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Patrick Henry Family Services

Director of Institutional Advancement

Patrick Henry Family Services
Brookneal, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 06/28/2013
Categories: Fundraising
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Patrick Henry Family Services, operating from nine communities in south central Virginia, is seeking a dynamic and results-oriented person to serve as our Director of Institutional Advancement. This person must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree and ideally would have an extensive background in development work including annual, major, and planned gifts, donor relations, development services, marketing, and communications. Experience overseeing a volunteer program is a plus. A combination of other requisite backgrounds in sales, marketing or public relations may substitute for specific fundraising experience. We are looking for a person with high personal and professional integrity that can help our organization grow and expand. This person must possess strong leadership and management skills, relate well with all kinds of people, and have a positive and energetic personality. Patrick Henry Family services is non-profit, non-sectarian Christian organization operating seven group homes, three counseling centers, a camp and conference ministry, an equine and other outreach programs. The mission of PHFS is to offer a continuum of services to children and families that will keep families together and children safe and successful. Local travel, some evenings and weekends, and participation in a variety of constituent events are expected. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and provides leadership and supervision of a small but dedicated staff of five. A competitive salary, plus full benefits of health insurance, paid holidays and retirement plan, is offered. For more information visit or contact Lola Smith at