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Director of Development – Cincinnati, Ohio

(Posted 1-22-21)

Job Title: Director of Development Department: Development
Reports To: Chief Administrative Officer
Classification: Exempt (FT) 


Glenmary Home Missioners is seeking a passionate, motivated, and Catholic-minded development professional to serve as Development Director. The director of development plays a key role in the advancement of Glenmary’s important mission and purpose. He/she will inspire and lead a department of eight with six direct reports. This position is primarily administrative; however, the director of development will maintain a small portfolio of major gift donors in the greater Cincinnati region. She/he will be responsible for the planning, coordination, direction, and management of Glenmary’s development department and is directly responsible for the implementation and execution of activities associated all fundraising activities including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned-giving, and any other activities that advance the important work of Glenmary.


  • Provides leadership, education and management direction for all staff assigned to the department.
  • Maintains and fosters relationships with a small portfolio of major gift donors/prospects to help determine the best way to secure and/or enhance their giving capacity.
  • Partners with the donor engagement manager to work with a select group of donors.
  • Designs, directs, administers, and evaluates a comprehensive development program which will achieve Glenmary goals that includes but is not limited to direct mail appeals, planned giving programs, major gifts program, mission education and church appeals and grant writing.
  • Manages fundraising resources, including the development of a strategic marketing program consistent with Glenmary’s mission policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Receives, analyzes, and reports on data identifying fundraising successes and/or shortcomings to revise, enhance and/or improve existing programs and campaigns.
  • Develops the overall short and long-range plans for annual giving, sets program goals and objectives in line with the development plan for the organization and manages the budget for all development activities (including phoning donors and direct mail).
  • Works with the annual fund manager to manage the acquisition of new donors including selecting which address lists to rent.
  • Works with the manager of communications to create a communication plan that positions and promotes the annual giving program with its various constituencies (this would include annual report, cultivate, and President’s Friends newsletters). Cooperates with the manager of communications in moving communication products through the various phases of in-house and out-of-house production.
  • Works in concert with other development staff to plan and implement special events.
  • Oversees the preparation of appeal mailings and acquisition mailings and/or acknowledgement packages.
  • Maintains contact with other members of management and/or external sources (donors, etc.) as appropriate to achieve departmental goals.
  • Schedules and conducts meetings with departmental employees to discuss and plan fundraising activities and establish goals.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the immediate supervisor.


  • Background: Deep knowledge and understanding of the Catholic Church and faith.
  • Supervision: Team/department of eight; direct supervision of six.
  • Education/Experience: Minimum of bachelor’s degree in business or related field required (Master’s degree preferred). Six to eight years of related experience (nonprofit and/or religious preferred).
  • Communication Skills/Requirements: Excellent skills required. Able to communicate with fellow employees at all levels, Glenmarians, and “external customers” on matters having a direct affect upon the work assigned. Able to communicate verbally in person, electronically, via telephone or in writing with all previously identified sources.
  • Licenses/Certifications: Maintain appropriate memberships/certifications/affiliations in local, regional and/or national organizations necessary for the position. Valid driver’s license.
  • Additional Information: The above description represents the essential and most significant duties of the position. It is not intended to exclude other work duties, assignments and responsibilities not noted herein.

Cover Letter & Resume Submission Instructions: 

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to: Anne M. Maxfield at, who is assisting Glenmary with this search. ALL candidates’ cover letters and resumes will be carefully reviewed and each will receive confirmation of receipt from Anne. Only those candidates who will be invited to Phase I interviews will receive a second communication. Thank you for your interest in Glenmary Home Missioners.

All candidates’ interest and submission will be held in confidence.


Bi-lingual Pastoral Associate – Lafayette, Tenn.

(Posted 1-20-21)
The Glenmary Home Missioners and Holy Family Catholic Church seek a Pastoral Associate to collaborate with the Pastor in providing leadership and youth/young adult ministry in Lafayette, TN.  Responsibilities include ministry to youth (ages 12 – 18) and young adults (ages 18 – 35), faith formation, RCIA and evangelization.

For a video about Holy Family Church, click HERE.

A Bachelor’s in theology, pastoral ministry or religious studies is required and a Master’s is preferred.  Previous rural parish ministry experience would be beneficial.  Fluency in English and Spanish is required. Salary commensurate with education and experience.  Email your resume to Lorraine Vancamp at

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Long-term Volunteers (Mountain Managers)

(Posted 1-1-21)
Glenmary Home Missioners is seeking five individuals to serve as long-term volunteers, aka Mountain Managers, at the Glenmary Group Volunteer program site on Joppa Mountain in Grainger County, Tenn.

Mountain Managers live on site and serve terms from three to 24 months with negotiable starting dates and breaks for Christmas and summer. Duties include: overall supervision and leadership of volunteer groups; Planning and coordination with local directors of programs for weekly activities; Renovation and rehab projects for those in need in Union and Grainger counties; Meal planning, preparation, clean-up for groups of 12-35; Purchasing food and household supplies; Sale and inventory control of program memorabilia; General maintenance and upkeep of volunteer facility; Manual labor at building/renovation sites; Nursing home visitation; Community outreach; Environmental protection and landscaping.

Glenmary provides room and board and full medical coverage for staff. Staff receive a monthly stipend of $300, domestic telephone use and use of a Glenmary vehicle. For more information or to apply, visit