Diversified Community Services is a deeply-embedded neighborhood based nonprofit agency serving nearly 5,000 children, youth, adults, and families in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia. Diversified is a multi-purpose social service agency emphasizing education and skill-building while providing early childhood education as an integral function of its mission to serve Point Breeze’s low-income community. Diversified has been providing a comprehensive array of services to children and adults in the Point Breeze neighborhood of South Philadelphia for over a century.
Diversified Community Services has been growing steadily and is now seeking to dramatically accelerate growth and impact. This position is a key member of the Executive Management Team and responsible for the successful leadership and management of their department and organization. In this role the position will participate and collaborate with strategic direction and decisions for Diversified Community Services.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will have extensive experience in helping community based nonprofits assess, plan for, and then build and diversify their revenue mix, especially in the areas of individual donors, special events, and online/social media fundraising.
The Director of Development will have a detailed understanding of the human services, education, employment, health, food and housing systems in Philadelphia. S/he should have extensive experience in strategic and development planning, and successful fundraising implementation through outsourced support. The Director of Development will also have extensive experience in helping community based nonprofits assess, plan for, and then build and diversify their revenue mix.