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Director of Development

Company: Camphill Ghent – Elders in Community
Date Posted: April 6, 2017

Director of Development, part-time.  A new position in this innovative retirement community located in the beautiful setting of Chatham, NY, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function as its capacity increases. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of development experience, an entrepreneurial spirit, and experience in building a development program nearly from scratch.

This 3-day-a-week position will require someone who also possesses the skills and experience to create and execute a development plan to achieve fund raising goals and to work in collaboration with Camphill Ghent’s staff to identify and create programs and initiatives to help further development objectives. The successful candidate will be responsible for the community’s individual, local business and foundation fund raising, including major gifts, annual fund, planned giving and events.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS with at least 8 years of experience in fundraising and with multi-faceted development activities
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to work independently
  • Proficiency with office computer software and donor database software programs

To learn more about the Camphill Ghent Community and our unique mission and values, please check our website at             


Application Instructions:

Email cover letter and resume to JR Allen at