Careers at Victoria Hospice

At Victoria Hospice, we’re very proud of our terrific team. It takes a special kind of person to work in hospice palliative care. For over 35 years, together we've been providing comfort when there is no cure. If you are interested in a rewarding career that makes a real difference in people's lives every day, look no further. 

Current Opportunity: Donor Relations Officer

The Donor Relations Officer is an integral part of Victoria Hospice’s fundraising team.  This multi-faceted role coordinates Victoria Hospice’s efforts to establish strong, long-term relationships with donors.  Responsibilities include reception, print production coordination (for donor appeals), writing and editing (for donor newsletters), event management for donor stewardship events, and maintenance of recognition displays.

This full-time, 18-month maternity leave contract reports to the Director of Fund Development, and works closely with all members of the Fund Development Team, as well as with the Manager of Communications, and the Database Coordinator. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience in fundraising (or similar communications, marketing or sales environment) and a post-secondary education in a related field, but we are willing to train the right candidate. 

Strong administrative, organizational, communication (both written and oral), and time-management skills are required.  Excellent computer skills also strongly desired.  

The successful candidate will be energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and detail oriented with exceptional interpersonal skills and genuine interest in Victoria Hospice’s mission.

Occasional evening and weekend work is required as well as a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and access to a vehicle.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume and cover letter no later than 5:00 pm Friday, March 23, 2018.  The expected start date for this position is May 1, 2018. 

Please send cover letter to:        

Victoria Hospice Society, 4th Floor, Richmond Pavilion, 1952 Bay Street, Victoria, BC   V8R 1J8

Attention:  Tom Arnold, Director of Fund Development

Or by e-mail: [email protected]

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Please note that Hospice DOES NOT use overseas recruiters. If you have been told you have been selected for a position and instructed to make a payment "in order to attend a mandatory visa/passport seminar", please know that this is a fraud and a scam. We suggest contacting your local police with details.

More about Victoria Hospice:

Learn about our student practicum training.

Review the Mission, Vision and Values that guide our organization.


Quality end-of-life care for all: Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing advancing illness, death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate care, education, research and advocacy.