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Director of Philanthropic Development

Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services

Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services (HCS) is a non-profit organization serving 52 towns in southwestern New Hampshire since 1907.  HCS offers comprehensive services to accomplish its mission to promote the health, well-being and independence of people at all ages and stages throughout our service area.  Services include visiting nurses and rehabilitation therapies, hospice, private duty, maternal and child health care, adult day care, wellness programs for the community, congregate senior dining and meals on wheels, transportation for seniors and public transportation.  HCS is Medicare certified and state licensed.

Direct and administer all philanthropic development and fundraising activities of HCS and Affiliated organizations (VNA at HCS), including: annual appeal, data base record and other record keeping, events, planned giving program, contact with and applications to foundations and other funders, donors, potential donors, volunteer, and the general public. 

We seek candidates whose next career objective is to make a long-term commitment to a vital not-for-profit human and health services agency; high energy candidates able to thrive in a “small shop” development environment; and candidates with the ability to work in partnership with Board, staff colleagues, providers, and grateful patients and families to engender a culture of philanthropy throughout the agency that will help ensure the long-term sustainability of HCS and its essential programs and services for the community.  Knowledge of the communities of southwest New Hampshire and a desire to call this region “home” highly desirable.



  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline, advanced degree preferred.
  • Five years of fundraising and public information experience.
  • Strong knowledge of all aspects of fund-raising and public information.  Excellent communication skills.  Experience in budgeting, data base management, project management, and volunteer management.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile during working hours that meets the State of New Hampshire registration regulations and auto liability insurance requirements.


  • Serve as member of the HCS Leadership Team.
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Fundraising Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Plan, budget, implement and evaluate annual appeal.  Develop and adhere to time line of events; identify and solicit prospective donors by mail, in person, or by utilizing other technologies/social media; develop and oversee direct mailings and production of other fundraising-related collateral materials.
  • Work with internal marketing and tech services staff to maximize use of HCS Website, select social media resources, and other online fundraising resources to support all fundraising initiatives and public relations initiatives of HCS; research and work to implement appropriate cutting-edge media and online strategies to enhance HCS fundraising efforts and expand the agency’s donor constituency.
  • Research funding sources, including governmental, private foundations and corporate giving programs.
  • Maintain files on funders, grant programs and program funding priorities.
  • Initiate and/or maintain relationships with funding agencies and foundations.
  • Write grant applications and all copy related to development and fundraising activities. (e.g.: quarterly newsletters, direct mail materials, personalized correspondence)
  • Manage data base record keeping and reporting systems for all development activities in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge.  Oversee data base activities performed by the Development Coordinator.
  • Seek and/or support opportunities to work collaboratively with other non-profit agencies and organizations, assisting, in particular, with joint fundraising efforts essential to sustaining such multi-agency collaborative program initiatives.
  • Assist with the presentation and completion of statistical and programmatic reports as required by funders, collaborators, HCS Board, or other internal constituencies.
  • Give fundraising-related and HCS program-related presentations.
  • Coordinate the fund-raising activities of different HCS programs and affiliated agencies, and assist with such activities and special events as necessary and appropriate.
  • Organize and oversee development fund-raising events and other special events, as needed.
  • Develop and implement an ongoing Planned Giving Program to enhance legacy giving to VNA at HCS and/or to HCS directly.
  • Work with Board and Staff leadership in planning and undertaking a major Capital Fund Campaign and/or (generally smaller) special purpose or project-related campaigns, if and when appropriate.
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Date Added: August 30, 2019

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