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Providence Health & Services Philanthropy Officer in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Philanthropy Officer (Full Time, Day Shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Philanthropy Officer who will provide professional fund raising expertise leadership and management for the Providence Valley Service Area Foundation with major emphasis on generating significant financial support to help meet the needs of the hospital's stated goals and objectives for quality patient care. The Philanthropy Officer will work with the Executive Director/Chief Philanthropy Officer, Foundation staff members, the hospitals' Chief Executive, administrators, physicians and staff within the various medical center programs, with major donors, foundations, and other corporations to coordinate activity and accomplish fundraising targets.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate Providence Health & Services core values of respect, justice, compassion, stewardship, and excellence to customers, employees, and visitors; and provides quality service in the performance of work assignments and duties

  • Assist in developing a long range Strategic Plan that sets forth the Foundation mission, goals, strategies, objectives and budget; and assists in periodically evaluating and annually updating this Plan through the development of an annual Business Plan

  • Implement the Foundation’s long range Strategic and annual Business Plan

  • Direct the operations of the Providence Valley Service area campuses to obtain significant financial support for the Providence Valley Service area Medical Centers

  • Manage the day-to-day business and finances of the Foundation according to established policies and procedures

  • Carry a portfolio of approximately 100-125 major gift prospects/donors

  • Assist the volunteers in developing and maintaining highly qualified members to govern and lead the Foundation enterprise

  • Provide functional liaison between the Foundation and the hospital so as to coordinate the work of the Foundation with the various functions of the hospital. (Serves as the Foundation’s representative on committees such as requested; oversees the campus specific Friends of the Foundation Program)

  • Build, educate, and steward any campus specific volunteer structure that will successfully implement the organizational strategic plan

  • Provide 24 hour on call service for donors on a rotation basis


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business or related field

  • Five (5) years experience in successful fund raising development

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

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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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Non-Clinical Director/Executive

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 242459