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BCCDC Foundation

  • Are you passionate about health equity?
  • Do you want to make an impact toward ending the overdose crisis?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to support communities through the pandemic and as we recover?

We invite you to join our growing fundraising team where you can support this vital work—and more.

The BCCDC Foundation for Population and Public Health (The Foundation) works in partnership with the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), and other stakeholders to improve public health outcomes. The Foundation puts healthy humans at the centre of health planning and funding. The only Foundation of its kind in Canada, the Foundation and its partners are building the model for public health that can be emulated across the country, and are best positioned to do so. We are looking for an Associate Director of Development to be our fundraising subject-matter expert, lead our fundraising programs, continue to build our fundraising activities, and build on our momentum. The Associate Director manages a team of two and works across the Foundation’s collaborative and tightly-knit team. The Associate Director will be a fundraising generalist who loves building relationships, seeks to capitalize on potential, and is persistent and focused. This is a unique and unparalleled opportunity for someone looking to strengthen a developing program in a compelling growing organization.

This position is a great opportunity for a fundraiser who:

  • Will launch new campaigns aligned to a new strategic plan in development;
  • Is excited by the prospect of building BC’s public health capacity during this crucial pandemic recovery time;
  • Wants to be part of building an innovative and unique organization;
  • Works well with a small dynamic team;
  • Is keen to shape and direct the Foundation’s fundraising program as our in-house authority and subject matter expert.
  • Sees the potential of growing their career with the Foundation.

Thank you for your interest. This opportunity is now closed.


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    To be most successful, the new Associate Director will possess the following traits and aptitudes:


    A builder.
    Keen on the idea of creating and being a part of a unique and growing organization. Comfort with growth and change. Analytical. A thoughtful risk-taker.

    Driven and perseverant.
    Undaunted by challenges, and approaches opportunities with an open and positive mindset. Self-motivated and tenacious.

    Smart and clever with flexible thinking and a creative outlook. Able to deal with the unexpected. Models and enables creative thinking, curiosity, and innovation to create new solutions. An excellent problem-solver.

    Ambitious. Visionary.
    Comfortable pushing the status quo. Thinks of the big picture.

    A true team player without ego or pretention, yet confident in their abilities and expertise. Cultivates strong and trusting relationships. Values good and open communication. Fosters respect, authenticity, emotional intelligence, responsibility, and accountability.

    Mission-aligned and dedicated.
    Holds genuine excitement for the Foundation’s work and is willing to immerse themselves in public health, the social determinants of health, and harm reduction. Socially and politically progressive and open minded. Passionate and caring. Committed to equity and inclusion. Committed to social justice, anti-racism, and anti-Indigenous racism.

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