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The Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg
Development Director – Part-time position, will support ongoing fundraising and operational needs. Reporting to the Executive Director, this potential employee should have a background in coordinating nonprofit donation strategies and staff/volunteer leadership. The mission of the Jewish Home, based on Jewish values, is to enhance the quality of life of those we serve and their families, and to support individual beliefs, practices, and customs. We provide a continuum of primarily senior living services to the Central Pennsylvania community. This is accomplished through a variety of fundraising, individual contributions, sponsorships, grants, and special events. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a leadership role, have superb time management skills, fundraising software and tools expertise, and a creative, self-starter attitude.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop, implement, and oversee all programmatic activities.
- Support the Board of Directors and committees in the development and cultivation of fundraising initiatives.
- Work with the Board to identify and secure funding partnerships to further the outreach and mission of the Jewish Home.
- Provide leadership and support to the volunteers, partners, and staff in advancing a comprehensive fundraising program to include major gifts, corporate support, planned gifts, in-kind gifts, and special events.
- Oversee the marketing/outreach plan and track impressions for all Jewish Home communications. This may include, but is not limited to, educational materials, media submissions, social media posts, e-blasts, newsletters, and the annual report.
Requirements and Qualifications
- Proven experience in a senior staff position or another relevant role.
- Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities, including the ability to recognize and cultivate community engagement.
- Bachelor’s degree required
- 5-7 years experience
- Degree in Business Administration, Non-Profit Administration or relevant field is a plus.
- Possess excellent interpersonal, promotional, and public speaking skills, both practiced and impromptu.
- Part-time, average 20 hours per week.
- May work off-site depending on the current activities of the Jewish Home (Travel: 10-25%). The office is located at 4000 Linglestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Ivy R. Buchan at email@example.com by Friday, Dec. 27, 2019.
Executive Director – Reports to Board of Directors, Primary responsibilities: Responsible for executive/administrative leadership of YWCA Carlisle, an organization with a mission of eliminating racism and empowering women and girls. Serves as executive officer of the board of directors, enabling it to meet its constitutional and legal responsibilities and to maintain requirements as a member association of YWCA USA.
- Leadership – passionately moves the Mission and vision of the organization forward. Advises the board to these ends. Provides programmatic oversight. Looks to the future for change opportunities. Cultivates a positive, inclusive, and supportive organizational culture.
- Financial Management/Fund Development – carries overall responsibility for all aspects of fiscal management, including adequate financing for current operating needs and long-term goals. Works with Business Manager and the Finance Committee to develop annual budget, timely reporting of the agency’s total financial position, and maintaining financial controls. Works with Board of Directors and staff to develop Annual Fund Development Plan. Identifies prospects for grant funding and prepares written grant proposals as needed.
- Public and Community Relations – works to achieve and maintain a positive visible community image and distinguishes the YWCA from other organizations. Represents the YWCA in appropriate community groups. Maintains sound relationships with other community organizations. Interprets and markets the YWCA by serving as role model for members/volunteers/staff and for the wider community at large.
- Human Resources Management – employs, assigns, supervises, appraises, and terminates staff as agent of the board. Works with Executive Committee to ensure that legal requirements of employer are met and that personnel policies are developed and reviewed. Recognizes the value of a flexible work schedule.
- Membership Development – implements board plan to assure an involved and growing membership. Works with the agency’s Board Development/Governance Committee to identify candidates for responsible leadership positions.
- Board and Trustees – provides guidance and information leading to planning, programs, and policy adoption to both Board of Directors and Board of Trustees. Oversees implementation of adopted plans, policies, and programs. Serves as staff associate to designated standing committees. With President, sees that the board is effectively organized and a system of board development is established. Assures safekeeping of official documents and records.
- Planning – works with Executive Committee to develop and maintain a strategic planning process.
- Facilities Management – assures the proper use, management, security, and upkeep of Association facilities with assistance from appropriate personnel. Through the budgeting process, allocates resources for necessary maintenance as well as capital improvements.
- Demonstrated understanding of and belief in the YWCA Mission, YWCA USA aims and public policy positions.
- Bachelor’s degree required with a combination of education, professional experience and life experience related to the empowerment of women and girls and anti-racism work. Graduate degree preferred in one or more of the following fields: public administration, nonprofit management, women’s studies, social work, education.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with racial justice and women’s issues.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with sexual assault programs and/or rape crisis centers.
- Demonstrated experience in financial management, including donor stewardship, fund raising, grant writing, and budgeting.
- Demonstrated experience in personnel administration, including areas of staff recruitment, selection, supervision, and motivation.
- Demonstrated organizational development skills in the nonprofit arena.
- Previous experience in the nonprofit arena as an assistant, associate, or Executive Director desirable.
- Proven ability to relate to people with diverse backgrounds and specifically women of color.
- Excellent verbal, public speaking and written communication skills, as well as ability to understand and deal with controversy.
- Demonstrated computer skills, including word processing, database and spreadsheet competence.
- Ability to travel locally, regionally, and nationally.
- Ability to maintain a varied schedule and to perform unexpected tasks when necessary.
- Flexible schedule and ability to meet needs that occur out of normal business hours.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00/year
Education: Bachelor’s (Required)
Location: Carlisle, PA (Required)
Application Question: Briefly explain what our mission, of Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women and Girls, means to you.
- Health insurance
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
- Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative
- People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
- Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
Schedule: Monday to Friday
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