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Director of Fund Development

HomeAgain is seeking a skilled fundraising professional to lead the organization’s fundraising activities. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, Board and staff of HomeAgain, the incumbent will be responsible for planning and implementing HomeAgain’s fund development strategy and assisting HomeAgain to meet is fundraising goals. The Development Director is responsible for a full range of development activities, including annual giving, major gifts, foundation giving, planned giving and for all fund raising support functions, including donor relations, gift administration, research, information technology for fundraising, and constituent records.

Qualified candidates include those who have three or more years of professional fundraising experience that include the solicitation of major gifts and who have a proven track record of success; a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or related field with a certificate in non-profit management and/or in fundraising; thorough knowledge and understanding of the non-profit landscape in Richmond, VA and demonstrated success with implementing best practices in fund raising; the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with donors, executive leadership, board and staff members; the ability to effectively lead and also work collaboratively as part of a team; knowledge of homeless services and the transformative impact of permanent housing. To apply, send a cover letter and include salary requirement; resume and a sample of your writing ability to Humanresources@homeagainrichmond.org. Please include “Director of Fund Development Application” in the subject line. This position will remain open until filled. HomeAgain is an equal opportunity employer with an accessible workplace.

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HomeAgain is seeking skilled, committed professionals to provide on-site supervision and support to adults and children residing in our emergency shelters on an as-needed basis.  Relief staff provide program and operational support and facilitate a supportive, therapeutic, and healing environment for those experiencing a housing crisis. Responsibilities include ensuring a safe, clean, and healthy environment by monitoring all activities within the shelter; ensuring compliance with house rules and agency procedures; documenting non-compliance and intervening as necessary using HomeAgain’s protocols; providing front office support and coverage including staffing the phones; receiving visitors; monitoring entrances and exits to the shelter, and completing all required paperwork.

Qualified candidates are those who have a passionate commitment to serving persons experiencing homelessness. Other requirements include: a high school diploma or GED; the ability to establish appropriate, positive, and nurturing relationships with residents and co-workers; strong conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills, and proficient computer skills. Some college education as well as a background in human services is preferred. Incumbents must be available for training. To apply, send resume to: Humanresources@homeagainrichmond.org

HomeAgain is looking to include a social work intern in our shelter operations.  Interns must be committed and passionate about social work while providing program and operational support to their supervisor. This position will help facilitate a supportive, therapeutic, and healing environment for those experiencing a housing crisis. Responsibilities include ensuring a safe, clean, and healthy environment by monitoring all activities within the shelter; ensuring compliance with house rules and agency procedures; documenting non-compliance and intervening as necessary using HomeAgain’s protocols; providing front office support and coverage including staffing the phones; assisting with client intakes, and completing all required paperwork.

Qualified candidates are those who have a desire to serve persons experiencing homelessness. Other requirements include: enrollment in a college social work program; the ability to establish appropriate, positive, and nurturing relationships with residents and co-workers; strong conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills, and proficient computer skills. To apply, send resume to: Humanresources@homeagainrichmond.org

The Virginia Housing Alliance (VHA) and HomeAgain, together with state and national partners, and our service providers across Virginia are working to end homelessness through transitioning to evidence-based best practices and enhancing the homelessness response system to meet the needs of Virginia residents. This VISTA project provides the human capital necessary to support this transition to a sustainable and more effective system, while engaging VISTA Members in the causes and solutions to homelessness. VISTA Members are placed in communities across the state and provide key leadership, guidance, and direction to help VHA’s local partners achieve greater impact for their clients experiencing and at risk of homelessness. Specific project objectives are as follows: (1) Promote permanent housing focused solutions to ending homelessness; (2) Improve data quality and use in decision-making; (3) Build strategic partnerships that advance efforts to end homelessness; and (4) Engage in special initiatives to end veteran, chronic, and youth and family homelessness.

Desired qualifications: Associate’s degree; at least 18 years of age; U.S. Citizen, National, or Legal Resident; Commitment to a one-year service term, 40 hours per week; Ability to live in the service location; Looking for applicants with organizational and communication skills who are committed, passionate, and quick learners, and who take initiative and think critically; Experience and/or interest in community collaboration and organizing; Project management experience with the ability to manage project deadlines; Strong analytical, interpersonal, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills; Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel; Experience in homelessness, housing, and nonprofit management is a plus.

To apply:  1. Go to my.americorps.gov website. 2. Click the “Search Listings” button at bottom of website. 3. Under “Program Name” type in “Virginia Housing Alliance” 4. Click on the site you are applying to serve with 5. Read through the assignment description and, click “Apply Now!” 6. Create profile. 7. Make sure to double check that your application has been submitted to any and all sites you are applying for! For more information, contact Amanda Alston, VHA VISTA Leader: aalston@vahousingalliance.org, 804-332-2096.