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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

Administrative Assistant, Finance

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join its Finance team.  This is a newly created position and a unique opportunity to join a well-established, well respected Foundation while being involved in the growth of a newly rejuvenated team.

General Accountability:

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the ideal candidate is highly organized, self-motivated with strong administrative skills and experience.  Working with the Finance and database team, excellent attention to detail, strong Microsoft Office skills and ability to multi-task are a must for this role.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Providing administrative support to the CFO; calendar and contact management, meeting preparation, travel/hotel reservations, internal and external communication, meeting arrangements, etc.
  • Processing invoices, expense reports and credit card reconciliations
  • Assisting with bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Preparing  bank deposits
  • Assisting with file organization and documentation
  • Assisting in database management
  • Retrieving, sorting, and distributing incoming mail from SPH’s Mailroom
  • Distributing outgoing mail to SPH’s Mailroom
  • Providing back-up to 5th Floor Reception
  • Providing support for SPF events and meetings as required
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Competencies:

  • 3 to 5 years experience in a similar role;
  • Post Education, degree or diploma;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office;
  • Experience  with Raiser’s Edge considered an asset;
  • Sound judgment and tact; and
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion.

 Working Relationships:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance and Database team
  • SPF staff
  • PHC Accounting Personnel
  • SPF Board Finance Committee Members

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send your resume and cover letter to SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca  by January 18, 2019.    Thank you for your interest in working with St. Paul’s Foundation.  Only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

About St. Paul’s Hospital and St. Paul’s Foundation:

 St. Paul’s Hospital is a major academic health science centre located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. The hospital is part of Providence Health Care (PHC), one of the largest faith based health care organizations in Canada.

 St. Paul’s Foundation (SPF) facilitates the work of Providence Health Care as it continues to grow as a community, regional and academic health science enterprise that is a recognized leader, and a major player, in the provision of health care within British Columbia.  This is achieved by raising funds and building relationships in support of enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment, research and teaching at St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH).

 

Development Officer, Major Gifts

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Development Officer to join the Major Gifts team. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 3 years previous experience working in a fundraising organization, with a proven track record of fundraising success, ideally in a hospital setting.

 General Accountability:

The Major Gift Officer is responsible for sustaining and growing the Major Gift Program in support of Providence Health Care’s fundraising priorities, including new St. Paul’s and Greatest Needs. This role is accountable, as a fundraising member of the Major Giving team, for effective execution of a range of fundraising activities including relationship building, cultivation and solicitation, events and proposal writing.

Specific Responsibilities:

The role is to cultivate meaningful relationships leading to gifts from donors with capacity to make annual donation at the $10k+ level, as well as oversee stewardship for past major donors.  The Officer has a keen understanding of healthcare issues important to Providence Health Care and is able to convey how donors’ generosity makes a positive impact. The candidate will also play a key role in relationship building within Providence Health Care’s physician, research centres and leadership team. The incumbent is accountable for the effective development, implementation and execution of strategic Major Gift fundraising plans managing a donor portfolio of 75-100 constituents.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a post-secondary degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and leverage stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Raisers Edge an asset
  • 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 resume and cover letter to SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca  by January 31, 2019.    Thank you for your interest in working with St. Paul’s Foundation.  Only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

About St. Paul’s Hospital and St. Paul’s Foundation:

 St. Paul’s Hospital is a major academic health science centre located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. The hospital is part of Providence Health Care (PHC), one of the largest faith based health care organizations in Canada.

 St. Paul’s Foundation (SPF) facilitates the work of Providence Health Care as it continues to grow as a community, regional and academic health science enterprise that is a recognized leader, and a major player, in the provision of health care within British Columbia.  This is achieved by raising funds and building relationships in support of enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment, research and teaching at St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH).

 

Development Coordinator, Major Gifts

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a fundraiser in training to support and shadow senior fundraising staff of the Major Gifts team. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 2 years previous experience working in a fundraising organization, ideally with familiarity of major giving in a hospital setting.

 General Accountability:

The Major Gift Coordinator is responsible for supporting the sustainability and growth of the Major Gift Program which fundraises for Providence Health Care’s fundraising priorities, including new St. Paul’s and Greatest Needs. This role is accountable, as a fundraising member of the Major Gifts team, for effective execution of a range of fundraising activities including relationship building, cultivation and solicitation, events and proposal writing.

Accountability:

The role is to support effective implementation and execution of fundraising plans and strategies leading to gifts from donors with capacity to make annual donation at the $10k+ level. Partnered with senior fundraising staff of the Development team, the incumbent is accountable for a donor portfolio of 50-75 constituents.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a post-secondary degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and leverage stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Raisers Edge an asset
  • 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 resume and cover letter to SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca  by January 31, 2019.    Thank you for your interest in working with St. Paul’s Foundation.  Only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

About St. Paul’s Hospital and St. Paul’s Foundation:

 St. Paul’s Hospital is a major academic health science centre located in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. The hospital is part of Providence Health Care (PHC), one of the largest faith based health care organizations in Canada.

 St. Paul’s Foundation (SPF) facilitates the work of Providence Health Care as it continues to grow as a community, regional and academic health science enterprise that is a recognized leader, and a major player, in the provision of health care within British Columbia.  This is achieved by raising funds and building relationships in support of enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment, research and teaching at St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH).

 

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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