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Thank you for your interest in working with the National Council of the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Please note that most jobs with the Society are at the local Council or Conference level. To find your local SVdP Council or Conference, click here.

Jobs listed here are at the National Council Office, located in St. Louis, MO. To apply, please follow the instructions in the position posting, including résumé and salary requirements. Thank you for your interest in joining the Society!

National Membership Services and Youth & Young Adults Manager

Objectives

Under the guidance of the National Director of Membership Services, the National Membership Services & Youth & Young Adults Manager supports membership services and youth and young adults’ growth potential in parishes, schools, and colleges throughout the country.

Assist the National Director of Membership Services with annual reports collection, aggregation and institution process and management, solidarity collections and communications and other duties as the director deems necessary.

Key Responsibilities
  • Prepare weekly E-Gazette and member communications.
  • Assist supervisor with membership services duties and database management.
  • Assist with solidarity and annual reporting duties.
  • Manage and support national youth and young adults’ efforts to assist regions and Councils with growth and development.
  • Encourage and promote the benefits of the Society to members at all levels.
  • Management of Y&YA leads received at the national office.
  • Manage, promote, and encourage national Y&YA materials and resources.
  • Build relationships and membership growth for Y&YA members (especially Colleges and Universities).
  • Establish and maintain statistical data for Y&YA growth.
  • Process New Conference Applications, reactivation & dissolved Conference requests.
  • Support the national Y&YA committee.
  • Some travel involved to assist with Y&YA formation and presentations.
  • Promote and provide information to target Y&YA markets on service projects, spiritual formation, membership, poverty, and special works programs.
  • Other assignments as determined by supervisor.
Key Competencies of the Position
  • Servant Leadership.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Efficient/effective communication oriented. Accuracy and detail oriented.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Creative and imaginative.
  • Interpersonal Skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to initiate independent activity.
  • Understanding of the Society: its mission, vision and values.
  • Willingness to function as part of a team.
  • Ability to deal responsively with internal and external customers.
  • Competent in developing measurable objectives.
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience Requirements
  • Strong knowledge of not-for-profit organization operations.
  • Strong knowledge of organizational development and management.
  • Excellent communications skills: verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of Catholic Church teachings.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Emphasis in Marketing or related field preferred.
  • Remote work option possible.
Scope/Complexity
  • Be a strong support to Vincentian servant leaders throughout the country.
  • Be the contact for extension growth and revitalization development throughout the Society.
  • A passion for and a demonstrated commitment to convey the mission, vision, values, and plans of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
  • Requires willingness and ability to travel nationally.

Accountability

  • Supports the Rule and Bylaws of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures of the Society and all pertinent legal regulations.
  • Prepares and accomplishes annual performance and program objectives.
  • Participates in annual self-evaluation and performance review.
Employee Benefits
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 403(b)
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Vacation, PTO, and Holiday Leave

The National Council of the United States, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Annual salary range $50,000– $55,000, depending on qualifications.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to afilson@svdpusa.org.

Major Gifts Officer

In the words of Frederic Ozanam, founder of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul: “Charity is the Samaritan who pours oil on the wounds of the traveler who has been attacked. It is justice’s role to prevent the attack.”

St. Vincent de Paul USA (SVdP) is a worldwide network of 800,000 lay Catholics, inspired by Gospel values to grow in holiness and build a more just world through personal relationships with and service to people in need. Founded over 175 years ago, SVDP continues to grow and expand, offering comprehensive services and drawing more supporters to our mission. We are currently looking to hire for our development team and grow as reputational leaders in homelessness prevention.

Are you someone who desires to serve those most in need? Are you ready to make a significant impact on the lives of the poor?

As a Major Gifts Officer (MGO), you will work closely with the Chief Advancement Officer and development team to foster relationships with potential donors interested in supporting SVDP’s mission

What You’ll Love
  • Opportunity to use your fundraising talents to prevent homelessness and support those in need within a faith-based organization.
  • Be part of a close-knit team that supports Vincentian principles, including campaigns to expand housing programs and emergency assistance services.
  • Take part in conferences, events, and trips, accompanying SVDP leadership.
  • Serve under truly supportive leadership that promotes an atmosphere of compassion and collaboration for the team.
  • Option for full-time remote work, dependent on qualifications and location.
What You’ll Do
The MGO will:
  • Represent SVDP’s mission to donors and key stakeholders.
  • Manage a portfolio of 150 – 175 donors and prospects.
  • Develop relationships with individuals, foundations, and corporations.
  • Identify, research, cultivate, and solicit from portfolio.
  • Develop and maintain donor files.
  • Utilize wealth-screening information and other research tools to create individual cultivation and solicitation plans, with assistance from fundraising consultants, for all active and prospective donors.
  • Employ appropriate research resources that identify major gift and planned gift prospects, their financial capabilities, special interests, and past charitable interests, including annuities, charitable trusts, and bequests.
  • Meet with donors in person and attend national events.
  • Update donor database with meeting notes and other key donor information.
  • Review fundraising key performance indicators and revenue goals quarterly.
  • Assist in the planning, coordinating, and implementation of donor events and outreach.
  • Provide fundraising assistance to Arch/Diocesan Councils and individual Conferences throughout the United States.
What You’ll Bring (Skills, Passion, Mission Fit)
  • Mission Fit: Understanding of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, its mission, and values.
  • Background/Skills Fit: Minimum of five years’ professional experience in nonprofit fundraising, with a proven record of successful donor engagement.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • An ability to develop a rapport with people of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures.
  • Willing and able to travel nationally.

The National Council of the United States, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Annual salary range $100,000– $120,000, depending on qualifications.

If you’re a match for this amazing opportunity, please email your resume directly to Anna Filson at afilson@svdpusa.org.

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