Goodwin House Incorporated (GHI), a nationally recognized, faith-based, nonprofit, growing system of communities and services for seniors, is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the Executive Director of the Goodwin House Foundation (GHF). Our mission is to support, honor and uplift the lives of older adults and the people who care for them through a faith-based, nonprofit organization affiliated with the Episcopal Church
The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for achieving the strategic priorities set forth by GHI and attaining GHF’s annual financial goals through activities, which include: annual giving, major gifts, special events, capital campaigns, grant writing, planned giving, and growth and management of GHF’s Charitable Gift Annuities program. The ED reports to the CEO of GHI, and is the chief liaison with the GHF Board. The successful candidate must possess corporate level leadership, management, fund development and governance management skills.
The GHF Executive Director is an integral member of the senior executive strategic leadership, leads a staff of three, and works collaboratively with members of the staff to ensure GHF’s activities meet the strategic goals and mission of GHI.
Compensation and Benefits: Goodwin House offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, which includes bonus potential and contributions into a deferred compensation plan.
Goodwin House Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer. For further information on GHI and GHF, visit www.goodwinhouse.org.
The ideal candidate will enjoy interacting with older adults on a daily basis and be sensitive to the changes that come with advancing age. The ideal candidate will have at least 15 successful years of senior level leadership and management experience, at least 10 years of progressively successful fundraising experience, and a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated success in planned giving. Candidates must possess the ability to think strategically; strong writing and oral skills; the ability to build and nurture relationships with prospects and donors; write grant proposals; make small and large group presentations; and develop and manage budgets and financial goals. The ED also has supervisory function for Foundation staff and offices.
A Bachelor's degree and extensive senior leadership and management is required. CFRE or CAE certification is preferred. Prior experience with Raisers Edge or other fundraising data base is required. Knowledge of PG Calc or other planned giving software is preferred.
About Goodwin House
Celebrating 50 years of providing exceptional service to older adults, Goodwin House Incorporated (GHI) is a nonprofit Virginia-based corporation affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Today, the strength of GHI begins with its clear statements of mission, vision and values, the stability and integrity of its boards and executive leadership, and its reputation as a trusted partner and innovator in reimagining aging.
GHI advances its mission through a 501(c)(3) supporting foundation – the Goodwin House Foundation – that provides support for current and future residents in need and funds programs dedicated to seniors’ well-being and vibrant living.
The Goodwin House Foundation mission is to generate resources for Goodwin House to provide support for current and future residents in need and to fund programs and organizations dedicated to seniors’ well-being and vibrant living. Goodwin House Foundation (GHF) strengthens the mission of Goodwin House Incorporated by providing it with financial support. We are committed to the belief that aging with dignity and grace includes freedom from financial worry.
Since Goodwin House opened in 1967, no resident has had to leave their ho...me for a lack of financial resources. The Foundation fulfills this promise of “fellowship” through the Goodwin House Foundation Fellowship Program. The Foundation grants approximately $1 million in Fellowship assistance each year.
As a 501(c)(3) supporting foundation, GHF offers many other programs that benefit residents, employees, and older adults in Northern Virginia. The collaborative spirit of giving that characterizes donors to the Goodwin House Foundation makes these programs possible.
The growing family of GHI senior living communities and services owned and operated across Northern Virginia includes: two senior Life Plan Communities – Goodwin House Alexandria in Alexandria’s West End and Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads in Falls Church, Fairfax County, and conveniently near Arlington; an innovative living at home life care and services program – Goodwin House at Home; a growing Medicare-certified service – Goodwin House Palliative Care and Hospice; and the new Goodwin House Small House Living and Health Care Center with a progressive model of senior care. GHI also is the management agent for The Lewinsville Retirement Residences, Inc. serving McLean and Great Falls, Virginia. GHI advances its mission through a 501(c)(3) supporting foundation that provides support for current and future residents in need and funds programs dedicated to seniors’ well-being and vibrant living.