OurCalling is a discipleship ministry that brings the love of Christ to the homeless community in Dallas by offering tangible, sustainable avenues for hope and recovery. Through OurCalling’s initiatives and ever-growing network, individuals in need receive access to vital resources such as substance abuse recovery programs, peer group meetings, life skills training, Bible studies, mentorship, and resource distribution to meet basic material needs. Since its inception, OurCalling has developed an extensive directory of shelters, kitchens, clinics, and more where those without means can get the support they need to step out of a state of emergency and into a place of safety.
OurCalling is currently seeking a Director of Development to lead all aspects of fundraising, development strategy, major gifts, and donor relations. The Director of Development will be responsible for furthering OurCalling’s mission by managing all fundraising activities and maintaining a high level of public awareness about the organization and its operational needs. This position will report to, and work in collaboration with, the Executive Director to create and execute the overall strategy for funding OurCalling and partnering with individuals, local businesses, and foundations in the broader Dallas community.
The ideal candidate will possess at least 5+ years of experience in nonprofit fundraising and donor management, with proven ability to secure and maintain relationships with donors of major gifts, including corporations. He/she should have advanced knowledge of fundraising/development techniques, practices, standards, and reporting, specifically in the areas of major gifts and corporate giving. Additionally, the Director of Development should be passionate about OurCalling’s mission, as exhibited in professional or volunteer contexts.