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Our dedicated and talented staff and volunteers play a key role in the success of St. Paul’s Foundation, a registered charity that raises funds for medical equipment, research and enhanced patient care at St. Paul’s and other Providence Health Care hospitals and residences in British Columbia.

Career Opportunities

Resource and Information Officer

St. Paul’s Foundation welcomes applications for this unique opportunity to join an experienced and enthusiastic team of professionals to raise funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment, research and teaching at  Providence Health Care’s hospitals and residential care sites (including St. Paul’s Hospital.)

The Resource and Information Officer is responsible for drafting accurate, timely and current records in Raiser’s Edge Database and shared folders, documenting institutional memory and relationship building to facilitate open communication and a team based fundraising environment.

Reporting to the Director, Major Gifts, the Resource and Information Officer maintains the information process for establishing Deed of Gift and other donor documents including Memorandum of Understanding and Letter of Intent documents as needed by members of the fundraising team.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Stays informed and up-to-date on internal strategies for donor engagement, changes in the philanthropic environment and donor preferences and works collaboratively to develop and implement best practices to achieve revenue results.
  • Responsible for drafting briefing and debriefing materials as requested by a Director
  • Drafts various types of formal and informal correspondence including memos, letters, e-mails invitations, presentations, and speaking notes all adhering to the Foundation’s standards.
  • Participates in the identification and qualification process of potential donors.
  • Ensures proper processing of gifts, pledges and receipts.
  • Interprets, advises an ensure adherence to agreements and policies including Chairs, Professorships and other honorific positions.
  • Responsible for creating and updating fund balance and priority statements for monthly meetings between Development Portfolio Managers and designated Hospital contacts.
  • Ensures approved Funding Priorities have updated case materials.
  • Maintains an inventory of Funding Opportunities and relevant supporting information.
  • With guidance from the Directors of Major Gifts and Campaign, develops and assists with implementation of G Drive organization, naming conventions and archiving policy.

Working Relationships:

• Research Analyst, Research & Prospect Management
• Foundation staff
• Director of Major Gifts
• Chief Development Officer

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary degree in relevant discipline or diploma.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with Raisers Edge an asset.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills and collaborative team player.  Able to establish and maintain positive working relationships.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Highly computer-literate with excellent Microsoft Office computer skills.
  • Ethical behavior: ensures own behaviour and that of others is consistent with the mission and values of St. Paul’s Foundation.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to T.Dallas at SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca by 5:00pm on May 4, 2018,  to be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please, no phone calls and no staffing agents.

About St. Paul’s Foundation

St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment needs, research, teaching and innovation to improve the care of patients at St. Paul’s and other Providence Health Care hospitals and residences in British Columbia.   www.helpstpauls.com

 About St. Paul’s Hospital

St. Paul’s is a world renowned centre of research, teaching and patient care. Since 1894, St. Paul’s has built a tradition of excellence and compassionate care for the people of BC, including some of our most marginalized populations. Today, St. Paul’s cares for hundreds of thousands of people each year and conducts research and teaching initiatives that benefit patients locally, nationally and globally.

 

 

Development Assistant, Corporate and Annual Giving

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Development Assistant to join its Development Team.

Reporting to the Director of Campaign, Corporate, the Development Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Corporate and Annual Giving Team.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ambassador for the Foundation by promoting good public relations and providing accurate information about the Foundation to callers and visitors,
  • Provide support to the Director, Campaign Corporate, Annual Giving Manager and Corporate & Sponsorship Manager in their fundraising initiatives by assisting in the preparation of confidential correspondence, formatting donor proposals, creating collateral materials, department planning documents, taking minutes and correspondence for meetings,
  • Preparing for donor meetings by booking meeting rooms, ordering catering, and/or preparing any relevant documents,
  • Receiving donations and preparing them for Donations Processing,
  • Managing calendars and scheduling meetings for the Director, Campaign, Corporate,
  • Documenting activity in Raiser’s Edge ensuring data is entered according to policy & procedure manual and proposal tab is being used appropriately,
  • Works with Manager, Corporate & Sponsorship to coordinate donations and sponsorships materials and activation as required,
  • Provide administrative, logistical and relationship management support to donor events as needed,
  • Processes Corporate budget expenses and quarterly reconciles fiscal Corporate budget,
  • Working with Database team and other cross functional teams to pull lists as required Provide support to volunteer committees and senior community leaders through the coordination of committee meetings; prepare meeting materials, set up for meetings, take meeting minutes,
  • Ensure that all information related to donor accounts is accurate and up to date in Raiser’s Edge; this includes regular data entry of information to Raiser’s Edge,
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel),
  • Experience as an administrative officer, preferable with a fund-raising organization or organization of similar scope or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience,
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to and participate in a positive work environment with professionalism and a service-oriented attitude,
  • Demonstrated professionalism, tact, good judgment and diplomacy in all interactions with the Foundation team and the wider community,
  • A high degree of initiative, attention to detail, and mindfulness as it relates to complex projects and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational and time management skills, and problem solving skills,
  • Ethical behaviour: ensures own behaviour and that of others is consistent with the mission and values of St. Paul’s Foundation.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send your résumé and cover letter to the attention of: T.Dallas to SPFcareers@providencehealth.bc.ca  by Tuesday, May 1st, 2018.

Only those candidates short listed for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working with St. Paul’s Foundation.

 About St. Paul’s Foundation

St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment needs, research, teaching and innovation to improve the care of patients at St. Paul’s and other Providence Health Care hospitals and residences in British Columbia.   www.helpstpauls.com

 About St. Paul’s Hospital

St. Paul’s is a world renowned centre of research, teaching and patient care. Since 1894, St. Paul’s has built a tradition of excellence and compassionate care for the people of BC, including some of our most marginalized populations. Today, St. Paul’s cares for hundreds of thousands of people each year and conducts research and teaching initiatives that benefit patients locally, nationally and globally.

 

Manager, Major Gifts, Surgery & Imaging

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Manager, Major Gifts, Surgery & Imaging to join its Development Team.

Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the successful candidate will be a high achiever with the ability to successfully navigate a complex organization in a solutions-focused manner.

The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success in major gifts fundraising and personal solicitations, ideally achieved in a complex Hospital setting.

The Manager of Major Gifts is a confident solicitor with proven success with asks of $100K+ and has a history of demonstrating exceptional abilities in donor engagement and solicitation.

Experience: the successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience with a proven track record of fundraising success.

Accountability: The Manager of Major Gifts is responsible for raising funds in support of St. Paul’s Hospital Surgery & Imaging clinical programs and research.  The role is to cultivate, solicit and oversee stewardship of donors with capacity to make a minimum of $25K annual donation.  The incumbent is accountable for the effective development, implementation and execution of strategic Major Gift fundraising plans within an assigned medical portfolio as well as the management of an active fundraising portfolio consisting of 75 to 150 accounts.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring goals for meaningful donor interactions (activity) and fundraising targets (financials) are met or exceeded as well as fundraising targets of a defined medical portfolio and its respective funding priorities
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plans for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding gifts for the assigned donor portfolio, including upgrading existing donors
  • Working in collaboration with Hospital stakeholders and members of the Communications and Marketing team, develop personal correspondence and proposal materials for prospective donors to generate gifts for priority projects
  • Foster good working relationships with key hospital staff
  • Working with members of the Donation Processing and Stewardship and Donor Relations teams, recognize and steward donors as the gifts are received; and with the Events Coordinator maintain and coordinate stewardship activities including recognition events, tours, donor wall, naming opportunities etc
  • Coordinate and participate in strategy and debrief meetings before & following donor/ stakeholder meetings
  • Collaborate with colleagues on donor management to facilitate effective transition from annual to major gifts and planned giving pipelines.
  • Coaching colleagues, volunteers and others on fundraising to maximize impact, sharing knowledge, ideas, and updates in a timely and effective manner, being mindful of competing schedules and deadlines
  • Prepare briefing and debriefing materials in preparation for meetings with donors and key stakeholders
  • Follow established procedures on Raiser’s Edge database for tracking and qualifying prospects and for recording and reporting gifts and ensure that all communications, contacts, correspondence, and actions are recorded.
  • Prepare an annual business plan together with the Development team.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Directors of Major Gifts, Campaign and Chief Development Officer
  • Keep abreast of the latest trends and techniques of charitable giving and become informed about the tax aspects of charitable gifts and new legislation and revenue rulings affecting such gifts
  • When applicable, work with other development and Foundation teams to further the mandate and goals of the Foundation.

Qualifications:

  • Superior interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and leverage stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated management capabilities (staff and volunteers)
  • Experience with Raisers Edge an asset
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills and collaborative team player
  • Able to establish and maintain positive working relationships
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Highly computer-literate with excellent Microsoft Office computer skills.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Available to work occasional weekend and evening hours
  • Ethical behavior: ensures own behaviour and that of others is consistent with the mission and values of St. Paul’s Foundation.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send your résumé and cover letter to the attention of: T.Dallas to SPFcareers@providencehealth.bc.ca by Tuesday May 1st, 2018.

Only those candidates short listed for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working with St. Paul’s Foundation.

 About St. Paul’s Foundation

St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment needs, research, teaching and innovation to improve the care of patients at St. Paul’s and other Providence Health Care hospitals and residences in British Columbia.   www.helpstpauls.com

 About St. Paul’s Hospital

St. Paul’s is a world renowned centre of research, teaching and patient care. Since 1894, St. Paul’s has built a tradition of excellence and compassionate care for the people of BC, including some of our most marginalized populations. Today, St. Paul’s cares for hundreds of thousands of people each year and conducts research and teaching initiatives that benefit patients locally, nationally and globally.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Administrative volunteers

St. Paul’s Foundation is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are available on-call to support a variety of short-term administrative projects.

Specific responsibilities

  • Assist with small to large mail outs
  • Assemble and organize packages

Qualifications

  • Have availability during business hours
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

Competencies

  • Handle sensitive information with tact and discretion
  • Commitment to the mission of St. Paul’s Foundation

Benefits

  • Meet other volunteers who share similar interests
  • Gain valuable experience volunteering for a major hospital foundation

TO APPLY:

Please Email to: sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca.

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