Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF), Inc., a nation-wide non-profit 50l (c)(3) organization incorporated in Maryland in 2007, is seeking a Chief Development Officer. PHWFF is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings. As the Nation’s premier nonprofit organization, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. envisions a community where all participants can heal. We hold the following core values as central to our success:
Compassion – Our organization enables the physical and emotional recovery of our participants as it restores the bond of trust that they built while serving this great Nation
Accountability – Our organization remains accountable to our Nation, to our participants, to our volunteers, to our sponsors, and to our donors
Consistency – Our organization reliably provides high-quality programs for all volunteers and participants based-upon well-understood standards of excellence
Community – Our organization creates a sense of family by supporting one another with dignity, passion, respect, and humility
PHWFF Headquarters is located in La Plata, Maryland, within commuting distance of Washington D.C. PHWFF established its first program at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2005. Since 2005, PHWFF expanded to include 24 Regions, encompassing 213 Programs, serving disabled veterans in all 50 States and the U.S. Military Hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. PHWFF maintains a small Headquarters Staff of 11 full-time personnel assisted by 3500 volunteers nationwide to support the organization’s mission, vision, and core values.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Your resume should include relevant experience, educational background, as well as two to three references. The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 December 2017.
Thank you for your interest in Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing!
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/VETERANS/DISABLED
Authority and Responsibility
Project Healing Waters’ Chief Development Officer represents a full-time executive-level leadership and management position within the Project Healing Waters Headquarters organization. The Chief Development Officer is not a member of Project Healing Waters Board of Trustees. The Chief Development Officer reports to the President/Chief Executive Officer and serves as a key executive leadership team member as well as an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the organization. In partnership with the President/Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Development Officer is responsible for all aspects of Project Healing Waters’ development and fundraising activities.
As a member of the senior management team, this is a high-stress position that helps set the direction and ensures the health of the institution. The Chief Development Officer routinely demonstrates competent fundraising technical skills and excellent organizational development specialties as outlined below:
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with extensive development experience to grow and further develop a well-established non-profit organization. The successful candidate will partner with the President/Chief Executive Officer and work collaboratively with a high-performance management team. Specific requirements include: