Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL), an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is recognized as one of the most innovative and comprehensive organizations for seniors in the nation. HSL provides a complete and integrated spectrum of the highest quality senior living communities, health care and services for seniors, conducts active research in the fields of geriatrics and gerontology, and advocates for policies and programs that benefit seniors and their families. HSL is New England’s largest nonprofit provider of senior housing, health care, research, and teaching. HSL serves 3,000 seniors per day and employs 2,600 staff at nine sites. HSL’s Harvard-affiliated Marcus Institute for Aging Research is the nation’s largest aging research institute in a clinical care setting.
To achieve the goals laid out in HSL’s 2015 five-year strategic plan and to increase our impact on seniors and their families, HSL is entering the most ambitious Campaign in its history with a working goal of $125-$150 million. The campaign will help ensure HSL’s financial strength and stability while elevating our position for the future.
Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Stewardship & Donor Relations Officer will develop, implement, and manage an institution-wide, comprehensive stewardship program that appropriately and consistently promotes interaction with and recognition of donors at all levels with an emphasis on major gift donors $100k and higher. This position is designed to collaborate with the development team to sustain positive and mutually-rewarding relations between Hebrew SeniorLife and its donors by driving stewardship activities that strengthen donors’ generosity and engagement. Activities include an assortment of in-person events, visits, meetings, and written communications. The Stewardship & Donor Relations Officer is a team player who engages with the functional teams (major gifts, annual fund, events, operations, and communications) and with multiple colleagues in the Development and Board Relations Office.