Director of Development

Chilliwack, Canada

You'll develop and execute strategies to build and care for major donors, resulting in healthy organizational funding as we persue our vision of thriving global communities.

About the position


  • Minimum bachelor's degree in relevant field or 5 years' experience in development and fundraising


  • Major donor development
  • Donor engagement strategy and processes
  • Involvement in organizational communications strategy that supports fundraising
  • Event management
  • Sales and customer experience


To assist the Executive Director and Director of Operations:

  • Collaborate on a comprehensive annual fund development plan
  • Give leadership to major gift cultivation strategy (with the Leadership Team)Cultivate and manage a caseload of major donors
  • Following up with donors with fulfillment directly related to their gift using: phone calls, visits, thank you cards, letters and emails
  • Participate in planning and executing fundraising events
  • Build a Development Team made up of volunteer development officers, key HFL staff, event leaders and anyone who wants to assist in the area of development

Additional responsibilities:

  • Assist in general ministry tasks as required
  • Acquire an intimate knowledge of all project and team activities for the purpose of communicating key events and ministry result
  • Occasionally lead major donor teams to visit international projects and partnerships
  • Member of the Leadership Team

Skills required:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Self-initiator
  • Strong people leadership and conversation management skills
  • Results-based orientation

 Accountable to:

  • Executive Director or Director of Operations


  • Full-time

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We see the need for physical and spiritual change in the world and aspire to address it. Our incredible team of staff offer experience, passion, and commitment to global projects supporting communities in need.

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