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Providence Health & Services Chief Philanthropy Officer, Home and Community Care in Cerritos, California



Reports to Chief Hospice Executive and is responsible for developing, coordinating, facilitating, and administering all Home and Community Care fund development and philanthropic programs. Establishes goals, objectives, and procedures for achieving same.


  • Develops, secures approval of, and administers short and long range development plans designed to assist Home and Community Care (HCC) in fulfilling its mission through increased philanthropic support. In coordination with the individual foundations, plans and implements fundraising campaigns, annual giving campaigns, major donor programs, special events, and planned gifts.

  • Assists the Foundation Boards of Directors in their responsibilities as the fund raising arm of the HCC Ministry. Assists the Board in creation and implementation of policies and procedures that will ensure utilization of the most effective, economical, and ethical methods of resource development.

  • Develops and administers development budget consistent with the operating and strategic plan.

  • Identifies potential contributors including individuals, corporations, and foundations. Develops cooperative working relationships with medical staff, administration, trustees, and the community.

  • Develops strategies to obtain contributions.

  • Confers with appropriate HCC executives to develop presentations for prospective donors.

  • Coordinates all proposals, requests, and applications for gifts/grants in support of HCC programs and program/capital needs ensuring no duplication of significant overlap.

  • In collaboration with Marketing and Communication Departments, directs preparation of printed materials.

  • Interviews, hires, trains, directs, evaluates the performance of, and when necessary, disciplines and discharges subordinate personnel.

  • Maintains professional contact with other institutions, associations, and organizations which affect the HCC service lines’ development programs. Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals, and other literature and attending related conferences, seminars, and the like.

  • Serves as the leader of the HCC Philanthropic team administration and participates in the overall management meetings as requested by the Chief Hospice Executive.

  • Responsible for certifying both systems and applications access within the SJHS environment every 90 days for all direct reports.

  • A high degree of analytical and financial skills necessary to direct planning and development and to deal effectively with the complexity of the problems encountered.



Required experience/education for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communication, Business Administration, or other related subject.

  • 7 years of fund development experience.

  • 5 years of progressively more responsible related work experience, including at least 3 years as a fund raiser in a healthcare or similar organization, necessary in order to understand fund raising techniques and concepts, to develop sources of contributions, as well, as make persuasive presentations to potential donors. Also necessary in order to acquire skills to persuade potential donors, and to develop effective monitoring activities of subordinates.

  • Knowledge of fund development, grant proposal preparations, accounting, and statistics in order to express ideas clearly and concisely, and to develop strategies and plans for long-range an immediate fund development programs.

  • Advanced interpersonal skills necessary in order to deal effectively and persuasively with a variety of influential internal and external contacts when eliciting cooperation and support for HCC, and to effectively direct and motivate activities of subordinates.

  • Advanced analytical skills necessary in order to determine effective fund development strategies, identify potential sources of contribution, and develop short and long term development goals and objective for the hospital.

  • Proficient in required competencies upon completion or orientation as listed on the unit specific competency inventory.

Preferred experience/education for this position include:

  • Hospital or Healthcare fund raising experience and philanthropic team leadership.

  • Experience supporting philanthropic Board(s) of Directors with governance acumen.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Leadership

Location: California-Cerritos

Req ID: 297497