Executive Director – Jewish Home Foundation

December 6, 2021

***LeadingAge NJ & DE is posting this position on behalf of Jewish Home Foundation***

Jewish Home Foundation Executive Director Job Summary


The Executive Director of the Jewish Home Foundation of Northern Jersey , Inc, is the chief development officer reporting directly to the President and CEO of the Jewish Home Family, Inc., and to the Board of Directors of the Foundation. The Executive Director is responsible for leading and strengthening a comprehensive fundraising program in support of the Foundation’s mission  and goals. Specific emphasis is focused on annual giving, major giving, planned giving, grants and fundraising events. The Executive Director will strive to build a greater understanding and support for both organization’s and Foundation’s mission, vision and goals in the region. The Executive Director is a member of the Senior Management Team of the Jewish Home Family.



  • Develop and maintain measurable objectives in the areas of annual giving, special events, capital projects and campaign donations, planned giving and grant awards to support reaching a five-year strategic plan goals.


  • Establish and oversee policies and procedures related to the implementation and management of an effective and  professional fundraising program.


  • Serve as the principle architect of the Foundation’s fundraising programs and activities and provide its primary leadership.


  • Develop and manage a program to integrate the Family’s President/CEO, the Foundation Chair,        board  members and key volunteers in to the Foundation fundraising process. Work with the Family’s President/CEO to effectively inform the Family’s board of Directors on Foundation activities.


  • Be aware of grant opportunities and effectively respond to them with requests and proposals.


  • Attend all the organization’s fundraising and special events, as well as attending Foundation board meetings and its annual meeting.


  • Be able to meet benchmark goals established by leadership, as well as self-made benchmarks.


  • Be responsible for the planning and printing solicitation materials for fundraising


  • Conduct research to identify major donor prospects and obtain information concerning financial capacity, special interests, past history and currents connections


  • Maintain an active portfolio of major donor prospects and be responsible for a program of personal visits,  relationship development , solicitation and stewardship activities.


  • Develop, maintain and strengthen a program of planned giving through personal contact, seminars, brochures, newsletters, etc., to reach goals and objectives.




  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred: marketing/business/public relations/communications.


  • Minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible fundraising experience, preferably in a healthcare setting with evidence of continued growth through education and participation in professional fundraising organizations.


  • Certified CFRE


Interested candidates should apply at jewishhomefamily.org/jobs or contact Lauren Levant, VP of Human Resources, Jewish Home Family, Inc. at llevant@jewishhomefamily.org