Status: Exempt Full Time Salary
Function: Serve as a senior member of the development team, working – collaboratively and individually – to advance relationships and secure major philanthropic funding in support of initiatives across Historic Kenmore and George Washington’s Ferry Farm.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Skills: A minimum of three years of non-profit development or similar fundraising experience, preferably in a major giving, corporate or foundation giving, and/or a campaign environment. Relevant academic or professional experience is desirable as well as exceptional verbal and written communication skills, particularly in drafting and editing development letters and proposals, and familiarity with the Raiser’s Edge database. Periodic travel, weekend hours, and public speaking are required.
- Working closely with the development department head and Foundation President, cultivate and advance important relationships and secure major gifts toward fundraising priorities, including general operating support, from individual, corporate and foundation, and planned giving prospects.
- Participate in conceiving and advancing an annual plan to realize and exceed operating, capital, and campaign budget goals for fundraising support.
- Draft finished-quality content for letters, proposals, and advancement materials.
- With attention to detail, working with colleagues across the Foundation, plan, manage, and staff complex, multi-day and evening special events for volunteer leadership and/or supporters.
- Contribute to other duties related to development—such as drafting personalized gift acknowledgement letters, database management, and the production of annual appeals, as well as marketing, communications, and technology, as assigned.
The GWF offers a comprehensive benefits package. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and GWF employment application with salary requirements to HR@gwffoundation.org. EOE.
Function: Assist with the preservation, repair, maintenance, security and improvement of properties and structures located within Ferry Farm and Kenmore Historical Sites.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Complete all work assigned in a timely and efficient manner using established safety practices.
- Utilize knowledge of trade skills to complete daily tasks as directed by the Buildings and Grounds Department with or without supervision. Trade skills include but are not limited to the following:
- Painting, Carpentry, Plumbing, Landscaping, Turf maintenance, Forestry, Electrical, HVAC services, Metal working, Roofing, Custodial and other skills required to maintain the properties and structures.
- Work in conjunction with other departments and staff to provide support for event setups, emergency response efforts and all other service requests within the Buildings and Grounds scope of work.
- Operate, utilize and maintain all tools, supplies and equipment on the property to complete tasks assigned by the department.
- This position is considered essential.
- Must be able to walk, stand, crawl, squat for extended periods.
- Must be able to lift in excess of 50lbs. on a regular basis.
- Must have the ability to operate equipment or have the ability to learn how to operate equipment to include tractors, power tools, trucks, excavators and misc. hand tools.
- Must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
- Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
- Must be able to perform work at heights of 20 ft. or more.
- Preferred education minimum of High School Diploma or GED. May be substituted with sufficient work experience.
- Must be available to work evenings, Holidays and/or weekend shifts as needed.
- Must pass criminal background check.
- Must have valid driver’s license.
Position is full time with a comprehensive benefits package. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to email@example.com or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE
The George Washington Foundation is currently seeking dynamic part-time interpreters for Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore. Responsibilities may include giving tours of the sites, encouraging the public to enjoy hands-on history, and/or demonstrating different aspects of everyday life in the eighteenth century.
Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x54. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE
The George Washington Foundation is currently seeking part-time Guides for
school tours and workshops at Historic Kenmore and Ferry Farm. $7.25/hr. Colonial
or civil war history, natural environment, or education background preferred.
Training provided. For information call (540) 370-0732, x24. Email resumes and completed GWF employment application to email@example.com or Fax (540) 371-6066. EOE
We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers in all areas. Please check the volunteers page for additional information.
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