Seeking: Donor Relations Officer (Individual and Family Philanthropy)

Do you have the skills and passion to build authentic relationships with Y2Y’s donors and prospective donors? Can you inspire them about our vital conservation programs? Our ambitious but achievable mission is Connecting and protecting wildlife habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive.

We are seeking an experienced Donor Relations Officer to provide donors with the opportunities and encouragement needed for them to give higher level gifts that make a real impact on one of the world’s last intact mountain ecosystems. The full-time Donor Relations Officer, based out of or with frequent travel to our Canmore office, will help to identify and develop relationships with prospective donors, and to steward donors (primarily $1k-$10k range); create and implement plans to fulfill their interests and passions that align with our science-grounded, collaborative conservation programming in Canada and the US; and coordinate events and visits.

TO APPLY: We are an equal opportunity employer and especially welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Posting Date: 05 March 2021. Applications will be reviewed from March 23rd and until the position is filled. Please check out the full job posting at

Download Full Job Description (pdf): Donor_Relations_Officer_JobDescription_Mar’21

About Y2Y

Y2Y is recognized as one of the planet’s leading mountain conservation initiatives, with a mission of: protecting and connecting habitat from Yellowstone to the Yukon so people and nature can thrive.

We take a scientific and collaborative approach to conservation, and have worked with more than 450 partners, including scientists, conservation groups, landowners, government agencies, Indigenous governments and communities, and businesses to restore and enhance the connectivity and the resilience of this vital landscape. Since 1993, the actions of Y2Y and partners have resulted in a more than 50 percent growth in key protected areas within the region.

Recognizing communities need equal opportunities and rights to thrive, Y2Y seeks to support human diversity, equity, inclusion; and environmental and social justice, and to oppose actions and policies that undermine these principles.

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