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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, FOUNDATIONS (Permanent, Full-Time) - Union Gospel Mission

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Deadline: January 23, 2022
Posted: January 11, 2022

Job Description / Duties

Do you have 3-5 years of experience in editing, creative writing, technical writing, donor relations or a related field in the non-profit sector? We are looking for a Development Officer, Foundations, to write and prepare grant proposals to foundations and government sources, conducting research on granting opportunities, managing relationships with foundations, prospecting for new foundation sources, and conducting face-to-face meetings and tours as needed.
The incumbent will also assist in the gathering of materials and statistics, preparation of stewardship reports, and other interim communication to Foundations and tracking of Foundation deadlines. With guidance, the incumbent will implement direction and strategy for the foundation’s portfolio, and is also responsible for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of foundation donors.
You may come into contact with clients in crisis situations, brought about by diverse problems. There will be other staff nearby to assist as required.
This is a permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week) position. For a copy of the full job description, please visit our website.

Qualifications / Required Skills

If you are considering applying for this position, you must:
• be legally entitled to work in Canada
• be able to demonstrate compatibility with our Core Values
• support our Statement of Faith
• be willing to provide, as a condition of employment, a current criminal record check, with vulnerable sector search, if you are the successful candidate.
• possess a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and submit a current driver’s abstract.

Additional Information

To submit your cover letter and résumé by January 23, 2022, visit If you have questions about this posting, please contact Winna Ma, HR Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext 465. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are especially—but not only—interested in applications from Indigenous individuals.

Contact Information

Winna Ma, HR Advisor, at 604 215 5430 ext 465

Employer Profile

Who We Are:
Demonstrating the love of Christ, UGM feeds hope and changes lives through a faith-based continuum of care. We are a proud member of the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and have earned the Best Christian Workplace award again in 2021. We provide competitive salaries, generous vacation and sick leave, an RRSP matching program, as well as the potential for educational assistance and flexible work arrangements. In addition, our extensive benefits plan is fully employer-paid and includes extended dental and medical, as well as $4,500 per year in pooled paramedical expenses. A focus on employee resilience, support for professional development, engagement in meaningful work, and a fun and caring environment are all part of being a member of the UGM team. If you are someone who desires to learn and grow, has a passion to serve and make a difference, and connects with others with both humility and humour, then you will be a great fit at UGM.