San Antonio, TX
April 19, 2023
Fundraising & Development
Location / Chapter
San Antonio Area
The Mission Advancement Officer is a relationship cultivator extraordinaire. S/he is a champion for the mission of San Antonio Youth for Christ (SAYFC) to acquire new giving partners while building awareness of SAYFC’s work through effectively using the processes and practices provided through YFC’s national development model. S/he helps our giving partners accomplish their philanthropic goals and ambitions through a relationship with our organization. Both relationally gifted and motivated by metrics, the Missions Advancement Officer is energized by proactive conversations that culminate into seeing a potential giving partner introduced to SAYFC’s work, invited to give, and by seeing enhanced missional commitment towards stated benchmarks and goals. Additionally, s/he is motivated by seeing partners become more generous in their ongoing giving, and by seeing lapsed partners re-engage with our mission. S/he is involved in the entire process of bringing in new prospects and cultivating relationships that connect them to opportunities for involvement and financial giving and ultimately life-long partners of San Antonio Youth For Christ.
Relationship Development (Find > Win > Keep > Lift)
SAYFC employees will have an opportunity to be commissioned or licensed as a minister of the Gospel through the established Youth for Christ process, and/or ordained by an outside body recognized by Youth for Christ USA.
All SAYFC employees are expected to regularly and actively participate in faithful activities that advance the stewardship functions of SAYFC
[SAYFC may attach a minimum fundraising goal to certain projects, activities, departments, or individuals. As a Chapter employee, you are given the opportunity to engage people in giving to the Ministry. These funds are used towards the expenses of your budget. It is the responsibility of every chapter employee to maintain a positive account balance with YFC/USA and to be responsible for maintaining and growing revenue stream in the form of regular giving partners. Therefore, following YFC/USA’s policies and procedures for donor development and fundraising is expected.]
Knowledge & Skills
Must be willing to demonstrate and/or possesses the following:
Credentials Required & Preferred Education
TRAINING PROVIDED: This role requires training in the See The Story/Be The Story /YFC Champions Playbook pending Best Practice. Participate in YFC/USA required training and other local training as available.
Available upon request
YFC is classified as an Association of Churches and as such our hiring practices reflect that designation. As a religious nonprofit organization, Youth For Christ incorporates within each leader role, the requirement to model, teach, share and live the faith. The relationship between YFC’s mission and each of its leaders is its lifeblood and as such does at all times and in all instances reserve the right to make employment decisions based upon a person’s religious beliefs, personal character and lifestyle consistent with our understanding of the Bible or with our overall goals and requirements for Christian ministry.
We seek to create a workplace that is intentional about Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Our commitment to our employees extends to their opportunities for growth, development, promotion, training and compensation.
We will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the organization.