Hospice Calgary guides children, teens and adults through the grieving process as they face a life threatening illness and death of a loved one. Our team of professionals provide individual, family and group support as well as 24 hour end-of-life care.

Stewardship & Engagement Officer

1.0 FTE, Permanent

Are you interested in working in an organization that is dedicated to making a difference in thousands of lives each year?

Are you a people person who is committed to exceptional stewardship of donors?

Position Summary: This position manages aspects of fund development and donor stewardship and works with the Marketing & Development team. 

(For full details see Position Description at www.hospicecalgary.ca/careers/)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop standardized stewardship checklists and processes, and manage their implementation
  • Create and deliver exceptional donor experiences
  • Generate timely acknowledgement of gifts
  • Analyze donor trends and adapt strategies to improve donor retention
  • Monitor and manage tracking of donor stewardship preference data
  • Meet regularly with Hospice Calgary program staff to identify key areas of interest to donors
  • Support the strategic direction developed by the organization
  • Develop and lead a volunteer stewardship program
  • Produce accurate donor financial reports for both internal and external use
  • Represent Hospice Calgary at public events as needed
  • Assist with Hospice Calgary special events as needed
  • Participate in Hospice Calgary’s Marketing and Fund Development Committee


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 2-5 years’ experience is required. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Previous non-profit experience is required
  • Clear Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Check required
  • Prior experience using a donor CRM required, preferably Raiser’s Edge
  • Prior experience with public speaking required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work well in teams
  • High level research, analysis, writing, and presentation skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills; advanced skills in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

Working Conditions:

A standard work week is usually required (168 hours/month). Evening and weekend work is required on occasion. Ability to lift and carry up to 15 pounds. Some travel required within Calgary city limits.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Submit resume and cover letter with attention to Melissa Watamanuk, Fund Development Manager at hiring@hospicecalgary.ca

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