The Context 

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, located in the City of Vaughan, Ontario approximately a half hour north of Toronto, generates revenue from both government and private philanthropic sources. The Collection and its companion Foundation raise philanthropic dollars to advance McMichael’s vision as an extraordinary place to visit and explore Canadian culture and identity, represented through the Art of Canada, and the connections between art and nature.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director, Development & Donor Relations, the full time Development Coordinator provides efficient, well-coordinated office services to support the annual Development Plan and all team members, as well as administrative support to Director.

The Development Coordinator helps to support the McMichael annual signature gala and works with department colleagues on cultivation and stewardship events, as well as being responsible for specific donor/member data communications as assigned. The Development Coordinator will conduct research to identify potential supporters, assist in the preparation of proposals, maintain the donor/prospect database on Raiser’s Edge and corresponding procedures for the department, and provide administrative support to the McMichael Art Collection Foundation and its directors.

The successful candidate will have excellent inter-personal and communication skills, with required three years’ experience working with a fundraising Development team, and knowledge of related computer applications, particularly Raiser’s Edge and Constant Contact. Net Community and Word Press knowledge are assets.

Application Process

Interested candidates should forward their resume with a covering letter to Human Resources by June 26, 2018 to hr at .

We thank all candidates for their application; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The McMichael Canadian Art Collection will accommodate individuals with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment process.


McMichael Canadian Art Collection 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON., L0J 1C0