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Job Title: Development Coordinator

Reports to: Director, Marketing & Development

Department: Development

Status: Full-time, contract (one year, with possibility of extension)

Location: 285 Nash Road North, Unit 1, Hamilton, ON  L8H 7P4

Position Summary

Interested in making an impact in the community? Want to make a difference while earning a paycheque?

Habitat for Humanity Hamilton is looking for a dynamic professional who will play an integral role in support of Habitat Hamilton’s fundraising, stewardship and marketing efforts in relation to both the charity as well as the social enterprise, the Hamilton ReStore.

The Development Coordinator is responsible for stewarding and acquiring new donors for Habitat for Humanity Hamilton as well as sourcing and coordinating product donations for the Hamilton ReStore.

Organization Summary:

Founded in 1991, Habitat for Humanity Hamilton is an independent, not-for-profit housing program that works to break the cycle of poverty by building affordable housing and promoting homeownership. Habitat Hamilton’s mission is to mobilize volunteers and community partners, helping to break the cycle of poverty throughout Hamilton and the surrounding region.

Habitat for Humanity Hamilton strengthens its mission with the support of the ReStore, a social enterprise and home improvement warehouse that offers new and used affordable merchandise to the general public. The Hamilton ReStore is run by Habitat for Humanity Hamilton, accepting donations of quality new and used building supplies, home furnishing, appliances and décor. The Hamilton ReStore resells these new and used affordable materials to renovators, homeowners, small landlords, cottagers and bargain shoppers. Revenues generated by the Hamilton ReStore fund all administrative and operational costs. This means that 100% of donated funds to Habitat Hamilton directly support the Home Build Program.

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Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Development and working in collaboration with the ReStore Manager, this entry-level role builds on and manages a portfolio of Habitat Hamilton and ReStore prospects and donors to grow donations (both for the charity and the Restore) in order to achieve or exceed targets.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Steward prospects and donors, providing exceptional customer service, for both Habitat Hamilton and the Hamilton ReStore
  • Generate prospects and networks throughout the City of Hamilton and surrounding affiliate region, building a portfolio of contacts via research, networking and other prospecting techniques, as necessary
  • Act as an ambassador in the City of Hamilton and surrounding affiliate region for Habitat for Humanity Hamilton and the Hamilton ReStore
  • Create presentation decks and deliver presentations to various groups and prospects
  • Perform customer relationship management, manage data entry and tax receipting via Salesforce
  • Act as the primary contact for a portfolio of prospects and donors capable of contributing ReStore product donations
  • Support the development and implementation of the ReStore procurement program, including strategic planning & development of marketing collateral
  • Prepare weekly and monthly donation reports
  • Support with the planning, fundraising and coordination of Habitat Hamilton events
  • Attend third-party events, festivals and tradeshows, promoting the Hamilton ReStore and Habitat for Humanity Hamilton
  • Perform other Development and Marketing department tasks, as needed


  • Outgoing individual with a passion for fundraising and generating a positive social impact in the Hamilton community
  • Experience in development, social enterprises or sales
  • Educational background in international development, political science, communications, marketing, business or related field (preferred asset)
  • Experience in renovation and/or home furnishing experience (preferred asset)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to work under pressure, with strong time management skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Experience with Salesforce (preferred asset)
  • Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid G class license
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, as necessary
  • Clean police check
  • Personable, with a sense of humour

Application Instructions:
Please include a cover letter, outlining the reasons why you believe you’re most suited for the role. We also kindly request that you include your salary expectations. This posting will remain open until filled.

To apply, please visit our Charity Village job posting, here.