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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

Manager, Asian Program

St. Paul’s Foundation is seeking a Manager, Asian Program to join its Development Team and augment its Asian Philanthropy Program. The successful candidate will be a high achiever with the ability to successfully navigate a complex organization in a solution-focused manner.

The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success in major gift fundraising and personal solicitations, ideally within the Chinese community.

Please note that the ability to speak Cantonese and/or Mandarin, as well as to read/write/type Chinese, is considered a strong asset for this role.

Accountability: The Manager, Asian Program is responsible for managing and growing the Asian Philanthropy Program in support of Providence Health Care’s (PHC) residences, facilities and acute care sites including St. Paul’s Hospital, six seniors long term care homes and in particular, Mount Saint Joseph Hospital.

Reporting to the Director, Seniors and Residential Care, you will cultivate, solicit and oversee the stewardship of donors with a capacity to make a minimum $10K annual donation as they pertain to the Asian philanthropic community. As the Manager, Asian Program, you will be responsible for the effective development, implementation and execution of strategic major gift fundraising plans within this unique and diverse ethnic community as well as the management of an active fundraising portfolio consisting of 75 to 150 accounts.

This role is also accountable for planning, executing and supporting the fundraising for the Foundation’s Feast of Fortune Gala and working closely with the Gala Committee to grow our fundraising efforts and engagement with the Chinese community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring goals for meaningful donor interactions (activity) and fundraising targets (financials) are met or exceeded
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plans for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding gifts for the assigned donor portfolio, including upgrading existing donors
  • Strategically recruit and work closely with the Feast of Fortune Gala Committee and senior volunteer leaders within the community to assist with the assigned portfolio
  • Work in collaboration with PHC stakeholders and members of the Communications and Marketing team to develop personal correspondence and proposal materials for prospective donors to generate gifts for priority projects
  • Foster good working relationships with key PHC staff and senior community volunteer leaders
  • Work with members of the Donation Processing and Stewardship and Donor Relations teams to recognize and steward donors as the gifts are received; and with the Events team to plan and execute stewardship activities including recognition events, tours, donor wall, naming opportunities etc.
  • Coordinate and participate in donor strategy briefing meetings and prepare pertinent materials in preparation for meetings with donors and key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with colleagues on donor management to facilitate effective transition from annual to major gifts and planned giving pipelines
  • Prepare an annual business plan together with the Development team
  • Coach colleagues, volunteers and others on fundraising to maximize impact, share knowledge, ideas, and updates in a timely and effective manner, being mindful of competing schedules and deadlines
  • 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.
  • 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.

Knowledge of St. Paul’s Hospital and Foundation
Maintains a working knowledge of SPF’s mission and its programs including promotional activities to ensure the success of events and to enhance public awareness.

 Qualifications:

  • Superior interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and leverage stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to speak Cantonese fluently – and ideally Mandarin – as well as read/write/and type Chinese is consider a strong asset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated management capabilities (staff and volunteers)
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills and collaborative team player
  • Able to establish and maintain positive working relationships
  • Experience with Raisers Edge an asset
  • Experience in English-Chinese translation is an asset
  • 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 the attention of T. Dallas SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca by May 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 Foundation:

  St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds to support compassionate, inspired care at Providence Health Care’s 17 health care sites in BC, including St. Paul’s Hospital. The funds we raise help put patients and residents first, through a collaborative, integrated approach that includes the best in clinical care, world-class research and education. Through fundraising and strategic partnerships, the Foundation supports Providence – a founding member of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster – in building on its long history of innovation, leading research and advancements in care for the people of British Columbia and beyond. www.helpspauls.com

 

 

Director, Events

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 and Providence Health Care.

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer (CDO), the Director, Events is accountable for the overall events portfolio at St. Paul’s Foundation. This includes our signature events (Lights of Hope, Feast of Fortune) as well as our cultivation and stewardship opportunities that vary year after year.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and strategy for all Foundation events; includes ensuring all events have clear goals, measurable objectives and a strategy that are approved by the CDO
  • Provide strategic direction for the executive team, Board and Campaign Executive Committee on proposed and existing events
  • Work directly with the Fundraising team as a project lead for signature events
  • Liaise with the Donor Relations and Fundraising teams (Corporate, Major Gifts, Annual Giving, Legacy & Estate
  • Giving) on all stewardship and recognition events and ensure they are built into the events calendar and executed appropriately
  • Develop and maintain an Events team guideline and processes document to ensure consistent executive of each event type (Fundraising, stewardship, cultivation)
  • Work with Campaign team to develop new cultivation and pipeline building opportunities as well as fundraising events
  • Ensure all events are evaluated in a debrief and event actions are recorded in Raiser’s Edge (invitations, attendees).
  • Oversee the production of event collateral in collaboration with the Communications team
  • Responsible for proactive and service-oriented leadership for all fundraising events and donor recognition events.
  • Remain current on issues affecting the charitable sector and develops strategies to address these issues
  • Lead a team of 2 including -Manager, Special Events; Special Events Officer
  • Prepare and manage budgets for Special Events
  • Assume other tasks as assigned by the Chief Development Officer (CDO).

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five (5) years events experience
  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience managing an events committee
  • Able to contribute to and participate in a positive work environment with professionalism and a service-oriented attitude
  • Highly effective and professional interpersonal skills and collaborative team player. Able to establish and maintain positive working relationships, both internally and externally
  • A high degree of initiative, discernment and resourcefulness, and thoughtfulness in decision-making
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Highly computer-literate with excellent Microsoft Office computer skills and experience with Raiser’s Edge or a like database.

Ethical behavior: ensures own behavior and that of others is consistent with the mission and values of St. Paul’s Foundation.

Working Relationships:

  • Chief Development Officer (CDO)
  • Core team: Manager Special Events; Special Events Officer
  • Foundation staff
  • Vendors
  • Physicians and other hospital personnel

POSITION IS NOW CLOSED.   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 Foundation
St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds to support compassionate, inspired care at Providence Health Care’s 17 health care sites in BC, including St. Paul’s Hospital. The funds we raise help put patients and residents first, through a collaborative, integrated approach that includes the best in clinical care, world-class research and education. Through fundraising and strategic partnerships, the Foundation supports Providence – a founding member of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster – in building on its long history of innovation, leading research and advancements in care for the people of British Columbia and beyond.
www.helpstpauls.com

Manager, Major Gifts

 

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Manager, Major Gifts, Emergency, Mental Health & Substance Use 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 gift 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.

Accountability: The Manager of Major Gifts is responsible for raising funds in support of St. Paul’s Hospital Emergency, Mental Health & Substance Use programs and research.  The role is to cultivate, solicit and oversee stewardship of donors with capacity to make a minimum $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, management of an active fundraising portfolio consisting of 75 to 125 accounts as well as management of volunteers and at least one other fundraising team member.

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
  • 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:

  • The successful candidate must have a minimum of 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.

If you should you be interested in applying for this role, please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of C. Tupper at SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca by June 21st, 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 Foundation:

  St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds to support compassionate, inspired care at Providence Health Care’s 17 health care sites in BC, including St. Paul’s Hospital. The funds we raise help put patients and residents first, through a collaborative, integrated approach that includes the best in clinical care, world-class research and education. Through fundraising and strategic partnerships, the Foundation supports Providence – a founding member of Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster – in building on its long history of innovation, leading research and advancements in care for the people of British Columbia and beyond. www.helpspauls.com

 

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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