Director of Development

Open Position at CVHHH

Director of Development

Posted: May 29, 2024
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Barre, Vermont
Wage or Salary: Minimum starting salary of $85,000
About the Position

Join Our Team: Director of Development 

About Us: Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice is more than just a healthcare provider; we’re a community-focused, not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the well-being of central Vermonters. We deliver exceptional home health and hospice care to individuals of all backgrounds, ensuring access to high-quality services regardless of financial circumstances. Committed to holistic care, we offer a range of health promotion, long-term care, and maternal-and-child health services, aiming to enrich the lives of our community members at every stage.

Who We’re Seeking:

We are seeking a dynamic Director of Development to assume the pivotal responsibility of crafting a comprehensive fund development strategy that bolsters the organization’s strategic goals and financial resilience. This role will provide oversight over all facets of strategy, activities, and operations dedicated to executing this plan. Key areas of focus include the annual giving program, fostering relationships with major donors, facilitating planned giving initiatives, orchestrating fundraising events, securing town funding, and pursuing select grants. This role assumes leadership of the Development and Fundraising committee within the Board of Directors. Additionally, collaboration with the Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, to ensure alignment with cutting-edge marketing and communication practices, is essential.

Your Responsibilities:

As a member of our dedicated team, you’ll:

  • Develop and implement a fund development plan in line with organizational goals, gathering input from key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop goals in collaboration with team members which align with the organization’s strategic goals.
  • Maximize annual support through a balanced approach of direct giving, sponsorships, and grants. Manage the planned giving program.
  • Lead the identification and cultivation of donors and prospects, to include but not be limited to individuals, corporations, and foundations.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive plan to cultivate, solicit, and steward donors, maintaining regular contact.
  • Develop and implement a dashboard to track fund development impact and progress towards goals.
  • Plan and oversee appeal solicitations.
  • Participate in community activities, committees, and events that further the strategic goals of the Fund Development department.

View our full job description for a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities.

Why Join Us: We offer more than just a job; we provide a fulfilling career with exceptional benefits:

  • 28 days combined time off in your first year for a healthy work-life balance.
  • Tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment assistance to support your professional growth.
  • Supportive environment with guidance from management team.
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness programs to ease financial burdens.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including group health, dental, and life insurance, as well as short-term disability coverage.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match for long-term financial security.
  • Discounts at local vendors to enjoy perks beyond work.


  • Minimum Education: A Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum Work Experience: 5-10 years of proven expertise in community relations, planned giving, major donor solicitation and relations, event planning, and donor database software administration. Experience within nonprofit organizations is preferred, along with a track record of effectively utilizing volunteers in development and fundraising efforts.

Ready to Make a Difference? If you’re passionate about providing exceptional care and making a positive impact in the lives of others, we want to hear from you. Join our team at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice and embark on a rewarding journey where your skills and compassion truly matter. Apply now and be a part of something meaningful.

CVHHH is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


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