Development Manager, Grants

In this permanent, full-time role, you will join Park People’s development team and help lead our fundraising efforts through our next exciting phase of growth. You will manage, secure, and steward key elements of Park People’s grants revenue stream, and will be responsible for helping to ensure that our core work, as well as new projects, are sustainable over time.

We are looking for an experienced grant writer with an eye for fundraising strategy and experience managing large funding relationships.

Park People supports and mobilizes community park groups, community organizers, non-profits, park professionals and funders to activate the power of parks to build strong communities, healthy environments, and resilient cities.

We are actively working to hire, meaningfully engage with, and include guidance and input from, Black, Indigenous and people of colour in ways that centre on intersectionality, Indigenous resilience, and ​anti-racist principles. We are committed to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workspaces and programs, and encourage applications from BIPOC candidates.

As Development Manager your role will include:

The skills and experience you bring to the role include:

Location: We are open to candidates from across Canada, and will assume a largely remote role with possible occasional in-person obligations in Toronto, Montreal and/or Vancouver.

Starting Salary: $70,000

Application Deadline: July 3rd, 2022 – However, we will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews as they come in, so anyone interested in the position is encouraged to apply early.

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Park People is a great place to work:

Please send your resume and cover letter in one electronic file in confidence to If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information.

To ensure the safety of our employees and our stakeholders, Park People requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.

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