CFA Career Opportunities

You could be part of one of the region’s most active change-making organizations.

The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is the area’s only nonprofit founded to support a variety of philanthropic needs in our community—from education and community development to the environment, culture, and more—through donor engagement. At the close of the 2018 fiscal year, the Foundation stood at over 700 funds, distributing more than $5 million in grants and more than $500,000 in scholarship awards, all supported by close to 5,000 individual donors.

The Foundation currently has two exciting opportunities for enthusiastic, community-minded county directors: a Bedford County Director to work in the Foundation’s Bedford office and a Somerset County Director to work in the Foundation’s Somerset office.

Responsibilities for the Somerset-based position include:

  • Cultivation and development of existing and prospective donors, wealth advisors and supporters
  • Work with the Somerset Advisory Committee, Foundation staff and board to continue the growth of the Somerset County Community Fund and the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies
  • Implementing strategy, goals and tactics for relationship-building in the Somerset County area with a primary goal of growing more funds to support Somerset County and in keeping with the Foundation’s strategic plan
  • Advance Foundation interests in convening or supporting civic activities as appropriate for the betterment of the community
  • Participation in Foundation internal and external meetings as required
  • Administrative duties as needed

Responsibilities for the Bedford-based position include:

  • Cultivation and development of existing and prospective donors, wealth advisors and supporters
  • Work with the Bedford County Advisory Committee, Foundation staff and board to continue the growth of the Bedford County Community Fund and the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies
  • Implementing strategy, goals and tactics for relationship-building in the Bedford County area with a primary goal of growing more funds to support Bedford County and in keeping with the Foundation’s strategic plan
  • Advance Foundation interests in convening or supporting civic activities as appropriate for the betterment of the community
  • Participation in Foundation internal and external meetings as required
  • Administrative duties as needed

Requirements for both positions include:

  • Half time availability
  • Strong knowledge and interest in supporting our community
  • Ability to work in a team environment and get along well with others
  • Strong verbal and written communication and skills
  • Bachelor’s degree plus previous related experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and able to learn other software as needed
  • Comfortable working with confidential information
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks timely and efficiently

To apply for either position, please email your resume to sdaniels@cfalleghenies.org. Applicants with experience and networks in both counties may apply for a full-time position to work in both counties as long as both positions are open.

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