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Careers at OneFamily

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OneFamily exists to train leaders in the local church to develop a foster care, adoption, and wrap-around support ministry. It has been our mission since we started, and it guides us every day. In fact, raising up these ministries in the local church isn't just an expectation, it's a necessity. It is our culture. It's why we're always seeking leaders - leaders like you - to bring their skills to life.

Community Relations/Fundraising Manager

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Community Relations/Fundraising Manager

Are you a compassionate and outgoing person who loves working with people and has compassion for at-risk vulnerable children and the families who care for them? OneFamily is seeking a Community Relations/Fundraising Manager. This person will be a vital member of the department head team, maintaining and cultivating relationships with local churches, businesses, and community leaders. The Community Relations/Fundraising Manager is a pivotal role and integral component in the growth and development of our organization. The job will focus on fundraising, making community connections, planning events, and overall promotion of the nonprofit.

Job Description

OneFamily exists to train the local community to raise up and support families, children, and sibling groups who need temporary homes through foster care, or forever homes through adoption. We help families, train churches, and partner with businesses to enrich our community and beyond. Most people quit foster care their first year because of the difficulties the children and/or the system may bring. OneFamily's mission is to equip and empower foster families through wholehearted community support. Because when the community supports its families, the families within that community flourish.

Under the direction and guidance of the Executive Director, the Community Relations/Fundraising Manager is responsible for maintaining and cultivating relationships with local churches, businesses, and community leaders. The Community Relations/Fundraising Manager is committed to fundraising, making community connections, planning events, and overall promotion of OneFamily. Their ultimate goal is to facilitate funding, so that the OneFamily organization can help families, train churches, and partner with businesses to enrich our community and beyond.

 

Hours Overview: 

Full Time Annual Salary - Approx. 40 hours/week. Remote working. Flexible Hours.

 

General Position Responsibilities: 

  • Must attend in-person weekly prayer meetings/Bible study 

  • Must attend regularly scheduled in-person staff meetings

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and direction of OneFamily’s fund-raising operations and programs.

  • Researching potential sponsors.

  • Writing funding proposals and sending these to potential sponsors.

  • Creating marketing and promotional activities.

  • Developing fundraising events.

  • Maintaining records of sponsors.

  • Organizing campaigns that will lead to donations.

  • Pursues the increase of financial support by networking with charitable organizations and individuals.

  • Submitting grant applications.

  • Prepares accurate and timely analyses that capture and communicate fundraising results, variances, and performance trends.

  • Ensures that services and funding relationships are robust enough to meet or exceed strategic goals and objectives.

  • Coordinates and leads annual budget reviews, quarterly reviews, and periodic fundraising forecast updates.

  • Oversees and reports on the organization’s fund-raising results to the Executive Director.

 

General Position Requirements: 

  • Motivated by faith and compassion. 

  • Eager to grow organization. 

  • Demonstrates confidence in leadership. 

  • Effective management strategy. 

  • Adept vocal & written communication skills. 

  • Enthusiastic relationship development with public & partners. 

  • Zealous presentation of organization mission & achievements.

  • Skilled fundraising event planner.

  • Graciously receives performance assessment. 

  • Able to submit grant applications, legal forms, & official letters. 

  • Productive in remote workplace structure. 

  • Works independently & takes initiative. 

  • Ability to multi-task. 

  • Creative problem-solving skills. 

  • Organized.

 

Position Education and Experience: 

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Management, Law, or Social Work preferred

  • 2 or more years management or supervisory experience

  • 2 or more years of non-profit experience in an operational environment

  • 1 or more years of fundraising experience

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