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Opening for Development Director

We have an opening for a Development Director. To apply, email resume and thoughtful cover letter outlining why you feel you are a good fit for the position to: lgamble@familybuildersok.org

The Development Director is responsible for all fundraising efforts of Family Builders. The Development Director creates, implements, and manages a strategic approach to fundraising which may include major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation, special events, in-kind resources, publications, and PR efforts. The Development Director is a member of the Leadership Team and reports to the Executive Director.

Job Duties:

  • Manage a comprehensive donor development and fund raising program (including utilization of the Benevon model) to ensure that Family Builders meets its annual and long-term fundraising goals, as established by the Board of Directors
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with corporations, foundations and individuals to meet the funding goals, utilizing the Executive Director and Board of Directors when appropriate
  • Manage any special events including establishing a budget, event timeline and coordinating all details of the events. This will include, but is not limited to, working with event committees, invitations, planning menus, decorations, seating arrangements and overseeing the actual event.
  • Assist in the continuing development and fulfillment of the Strategic Plan, and implement the Fund Development Plan that ties to the Strategic Plan
  • Provide support, guidance, and leadership to Board of Directors in fund raising; act as staff liaison to relevant board committees; take minutes at board meetings
  • Represent Family Builders to the central Oklahoma community and beyond; network with community groups and maintain current knowledge of community resources
  • Coordinate corporate and foundation grant program, research opportunities, write grants & handle follow-up and reporting
  • Develop and coordinate donor stewardship activities including special events.
  • Handle donor database operations - enter donations, produce thank you letters, etc. in a timely manner
  • Oversee tracking of designated gift funds and in-kind contributions to ensure ethical use of contributions
  • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are being achieved
  • Prepare regular reports on progress, budgets, receipts and expenditures related to fundraising and the management of the fund development activities
  • Monitor fundraising expenses and recommend changes as necessary
  • Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the organization, gaining support from co-workers and volunteers
  • Lead and participate in tours of the facility, agency presentations and speaking engagements for donors, prospects and members of the general public
  • Assist Executive Director in building relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of fundraising management
  • Knowledge of federal and state legislation affecting charities
  • Knowledge of special events planning and management
  • Knowledge of technology within a fundraising environment (i.e. database, social media, reporting, MailChimp, cell phone, texting, etc.)
  • Understanding of Benevon model of fundraising preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years successful non-profit fundraising experience

Proficiency in the use of technology:

  • Fund raising software, databases, etc.
  • Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher
  • Use of web pages, on-line surveys, email solicitations, Mail Chimp
  • Use of social media, such as Facebook, Twitter

Personal Characteristics:

  • Person of exemplary character who is deeply committed to Family Builders' mission.
  • Takes responsibility for financial wellbeing of the agency and for meeting goals and deadlines.
  • Possesses above average written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible, well organized, and able to reorder priorities in response to new opportunities, needs, or unexpected obstacles.
  • Takes initiative; assertive; decisive.
  • Collaborative, open and inclusive.
  • Cheerful and energetic.
  • Able to lead and direct volunteers and board members
  • Able to excel in a dynamic work setting with multiple projects and pressured deadlines.
  • Able to establish and maintain effective internal and external working relationships.
  • Leader and a positive role model for staff.
  • Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of donors to meet or exceed their expectations.
  • Works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Set priorities, develop a work schedule, and monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities. Think critically and analyze situations.
  • Able to analyze effectiveness of efforts, gathers and processes relevant information, makes recommendations and/or resolves the problem.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical – Collects and researches data.
  • Interpersonal – Maintains confidentiality; remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Demonstrates group presentation skills.
  • Team Work – Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively.
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Adaptability – Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Completes work in timely manner.

Must be willing to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s license, have reliable transportation and the ability to drive.

Must be able to pass a background check. Must be able to carry 25 pounds and carry a display board to presentations.

 


 

Opening for Part-Time Facilitator for the Batterers Intervention Program

We have an opening for a part-time facilitator for the Batterers Intervention Program. To apply, email resume and thoughtful cover letter outlining why you feel you are a good fit for the position to: lgamble@familybuildersok.org

This position will facilitate BIP groups with approved curriculum and reports to the BIP director.

Job Duties:

  • Facilitate groups according to outlines and materials provided.
  • Record client progress, observations, and/or concerns clearly and concisely after each session. Save electronically and in client file.
  • Maintain professional ethics including client confidentiality, reporting suspected neglect or abuse, and maintaining appropriate staff-client boundaries.
  • Accurately complete time sheets electronically on a bi-monthly basis.
  • Provide at least two weeks' notice, on appropriate form submitted to supervisor, for time off of regularly scheduled work. Notify supervisor at least 3 hours in advance of an emergency/unscheduled absence, if possible.
  • Comply with training requirements as mandated by program standards.
  • Maintain group room/office space in clean, orderly manner.
  • Utilize staffing for consultation and professional development, participating in team approach to client treatment.
  • Review client record enough to be familiar with relevant issues pertaining to history and risk
  • Submit all client notification letters within required time frame
  • Properly file and protect victim information
  • Complete Discharge Summary form, when client has completed all recommended services, and submit to supervisor for signature.
  • Other duties the job may require, possibly including client intakes and assessments.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in social work or related field with two years experience or Masters degree in social work or related field and one year experience.
  • Meet all Attorney General requirements for pre-service and ongoing training.
  • Experience in domestic violence related services preferred with an understanding of the dynamics between batterers and victims.
  • Group facilitators continuously reinforce that the responsibility for violent and abusive behavior is on the batterer, and the focus of group material and discussion is on the group member's beliefs and behaviors.
  • Bi-lingual communication and teaching capability preferred.
  • Some evening and week-end work required.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Team orientated, articulate, self starter, good follow-through, detail orientated.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical – Collects and researches data.
  • Interpersonal – Maintains confidentiality; remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Demonstrates group presentation skills.
  • Team Work – Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively.
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Adaptability – Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Completes work in timely manner.

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