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Providence Director, Philanthropy in Mission Viejo, California


$5,000.00 Signing Bonus for Qualified Applicants

Under the direction of the Executive Director, Foundation, the Director of Philanthropy is primarily responsible for managing a prospect portfolio and securing private financial support in the form of major and principal gifts defined at $100,000+ for the Foundation. This will include the systematic approach to the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors to Providence Mission Hospital. Additional responsibilities include engaging hospital leadership, physicians, volunteers, grateful patients and key community stakeholders as referral sources and cultivation/solicitation partners.


  • Secure financial support by managing a portfolio of major gift prospects through the process of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

  • Identify and establish relationships with key stakeholders (physicians, grateful patients, volunteers and hospital administrators) in an effort to help identify and engage new prospects, develop strategy, and steward existing donors.

  • Actively participate in Major Gift Officer Meetings, collaborate with colleagues on best practices, share successes, challenges and found solutions, and contribute to establishing and achieving team goals.

  • Actively engage in the community to create awareness of the charitable mission of Providence Mission Hospital and the upcoming $712,000,000 expansion plan.

  • Document required activities and interactions in donor database.

  • Collaborate with Shared Services and Foundation staff to appropriately and meaningfully steward and recognize Major Donors.

  • Represent Foundation in a positive and professional manner at internal and external meetings, events and activities.

  • Other duties as requested.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college

  • 5 years of progressive and proven experience developing relationships with high-capacity individuals and securing major gifts

  • Demonstrated experience in the design and implementation of a fund raising strategic plan that met fund raising goals

  • Experience with a fund raising donor management software program

  • Experience with Health Care Philanthropy

  • Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to build trust

  • Analytical, organizational, and prioritization skills

  • Excellent skills in communicating persuasively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of success in securing major gifts

  • Computer literacy in Windows applications

  • Enthusiasm for mission and vision

  • Ability to interact with high-net worth individuals with varied backgrounds, interests and professions

  • Action oriented and results driven.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

The Sisters of Providence and Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange have deep roots in California, bringing health care and education to communities from the redwood forests to the beach shores of Orange county - and everywhere in between. In Southern California, Providence provides care throughout Los Angeles County, Orange County, High Desert and beyond.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care, and even our own Providence High School.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 172611
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Fundraising
Job Function: Marketing/Public Relations/Community Affairs
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 7500 MH FOUNDATION
Address: CA Mission Viejo 27700 Medical Ctr Rd
Work Location: Mission Hospital Mission Viejo
Pay Range: $56.52 - $92.78
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

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.