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Financial Resource Development Director
Youngstown Area Jewish Federation

Principal Responsibilities:

An experienced relationship builder responsible for creating and implementing an overall agency-wide planned giving/fund development strategy designed to promote current and deferred major giving and to ensure the achievement of fundraising goals. A seasoned professional committed to excellent donor service, the FRD Director is a high-profile leader on the senior staff team working closely with key donors and lay leadership. All work responsibilities will integrate and demonstrate the core values of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Minimum Qualifications:

Please submit a cover letter, with salary requirements and resume by November 30, 2017 to alipkin@jewishyoungstown.org and humanresources@jewishyoungstown.org

Agency Information:

In 1935, a group of men and women got together to discuss a way to support the needs of Jews locally and overseas. In August 1935 the Jewish Federation of Youngstown was established. During the first year $37,000 was raised. Over the years departments were created to meet the needs of various segments of the Jewish community. In 1981, the Federation merged with the communities of Warren, Ohio and Sharon, Pennsylvania, Shenango Valley, to form the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation.

Today the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation is the central organization established to foster the welfare of the entire Jewish community. It co-ordinates and plans for the future of the community and plays an instrumental role in providing for the social welfare, cultural, programmatic, recreational and fundraising needs of our region. In addition, through the Combined Jewish Appeals annual Campaign, the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation provides for the needs of Jews around the world and in Israel. The Federation philosophy is to provide relief through the Jewish values of Tzedekah (righteous giving) and Tikun Olam (repairing of the world). The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation is the umbrella organization of the following agencies:

    • Levy Gardens Assisted Living
    • Jewish Family Services
    • Heritage Manor, The Jewish Home for the Aged
    • Jewish Community Center
    • Jewish Community Relations Council

In addition, the Federation supports a number of local, regional and national organizations, including Commission for Jewish Education, a regional Hillel Consortium, the Government Affairs Committee of Ohio Jewish Communities, a mid-west Consortium to support Partnership2Gether with Akko and the Western Galilee, and Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) to name a few.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation is to sustain and enrich the quality of life for the Jewish people regionally, in Israel and worldwide. We are guided by the values of Tzedkah (righteousness), Klal Yisrael (the responsibility of each Jew for another), Dor l'dor (the continuity of the Jewish people), and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world). To accomplish this mission, the Federation: