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Job Title: Director of Development
Covenant House Pennsylvania is a regional leader helping guide youth who have experienced homelessness towards stability and independence. The organization seeks a Director of Development to be a thought partner to the Executive Director and Board, helping increase revenue and build/supervise a high-functioning development department, ultimately helping the organization to achieve its strategic goals.
This is an ideal role either for an accomplished development manager ready to take their next step. The right candidate is someone who takes an equity-centered, highly inclusive approach to collaboration, leadership, and fundraising and will be energized by the opportunity to strengthen the organization’s emerging fundraising function. Covenant House PA serves homeless youth who are working through myriad challenges on their way to greater independence – as such, the ideal candidate must be a flexible, empathetic, and highly communicative team player who is able to prioritize on the fly and employ a strength-based approach to this essential work. We are in search of someone with a strong commitment to social impact and a desire to employ culturally competent leadership skills on a dynamic and mission-centered team.
Compensation, Benefits, and Flexibility: Compensation of $85,000-$100,000 commensurate with experience, with comprehensive benefits. CHPA is open to discussing flexible work arrangements, to include a 3-2 hybrid work schedule.
Reports to: Executive Director
Time Commitment: Full Time
Service Area: Pennsylvania; with concentration of work in the greater Philadelphia region
About Covenant House Pennsylvania
Founded in 1999, Covenant House Pennsylvania (CHPA) works to move Pennsylvania youth who experience homelessness toward stability and independence. CHPA operates three sites in PA (two in Philadelphia and one in York) and delivers basic needs and supportive services to young adults and young families including individual case management, educational/vocational services and on-site clinical support to address physical and mental health. CHPA is the Pennsylvania affiliate of Covenant House International (CHI), the nation’s largest privately funded nonprofit responding to the needs of young people who suffer from homelessness, abuse and neglect, and who are survivors of human trafficking. During FY22, CHPA is poised to reach 3,000 youth statewide. The organization has an annual operating budget of $6M and a team of 60+ employees. The revenue mix for FY22 includes: 40% from local fundraising, 35% from government grants and contracts and 25% from CHI. CHPA recognizes its diverse community of youth, staﬀ and supporters and strives to be equitable and inclusive in all of its practices and in the advancement of its mission. All Covenant House and Covenant House site employees, volunteers, and contractors in the US are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical or religious exemption.
Application Process: Go to the Job Profile and submit the following: a) a one-page cover letter that conveys why you are well suited for this position and how it fits into your career, b) your resume, and c) two work products (ideally one funding request to an individual donor or institutional funder and one fundraising strategy/plan). Deadline to apply is December 2, 2022; we will review candidates on a rolling basis as applications come in. (If you have problems with the portal, you can email CHPAdevelopmentdirector@fairmountinc.com. However, know that we’ll be reviewing applications that come in via the portal first.) Confirmation of receipt of the application will be sent by return email. No phone calls, please. Interviews will be arranged as soon as there is a qualified group of candidates. These may be virtual, depending on the state of the COVID-19 surge. Finalists may be asked for a second interview (in-person if it is safe to do so at that time).Mention you found this work on Generocity!
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