Major Gifts Officer

Position: 
Major Gifts Officer
Organization Name: 
L'Arche Greater Washington D.C.
Job Description: 

L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. is an interdenominational Christian community of people with and without intellectual disabilities who share our lives together, as part of an international federation. L’Arche GWDC provides homes, residential services, and places of belonging. Together, we create ways to live, work and develop community life. Our core members, adults with intellectual disabilities, lead us in our work toward a more human society.

The Major Gift Officer is new role, one that is a critical component of our ambitious and efficient fundraising team. Together with our active Board of Directors, Executive Director, and Fundraising & Communications Director, the Major Gifts Officer will work to secure $950,000 this year, with sustainable growth in our goal, in the years ahead, to over $1 million.

The ideal candidate will be eager to learn from and work with people with disabilities. They will balance the details and tasks, while attending closely to interpersonal relationships of the work. A driven independent worker who values collaboration and builds trust on teams, and with donors. A candidate’s experience and eagerness to grow in the fundraising field will reflect success, as defined by meeting coals and strong recommendations.

Candidates who are mission-driven and ready to make a difference, should submit a cover letter and resumes to Caitlin Smith, at join@larche-gwdc.org by