New Bethany Ministries seeks a Director of Development and Communications. The Mission of New Bethany Ministries is to create opportunities for a secure future for the homeless, hungry, poor and mentally ill. Our goal is to help families and individuals who are capable to become self-sufficient and live independently. We also strive to identify and optimize opportunities and improve the quality of life for our guests who cope with mental illness, disabilities, and/or extreme poverty.
New Bethany Ministries provides case managed housing for homeless families and low-income mentally disabled adults, meals and/or groceries to food insecure households, and representative payee services for low-income mentally disabled adults, in addition to an array of health and other services for the poor and homeless.
A Bachelor’s Degree in social/human services, communications or a related field or significant equivalent experience is required. Candidate must be adept at social media and all facets of development work, including grant writing and event planning, have supervisory experience and possess excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills. Must be proficient in English. Spansih is a plus. The Director of Development and Communications will be expected to help build the donor base and increase funding to New Bethany. S/he is part of a three-person management team, reports to the Executive Director and oversees operations in the absence of the Executive Director. The applicant must possess patience, be passionate about New Bethany Ministries' mission and have the ability to work with volunteers, the Board, and those who are poor, homeless, hungry and/or suffer from mental illness in a kind, nonjudgmental manner.
This is a full-time position requiring some weekend, evening and holiday hours. Applicant must complete a criminal background check and have a clean Child Abuse History prior to an offer of employment. New Bethany Ministries offers excellent benefits. An application form and full job description are available at www.newbethanyministries.orgor upon request at 610.691.5602 X201. Please provide cover letter and include salary requirement. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and can be sent to New Bethany Ministries, 333 W. 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. New Bethany Ministries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.