exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with client executive and staff, stakeholders, volunteers and DCG teammates with professionalism
  • commitment to secure, protect, and handle sensitive and confidential information
  • superior communication skills both oral and written
  • experience in researching and composing a variety of written communications and documents
  • experience in or willingness to learn the art of writing and communications for fundraising
  • dedication to and keen eye for detail
  • exemplary organizational skills with experience identifying and implementing greater efficiency
  • flexibility and adeptness to prioritize and to move from project to project as required
  • aptitude to undertake work independently, manage time, set priorities, and problem solve
  • efficiency with technology, including: Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Adobe Acrobat; online research; creative software (such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) an asset; adeptness in learning new programs (ETapestry); travel scheduling
  • passionate enthusiasm to make a difference
  • willingness to learn--and to have fun in a supportive team environment

Responsibilities of position:

  • work closely with the President providing confidential administrative support to include: managing electronic calendar, managing and responding to email correspondence, scheduling travel/accommodations, managing itineraries and agendas, scheduling meetings and preparing associated presentations/documents
  • research, edit, proof, format a variety of documents such as case for support documents, feasibility study findings, volunteer training manuals, board reports, draft policies, proposals and/or grant applications
  • research and organize information to provide insight on prospective donors, stakeholders for campaigns, etc.
  • produce resources (formatting, photocopying, binding) for annual appeals, legacy/planning giving programs, sponsorship activities and integrated fund development programs
  • create PowerPoint presentations to support client acquisition; and staff and volunteer training
  • update DCG’s website and Facebook page
  • organize, attend and take notes at meetings involving clients, staff and volunteers
  • perform administrative office functions e.g. track and reconcile office expenses, order office supplies, learn electronic database (ETapestry) to enter and retrieve data
  • assume other duties as assigned

DCG’s services encompass:

  • annual appeals
  • readiness reviews
  • legacy/planned giving
  • sponsorships
  • grants
  • integrated fund development programs
  • internal reviews
  • communications

DCG’S culture is reflective of our mission: to empower charities, unite volunteers and inspire donors to strengthen communities. Our team is committed to our core values: Integrity, Enthusiasm, Ingenuity, Teamwork, and Spirit of Generosity.

DCG offers a collaborative, energetic, fast-paced, but extremely rewarding work environment.


Salary and Benefits
The position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, along with benefit package. The position may often require availability or engagement in early mornings, evenings and weekends, as well as the potential of occasional travel.

Please submit cover letter and resume electronically to 
Attention: Rhonda


(Half-time Temporary)

The STF is seeking a fundraising administrator to support the McDowell Foundation in fund development. The McDowell Foundation supports research, inquiry and sharing of information that focuses on teaching and learning within the publicly funded PreK-12 education system in Saskatchewan. The primary objective of the fundraising program is to attract major gifts to the McDowell Foundation. Your role will be to further develop and support the planned giving program. This is a half-time position beginning in September for approximately one year, with the possibility of extension.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for administering and marketing the legacy/planned giving program and making it an integral part of the total fund development program.
  • Oversee fundraising initiatives.
  • Meet with planned gift prospects and their advisors.
  • Prepare financial illustrations of proposed gifts.
  • Draft gift agreements for review by prospects and their advisors.
  • Organize and help conduct gatherings for prospective donors, professional financial and estate planners, and other constituencies.
  • Write articles on planned gift opportunities for our publications.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive plan for marketing planned gifts.
  • Establish procedures for tracking and qualifying prospects and for recording and reporting gifts.
  • Refer all gifts requiring approval to appropriate group responsible for screening gifts and provide background information on each proposed gift.
  • Contact lawyers, accountants, trust officers, life underwriters, financial planners, and other professionals to make them aware of the various types of planned gifts offered through the McDowell Foundation.
  • Become informed about the tax aspects of charitable gifts and keep informed about new legislation and other development affecting such gifts.
  • Staff and provide administrative support to the planned giving committee.
  • Make regular progress reports to the Manager and applicable committees.
  • Oversee and support other fundraising initiatives.
  • Perform other administrative duties as required from time to time (regulatory, financial, etc.).



The position requires a university degree or equivalent professional designation and a minimum of three years’ experience in planned giving in a paid or volunteer capacity, or in a related field such as major gift fund raising, law, accounting, trust administration, life insurance, or financial planning. Familiarity with planned giving instruments is preferred. A CFRE is an asset.

Skills, knowledge and abilities include:

  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Highly energetic, self-starting, entrepreneurial and creative.
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to write and speak persuasively.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Highly developed organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge and understanding of effective fundraising programs and applicable legislation.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and implement comprehensive marketing plans.
  • Understanding of social media and online communication tools.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills, specifically in Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Salary and Benefits

The Federation offers a competitive salary and a full-range of pro-rated benefits, including a healthcare spending account; group life insurance; optional retirement plan; long-term disability; sick leave; and paid leave for staff members to support work-life balance.

As a registered employment equity employer, the Federation encourages applications from members of the following equity groups: people of Aboriginal ancestry, people with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

If your considerable experience and strong commitment to excellence serve to make you an exceptional candidate for this position, please complete the Careers Application Form. Please note that the deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday, June 23, 2019.


St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Inc. is an independent body responsible for all of the fund-raising programs and activities at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon, SK. Like the institution it supports, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation is firmly committed to the concept of holistic health care. Drawing on the strength of its many donor relationships, the Foundation helps the Hospital fulfill its mandate while addressing the financial challenges of a reformed health care system. Through careful planning, sound financial management and innovative fund-raising activities, the Foundation works consistently to develop, maintain and improve Hospital facilities, technology and programs each in its own right an important component of the holistic health care vision.

Vision-Philanthropic leadership in support of St. Paul’s Hospital as inspired by the spirit of charity and compassion of the Grey Nuns.

Mission-St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation advances St. Paul’s Hospital’s mission, vision and values by raising, prudently managing and allocating funds in keeping with donors’ wishes and to the best advantage of St. Paul’s Hospital.
Vision-Philanthropic leadership in support of St. Paul’s Hospital as inspired by the spirit of charity and compassion of the Grey Nuns.
Values-Success will be achieved through commitment to these values: Donor Centered Philanthropy, Accountability, Community Support and Partnerships, Innovation


For further information go to:

Nature and Scope

Embodying the values of the Foundation, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides efficient, effective and ethical leadership for the establishment and actualization of the vision, mission, values and strategic priorities of the Foundation.

The CEO is responsible for ensuring that the Foundation’s development program is designed and operated to foster a strong feeling of good will toward St. Paul’s Hospital from the community at large so that there is adequate financial support available to meet immediate and long-term objectives.

This dynamic individual will have the ability to lead the organization and committed to fulfilling the vision, mission, and values of the Foundation. This person will demonstrate an open, approachable and respectful leadership style that contributes to collaborative and harmonious relationships with the board of directors, staff of the Foundation and Hospital, as well as current and potential donors within the community. 

As the primary operational leader, the CEO reports directly to and is accountable to the Board of Directors of the Foundation. The Chief Executive Officer is delegated the authority for day to day operations of the Foundation, including development and implementation of its fund-raising strategy, established in collaboration with the Foundation Board of Directors.

Specifically, the successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership and capacity to:

  • develop and implement fundraising strategies and programs;
  • expand the number of donors to the foundation;
  • develop and maintain donor relationships;
  • lead and enhance the public reputation of the Foundation; and
  • lead the Foundation staff in executing the long-term strategic vision of the Foundation in an effective and passionate manner. 


Duties and Responsibilities

1. Fundraising

  • Be an effective and productive fundraiser;
  • Create an innovative and interactive fundraising environment and strategy that strengthens the Foundation brand;
  • Develop, implement and/or participate in various fundraising activities as approved by the Board of Directors;
  • Identify and secure short and long-term fundraising opportunities for annual consideration by the Board of Directors;
  • Support and and/or recommend new initiatives as may be appropriate for the Foundation to achieve its fundraising objectives.

2. Leadership and Governance

  • Develop and implement a long-term strategic plan for the Foundation;
  • Nurture harmonious working relationships within the Foundation and with the Hospital and community to successfully fulfill Foundation objectives;
  • Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans in collaboration with the Board of Directors and Foundation staff;
  • Implement bylaws, plans, board policies, educational programs and committee terms of reference to ensure board orientation and understanding of fiduciary responsibilities of the board;
  • Promote active and broad participation of volunteers in the work of the Foundation;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends through professional associations, meetings and educational conferences;
  • Work jointly with the chair of the Board of Directors to provide official correspondence and execution of legal documents for the Foundation;
  • Ensure that a comprehensive risk management framework is developed, implemented and maintained, and accordingly reported to the Board of Directors.

3. Financial Management
  • Demonstrate prudent and sound management of all Foundation funds;
  • Ensure adequate funds are available for day-to-day operations of the Foundation;
  • Allocate funds raised in keeping with donors’ wishes and to the best advantage of the St. Paul’s Hospital;
  • Ensure the Foundation operates in a fiscally responsible manner, including adherence to recognized accounting principles and procedures;
  • Ensure the fiscal management of the Foundation is in compliance and in accordance with federal, provincial and local statutes and regulations;
  • Develop an annual budget in collaboration with Foundation staff, the Audit and Finance Committee and Board of Directors;
  • Ensure operational compliance within budget guidelines and limitations.    

4. Relationships and Communications

  • Serves as ambassador and chief media spokesperson for the Foundation, assuring proper representation of the Foundation to the community.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with the St. Paul’s Hospital as it pertains to the Foundation;
  • Ensure that the Board of Directors is kept fully informed about the condition of the organization and important factors influencing it;
  • Communicate effectively with constituencies about the programs and goals of the Foundation;
  • Initiates, develops, and maintains cooperative relationships with key stakeholders to enhance and strengthen the Foundation profile and reputation
  • Take actions to ensure open, transparent, positive external and internal communications are developed and maintained;
  • Participate actively in community affairs in order to enhance and support the Foundation’s vision and mission.

5. Personnel Management

  • Create and maintain a positive working environment and culture that attracts, motivates and retains a diverse complement of high-quality employees.    
  • Accountable for all personnel-related matters, including the recruitment, employment, supervision and performance evaluation of Foundation employees;
  • Provide leadership in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of Board policies and administrative policies and procedures;
  • Ensure that personnel management is efficiently provided through appropriate staffing.


Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education with a focus on business. A Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is preferred
  • 5 plus years working in a Senior Leadership Role or in progressively responsible positions with demonstrated leadership ability
  • Experience working with a not for profit organization in management or volunteer capacity with an understanding of philanthropy, a commitment to the local community, and working with a Board of Directors
  • Demonstrated respect of Catholic health care traditions
  • Experience with public relations, networking, and campaigns
Skills and Competencies
  • Strong business acumen, able to plan and strategize
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills, confident
  • Motivated team leader, able to lead positive change
  • Able to see the big picture and think outside the box, and be creative
  • Critical thinker, problem solver and able to provide solutions
  • Proactive, strong organizational skills, able to prioritize
  • Dynamic communicator with both written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Understanding cultural competency 


Thank you for your interest. For any further information, contact Tracy Arno at Essence Talent Solutions or 306.652.5232.
To apply, please submit your resume by June 14th 2019 at 5pm.


Position: Full Time, Fall, 2019
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Description: The Director of Development will lead an efficient and energetic team to raise funds in support of Catholic education for the Greater Saskatoon
Catholic School Division. The Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation (the "Foundation") provides ongoing funding and support for initiatives leading to spiritual growth, educational excellence and opportunities for service and compassion for students and staff of the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools.

The Director of Development/Executive Director reports to the Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation Board of Directors through the Chair of the Board.



  • Oversee the daily operations of the Foundation office.
  • Prepare and update a written fundraising campaign strategy including a campaign communication strategy.
  • Identify, engage and solicit support from potential major donors.
  • Engage and solicit support from other stakeholders of Catholic Education including Alumni and parents.
  • Identify, engage and solicit support from the Diocese of Saskatoon, the Eparchy of Saskatoon and local Catholic Organizations.
  • Actively seek support and partnerships from the corporate community and other foundations.
  • Prepare and distribute "Sharing The Good News" E-Newsletter.
  • Oversee the maintenance and enhancement of the database of past and present supporters and donors.
  • Prepare applications for Federal, Provincial and Municipal grants.
  • Actively participate in the fundraising events of the Foundation.
  • Oversee the donor recognition program for the Foundation.
  • Oversee the Annual Operating Budget for the Foundation.
  • Oversee the Annual Report for the Foundation.
  • Ensure that audited Financial Statements are prepared for the Foundation and approved by the Board.
  • Prepare and update Operational Policies for the Foundation as needed.
  • Report to the Board of the Foundation as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chair of the Board from time to time.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Preference given to practicing Catholics.
  • Familiarity with the Saskatoon Catholic Community.
  • Degree in related field. Master’s degree and/or Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset.
  • 5-7 years’ progressively responsible experience in developing, implementing and managing fundraising programs.
  • Demonstrate skill in the use of a computer with Microsoft Office and fundraising software and technologies to develop websites, e-Newsletters and social media sites.
  • Knowledge of accounting software.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience working in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience working with either an appointed or an elected Board of Directors.
  • Experience working in the educational sector is an asset.
  • Experience in supervising staff.


Competitive compensation package based on skills and experience

Please email resume with cover letter to
by July 15, 2019.

Contact Information

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Foundation Inc.
420 22nd Street East
Saskatoon SK S7K 1X3


School Division: