The Bridge Hospice is currently hiring a Fund Development Coordinator

Nov 21, 2017

STARTS: January 15, 2018



The Bridge Hospice is looking for a dynamic individual to attract additional resources to support the long-term financial sustainability of our rural residential hospice.  The Fund Development Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing a multi-faceted, sustainable, revenue focused fund development program that includes, annual giving, in-memoriams, major gift philanthropy, corporate sponsorships, legacy giving, grants, fundraising events, donor relations and stewardship.  This position reports directly to the Director, Clinical Services & Operations and is accountable to The Bridge Hospice Board of Directors.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Creating and implementing a fund development plan in support of the strategic direction of The Bridge Hospice
  • Leading the development and implementation of Legacy Giving and Major Gifts programs
  • Identifying, researching, and preparing grant applications and proposals
  • Developing policies and procedures that reflect best practice, related to fundraising, donor relations, and acceptance of the various legacy giving vehicles
  • Maintaining current and initiating new relationships with community partners and collaborators at all levels
  • Researching, identifying, and engaging new donor prospects while providing stewardship of existing donor base

    Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Superb organizational, strategic planning, database, and financial management capabilities
  • Computer Literate and skilled in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), MS Outlook, donor management software (e.g., GiftWorks), and various social media tools
  • Strong resource development, grant and report writing skills are essential
  • Proven success in soliciting and securing major gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations
  • Demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness and natural ability to build and leverage relationships
  • Passionate about the mission, vision, and values of The Bridge Hospice
  • Post-Secondary Education with a minimum 2-3 years’ experience in related field
  • CFRE designation preferred
  • Please submit your cover letter and resume including three (3) professional references to

    Alternatively, your application may be submitted by surface mail, addressed as follows:
    The Bridge Hospice
    Attn: Director, Clinical Services & Operations
    137 Old Hastings Rd, Box 354
    Warkworth, ON  K0K 3K0

    We appreciate your interest in The Bridge Hospice. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The Bridge Hospice is currently recruiting Resident Care Volunteers

    September 5, 2017

    STARTS: As soon as possible

    POSITION: Resident Care


    Our resident care volunteers are a vital part of our care team at The Bridge Hospice! They assist our professional care providers (nurses and personal support workers) in providing hands-on care at the hospice. This may include assisting with activities such as turning and repositioning, bathing, feeding, and personal care. Our resident care volunteers also help to make our residents’ families feel at home.

    All training is provided free of charge and is tailored to meet your individual needs. Our team of current volunteers and professional staff are here to help you make the most of this rewarding opportunity!