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Manager, Fundraising & Donor Relations

Requisition ID: 344997 

City: Winnipeg

Site: Simkin Centre

Work Location:

Department / Unit: Administration 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: Exempt

FTE: 1 

Hiring Status: Permanent

Shift: Days 




Welcome to our home! Above all else, that’s what The Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre is—a home. It’s a sparkling, 200-bed facility in south Winnipeg where people who can no longer live independently come to live their remaining years in dignity and with professional care, in a robust and friendly social environment steeped in Yiddishkeit.


The Saul and Claribel Simkin Centre is a not-for-profit, government-funded facility that honours Jewish values and traditions while welcoming seniors of all backgrounds.


Are you looking for a rewarding career where you are treated with respect and are part of a robust employee culture?  We offer many employee benefits including an EAP program, HEPP Pension, HEB Health & Dental benefits, generous compensation, on site cafe with subsidized pricing and many staff recognition events. 


Reporting to the CEO, the Fundraising and Donor Relations Manager is responsible for all fundraising projects and initiatives undertaken by the Saul & Claribel Simkin Centre (“Simkin Centre”).  The Manager will develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising and donor relations strategy to ensure the Simkin Centre can continue to expand its services and activities for Residents and their families. The Manager will work with the Chief Executive Officer as well as community volunteers to cultivate, steward and expand relationships between the Simkin Centre Foundation and its donors, potential donors, sponsors and partners.




  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related area
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset



  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role is preferred
  • Experience working within the Winnipeg Jewish community and knowledge of Jewish customs and traditions is an asset



  • Knowledge of the structure and activities of charitable not-for-profit organizations
  • Computer aptitude including Microsoft products, fundraising software and various social media platforms
  • Knowledge of grant identification, application process and reporting



  • Has a pleasant and a courteous manner with excellent skills in public relations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and ability to problem-solve
  • Self-starter and takes initiative
  • Ability to adapt readily to changing demands and situations
  • Knowledge and experience in using fundraising software



Please submit a resume and cover letter to or apply online



This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, and an Adult Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.





Please submit resume on the WRHA career site or email to