- Outpatient behavioral health counseling
- Resource navigation/case management
- Behavioral health workforce development for Spanish speaking professionals
ACRC serves a mainly Hispanic population, all ages. Most of our clients are underserved, impoverished, uninsured, and underinsured and reside in New Castle County, DE. Our clients face an array of behavioral health issues and include victims & survivors of crime.
ACRC champions equitable and affordable access to quality, empathetic, compassionate, and culturally responsive behavioral health services in alignment with our organizational values which shape our character: compassion, integrity, professionalism, responsiveness, dedication, inclusiveness, and respect.
To see Latinos heal, grow, and thrive, by providing behavioral health and resources that empower individuals and families. Our Vision:
A community where Latinos are healthy, thriving, and contributing to society.
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The Family Counseling Center of St. Paul’s dba Amanecer Counseling & Resource Center (ACRC) occupies a unique space in Delaware. Our programs have broad impact and deep community engagement. These attributes provide continued opportunities for our organization to strengthen its mission as a trusted, welcoming, accessible, and affordable community resource that connects people to critical services. As we continue to increase our impact, we are now positioned to expand our support base. Scope of Role
The Family Counseling Center of St. Paul’s dba Amanecer Counseling & Resource Center (ACRC) seeks a Resource Fund Development (RFD) Manager to join our team.
This is a multifaceted role which includes assisting the Executive Director (ED) in developing and executing comprehensive funding support from existing sources, as well as new opportunities via individual, corporate, foundation, government (local, county, state, and federal), and other funders.
The FRD Manager reports to the ED and works in collaboration with other members of the Leadership Team (Deputy Director, Behavioral Health Manager, and Operations Manager), Board Members, Resource Fund Development/Finance Committee Members, Program Evaluation Committee Members, and other Staff Members as needed. Principal Responsibilities
Prospect & Research
(Approximately 10% of time / 4 hrs. per week)
Collaborate with fellow team members to develop foundation, corporate, government, and individual major gifts prospects to build and maintain an active donor pipeline. Grants Management/Grant writing
(Approximately 35% of time / 14 hrs. per week)
Responsible for the grant management process, including research, writing, submission, monitoring and reporting. Collaborate with fellow team members to advance ACRC’s resource fund development goals, including direct mail and annual fund campaigns. Major Gifts Management
(Approximately 20% of time / 8 hrs. per week)
In coordination with the ED, manage a portfolio of prospective and current individual major gift donors. Develop identification, outreach, cultivation, solicitation, and retention strategies. Research and build individual donor profiles to identify major gift capacity. Engagement/Marketing/Communications
(Approximately 25% of time / 10 hrs. per week)
Assist the ED in connecting ACRC to various target market audiences and manage resources that help implement and execute this goal. This may include communication strategy & tactical development, advocacy, and planning in support of ACRC’s annual business goals and 3 Year strategic plan. Events
(Approximately 5% of time / 2 hrs. per week)
Assist in supporting donor-focused and organizational-wide fundraising events. This may include developing strategy & tactics, advertising/promotion, soliciting sponsorships, donor communications/follow-up, and on-site management. Administrative Support
(Approximately 5% of time / 2 hrs. per week)
Provide support to the ED including internal & external communications, prioritizing inquiries and requests, troubleshooting conflicts with minimum guidance, and making judgments and recommendations to ensure smooth day-to-day business management. Other duties may include preparing correspondence, scheduling meetings, maintaining the ED’s calendar, conducting research and analysis on issues of interest to the ED, and supporting the ED in strategic communications, organizational strategy, and other special projects as assigned. Also serves as a liaison with the Board of Directors on behalf of the ED as needed. Required Qualifications
The individual will have a commitment to the mission and values of ACRC, value diversity and inclusion, with the ability to work across teams and engage a variety of stakeholders.
- A minimum of a bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience in fundraising or a minimum of 5 years equivalent experience; any additional certification (e.g., CFRE is a plus).
- Minimum of three years’ experience in non-profit fund development; experience in communications and/or marketing is a plus.
- Working knowledge and/or experience in behavioral health and/or human services is a plus.
- Bilingual (Spanish speaking & writing) is a plus.
- Strong working knowledge of the State of Delaware funding landscape (nonprofit, business, and legislative sectors).
- Demonstrated success in grant writing and reporting, individual major gifts, and event fundraising.
- Experience developing measurably effective marketing campaigns to raise awareness of program services and events.
- Persuasive and articulate communicator and active listener with strong written, verbal, and presentation skills.
- Strong, analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills with a high attention to detail and the ability to balance multiple priorities and concurrent deadlines.
- Ability to work independently with moderate supervision.
- Ability to exercise good judgment, handle sensitive situations with empathy and diplomacy, and maintain confidentiality while demonstrating tact, poise, and discretion.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, electronic newsletter marketing platforms, Constant Contact/MailChimp), and Donor database software (e.g., Salesforce).
- Proficiency with social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram).
- Salary: Full-time, Exempt / Range: $55,000-$65,000/commensurate with experience.
- Benefits package: Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA); 403(b) retirement plan with match; professional development support, and a healthy culture focused on a strengths-based leadership approach.
Amanecer is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to inclusivity and diversity and encourages qualified candidates from all cultures and communities to apply without regard to color, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, and disability status. Amanecer is a family-forward organization that promotes a healthy work-life balance for all staff.
The standard work schedule is Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM. The nature of this role may require flexibility with the ability to adjust on short notice. Additional work hours may be necessary to meet requirements, which could encompass occasional evening hours and weekend work. Periodic local travel may be required (donor & partner meetings, conferences, etc.). This position offers a flexible hybrid schedule with remote (virtual work at home) and in-office availability. How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Rob McCreary, Executive Director at email@example.com
with ‘RFD Manager’ in subject line. No phone calls, please
Interviewing will begin when qualified applicants have been identified. Writing samples will be requested if selected for an interview. The role will close when an offer has been accepted. An offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of pre-employment drug screening and background checks.