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Director of Development

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New City, NY, USA

Director of Development

United Hospice (United Hospice of Rockland) has an exciting new opening for an experienced Director of Development for our growing non-profit.  We are in search of someone enthusiastic, seasoned and driven to manage our fundraising initiatives. 

A natural leader and experienced manager, you are responsible for managing the fundraising efforts for the organization. You are responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all UHR’s fundraising initiatives, to include the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns.

Areas of Responsibility: 

You take on fundraising initiatives without hesitation and are adept at soliciting current donors and skilled at identifying potential donors for our valiant cause.  The successful candidate will have exceptional written and verbal communication with a keen eye for detail.  You think outside the box, are kind, compassionate, mission-focused and extremely comfortable interfacing within a diverse community.  You thrive in a fast-paced environment, successfully managing many time-sensitive deadlines simultaneously.  

You are responsible for developing an annual Fundraising budget, adept at analyzing budgets and projecting income and expenses for each initiative within the fundraising plan.

You are an experienced grant writer.  You conduct research, develop program descriptions and budgets, write proposals, track progress and submit status reports.

You will directly supervise the development team to include the Development Coordinator (Special Events Coordinator) and Development Associate, to include volunteers at each event.

You will work closely with our Director of Public Relations as we expand our services to Orange County in 2020. 

Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree; A minimum of five (5) years’ experience, with a proven track record of successful development experience.

You must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, internet, social media and donor database management. Prior experience in fundraising is required. Knowledge of Rockland and Orange County communities is a big plus. Your schedule is flexible with occasional weekend and evening hours.



Health insurance coverage is offered to employees who work 30 hours or more per week by Oxford Health. We offer three plans: Metro Silver, Metro Gold and Freedom Gold.

For professionally degreed and licensed positions, salary and wages are determined by years of full time experience.

Health Insurance coverage is offered by Oxford Health and we offer three plans, Metro Silver, Metro Gold and Freedom Gold. UHR pays a portion of the cost for single, spousal, or family coverage. The percentage of UHR coverage is determined annually by the Board of Directors.

Additional healthcare and dental benefits are offered by AFLAC, at the employee’s cost but as a pre-tax benefit.

A 401k with Fidelity is offered after one year of employment and 1000 hours of work, thereafter, 500 hours must be worked annually to maintain eligibility.

Profit Sharing is offered to 401k eligible employees after one year or 1000 hours of work and subject to a six year vesting schedule. Contributions to and rate of profit sharing are made annually at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

Additional Information: 

Cover letter (required) and resume may be submitted to Human Resources at [email protected].  Thank you for interest in joining our talented and compassionate team at United Hospice of Rockland!

Organization Info

United Hospice

New City, NY
Annual Budget : 
51-200 employees
About Us

Honoring Life, Giving Care, Bringing Comfort.

United Hospice of Rockland envisions a community in which all individuals and their loved ones facing serious illness retain their dignity and hope while receiving the best care and support that hospice has to offer.

At United Hospice of Rockland (UHR), we are committed to our mission of honoring life, giving care and bringing comfort to our patients and their families. To ensure that we are fulfilling our mission, our directors, leaders, employees and volunteers are obligated to uphold and promote our Shared Values. Our Shared Values help define what we are, what we do, and what we aspire to be.

The Shared Values of UHR are Excellence, Compassion, Integrity and Teamwork. The following Values Statement is to be upheld by all associated with the service delivery at United Hospice of Rockland.

We deliver exemplary care and highest quality service through the dedicated efforts of every team member to enhance the quality of life for those we serve.
We assure that our staff and volunteers are well-trained, respected and provided with education and support for their professional and personal growth.
We are recognized as a community leader for the care we provide and serve as an expert in the industry.
We strive for continuous improvement in all the work that we do.

We value the dignity of those we serve and their right to choose and self-determination.
We incorporate families and loved ones as our partners in providing care.
We are guided by kindness, consideration and respect in caring for our patients, loved ones and team members.

We do the right thing, treating patients, families and one another as we wish to be treated.
We adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.
We respect and embrace the variety of cultural and religious traditions within our community.
We accept responsibility for our actions and honor our commitments.
We are responsible stewards for all resources provided to us.

We value the contributions made by all team members, blending the skills of our entire organization in unsurpassed collaboration to ensure we achieve successful outcomes.
We support each other’s efforts, are respectful of one another, value each other’s knowledge, and promote team wellness.
We are richer and stronger because of our diversity which unifies us in providing outstanding care.


United Hospice of Rockland, Inc. (‘UHR’) provides care, hope, comfort and improved quality of life to individuals and their families facing serious illness. We offer compassionate support to members of our community who have experienced the loss of a loved one. We lead the health and human services community in improving the provision of care to those affected by serious illness.

Perhaps you or a loved one is facing a serious illness. Maybe someone has suggested contacting "Hospice." You may not be sure what Hospice is, what it does or when the right time might be to contact United Hospice of Rockland (UHR).

Who is United Hospice of Rockland? For over 30 years, UHR, a community-based, not-for-profit hospice, has provided care and support to thousands of your neighbors, colleagues and friends in Rockland and lower Orange Counties.

What is Hospice? What does Hospice do? We emphasize quality of life, comfort and dignity for individuals and families facing serious illness. Our highly skilled and compassionate team of nurses, home health aides, social workers, physicians, spiritual care providers, therapists and volunteers provide care for your loved one at home or in other settings. We also provide bereavement support services to members of our community who have lost a loved one.

When is the right time to call Hospice? It's never too soon to contact us. Many families tell us, "We wish we had heard about hospice sooner." Please don't wait to call us. We are ready to help you now. United Hospice of Rockland... When Time Matters Most

Why Work For Us?: 

Why work for Hospice?

A career at United Hospice of Rockland, Inc. provides an opportunity to be part of a compassionate, skilled and dedicated team in an environment defined by a commitment to quality, caring, and respect. Whether you are providing direct patient care or you’re part of the administrative and clerical staff, UHR has served the Rockland community with the highest quality of care to patients and families facing terminal illness and bereavement.

Our staff believes that the work is a career and not just a job. Become part of an organization where you will feel like you make a difference. It may be the path to the beginning of a life’s work or the culmination of a successful career. Join an organization providing the compassionate care that brought you to the healthcare profession.

United Hospice of Rockland asks you to explore our website to learn more about our organization and the services and support offered and we invite you to review our featured opportunities to learn more about a fulfilling career with us.  

This is a very exciting time at United Hospice as we are now expanding our services to Orange County, NY.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Sep 16 2019
Active Until: 
Oct 16 2019
Hiring Organization: 
United Hospice