We’re Hiring!

Gift Processing/Office Coordinator – Full Time 

Do you understand that the success of a fundraising organization hinges on quality data and superb organizational skills?  Are you obsessive over detail?  Is it important to you to know that your work is meaningful and essential?  If so, and you wish to work for a dynamic non-profit, then we want to meet you. This position requires a team player who can easily adapt in what can be a hectic environment.  We need someone who understands that it is often the smallest of details that matter most to our donors and who will work each and every day to ensure each donor/team member interaction is unique and meaningful. Working closely with the Finance and Data Manager, the Gift Processing Office Coordinator will be responsible for:

Gift Processing/Data:
•    The gift entry process including: direct mail, special events, monthly, online and all other donations and deposits on a daily basis.
•    Timely and accurate printing of tax receipts and gift acknowledgement letters.
•    Reconciliation of month end donation reports.
•    Creating sponsorship invoices.
•    Maintaining the integrity of our data.
•    Designing and pulling reports/queries as required to support all fundraising activities.

•     Managing the day-to-day operations of the Foundation office, including office organization, document management, and inventory control.
•    Answering all phone and personal inquiries.
•    Retrieving, opening and following through with all mail inquiries.
•    Monitoring the foundation’s email, following through or assigning for follow up as necessary.
•    Providing limited administrative support to the Foundation President

Additional Duties:
•    Recruitment, training, coordination and management of the foundation’s office volunteers
•    Provides related assistance to special projects or special events as required.

•    University degree/College diploma with experience working in a business/fundraising office, or equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
•    Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and dependability.
•    Professional presence and manner and capable of exercising independent judgment.
•    Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities.
•    Capacity to handle confidential information appropriately.
•    Knowledge of databases or Raiser Edge fundraising software, recommended.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook.
•    Strong interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills.

St. Mary’s General Hospital 
Located in the heart of Kitchener, St. Mary’s is the second-largest acute care hospital in the St. Joseph’s Health System and a Regional Cardiac Care Centre. It proudly serves the residents of Waterloo, Wellington County, and extends its reach to Dufferin, Grey-Bruce and beyond.   Its nearly 2,000 staff, physicians and volunteers provide excellent, compassionate care to hundreds of thousands of patients and families every year in its core areas of clinical focus: Cardiac Care (Regional Cardiac Centre), Respiratory Care (Level 1 Thoracic Surgery Centre), Outpatient (Day) Surgery, General Medicine, 24/7 Emergency Care.

The Foundation 
While the Foundation was formally incorporated in 1986 to act as the official fundraising arm of the hospital, St. Mary’s has counted on the generosity of its community since 1924. Its goal is to tell the stories that make the hospital great and to ask the community to invest in St. Mary’s mission of healing and hope.

Please apply via email with cover letter and resume, no later than Thursday August 31st.

St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation
911 Queen’s Boulevard
Kitchener, On, N2M 1B2


Fraudulent e-mail and phone solicitation warning

It has come to our attention that fraudulent phone solicitations, emails and grant requests claiming to be from or associated with St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation may be circulating.

These messages are fraudulent and should be disregarded. They are in no way associated with St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation or any foundation employees.

We value your support, and as a rule, St. Mary’s staff will only call to thank you for a donation, not to request one.

If you do receive such a request, please forward any related inquiries, information or materials to:

Amy Dean, Marketing & Communications Director, St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation



Kitchener Waterloo Poppy Fund

Special thanks to our friends at the Kitchener Waterloo Poppy Fund for their generous support. Patients in our ICU/CCU will rest easier in their new beds.



May Court Club – coming April 5th

May Court LOGO

Shop at the May Court Club of Kitchener Waterloo Vendor Day and enter to win a beautiful Spring scarf!

 The May Court Club will be in the St. Mary’s General Hospital lobby on Tuesday April 5th from 8:30 am-2:30pm selling ladies spring accessories – scarves, jewelry, purses, reading glasses, sunglasses, and ladies’ clothing. Affordable pricing.  No tax.  Visit the booth and enter a draw for a beautiful Spring scarf.

* 100% of all profits are given to local organizations that help disadvantaged women and children

 The May Court of Kitchener Waterloo has been a valued partner and supporter of St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation. Over the last three years the May Court Club has donated $30,000 towards the purchase of a new CT Scanner.  Thank you to the dedicated volunteers of the May Court Club for your generous support and all you do for our community!


Tuesday April 5th, 2016

8:30 am-2:30 pm

St. Mary’s General Hospital, main Lobby


The May Court Shop on Belmont Ave. is owned and operated by the volunteers of The May Court Club of Kitchener-Waterloo.  For more information about the May Court Club and May Court Shop visit: http://www.maycourtclubofkw.org/



Christmas Dreams!

The 26th Christmas Dreams event is here!

Brought to you by Kitchener Waterloo’s May Court Club, don’t miss this annual Christmas raffle of beautifully decorated Christmas Trees, special decorative accents, spa packages, sports tickets and much more!

Conestoga Mall

November 24th – December 5th

  • 2 tickets for $5
  • 5 tickets for $10
  • 15 tickets for $20
  • 30 tickets for $40 and a chance to win a BONUS PRIZE!

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Walper Hospitality Program


The Hospitality program is a unique program offered by the Walper Terrace Hotel.  The program has one simple goal: to “exceed the expectations of the patients and guests” and it builds on the hospital’s reputation of excellence and the hotel’s history of hospitality and customer service.  As a hotel of choice, the Walper Terrace Hotel offers special rates, free valet parking, complimentary fitness club passes, and complimentary shuttle service to St. Mary’s Hospital guests and their visitors.

For more details on the program please contact a guest services agent at:

The Walper Terrace Hotel
1 King St. W,
Kitchener, ON N2G1A1

Holiday Package – LPGA

St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation is proud to be the official chairty partner of the Manulife Classic LPGA for the third consecutive year.  Thanks to the support of Manulife Financial and the LPGA, to date the tournament has helped to raised over $550,000 towards the Regional Cardiac Care Centre and Volunteer Programs at St. Mary’s.


Capri Salon & Spa

February is Heart Month and once again, Capri Salon and Spa supports heart health in this community. Each year customers and staff at Capri support St. Mary’s Cardiac Care Centre with a donation and this year is no different.

In the month of February, make a pledge for heart health the next time you visit Capri!



Diana Coupal & Monika McKinley of Capri Salon present a cheque to St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Vice President Susan Dusick in March 2013. 

Angie’s Shortbread Cookies

Homemade Christmas shortbread cookies made by Angie’s Since 1962 will be available for sale in the Hospital lobby today! Tuesday, December 18, 2012. While quantities last! 

Purchase a dozen for $5.00 and Angie’s Since 1962 will make a donation to St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation. 

Cookies may also be purchased at Angie’s Since 1962 (WATERLOO location), please mention St. Mary’s Hospital when purchasing your cookies at Angie’s Since 1962. 

Waterloo Location only. 47 Erb Street West, Waterloo, ON N2L 1S8 Phone: (519) 954-8500


The Gift of Golf

 Giving the gift of golf just got easier this year! Manulife Financial LPGA Classic is pleased to announce a special ticket offer for friends of St. Mary’s General Hospital and Foundation. Purchase a 4-pack of any day tickets for the LPGA Classic July 10-14, 2013 and save $15 on your admission price. 

List Price: $90
Your special price: $75
Visit manulifeclassic.ca/tickets and use the following code: SMGH13
Ends January 31, 2013 

4-Pack: Includes four (4) any day tickets for the tournament (Wednesday to Sunday) and one (1) parking pass. Tickets provide grounds access only. Your tickets and parking pass are available to print immediately. Applicable taxes and processing not included.
For more information on the fabulous HOLIDAY PACKAGE call 519-884-5742