Employment Opportunities

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Chief Development Officer                                                         

Job Summary:

The position is ideal for a Senior Development Manager or Development Director with the capacity to generate new revenue and lead a talented team that will help take Interfaith Family Services to the next level.  Interfaith is a data-driven organization that empowers families in crisis to break the cycle of poverty in a unique and effective way.  Position includes competitive salary and annual bonus, 401K with match, 4 weeks of paid vacation a year, and on-site childcare with employee discount.  Minimum qualifications include 5 years of fundraising experience with the three years or more of management experience.

To achieve this goal, the CDO will be responsible for raising and maintaining a $3 million annual budget. CDO will also be responsible for identifying new partners and securing over $125,000 in new annual funding for Adopt-A-Family partners and elevating annual giving by $75,000 annual through mid-level donor cultivation. Additionally, the CDO will need to effectively manage development team members who are responsible for managing a robust grants program, two annual events (Golf Tournament & Annual Luncheon), annual giving campaigns, corporate giving, and individual giving. The CDO will also oversee our volunteer and marketing efforts as well.  The ideal candidate would be highly organized with a unique balance of excellent communication and salesmanship as well as strong administrative and project management skills. Interested parties should submit their resume and salary requirements to (email). Salary requirements must be submitted for consideration of employment.

 

Reports To: CEO

 

Responsibilities:

  • Raise and maintain $3 million annual budget.
  • Personally, managing a portfolio of 50 to 60 prospective donors.
    • Making 4 to 5 calls, visits, or inquiries per month.
    • Developing and implementing written strategies based on capacity and readiness to give.
    • Determining how assigned prospects will be solicited for their annual fund gift.
    • Developing an annual revenue stream from assigned prospects
  • Generating $125,000 or more in Adopt-A-Family Sponsorships per year.
  • Provide leadership of three development staff and establish clear roles and responsibilities with measurable, performance objectives and the achievement of revenue targets.
  • Serve as liaison to the Board of Directors and the Development Committee and provide direction and support for board fundraising efforts.
  • Ensure all necessary policies, procedures and systems are in place and ensure professional standards are maintained.
  • Ensure that all development communications support the Interfaith Family Services brand.

 

Requirements:

  • Commitment to the community served by Interfaith Family Services.
  • Knowledge of the Dallas philanthropic community.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred).
  • At least 5 years of experience in fund development with demonstrated individual gift success.
  • Proven track record in growing fund development revenue from a variety of sources.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage budgets.
  • Ability to engage and motivate people from all backgrounds.
  • Cover Letter that includes salary requirements

 

For inquiries, please contact Theresa Pilgrim at tpilgrim@interfaithdallas.org.

Grant Manager                                                           

Job Summary:

The Grant Manager is responsible for managing a grant portfolio of approximately 70 foundations and organizations. The Grant Manager will be responsible for prospecting/research, grant writing, and grant reports and working with CEO and Director of Donor Relations to update its Case for Support and LOIs annually. The Grant Manager will correspond with foundations and other grant-makers on behalf of Interfaith ensuring that grants are well written according to Interfaith guidelines and specifications, deadlines are met, monthly grant reports are updated, coordinate site visits, and ensure that the grants are executed in alignment with the Grants Management Plan.

Reports To: CDO & CEO

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Grants are written & executed in alignment with the Grants Management Plan
  • Managing our Grants Database
  • Working with the Grant Writer to ensure that grants are written and submitted in a timely manner
  • Submitting all grant requests
  • Prospecting in preparation of grant request which includes the following.
  • Writing small grants and completing grant applications
  • Quarterly correspondence with grant-makers from IHC
  • Acknowledgement letters for denial
  • Thank you letters to foundations
  • Scheduling and coordinating site visits

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Must have at least two years of previous case management experience. BSW, LSW or Master’s Degree, a plus.
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office Programs, with an emphasis on excel.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 3 years of administrative experience
  • 2 years of development experience
  • Cover Letter that includes salary requirements

 

For inquiries, please contact Theresa Pilgrim at tpilgrim@interfaithdallas.org.

Success Coach                                                           

Job Summary:

A Faith-based, social service agency is seeking someone to provide comprehensive support to the residential program clients.  To help families become stable, understand their self-worth and learn needed skills to move them from transitional homelessness to self-sufficiency through the Client Lead Coaching Model.

Reports To: Director of Family Services

 

Responsibilities:

  • Interview potential families
  • Assists families with development and follow-up of goals through the Client Lead Coaching Model with a caseload of about 25 families
  • Work in a fast paced, outcome driven environment
  • Guides families through appropriate tracks and benchmarks completion
  • Maintains case notes relative to outcomes of sessions with the families
  • Connects and assists families in locating appropriate community resources that are needed to aid them in achieving their goals and makes proper referrals for service
  • Serves as liaison for coordination of services with internal providers that assist with client programming services
  • Participates in weekly meetings with Senior Director of Family Services and case management team
  • Serves as the primary contact and advocate for the families during their programming
  • Facilitates and monitors the mentor relationship with the families and the volunteers
  • Abides by agency’s values, ethics and confidentiality agreements
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Must have at least two years of previous case management experience. BSW, LSW or Master’s Degree, a plus
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office Programs, with an emphasis on excel
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong listening skills and ability to exercise empathy and strong boundaries (Bilingual is a plus)
  • Some knowledge and experience with mental illness, issues regarding homelessness, and addictions is extremely helpful and preferred
  • Experience serving diverse populations
  • Must be flexible with work schedule and available to work evening hours twice per week and an occasional Saturday.

 

For inquiries, please contact Theresa Pilgrim at tpilgrim@interfaithdallas.org.

Part-Time Teacher                                                         

Job Summary:

Children’s Teacher provides guidance and instruction to middle & high school-aged children in a therapeutic and traditional academic learning environment in the afterschool, evening, and all-day summer programs. Teachers also administer educational and social assessments.  Develop and implement behavior and management tools for the program. Individual will be responsible for administering their children’s educational and social assessments.

Collaborate with staff through sharing of ideas and solutions in order to develop and implement classroom behavior and management tools for the program.

Reports To: Children's Director

 

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee all instructional aspects of the classroom as the teacher for one of our age groups.
  • Prepare daily instructional plans and secure resources for daily classroom functions.
  • Practice firm behavioral management techniques.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Considerations:

  • Be willing to work some Saturdays when special events are scheduled.
  • Be available late afternoons and evenings for regularly scheduled hours.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Teacher Certification and/or two or more years of teaching experience – Special Education credential (preferred or related credentials) including ADD, ADHD, ODD
  • Previous experience with at-risk children (preferred)
  • Emphasis in art very helpful
  • Experience with academic IEP evaluations
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Physically fit and able to lift 50+ lbs
  • Must supervise and/or participate in outdoor activities with children, including swimming, camps, games, etc.
  • Ability to work with parents, volunteers, and children in and out of the classroom setting
  • Valid driver’s license.

 

For inquiries, please contact Theresa Pilgrim at tpilgrim@interfaithdallas.org.

Facilities Maintenance Technician                                                         

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Technician provides maintenance and upkeep to all of the organization’s apartment facilities and grounds. This position works with the Lead Facilities Manager to ensure apartments are maintained in a timely manner. Position will assist with the donation pickups, collection and management of furniture, household goods and clothing donations received into the organization. 

Reports To: Accounting & Facilities Manager

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists with maintenance of furniture inventories and donated goods
  • Assists in the collection, management and placement of furniture, household goods and clothing donations
  • Repair, condition, maintain used furniture
  • Assists with make-ready maintenance of vacant apartments
  • Assists with and performs maintenance of the organizations apartments, property and equipment
  • Performs daily and preventative maintenance for all properties and equipment
  • Makes routine inspections of the properties for safety and security issues
  • Assists with special projects, activities and weekend volunteer work-projects.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years performing lead functions for a multi-family, apartment or commercial property
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Associates or Bachelor Degree, a plus.
  • Must be willing to work a rotating on-call weekend schedule.
  • Basic understanding and solid ability to use computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel).
  • Must be physically fit, have no health issues, and be able to move furniture to and from 2nd floor apartments.
  • Must be organized, work efficiently and be able to meet deadlines
  • Valid Texas driver’s license with no major violations and clean background check
  • Strong communication skills, especially verbally
  • Comfortable  in a faith-based, Christian environment.

 

For inquiries, please contact Theresa Pilgrim at tpilgrim@interfaithdallas.org.