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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.

Career Opportunities

Events & Donor Relations Officer

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Events & Donor Relations Officer to join our team.

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 St. Paul’s Hospital.

General Accountability:

The Special Events Officer position will lead and/or assist with the organization and production of all events (fundraising, stewardship, and recognition).  The role is also accountable for assisting in ongoing stewardship and recognition projects and programs to foster long-term donor relationships for the Foundation.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Manager, Special Events to organize and execute annual signature events including the Brilliant! Fashion Show; Lights of Hope Celebration Event; Feast of Fortune
  • With direction from the Manager, Special Events, lead the organization and execution of reoccurring and one-time donor recognition events
  • Source in-kind donations including live auction items, gift bags and prizes
  • Manage guest lists, in-kind donor lists, recognition lists and organizational lists
  • Prepare event materials including briefing notes, nametags and sign-in sheets
  • Create and uphold project critical paths and timelines
  • Document ongoing activities and keep database records up to date in a timely manner
  • Assist with the recruitment, training, and coordination of volunteers for our large-scale events
  • Source and assist in the organization of entertainment for outdoor event such as food trucks, choir groups, kid entertainments, etc.
  • Strengthen relationships with creative contributors such as salons, designers, artists, dancers, event volunteers etc.
  • Strategize cross department collaborations to increase effective event collaboration (such as with communication and fundraising teams)
  • Gather up-to-date information for the production of event literature and collateral materials
  • Coordinate administrative activities for recognition and stewardship programs of the Foundation (i.e. donor wall, annual giving societies, loyal donor program and holiday mailings)
  • Assume other tasks as assigned by the Director, Stewardship & Donor Relations, and the Manager, Special Events

The Events and Donor Relations Officer is supervised by the Manager, Special Events and is led by the Director of Stewardship, Donor Relations with a Manager of Donor Relations and Stewardship Officer that completes the stewardship  team.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to contribute to and participate in a positive work environment with professionalism and a service-oriented attitude.
  • Effective and professional interpersonal skills and collaborative team player.
  • Highly computer-literate with excellent Microsoft Office computer skills and experience with Raiser’s Edge or a like database.
  • Resourcefulness and thoughtfulness in decision-making.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills.
  • Able to build relationships as well as tact, discretion and good judgment
  • Able to work independently and as a team member.
  • Able to prioritize projects and multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • 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 R. Edwards to: sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca by 5pm on July 21st, 2017.

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 to support compassionate, inspired care at all Providence Health Care hospitals and residences in British Columbia.

Combined, these sites engage close to 8,000 doctors, health care providers, support staff and researchers who care for hundreds of thousands of British Columbians every year, from neo-natal care to palliative care.

Working closely with our care providers, St. Paul’s Foundation is proud to engage our community to support world-class research, education and patient care.

Support from the community, especially donations, has been key to Providence Health Care since its founding in 1896. Today, many Providence physicians and researchers are world figures in numerous fields including heart and lung, renal, HIV/AIDS and elder care. Since its founding in 1986, St. Paul’s Foundation has played an integral role in supporting this work.

Manager, Corporate

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Manager, Corporate to join its Development Team.  Reporting to the Director of Campaign, the successful candidate will have demonstrated success in major gifts and corporate fundraising, ideally achieved in a complex Hospital setting.

The preferred candidate is a confident solicitor with proven success with “asks” of $100K+ and will demonstrate exceptional abilities in donor engagement and solicitation.  With perseverance and a desire to achieve, the new incumbent will successfully navigate a complex organization and be solutions-focused.

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

Accountability: The Manager, Corporate is responsible for raising funds in support of St. Paul’s Hospital and St. Paul’s Foundation.  This role is to cultivate, solicit and oversee stewardship of donors with capacity to make a minimum $100K annual donation in addition to being accountable for the effective development, implementation and execution of strategic major gift fundraising plans within an assigned medical portfolio.  This role will also manage an active fundraising portfolio consisting of 75 – 100 accounts.

Duties and 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.
  • Strategy development for sponsorship of the Foundation’s key fundraising events.
  • Work with the Director of Campaign and the Campaign Executive Committee to execute the Campaign Plan for the new St. Paul’s.
  • 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.
  • Working with the members of the Donation Processing and Stewardship and Donor Relations teams, recognize and steward donors as gifts they 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 meetings before donor/ stakeholder meetings.
  • Collaborate with team members on donor management to facilitate effective transition from annual to Corporate and planned giving pipelines.
  • Coaching team members 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 work 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:

  • Post secondary degree in relevant discipline or diploma.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience with a proven track record of fundraising success.
  • 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:

sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca

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 and teaching at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC.  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.

 

Planned Giving Coordinator

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Planned Giving Coordinator to join its Development Team and augment its Planned Giving Program.

The successful candidate will be highly professional and detail-oriented with a good ability to multi-task in a support role.  The preferred candidate will have previous experience in planned giving fundraising, ideally achieved in a complex hospital setting.

General Accountability:

The Planned Giving Coordinator is responsible for sustaining and growing the Planned Giving Program in support of Providence Health Care’s residences, facilities and acute care sites including St. Paul’s Hospital and St. Paul’s Foundation. The “PG Coordinator” is accountable for assisting the Director, Legacy & Estate Giving with the effective execution of planned giving donor cultivation and stewardship programs as well as assisting with the management of an active estate bequests portfolio consisting of 75 – 100 files.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Open and process new estate administration files, both electronic and hard copy, and prepare correspondence and documents for those files as requested;
  • Assist with cultivation program mail outs and track program results in database;
  • Conduct database research and assist with the preparation of reports for the Chief Development Coordinator and the Board of Directors;
  • Assist with carrying out the planned giving stewardship program (correspondence, newsletter, invitations and special events);
  • Work with the Donor Events and Communications teams, as appropriate, to complete planned giving projects and events;
  • Prepare purchase order documents, credit card reconciliations and similar for the planned giving program;
  • Work with the members of the Donation Processing team, to ensure all estate gifts are recorded, tracked and receipted correctly;
  • Follow established procedures on Raiser’s Edge database to ensure that all communications, contacts, correspondence, and actions are recorded correctly;
  • Contact donors, when requested, to ensure that all requests are handled on a timely basis;
  • Manage calendar and set up meetings for the Director, Legacy & Estate Giving;
  • When applicable, work with other development and Foundation teams to further the mandate and goals of the Foundation; a
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the Foundation’s mission and its programs including promotional activities to ensure the success of events and to enhance public awareness.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in a relevant discipline or vocational college diploma in legal secretarial area or at least three years’ experience as a trust officer;
  • Superior interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with Foundation teams and to interact with donors on occasion;
  • Excellent verbal and written skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Proficiency in Raisers Edge database;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Highly computer-literate with sound Microsoft Office computer skills;
  • Experience in planned giving, law, accounting, insurance, financial planning or financial management an asset;
  • Available to work occasional weekend and evening hours; and
  • 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:

sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca  no later than Friday, August 11, 2017 5pm.

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 and teaching at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC.  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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