Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston
Location: Katy, TX
The Role: Development Director
Meet Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston:
Founded in 1989, the PHC strives to provide excellent and professional services to men and women facing an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy. We are dedicated to meeting the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of anyone affected by an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy. As a resource to the community, the Center presents alternatives to elective abortion, through medical consultations, and options counseling.
Our educational services cover a variety of topics including prenatal care, parenting tips, navigating labor and delivery, infant care, and more than 150 other classes. Most of our classes are offered in both English and Spanish.
PHC is proud to be affiliated with Care Net and Heartbeat International.
About the Development Director :
The Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston is looking for a Development Director who will plan, implement, and coordinate fundraising efforts and community activities that will encourage, maintain, and increase philanthropic support to meet the short- and long-term needs of the center. These activities will be consistent with the mission, vision, and strategic goals of the organization and shall reach individuals, corporations, churches, and para-church organizations in the community. This person will be a committed Christian who is pro-life and able to serve the community with initiative and spiritual strength.
The Development Director’s Responsibilities Include:
Work with the Executive Director to develop an annual fundraising plan that addresses fundraising goals and strategies for the Center.
Plan, organize, manage, and execute all fundraising events.
Measure performance and report the monthly and annual progress toward fundraising goals.
Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of fundraising programs and events.
Conduct thorough prospect research and identification activities for the pregnancy center; devise and implement specific strategies to develop relationships with individual donors and community churches; cultivate these relationships to expand the ministry’s donor base.
Prepare an annual operating plan for the donor activities within the community.
Coordinate and delegate activities in support of the annual fundraising events.
Develop policies and procedures that provide for regular communication with donors.
Implement plans to gain new and consistent donors, including individuals, churches, and organizations.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key contacts within the community; this includes businesses, civic groups, and churches.
Accept assignments not specifically delineated above as requested by the Executive Director.
What You Bring:
The following describes many of the characteristics of the ideal candidate for the Development Director:
Education & Experience
3+ years of experience in fundraising and donor relations
Authorized to work in the United States under Federal requirements
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Exhibits skills in interpersonal communication, public speaking, and problem-solving
Able to provide spiritual leadership, discipleship, and support to the volunteers and staff
Able to carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision
Agrees with and is willing to uphold the statement of principles, beliefs, and policies of the center
Personal Characteristics & Qualifications
Demonstrates a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
Exhibits a strong commitment to the pro-life position
Relational and outgoing
Creative and innovative
Loyal to the mission
Passionate about the cause
What it’s Like to Live in Katy, TX:
Katy is a fast-growing community with amazing amenities. The housing market is strong, and homes retain their value. We are a beautiful tapestry of creation with more than 90 languages spoken in our public schools. Katy is developing into a “foodie” community with lots of options, from food trucks to fine dining.
In addition, Katy has a strong and healthy non-profit community with lots of opportunities to volunteer, serve, and get involved. Katy used to be called “the City of Churches.” Today, there are more than 70 churches in our community, including more than 20 new churches that meet in our schools on Sunday.
Katy is very much a family community with lots of young families. We have more than 80,000 students in the school district and thousands of new homes slated for construction in the next few years. It really is a great place to live, and you rarely need to go into Houston to find what you need or want. However, you certainly can since Katy is only a 20-30 minute drive to the big city!
Because of its own amenities and its close proximity to Houston’s vast opportunities, Katy is teeming with options that will bring both happiness and success, whether that be in recreational activities, school systems, or housing and job markets. There are endless opportunities here, making Katy, Texas a wonderful place to call your next home!
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