There is good work to be done at Hamilton Community Foundation

Come learn how your career at Hamilton Community Foundation (HCF) can have an impact today and in the future.

Why work at HCF?

Because here, everyday actions of a small, but dedicated team have the tools to make lasting changes.

Join us and help work to build a more vibrant, diverse and inclusive Hamilton every single day.

“HCF invests in trying to do meaningful, values-aligned, quality work, and works to learn how best to do that on an ongoing basis. That matters to me.”

Investing in our people: competitive benefits

Taking care of our community is what we do. Just as important, is what we do to take care of our team. Our benefits include:

  • Flexible, hybrid working arrangements.
  • Vacation entitlement starting at 20 days.
  • Paid parking or bus pass.
  • Benefit allowance to offset costs of life and health insurance.

“HCF leadership expresses genuine care and concern that staff maintain a true balance between their home lives and work commitments. It’s not just lip service. There are policies in place and very thoughtful little ‘extras’ throughout the year that always serve as a reminder to me of how very fortunate I am to be part of the HCF family.”

Our values guide everything we do

Hamilton is poised for exciting growth but isn’t without its challenges. Together, we can play a role in addressing those challenges in a meaningful and sustainable way.

Through granting, impact investing and community leadership we help our donors give meaningfully and in a way that’ll have a lasting impact on the charitable landscape.

Hamiltonians are diverse in their skills, talents, dreams, and perspectives. And we’re a reflection of the community we serve. HCF is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage all applicants who share in our mission to apply.

We put our passion into practice.

Our work is about being …

  • Accountable to our community and to each other.
  • Relentless in our pursuit of innovative ways to address priority issues.
  • Adaptable to the changing needs of our community.
  • Supportive of all aspects of community life.
  • Collaborative, and bringing people, ideas, and resources together to drive positive change.

I am excited by the fact that our model enables us to meet the needs of today and tomorrow. We don’t know what the future will look like, but with an endowment, we know we will have resources to help the community, and we can plan for that.”

Our work makes a world of difference. Here’s how …
Annual Report
Strategic Goals

Annual reports communicate more than financial data. They bring our mission to life.

What’s the road ahead? Here are our goal posts for achieving a vibrant, diverse and inclusive Hamilton.

Knowledge sharing is one way we make a difference. Read what we’ve been up to.

Apply today to build your own legacy of good.

A career at HCF is an opportunity to continue building a vibrant, diverse and inclusive Hamilton.

When you have a career at HCF, you don’t just make an impact. You see the impact right in the community. If you’re ready to get started building your own legacy of change-making, please view our current job openings.

Hamilton Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. We encourage applications from diverse populations and equity-deserving groups, including applicants who require accessibility accommodations. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise us if you require an accommodation.