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Director of Donor Development 

La Crosse Area Family YMCA

The La Crosse Area Family YMCA is seeking a dedicated, mission-driven leader to join our Y as Director of Donor Development. You are an integral senior leader reporting to the CEO and working closely with our director of marketing, donor experience director, board of directors, and trustees on a daily basis. 

As our director of donor development, you will work closely with the CEO and the Y team to provide direction, vision, and leadership in the areas of our annual campaign, special events, donor cultivation, endowment development, and assisting with capital campaigns. Our annual campaign provides the lifeline to those individuals and families in need of a helping hand. 

Responsibilities include providing the overall leadership of our annual campaign including recruiting and coaching of volunteers and staff, planning and training for volunteers and staff; providing leadership and direction to several special events (through the work of our Donor Experience Director), providing support to the organization's capital development and fundraising efforts; and grant-writing, all while embracing the Y's cause-driven culture and continuous growth. This is a full-time exempt position; includes a full benefits package, free family Y membership, and 12% retirement after two years of service. 

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, non-profit management, or a related field; experience in a non-profit organization is preferred but not required; strong human relations and leadership skills; success or strong interest working with an annual fundraising campaign or equivalent experience; experience working with committees, board of directors, volunteers and community partners is preferred but not required.  Experience leading special events, grant writing, excellent communication skills, and supervisory experience are a plus. 

Send a cover letter and resume to Jackie Ripp, Director of Human Resources to by Wednesday, July 28, 2021. 

Chief Financial Development Officer
Heart of the Valley YMCA
Huntsville, Alabama  


The Chief Financial Development Officer at Heart of the Valley YMCA serves on the CEO’s senior leadership team and provides strategic leadership in financial development to advance the YMCAs mission through annual giving, government and foundation grants, endowment bequests and gifts, and capital campaigns. The Chief Financial Development Officer assists the CEO in developing an actively engaged fundraising volunteer board of directors and positions the Y as a community convener and collaborator to address critical social issues.

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posted 5/17/2021