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Chief Advancement Officer

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Boise, ID, USABoiseIDUSA

The Y is committed to strengthening communities. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to have the Y experience. We strengthen the foundations of community by developing successful youth, engaging people in healthy living, and instilling a commitment to social responsibility.

The Treasure Valley Family YMCA is currently $23 million operation serving more than 62,000 members with four facility branches, a 415-acre resident camp, 22 childcare locations, and youth programs offered at over 100 locations throughout the community. More than 3,300 donors gave to our 2018 Annual Campaign, supporting our ability to give more than $5 million in financial assistance and subsidy last year.

The Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) provides executive leadership for all aspects of the Treasure Valley Family YMCA’s financial development, marketing and communication, growth, and strategy functions. Additionally, the CAO participates on the CEO’s Executive Leadership Team and works closely with the Operations team to influence organizational decisions.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Association’s Financial Development efforts, including endowment, providing structure and guidance for branch-specific annual and capital campaigns.
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Association’s Marketing and Communications efforts.
  • Direct and oversee the Association’s Growth and Development efforts.
  • Direct the Association Strategic Planning efforts.  Partner with the CEO to create and carry out a plan to ensure on-going volunteer, staff and community participation in a shared vision.  Work to develop an implementation strategy in partnership with Operations.
  • Supervise Financial Development, Communications, and Growth and Development staff; including recruitment, coaching, team building, training, evaluation, development, recognition, mentoring and employment transitions to ensure an effective values-driven team.
  • Provide analysis and recommendations for program growth and development opportunities with an emphasis on short and long-term impacts on the organization.
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Strategy committee and ensure staff leadership in the Communications committee and appropriate Fundraising volunteer groups.
  • Partner with the CEO and coordinate efforts to develop and nurture Association Strategic partner relationships to create win-win opportunities.
  • Work with volunteers and staff to move new communities from casual to connected to committed.
  • Develop positive relationships with branch leadership and association staff.
  • Contribute as a member of the CEO’s Executive Leadership Team and the Association Leadership Team.
  • Develop annual department budget and special project budgets for staff leadership and Board approval. Provides prudent fiscal management, reporting and controls of said budgets and projects.
  • Prioritizes safety in the accomplishment of all functions and contributes to the leadership of a safety culture.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor's degree required, related graduate degree preferred. 
  • Five or more years broad management experience, preferably in the YMCA and/or not-for-profit sector. 
  • Operational experience strongly preferred.
  • Background must include strong skills in human relations, budgeting and fiscal management, financial development, and staff and volunteer management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of community resources and the ability to engage and partner these resources with the YMCA to meet strategic objectives.
  • YMCA Organizational Leader certificate required within three years from date of hire.
  • Must be an articulate representative of the YMCA.

Salary: $107,765.00 - $134,700.00

Organization Info

YMCA of the USA

Chicago, IL, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us

The YMCA mission is: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) is the national resource office for the Y, one of the nation's leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children – of all ages, incomes and backgrounds – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation's health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the longstanding relationships and physical presence needed not just to promise, but also to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

  1. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Nurturing the potential of children and teens
  2. HEALTHY LIVING: Improving the nation’s health and well-being
  3. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Giving back and providing support to neighbors

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jan 11 2019
Active Until: 
Feb 11 2019
Hiring Organization: 
YMCA of the USA