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St. Michael's Hospital

Coordinator Community Partnerships

Posted On: June 21, 2024
Closing On: July 12, 2024

Location: Toronto
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: beginner
Salary Range: 55,000 - 71,000


St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation (SMHF) is the exclusive fundraising organization to generate and manage philanthropic funds for St. Michael’s Hospital and Providence Healthcare within Unity Health Toronto. Through multiple lines of fundraising income generation and stewardship activity, SMHF, in conjunction with Unity Health, will define and promote the St. Michael’s and Providence brands to maximize philanthropic revenue to fuel their healthcare, research, teaching and health equity missions. We will inspire our communities, local, provincial, national and international, to invest in our organizations’ priorities to drive and implement innovation that will equitably support all members of our society to manage and overcome disease and health crises and live healthier lives to create a more inclusive and thriving society. Join us!


The Coordinator, Community Partnerships, will join a dynamic, diversified, and talented team of community fundraising experts. This role’s primary responsibility will be supporting and implementing the Foundation’s Community portfolio, including third-party events, P2P fundraising, St. Michael’s Young Leaders (SMYL), and partnerships. This position works closely and collaboratively with stakeholders across the organization in the rollout of effective and sustainable fundraising programs to achieve financial targets vital to St. Michael’s Hospital and Providence Healthcare.


RESPONSIBILITY – Fundraising Activities


· Support the Associate Director, Community Partnerships in the development and execution of the community portfolio with a current annual goal of $1M – $2M.

· Support a portfolio of existing and new P2P fundraising events, third-party fundraising events, and partnerships from concept to completion, ensuring they operate smoothly and efficiently and generate maximum revenue and exposure.

· Maintain comprehensive reports, including budgets, metrics, and financial statements for fundraising activities associated with the Community portfolio.

· Collaborate with the communications team to develop solicitation materials, including marketing materials, communications, and thank you letters

· Support with donor outreach and help cultivate relationships with community fundraisers

· Develop and update event-related websites, fundraising platforms, correspondence, and general communications related to community event activities.

· Attend community events as required (evenings and weekends).

RESPONSIBILITY – Administration


· Preparing and updating prospect lists and progress reports.

· Preparing thank-you letters, and invoices and coordinating tax receipts.

· Maintaining regular communication with Foundation staff regarding event activities.

· Ensuring timely, consistent, and accurate financial reports and coding of donor records in Raiser’s Edge.



· Work as a team player to promote a positive and professional work environment and conduct oneself with integrity and respect.

· Act as an ambassador throughout the community to represent the hospital and the Foundation positively.

· Abide by the policies and procedures of Unity Health Toronto and SMF.

· Abide by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and work safely, reporting incidents immediately to the direct supervisor.

· Perform other duties as assigned to meet the overall goals and objectives of the Foundation.

· Operate within the culture and core values of the organization.


· Post-secondary education or relevant work experience.

· 2-4 years of progressive experience in community fundraising, preferably in a large, dynamic, not-for-profit environment

· Strong knowledge of the community fundraising industry and trends.

· An understanding of the population that St. Michael’s Hospital and Providence Healthcare supports.

· Experience with community fundraising and P2P Events.

· Experience with digital fundraising tools and platforms.

· Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

· Excellent interpersonal skills and very strong person-to-person relationship-building skills.

· Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple and changing demands.

· Proven ability to exercise diplomacy and good judgment.

· Exemplary attention to detail with excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.

· Ability to work independently using an above-average level of initiative.

· Ability to work as a collaborative member of a fundraising team.

· Proficient in the use of all corporate productivity tools, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, search engines as well as Raiser’s Edge or other donor database management systems.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality.

· Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the mission and values of St. Michael’s Hospital, Providence and Unity Health Toronto.

· Willingness to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists. Please note, if you are extended an offer of employment, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination in Ontario QR Code format. All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.