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Dec 29 - Director of Development
The person chosen to be the Director of Development will be an inspiring leader with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. A strong work ethic combined with honesty and integrity are absolute requirements as is a dedication to the mission of Make-A-Wish. ... more >
Dec 29 - Director of Mission Delivery and Volunteer Services
The person chosen to be the Director of Mission Delivery and Volunteer Services will be an inspiring leader with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. A strong work ethic combined with honesty and integrity are absolute requirements as is a dedication to the mission of Make-A-Wish. A collaborative style will result in a strong departmental and Chapter structure, ensuring success for all. He or she will display a strong understanding of the urgency of the need to enhance and improve the Program operations and structures resulting in meeting and/or exceeding the Mission Metrics outlined in MAWA Benchmarks for Excellence. The successful candidate will perform effectively in times of stress, not get bogged down in details, and will be flexible and adaptable to situational changes. ... more >
Dec 6 - Executive Director - Wichita, Kansas
This highly visible role leads and directs volunteers and employees in the Southeast and South Central Kansas chapter to ensure the American Red Cross goals and mission are achieved. Reporting to the Regional Chief Operating Officer, you will promote an inclusive, team-based culture centered on leading and empowering volunteers. As the face of the Red Cross, this role also cultivates and manages select donors. In addition to enhancing community presence through key media and community partner relationships, you will steward the local board of directors. The population served in the chapter will be between 500K and 1M. ... more >
Oct 27 - Executive Director
The Central Plains Health Care Partnership Board of Directors announces the opening of the position of Executive Director. Central Plains is a 501c3 organization and Project Access is its flagship program. Central Plains is an affiliate of the Medical Society of Sedgwick County. The Executive Director position is responsible for overseeing the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives and providing internal and external leadership and direction needed for the organization to meet its goals. Responsibilities include personnel leadership (8 staff members); program development, implementation and evaluation; fiscal oversight; oversight of a comprehensive development plan, contract negotiations with funding sources, oversight of data security, HIPAA compliance and serve as an effective, diplomatic advocate with local, state and national elected officials. The Executive Director serves as staff liaison to and primary contact for the Board of Directors. The Executive Director must also assess the health care and business environment on an ongoing basis in pursuit of new opportunities and initiatives that reflect the organization's core mission, with a goal of positioning the organization to further serve vulnerable patients in need in the future. ... more >
Oct 24 - Campaign Manager, Full-Time
The Mid-America Chapter is currently hiring a full-time Campaign Manager to work at our Wichita KS office, overseeing Wichita’s Light The Night Walk and performing other duties as assigned. ... more >
Jan 19 - AFP Canada Board of Directors 2017 Nominations
The Association of Fundraising Professionals is proud to announce that a new AFP Canada Board governance structure will be implemented in 2017. Nominations to serve on the first Board of Directors are open until January 31, 2017. ... more >
Jan 18 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 16, 2017): Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy, More on the Overhead Myth, Storytelling More!
(Jan. 16, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 12 - What’s Top of Mind for Fundraisers in 2017?
(Jan. 11, 2017) Instead of predicting what might happen in 2017 (and you can find a lot of those articles here), we asked a few AFP members what issues they are most concerned about—the trends or challenges that are keeping them up at night. ... more >
Jan 11 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 9, 2017): Communicating Effectively, Buy-A-Brick Fundraising, The Donor Journey, More!
(Jan. 9, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 4 - Russell Raker, Father of the ACFRE Program, Passes Away
Russell Raker, ACFRE, former AFP board member who led the development and implementation of the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Credential (ACFRE) program, passed away on Dec. 21 at the age of 75. ... more >