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Joy Ranch, A Christian Home for Children

Development Director

Joy Ranch, A Christian Home for Children
Woodlawn, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 08/05/2016
Categories: Advertising/PR - Communications - Fundraising - Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

If you are passionate about making a REAL difference in the lives of hurting children and want to serve in a Christ-centered, family style environment, Joy Ranch might be the ministry team you've been seeking. We have been serving God and serving kids for over 55 years on this beautiful 62-acre mountain top campus in a wonderfully supportive small-town community.


We are looking for a genuine, dedicated, energetic, motivated and mission-minded team member who is ready to accept the challenge of nurturing current donor relationships and cultivating new funding relationships for general operations and capital campaigns; establish and maintain a planned giving program; establish and manage a corporate and foundation grant writing program; coordinate and manage large fundraising events; manage the ministry website; build identity through a targeted communications program; maintain a positive image of the ministry; speak in front of a variety of church or civic groups and attend conferences to present needs and promote programs.



Master's or Bachelor's degree preferred.

Six (6) years' successful professional development experience with a history of foundation, corporate                  and/or Christian non-profit fundraising.

Advanced communication skills.

Interpersonal relationship skills.

Teamwork orientation.

Effective time management skills.

Technical capability.