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Foundation Program Coordinator

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  88465



To implement and deliver ongoing fundraising programs, events and activities.  This will include working with and coordinating staff, volunteers, sponsors, donors, vendors, etc. - with emphasis on increased revenue, improved operations, and in support of Children’s mission and values.  To proactively support the efforts that ensures delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children's.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing/management or related field


  • No professional certifications required


  • No minimum experience required


  • Prior professional experience in above fields
  • Fundraising or non-profit experience
  • Event/program coordination experience


  • Ability to represent Children's in a mature and professional manner among corporate sponsors, volunteers and individual donors 
  • Should possess strong organizational skills, verbal & written skills and interpersonal skills 
  • Should be a self-starter with ability to make decisions independently
  • Ability to handle stress and pressure, willingness to work long hours including evenings and weekends 
  • Must be able to travel through expanded Atlanta metropolitan area 
  • Must provide reliable transportation which is reimbursed by the mile
  • Must have the following skills and aptitudes:
    • Ability to work with all levels of volunteers, sponsors, donors, etc.   
    • Presentation skills
    • Meet deadlines
    • Conflict resolution                              
    • Problem solving
    • Negotiating skills
    • Diplomacy


  1. Responsible for the direct implementation and development of assigned events, activities and programs which aid in fundraising and awareness of the institution.
  2. Assist in sponsorship sales, auction item solicitation, vendor negotiation and ticket sales for assigned events.
  3. Create and follow a plan and guideline for all assigned Foundation events, activities and programs.  Establish and maintain contacts with the community and with corporate and individual supporters to ensure that a cohesive plan is implemented in the best interest of the institution.
  4. Must coordinate all assigned activities with manager, chairmen, corporate sponsors, volunteers, staff and participants to successfully produce each event.
  5. Support and participate in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of services provided and events, activities, and programs produced.
  6. Represent and support Children's in all fundraising initiatives and at miscellaneous community functions relating to the Foundation’s goals as requested.
  7. Responsible for all administrative and operational support for assigned programs.
  8. Must develop, maintain, and manage program budgets for assigned activities while exercising resourceful and cost conscious compliance.
  9. Understands and complies with infection control, safety, and OSHA procedures and regulations, while meeting all in-service requirements as outlined in Personnel Policy 8312-702-92.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 2, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Development/Foundation - Development/Foundation

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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