Fund Development Director

House Of Hope York, PA

Job Description

Position Purpose: 

The Generosity Director comprehends and agrees that generosity is a core discipleship practice (and not just a fundraising strategy). The Generosity Director implements and oversees the Generosity Plan that is approved by the Board of Directors, to generate funding and financial resource for the operating and capital needs of House of Hope, York PA. This includes but not limited to planning, organizing, and executing all types and sizes of events from spaghetti dinners to extravagant galas, plus mailing campaigns and training/coaching staff.

Requirements for Hire:

  • Please note the selection process is extensive and includes but not limited to: Interviews, Completion of an Employee Packet, pass all Background Checks and Clearances (FBI, PA, Child abuse), Upon hire must pass Drug screening test, Mandated Reporter Certification, CPR and First Aid Certification, Medical clearance which includes a 50lb. lift test.
  • Must have a Valid PA Driver’s License which includes an acceptable driving record, HOHYP insurance company requires personal auto limit of liability coverage at a minimum of each person $100,000/Each accident $300,000 (Must provide personal auto insurance declaration page) Demonstrate successful experience working with adolescents.
  • Flexible schedule required, as some weekends and evenings will be required.



Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with three (3) to five (5) years of experience in event planning and professional fundraising, preferably with non-profits. Comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of event coordination from planning to execution. Experience in handling financial planning, budget planning, public speaking, event logistics, proficiency in utilizing Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience using Donor Data bases.

Note: Other combinations of formal training and experience may be considered.

Personal Characteristics:       

  • Represent the Lord by demonstrating Godly attributes and behavior.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Personality that encourages, inspires and motivates others and enjoys interacting with others.
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve under pressure. 
  • Commitment to financial integrity and accountability. 
  • Person of Integrity – trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Attentive listener.


Skill Review:

  • Generosity giving always aims to create new and lasting relationships.
  • When inviting individuals/businesses to partner we are inviting them into this vision of fruitfulness.
  • Works closely with Community Relations & Marketing Coordinator for events, campaigns, public relations presentations, on behalf of HOHYP and see that such opportunities are followed up and/or appropriately delegated.
  • Determine partners and strategies for estate/planned giving to ensure the smooth process of legacy gifts.
  • Identify and seek appropriate partners based on criteria of event, oversee solicitations; Specific aspects of seeking partners may be delegated to others with proper authorization and oversight.
  • Specialized events planning, including event design, production, execution, and management to ensure adherence to budget and time parameters.
  • Formulation, interpretation and implementation of policies on event planning, as well as related facility management, public relations, and marketing.
  • Continuously seeks specific ways to increase in knowledge in all areas of professional fundraising.
  • Development of event timelines and actions.
  • Organization of facilities and manage all event details of an event, including but not limited to: location, catering, entertainment, transportation, travel plans and lodging for guest speakers, invitee list, equipment, promotional materials.
  • Seek to build committees, by identifying staff and volunteers to mentor, direct, supervise, and coordinate their activities; in order to implement said event.
  • Insure compliance with insurance, legal, and safety requirements for all events.
  • Collaboration with Community Relations & Marketing Coordinator to promote and publicize events; including print, radio and TV media.
  • Provide feedback and periodic reports on upcoming events to the Executive Director or Board of Directors.
  • Conducting post-event evaluations; communication of outcomes to the Board of Directors;
  • Ensures all partners are promptly thanked, appropriately recognized, and communicated with on how their gift was used.
  • Maintains the database for tracking and cultivating potential, current, and previous partners; making information easily accessed, grouped, and utilized.

About House Of Hope York, PA

Our mission is to provide a loving, Christ centered environment that brings hope, healing and restoration to hurting teenagers and their families through the power of the Holy Spirit and the word of God. Our prayer and purpose is to be a model of Christ’s love, by providing spiritual guidance, education, counseling and mentoring that will allow the teen to re-enter society as a God-assured, purpose-driven individual able to cope with the challenges and pressures of everyday life. 

Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
2 years ago
York, Pennsylvania


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