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Position:  Development Assistant

Position Overview:

The Development Assistant is an integral member of the Stambaugh Auditorium Development Department and serves as administrative assistant to the Chief Development Officer and oversees administrative processes and donor relations functions for the department.  The Development Department is responsible for raising funds not only for Stambaugh Auditorium, but for DeYor Performing Arts Center and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, Opera Western Reserve and The Youngstown Playhouse as well. 

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and ensure accuracy of donor database. Create analytical reports, donor and prospect lists, queries and mail merges as assigned.
  • Assist with implementation of Annual Giving Programs to include list management, solicitation, recognition and stewardship.
  • Research potential prospects and add information to constituent database.
  • Assist with preparation of proposals for grant and major gift solicitation.
  • Prepare folders and materials for development prospect meetings.
  • Perform gift entry function and prepare donor acknowledgment letters and tax receipts in a timely manner and within specified guidelines.
  • Assist with planning, preparation and implementation of donor stewardship and cultivation events as well as special fundraising events. Compile invitation lists and track reservations.   
  • Meet and greet visitors for department committee meetings, prepare and assemble meeting packets, track attendance, attend meetings and draft minutes as assigned
  • Serve as a member of the Development Team and assist with fundraising projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing, Public Relations or related field is required.
  • Previous professional fundraising experience.
  • Exceptional skills in the areas of organization, attention to detail, time management, with the ability to manage multiple tasks, define and set priorities and problem solve.
  • Ability to take initiative with projects and to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a background in sales and customer service preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience with Google Docs preferred.
  • Experience with database management software required. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software preferred. 
  • Familiarity with local area and valid driver’s license are required.
  • The ability to be available and to work a schedule which includes non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends for event coverage is required.

 Classification:  Full-time/Hourly

Reports to:  Chief Development Officer

Department:  Development Department

Salary Range:  $35,000 - $40,000

To apply:  Email resume and cover letter to JoAnn Stock, Chief Development Officer at



Position:  Development Coordinator – Corporate Partnerships

Position Overview:

The Development Coordinator - Corporate Partnerships, is an integral member of the Stambaugh Auditorium Development Department and is responsible for establishing and developing relationships with corporate and business partners to raise funds to support the mission of the Henry H. Stambaugh Auditorium Association and its partner organizations.  The Development Department is responsible for raising funds for not only Stambaugh Auditorium, but for the DeYor Performing Arts Center and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, Opera Western Reserve and The Youngstown Playhouse. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the Development Team, responsible for building, growing and sustaining a portfolio of corporate and business partners and sponsors to secure funds to advance the mission of the organization. For assigned prospects, manage the full partnership cycle including identification, research, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Through the relationship building process, identify donor goals and needs, prepare proposals, execute agreements and manage benefit fulfillment and stewardship.
  • Participates in preparation of proposals, materials and other correspondence to drive engagement and partnership revenue.
  • Meet annual revenue goals. Establish weekly, monthly and quarterly targets (number of contacts, meetings scheduled, sponsorships secured, etc.) with clear deliverables to establish milestones for success.  Personal accountability for results. 
  • Manage information using donor database and other software. Ensure accuracy of information in the Raiser’s Edge database.  Track all current and planned activity by entering Actions on the constituent record. Establish a cultivation and stewardship strategy for each prospect. 
  • Attend events and performances to thank and engage with current partners and network with prospects. Attend all donor stewardship and cultivation events including pre- and post- event receptions.  
  • Follow established policies and procedures of the Henry H. Stambaugh Auditorium Association.
  • Serve as a member of the Development Team and assist with fundraising projects as assigned.
  • Other duties as required.

Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing, Public Relations or related field is required.
  • Previous professional fundraising experience with an emphasis on securing sponsorships is required. Excellent interpersonal skills and a background in sales and customer service preferred. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment. Must have the ability to manage multiple projects and duties simultaneously and establish priorities in order to meet deadlines. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as Google Workspace.
  • Experience with CRM and/or database management software required. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software preferred. 
  • Familiarity with local area and valid driver’s license are required.
  • The ability to be available and to work a schedule which includes non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends is required.

Classification:  Full-time/Hourly

Reports to:  Chief Development Officer

Department:  Development Department

Salary Range:  $40,000 - $50,000

To apply:  Email resume and cover letter to JoAnn Stock, Chief Development Officer at


Job Description:  Development Coordinator
Department:  Development
Reports to:  Chief Development Officer
Full Time: 40 yours, Non-Exempt Hourly
Scheduled Work Hours:  Weekdays, occasional evening and/or weekend event

Task overview:

  • Assist the Chief Development Officer (CDO) onsite with the implementation of the Mission’s Annual Campaign and fundraising activities.
  • Focus on social media monitoring and organic content creation.
  • Issue news releases, upload fresh text for merged letter copy.
  • Serve in the gift processing process, troubleshoot, and correct data entry errors, and maintain motive naming standards. 
  • Communicate with donors, confirm matching gifts, and retrieve donor info.
  • Assist with event planning and implementation.

IDEAL CANDIDATE Ideal candidate is:

  • Creative, has an eye for and can create or update simple yet visually appealing graphics used in social media, emails, etc.
  • Can produce grammatically correct and engaging copy for letters, social media, and news releases.
  • Candidate possesses the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with others.
  • Experienced Microsoft Office user who enjoys working in front of a computer most of the day.
  • The candidate is comfortable learning and using multiple computer programs.
  • Must be organized and show great attention to details.
  • Respects confidentiality and willing to learn while working as a team.

 In-house Digital  

  • Social Media – It is important that the development coordinator be onsite and flexible to catch activities as they arise around the shelter.  The goal is to tell the story of the Mission and what the Lord is doing here. 
    • Engage with followers and monitor all RMMV social media and quickly respond to messages, likes, tagged posts, and encourage FB fundraisers.
    • Create cultivation and organic social media content to mirror direct mail cultivation and acquisition direct mail campaigns.
  • Maintain archives of photos in folders and tags content.

Email –  

  • Using direct mail as template, will create pre-scheduled email blasts along with other timely emails.
  • Create monthly thank-you emails to those donors who give automatically thru SimpleGive.
  • Correspond with NEW donors via welcome series email/ letter.


  • Support the CDO with event details for Annual Dinner Benefit, Point 5K, Home Opener, Coffee Trail, Mission celebrations, and etc. 

Donor Relations   

  • As needed Data Entry/ Counting/ Receipting/ Bulk Mailing.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Mission’s donor database and the entire gift processing process.
  • Maintain motive standardization in database. Maintain and scrub database for accuracy with team.
  • In Word, keep receipt thank you and pledge copy current for mail merges 
  • Resolve questions, inconsistencies and/or missing data. Respond to donor inquiries.
  • Assist with sponsorship solicitation.
  • Maintain donor prayer list/ correspond with donors. Take prayer to devotions for staff to pray. Send quarterly email asking for prayer requests.
  • Maintain Cybergrants and workplace giving platforms. Access payment details. Maintain all login information.
  • Send Memorial and Tribute Cards to families. Provide list of donors to families who wish to send thank you notes (without dollar amounts).

Platforms and software used:

  • Talisma (donor database & gift processing).
  • SimpleGive (processing gifts).
  • Canva (artwork and digital creation for social media posts, brochures, and other graphic needs).
  • BombBomb (mass email platform, like MailChimp and others).
  • Microsoft Office Products (Proficiency with Excel and Mail Merge in Office is a must for bulk mailings)
  • Outlook Calendar.
  • RunSignUp (event/ticket mgmt. for Point 5k). 
  • Meta Business Suite for Facebook (to schedule upload and plan social media posts).
  • Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Adobe Premier Elements (video editing), Adobe Photoshop Elements (photo editing). 
  • TeamUp (for documenting project schedules).

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: - This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Servant Leadership - A servant-leader focuses primarily on the growth and well-being of people by serving those around them. This is different from traditional leadership where the leader's focus is the thriving of the organization.  While traditional leadership generally involves the accumulation and exercise of power by one at the “top of the pyramid,” servant leadership is different. The servant-leader shares power puts the needs of others first and helps people develop and perform as highly as possible.  Instead of the people working to serve the leader, the servant leader exists to serve the people
  • Problem solving/Analytical – Collects and researches data. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Can interpret data to be entered.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Meets commitments.  Maintains confidentiality.  Keeps emotions under control.  Remains open to other’s ideas
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Provides numerical data accurately and timely. Be able to respond to questions from managers and the public.
  • Must be computer literate – working knowledge of data base, word processing software, web browsing capabilities
  • Education – High school diploma or GED
  • Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures. Supports organization’s goals and values.  Provides a biblical approach to solutions.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions. Uses materials and equipment properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistent to work and on-time. Accurately records time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions. Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Quality and Quantity – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.  Meets time requirements for reporting.  Works quickly.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent delays or unexpected events.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Works in office areas as well as throughout the facility.  Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during working hours.  Interacts with guests, staff, visitors, etc. under all conditions/ circumstances, may be subject to hostile and emotionally upset guests or visitors.  May be exposed to infectious conditions including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis viruses.  May be required to work extended periods of time at a computer.


The Rescue Mission is an evangelical Christian ministry that seeks to come along side churches in the task of fulfilling the Great Commission. As such the following qualities are expected in our employees:

  • Provides a Biblically sound testimony of having accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and leads a life worthy of that profession. Actively engages in private and corporate prayer, Bible Study, regular church attendance, and holy living.
  • Agrees to the inerrancy and sufficiency of Scripture and displays a willingness to submit to its authority.
  • Attend staff morning and afternoon devotions when on the clock.
  • Committed to serving the poor and homeless.
  • Handles significant levels of stress inherent in mission operations.
  • A personal desire to see others come to know Christ.
  • Absolute discretion and confidentiality with respect to donor, client, staff, and volunteer activities.
  • Do what is right before God!

To apply:
 Please contact Ron Starcher at or 330-744-5485 x 507.  This vacancy is also listed online:


Position:  Executive Director

  1. Summary

The Executive Director provides overall leadership to the affiliate in accordance with the directives, policies and objectives set by the affiliate board of directors.  The Executive Director accepts the covenant of Habitat for Humanity and is a leading advocate of the affiliate in regard to fulfilling the mission and vision statements.  The Executive Director is a nonvoting, ex-officio member of the board of directors.

  1. Responsibilities

General Administration

  • Act as the chief administrator responsible for managing all aspects of affiliate operations
  • Establish office procedures, guidelines and performance standards.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate all staff.
  • Maintain a climate which attracts, keeps, and motivates staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure communication of relevant issues flows among all groups.
  • Ensure the affiliate adheres to government regulations and HFH International policies.

Human Relations

  • Manage the affiliate office by directing, training, supervising, and recognizing the paid staff in the performance of assigned duties.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of sound financial practices.
  • Interact with the finance committee to ensure completion of audits and other financial activities.
  • Work with the staff, Executive Committee, and board in preparing a yearly budget. Ensure that the affiliate operates within budget guidelines.
  • Responsible for homeowner mortgage payment issues (delinquent payments, foreclosures etc.).
  • Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its mission. This includes development of a fund raising plan.
  • Provide leadership for solicitation of major gifts including identifying and meeting with major corporate and individual donors.
  • Manage all fund raising programs such as special events, direct mail, etc.

Committee support and guidance

  • Assist the committee chairs and provide communication flow among committees, staff, volunteers, and the board as appropriate.
  • Monitor the progress of all committees and support their efficient operation.
  • As appropriate, attend committee meetings and assist committee members in completing their chart of work.

Board Support

  • Work with Board President and the Executive Committee to prepare an agenda for board meetings.
  • Assist the board of directors in making fundamental decisions, preparing strategic plans and creating/maintaining policies.

Community Relations and Resource Development

  • Serve as spokesperson for the affiliate.
  • Actively participate with appropriate community groups which share the goals of HFH.
  • Establish and nurture good media relationships.

III.        Position Description

  • Reports to: Executive Committee of the Board of Directors specifically and to the Board of Directors overall. The Executive Committee will solicit input from the entire Board of Directors in performing an annual review of the Executive Director.
  • Direct Reports: Director of Finance & HR, Director of Family & Volunteer Services, Director of Development, Director of Construction, Struthers & Salem ReStore Managers.
  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years’ experience in not-for-profit management leadership role or other relevant management/leadership experience.
  • Requirements/ Skills: Must be able to articulate the organization’s mission, values and goals.  Must be organized, able to meet deadlines, and able to manage projects.  Must possess the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.  Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and willingness to travel are required.  Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field, including training provided by HFHI. 
  • Job Classification: Full Time Exempt
  • Hours: Varied, flexible. Some weekend and evenings required.

TIMETABLE – subject to change

May 20, 2022                                    Resume Deadline

Week of May 23, 2022                        Resume Review

Week of June 6 & 13, 2022                 Phone Interviews – top 6 candidates

Week of June 20, 2022                       In-Person Interviews

June 22, 2022                                   Executive Committee Meeting

June 29, 2022                                   Board Meeting – Approval

June 30, 2022                                   Job Offered

August 1, 2022                                 New Executive Director begins (or sooner)

Email Resume to:


The Catholic Newman Center at YSU

Job Title: Development Director

Responsible to: Newman Center Chaplain

Description: The Development Director reports directly to the Chaplain and is responsible for leading and managing the fund development program, raising funds for the ministry and programs of the institution, and managing all committees involved in fund development activities.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Prepares annual plans for all fund development activities. Develop and maintain a three-year plan for the development program which is updated annually.
  • Oversees all matters related to the execution, management, and support of the fund development program.
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and closes gifts. Maintains an active pool of prospective benefactors who can support the organization
  • Continually increases the number of constituents in the fundraising database.
  • Maintains relationships with staff at the YSU Alumni Office, the YSU Foundation, the Diocesan Development Office, and local Catholic high schools to facilitate information sharing.
  • Works closely with the Administrative Assistant to implement the Newman Center Data Policy, maintain database health, and revise the Policy annually.
  • Conducts a minimum of twenty (20) face-to-face visits monthly with potential. benefactors in the form of Discovery, Cultivation, Solicitation, or Stewardship meetings.
  • Submits weekly and monthly personal activity tracking reports.
  • Keeps the Administrative Assistant informed of all constituent relationship milestones and personal data.
  • Assists in scheduling, coordination, and follow-up of face-to-face visits for the Chaplain or other staff and volunteers as appropriate.
  • Supervises the stewardship process, including prompt gift acknowledgement, for all benefactors.
  • Prepares progress reports regularly and submits to the Chaplain and Executive Council.
  • Participates in Advisory Council meetings and maintains relationships with them.
  • Plans and supervises direct mail, phone-a-thon, special event, and other solicitation activities as needed.
  • Plans and supervises the production and distribution of newsletters, brochures, emails, and other marketing materials in support of the organization.
  • Supervises activities of volunteers and other development staff.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the Chaplain to include special projects to assist in the overall fund-raising efforts.
  • Participates in weekly office meetings and uses a shared goal tracking system.
  • Stays informed on latest development standards, practices, and ethics.
  • Participates in semi-annual performance reviews assessing fulfillment of duties and effectiveness according to Key Performance Indicators, with the possibility of bonuses or raises.


  • Practicing Catholic in good standing who upholds all Church teachings, loves the Church, and sees development work as an essential component of Catholic campus ministry.
  • Baccalaureate degree or higher.
  • Preferable involvement in a campus ministry program as a student or three years’ demonstrated success in managing a fund development program.
  • Thorough knowledge of fundraising principles or a willingness to learn them.
  • Enthusiasm and excellent people skills. The successful candidate must have the flexibility to handle the needs of a fast-paced office and the special needs of benefactors.
  • Perseverance in difficult tasks and resilience in the face of setbacks.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and to lead and motivate others, especially volunteers.
  • Thoroughness in planning and implementing work, including goals, budget, timetables, and action steps to achieve objectives.
  • Ability to work effectively with the Chaplain, other staff members, a development consultant, campus representatives, and volunteers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace.
  • Ability to learn new software, take advantage of existing features, and continually improve workflows.
  • Understanding of or willingness to learn about the charism of the Dominican Order.
  • Affinity with, and passion for, the overall mission of the organization.

 To apply, send cover letter with salary requirements, and resume to Dan Moraczewski at


  Development Director

CLASS:  Full Time-Exempt


The development director, in cooperation with the Ursuline Sisters Mission (USM) president, board of directors, and USM leadership team, will design, implement, and enhance a comprehensive fundraising and communications program. This charge includes fulfilling and supervising tasks related to donor engagement, annual giving, event planning, grant writing, planned giving, major gifts, capital campaigns and public relations that will support and promote various ministries affiliated with Ursuline Sisters Mission as well as the future care of retired Ursuline Sisters. The development director will oversee all staff in the development department in coordination with ministry directors.


The Development Director is accountable to the Ursuline Sisters Mission President.


To ensure the mission of Ursuline Sisters Mission is carried out, the development director will:

  • Embrace and demonstrate understanding and assure all development activities are consistent with the mission, values, and vision of Ursuline Sisters Mission
  • Carry out the policies and procedures of Ursuline Sisters Mission
  • Develop and maintain a consistent brand across ministries
  • Meet regularly with the president and ministry directors
  • Represent the organization in a knowledgeable and professional manner to potential supporters and to the public
  • Advance development opportunities through professional memberships and continuing education
  • Foster relationships with donors and community contacts through in person meetings, phone calls, and other correspondence
  • Make public appearances and perform speaking engagements with various audiences
  • Keep up to date on current fundraising and communication practices and procedures and utilize relevant information in the planning and execution of all projects
  • Stay informed about legal ramifications of fundraising and assure that Ursuline Sisters Mission efforts are in conformance with the law
  • Supervise and coordinate all members of the development department across ministries
  • Perform any other tasks at the request of the president

To ensure a successful fundraising program, the development director will:

  • Develop a short and long-term fundraising strategy that provides a viable mix of public, private, religious, philanthropic, and corporate sources.
  • Oversee the coordination and maintenance of the record-keeping system including gift processing, donor acknowledgments, donor and prospect research, mailing list information, and regular reports
  • Provide leadership to the development committees affiliated with Ursuline Sisters Mission including planning agendas, preparing reports, and facilitating meetings.
  • Identify, research, cultivate, and solicit giving opportunities from individuals, churches, and organizations to include annual giving, planned giving, and major gifts programs
  • Supervise and coordinate the preparation and maintenance of all grant proposals and reports to ensure that they are prepared and submitted in a professional and timely manner, and monitor the status of applications following submission
  • Oversee the planning, preparations, and implementation of fundraising events with volunteer committees and with the development staff

 To ensure a successful communications program, the development director will:

  • Market the organization effectively to a wide range of audiences, including potential and current donors, partners, staff, and the media
  • Oversee the preparation of the annual report and newsletters
  • Oversee the maintenance and updating of the website, blog, and social media accounts
  • Represent the organization to potential supporters and the community
  • Oversee public relation efforts to obtain media coverage


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, English, Business, or a related field. An advanced degree or CFRE is desirable.
  • Non-profit development: 5 years (required). Major gift solicitation (preferred). Non-profit leadership experience: 3 years (preferred).
  • Passion for the mission of the organization, and the ability to communicate the mission.
  • Strong word processing and writing skills, as well as good communication, excellent time management, and good organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and experience working with a donor database
  • Detail oriented and able to work on a team
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement a successful and comprehensive fundraising and communication program without extensive support staff, including the preparation of grant applications and funding proposals
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, research, cultivate, and solicit giving from major donors
  • Demonstrated ability to create, plan, and implement successful fundraising events
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate staff and volunteer leadership in support of fundraising

    To apply:


Job Description

Volunteer Coordinator & Development Assistant

Position is full time for an average of 40 hours per week

Home office: Slippery Rock                                           

Position requires some travel within our five counties and occasional work on nights and weekends

Position requires awareness of and interaction with local and international divisions.

Overall Responsibilities: To assist the Director of Support Services in event planning, processing donor mailings, and obtaining print materials for donor development. To interview, process, and assist department managers to train volunteers. To recruit both donors and volunteers to support the ministry of Promise of Life Network.  Reports to the Director of Support Services.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  1. Process volunteer applications, interview volunteers, and provide initial volunteer training.
  2. Touch base with volunteers to ensure they have what they need to be successful in their current roles.
  3. Organize volunteer groups as needed and ensure groups have supervision, supplies, and other needed materials.
  4. Interact with donors over the phone, in person, or via email and record these conversations.
  5. Become familiar with the donor database and alert the Executive Director when a call should be placed or note sent.
  6. Schedule meetings and/or tours with potential volunteers.
  7. Work closely with the Director of Support Services to ensure donor mailings are processed and sent on time.
  8. Ensure that all donor material is honest, accurate, forthright, and current.
  9. Ensure that PoLN has permission to use all images, graphics, etc. in their donor material.
  10. Make connections as appropriate with relevant community groups.
  11. Other tasks as requested by the Executive Director or Director of Support Services.


  1. Strong, mature commitment to Christ and the sanctity of human life, sense of God’s calling to serve at Promise of Life Network. (Psalm 139: 13-14)
  2. Commitment to the mission of Promise of Life Network, agreement with Bylaws, Commitment of Care and Competence, Statement of Faith, and Code of Christian Conduct
  3. Strong commitment and dedication to the pro-life position and sexual integrity. (Proverbs 24:11, Titus 2: 4-5)
  4. Strong communication skills
  5. Strong interpersonal skills and evidence of successfully working within a team.
  6. Experience managing volunteers preferred
  7. Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
  8. Basic computer skills; ability to learn to use the Promise of Life Network basic systems
  9. Ability to interact well over the phone, in person, and in writing with donors and community members
  10. Ability to manage details and follow-through with little supervision

To apply: