Come make a difference in the lives of others! Volunteers of America is one the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable people.Volunteers of America (www.voa.org ) is a national organization that provides the resources, relationships and opportunities to build well-being, helping people reach their potential and fully contribute to their communities.
Volunteers of America is seeking an accomplished strategic development professional to lead our philanthropic endeavors and continue to build the fundraising strategies to support our national office and affiliates. Non-profit senior management experience and expertise of major gifts, corporations, private individuals, philanthropic and direct mail required. Candidate must be able to cultivate strong working relationships with Board members, senior management and key leaders in the community. Entrepreneurial spirit with analytical, critical thinking and problem solving abilities required. Strong written and oral communication skills required. Job requires strong skills at motivating, consensus building and building relationships. Salary is commensurate with experience, as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, retirement, etc.
Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 5 years in a senior leadership role and 10 years in a development role, preferably in a non-profit organization, that included management of strategic initiatives and a major budgetary function. Proven ability in all areas of development, personnel management, social media and computer skills.
At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.
Through our hundreds of human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps more than 2 and a half million people in ove...r 400 communities in 46 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Since 1896, we have supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including veterans, at-risk youth, the frail elderly, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, people with disabilities, and those recovering from addictions. Our work touches the mind, body, heart — and ultimately the spirit — of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services.