New Job Posting: Fundraising & Community Engagement Specialist

Position Summary:
The incumbent will provide services to advance the CHHA resource development and community engagement strategic priorities. The incumbent is an agent of change, responsible for the creation
and stewardship of a diverse scale of fundraising activities and community events to connect with members, stakeholders and donors.
The successful candidate will be an experienced fundraiser with a passion for connecting resources to support community needs. This individual will be comfortable working across a national network with multiple stakeholders, is adept at communicating the case for support and thrives on building relationships for collective impact.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fundraising
    • Implement and enhance the approved fundraising plan for CHHA.
    • Enhance and supplement CHHA communications, especially as it relates to fund development
    • Monitor all fundraising activities and track appropriately
    • Appropriately thank all donors
    • Support the creation and implementation of a strategic three-year national fundraising plan.
  • Community Engagement
    • Acts as CHHA’s primary contact for sponsoring corporations, foundations and individual donors interacting directly with the National Office.
    • Leads the development, coordination, and execution of CHHA’s events focused on member, stakeholder, and donor engagement, including donor recognition and educational conferences. This includes in-person and virtual national conferences.
    • Works with national Network peers to development and resource collaborative fundraising, educational events, and other opportunities to engage members, sponsors, and sector stakeholders.


  • Education:
    • Advanced Education in relevant field
    • Experience working with a national organization/disability organization – preferably related to hearing health
    • Minimum of three years fundraising experience
  • Skills & Knowledge:
    • Excellent written communication skills
    • Thorough understanding of fundraising best practices, especially in the areas of direct response, gaming, sponsorships, virtual events, and online strategies
    • Ability to work independently
    • Exceptional time and priority management
    • Expertise in Microsoft office and social media applications
    • Self-starter with aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.
    • Demonstrable competency in project management and event planning and execution, including virtual platforms.

Location: Ottawa, ON – Canadian Hard of Hearing (CHHA) National Office – REMOTE applicants welcome
Position Status: part-time, 25 hours per week
Reports to: National Executive Director
Compensation: $40 per hour
Hours of work: The general hours of work are, Monday to Friday, though flexibility required due to the nature of the role. Incumbents may be asked to work overtime from time to time.
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

Email Resume & cover letter to:
Subject Line: Fundraising Specialist

Thank you for your application

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), CHHA will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request.

File: Fundraising Specialist.pdf