Work With us! Join the Team at Child’s Voice!

Director of Individual & Corporate Giving

General Scope of Responsibility:

The Director of Individual & Corporate Giving is a high-profile position within Child’s Voice and within the community. The primary focus in this position is to generate and secure revenue for Child’s Voice by executing the Development Team’s strategic plan, goals, timelines and benchmarks. This will include identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gift prospects and donors. Further, the Director of Individual & Corporate Giving must be creative in utilizing an array of fundraising activities including, but not limited to minor and major gifts, individual and corporate giving, and planned to give.  The individual in this position reports to the Executive Director and works side by side with the Director of Events and Community Relations. They work closely with and manages board committee members to develop and execute activities for Child’s Voice that ensure the success of exposure of Child’s Voice. The Director of Individual & Corporate Giving will explore and present/provide possibilities and solutions for challenging situations.

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • Fundraising
  • Donor Relations
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Database Knowledge

Fundraising & Donor Relations

  • Develop annual goals and plan for achievement of goals for the Development Department in collaboration with Director of Events & Community Relations, Marketing and Giving Coordinator (MGC), and Executive Director.
  • Generate revenue through solicitation of individual contributions, minor and major gifts, corporate sponsorship, and planned giving.
  • Identify, cultivate, steward & build relationships in the community & with donors for continuous support.
  • Provide support and assistance to the MGC regarding the annual giving mail campaigns.
  • Manage a portfolio of corporate and individual donors, creating a standard of identification, cultivation, and stewardship.
  • Execute annual work plan including income goals, timelines, and benchmarks.

Management

  • Provide constant communication and feedback with team, board members, families, alumni, donors, staff, and other constituents.
  • Act as liaison to the Marketing and Development Committee of the Child’s Voice Board of Directors.
  • Assist with fundraising and non-fundraising events.
  • Participate in Development team and Leadership team meetings.
  • Oversee and actively contribute to the CRM database as well as complete records for constituents associated with their role.
  • Prepare and provide department reports for all board meetings.

Marketing and Communications:

  • Provide support, assistance and guidance to the Marketing & Giving Coordinator relating to:
    • Marketing materials,
    • The creation and maintenance of content and the overall plan/presence on social media channels and regarding individual giving, corporate giving, and planned giving.

Strategic Planning:

  • Execute activities to ensure the success of all pillars of the Strategic Plan of Child’s Voice.

Other:

  • Maintain current knowledge of mission, goals, and strategic plan.
  • Keep abreast of Child’s Voice activities and properly utilize the resources available.
  • Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of CV facilities, equipment and documents.
  • Enhance building culture by demonstrating a positive attitude and evidence of good moral.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A minimum of 7 years of successful and verifiable experience working with a development team.
  • Showcase a proven track record of fundraising success including individual donors, minor and major gifts, corporate donors, and planned giving.
  • Experience working with marketing and communications planning for annual appeals.
  • Considerable ability to communicate, both written and oral.
  • Considerable ability to pay attention to detail, multi-task, meet deadlines.
  • Considerable ability to maintain accurate, organized records and processes.
  • Ability to attend special events, inclusive of those that occur in the evening and on weekends.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Work responsibilities call for some levels of physically demanding activities.  These conditions require that the incumbent of this position be reasonably ambulatory and willing to participate in some manual labor.

Minimum Education, Experience, and Training:

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a B.A. or B.S. degree in Nonprofit Management, Marketing, Communications or equivalent related experience.
  • Working knowledge of applicable computer and software systems including:
    • Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
    • Raiser’s Edge 7 and/or NXT (Blackbaud)
    • Adobe Design Suite (specifically InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat)
    • Canva
    • Mail Chimp

THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE DUTIES LISTED IN THE JOB DESCRIPTION.

CHILD’S VOICE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADD, DELETE, CHANGE OR MODIFY THE JOB DUTIES

 

Teacher of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing -

ESY 2024 and 24/25 School Year

General Scope of Responsibility:

Teachers of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing are expected to provide educational leadership in helping students to actualize their academic, emotional and social growth to its fullest potential. They must demonstrate a sound theoretical knowledge of curriculum techniques and intervention strategies appropriate to students with a hearing loss who may have additional problems. Teachers of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing must be able to relate well to students, parents and appropriate representatives of participating school systems and to the entire staff of the school. Teachers of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing are directly responsible to the School Coordinator and then the Executive Director.

Essential Functions and Duties:

  • Provide direct instructional services to the students in the location and time designated in language, speech, audition and academic areas of the curriculum.
  • Serve as consultants to the other staff members, including regular school staff, pertaining to the special needs of the students in their classroom, sharing specialized expertise that they may possess.
  • Provide educational diagnostic services for their students when appropriate and under the supervision of the School Coordinator of the school.
  • Participate in behavioral observation and intervention programs.
  • Participate in meetings, when relevant to their particular students, to plan instructional and behavioral goals and objectives, and develop methods of instruction.
  • Prepare regular and/or special reports on progress and behavior for parents in accordance with established policy of program.
  • Provide appropriate supportive services to parents.
  • Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning within limits of the resources provided by the program.
  • Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of the School Coordinator of the school.
  • Encourage students to develop independence and responsibility.
  • Perform pupil supervision duties as required by the school.
  • Plan for the use of an assigned Teacher Aide.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Other:

  • Adhere to professional, ethical, and legal standards for the practice of the discipline in schools, as dictated by associated organizations (e.g., ISBE)
  • Actively participate in school activities.
  • Maintain current knowledge of mission, goals, and strategic plan.
  • Keep abreast of classroom/teaching technology (ie Smartboards etc)
  • Keep abreast of Child’s Voice activities and properly utilize the resources available.
  • Enhance building culture by demonstrating a positive attitude and give evidence of good moral character.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Genuine interest in serving the needs of students and the ability and willingness to operate within the philosophy of the program.
  • Ability to attend work on a regular and predictable schedule.

Minimum Education, Experience and Training:

  • BA or MA in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Willingness to obtain and maintain LSLS Cert. AVEd.
  • Previous experience in deaf education is preferable

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

Work responsibilities call for some levels of physically demanding activities. These conditions require that the incumbent of this position be reasonably ambulatory and willing to participate in some physical labor (e.g., lifting more than 15 lbs.; assisting students or families during the course of the day).

Professional reviews:

Standard practice is to conduct reviews annually; reviews are conducted by the applicable Director or designee.

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS REFLECTS THE GENERAL DUTIES CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO DESCRIBE THE PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB IDENTIFIED, AND SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUCTED AS A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE WORK REQUIREMENTS THAT MAY BE INHERENT IN THE JOB. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO LIMIT OR IN ANY WAY MODIFY THE RIGHT OF ANY SUPERVISOR TO ASSIGN, DIRECT AND CONTROL THE WORK OF AN EMPLOYEE UNDER HIS/HER SUPERVISION.

Please Apply Using The Form Below

Interested in working at Child’s Voice?

Fill out the form below and attach your resume. We will be in touch!