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Company Name:
Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Fundraising and Volunteerism
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Fund Development Director

Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta (Habitat) helps working families in our community build strength, stability and independence through affordable home ownership. The core of Habitat’s program is an affordable “no-down-payment and no-interest” mortgage model through which families purchase starter homes from Habitat. This is a transformational opportunity for the families and their children to build a strong foundation for better and healthier futures. Since 1990, Habitat has partnered with more than 300 families across Southern Alberta, impacting the lives of more than 800 children. Currently managing a portfolio of about 225 homes, and building about 20 new homes annually, in 2019 and beyond Habitat will continue to explore paths to increase the number of families it helps, as well as strengthening its voice in the public dialogue on affordable housing.


Habitat is currently seeking a new Director, Fund Development.  This is a growth opportunity for a proven fund development leader to build upon Habitat’s fundraising accomplishments of recent years and to play a key role as a member of the Senior Leadership Team in developing strategies to achieve Habitat’s goals. The Director, Fund Development provides leadership to a small team of fund development professionals, and leads the development and implementation of a diverse and integrated fund development program which includes major gifts, individual giving, and special events related to Habitat’s brand, engaging a range of communities and interests. With key tools and processes already in place, the Director will develop plans to expand upon fund development strategies and programs, as needed, to best meet the evolving needs of the organization.


This opportunity is ideally suited for an experienced and agile fund development professional who is seeking an opportunity to demonstrate their strategic and relationship development abilities, apply best practices and help lead an organization to excellence. Key attributes include organizational collaboration, entrepreneurship and creativity, passion, advocacy for a culture of philanthropy, professionalism, business savvy and strategy.  If you have credible and deep experience leading a comprehensive fund development program, and bring ambition and a drive to achieve, please refer to the following link to learn more about this exciting opportunity.


Tamara Cohos Executive Search has been engaged to lead the search for a Director, Fund Development. For more information, please contact Tamara Cohos via email at [email protected]

To formally apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to the email address listed above by May 20, 2019.   All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.