Position: Philanthropy Manager
Open Arms is actively recruiting volunteers who are passionate about combating poverty, championing at-risk populations, and pursuing life-transforming experiences. Open Arms provides basic relief services to individuals struggling with homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless in the Logan Square community of Chicago. For the Philanthropy Manager position, Open Arms is seeking an individual to spearhead philanthropy efforts to secure sustaining financial support. The Philanthropy Manager should seek to connect their personal passion to Open Arm’s mission of serving the homeless and at-risk populations.
The Philanthropy Manager will have general responsibility for conducting outreach with donors, philanthropic organizations, churches, etc. to articulate Open Arm’s mission and solicit donations and support. The Philanthropy Manager will have a foundational role to envision, develop, and execute fundraising strategy for Open Arms and will coordinate directly with Open Arm’s Executive Director and leadership team.
The ideal candidate will have experience developing and fostering relationships with individuals and networking across organizations, displaying keen emotional intelligence. Additionally, the ideal candidate would have experience igniting enthusiasm for social causes. This person should feel comfortable working in a start-up, entrepreneurial organization, operating independently.
Other responsibilities will include:
- Maintaining records in a donor management system, and
- Coordinating and scheduling meetings with Open Arm’s Executive Director and donor organizations
Time Commitment: minimum of 3 to 5 hours per week.
To apply and find more info: Volunteer Application.
Also, please click here for a recent Tribune publication on Open Arms.
About OPEN ARMS MINISTRY
2649 N FRANCISCO AVE, CHICAGO, IL 60647, US
Open Arms Ministry supports and partners with those struggling with homelessness, poverty, and food insecurity to enhance human dignity, community, and opportunity.
Open Arms Ministry has two programs addressing homelessness, poverty, and food insecurity on the northwest side of Chicago.DROP-IN
Open Arms Drop-In provides basic relief services to individuals struggling with homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. More than relief from the weather outside, this drop-in program enables those who come to share a meal with friends and get connected to resources.
Guests also receive help meeting physical needs like clothing, toiletries, and basic healthcare. Referrals are available for services such as overnight shelter, recovery, and education.
Working in conjunction with the Greater Chicago Food Depository, the Open Arms Food Pantry serves families and individuals who live in the area bounded by Irving Park, Fullerton, Pulaski, and Western.
All are welcome (proof of address required), including those who have experienced job loss, illness in the family, unexpected expenses, and more.
We'll work with your schedule.
2649 N. Francisco AveChicago, IL 60647
- Donor Management
- Community Outreach
- Resource Development / Management
- Relationship Building