Causes Calendar logo

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

Faith Relations Manager

Position Overview

Faith Relations Manager leads Fund Development activities within the Orange County faith community in order to build relationships and secure support – including donations and volunteer hours – for the mission of Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. The Faith Relations Manager will create opportunities for individuals to assist and support the mission of Habitat OC.


  • Identify, build and maintain relationships in the faith-based community and develop partnerships with this community to provide financial and volunteer support
    • Lead all fundraising efforts in the faith community, including organizational gifts, grant requests and support from individual donors
    • Manage fundraising and cultivation events within the faith community
    • Write appeal letters, solicitation materials and other communication pieces tailored for the faith community
    • Responsible for maintaining donor records with updated contact information, meeting notes and other key information; producing necessary fundraising reports  
    • Collaborate on the creation of the Faith Relations budget and adhere to departmental budget goals
    • Support, train, and supervise faith relations volunteers
      • Staff the clergy leadership task force
      • Help coordinate Faith Build Days
      • Serve as an ambassador for Habitat OC within the faith community
        • Attend various Orange County interfaith council meetings
        • Participate in events of faith-based partners as needed (including evening and weekend events and opportunities)
        • Organize Habitat OC participation in “Alternative Christmas” or other giving fairs
        • Expand Habitat for Humanity of Orange County’s sphere of influence in the larger religious community of Orange County
        • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of three years’ experience and a proven track record of fundraising success within the faith community (CFRE preferred)
  • Outstanding teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated communications and public speaking skills
  • Experience in grant research and writing
  • Experience with donor database tools, preferably The Raiser’s Edge
  • Expertise on Microsoft Office products

This position is classified as exempt and reports to the Director of Fund Development.

Interested candidates should send their resume to:

  Share webpage     Website     All open jobs  

Faith Relations Manager

Date Posted:  03/31/2015
Experience Level:  Experienced
Career Group:  Development/Fundraising
Cause Type:  Human Services

2200 Ritchey Street
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Administrative Tasks
for Nonprofit Jobs:
Edit job details

  Full map and directions     Printer friendly page     Back