Camp Roger – Major Gift and Planned Giving Officer

Camp Roger – Major Gift and Planned Giving Officer

Camp Roger – Major Gift and Planned Giving Officer

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Job Description

Other Ministries - Full-time

Job Summary: The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for managing and cultivating relationships with existing major gift prospects, as well as identifying new prospects. An ability to empathize with donors and clearly communicate Camp Roger’s mission is key, as well as the ability to help our donors accomplish their philanthropic goals and ambitions through a positive, sustaining relationship with our ministry.

 Camp Roger’s Faith Statement:

At Camp Roger, we believe that Christians share the following core beliefs and convictions:

 First, that there is one true God who is made known to his creation through the person of the Trinity: The Father who created us, Jesus Christ the Son who died for us, and the Holy Spirit who guides us.

2.      Second, that the Bible is the true and inspired Word of God, revealing God’s character and redemptive story of his creation.

3.      Third, that God’s worldwide church, which includes all Christians, has been called and equipped to co-labor with Christ in building the kingdom on earth.

 As a diverse group of Christians, we seek to live in order to find our center in Christ for the purpose of serving God together. We commit to working in the same direction together, orienting ourselves toward Christ in all things.

View Camp Roger’s Faith & Life Covenant at to learn more about how we find our center in Christ for the purpose of serving God.

Staff Cultural Characteristics:

1.      Growth mindset

2.      Christ-centered life

3.      Humility

4.      Pursues unity and reconciliation

5.      Loves and cares for others

Job Responsibilities: wo

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of a portfolio of approximately 125-150 major gift prospects. Prospects should be capable of a gift of $2,500 or more.
  • Visits or has “strategic contact” between 20-25 prospects per month with a balanced portfolio that identifies, qualifies, cultivates and stewards donors and donor prospects.
  • Coordinate and oversee all communications to portfolio members, including annual fund, major gift and campaign solicitation, birthday cards, Christmas cards, acknowledgment letters, reports etc. to effectively steward donor’s support.
  • Document all activity in a timely and complete manner regarding any relevant contact with donors in their donor record.
  • Develops and executes Camp Roger’s planned giving program.
  • Proactively stay educated on Camp initiatives, programs, ministry stories, and identify donors who align with each.
  • Write proposals and work with advancement team and appropriate staff members on proposal development and presentations.
  • Participate in staff and volunteer committees as assigned.
  • Work closely with advancement team to meet overall fundraising goals and support campaign objectives.
  • In conjunction with advancement team, help plan and execute fundraising, donor cultivation and stewardship events. Is responsible for the oversight of the Legacy of Oaks luncheon.
  • Participate actively in staff meetings, retreats and Board meetings when requested.
  • Contribute content for organizational communications and marketing materials, such as the website, weekly executive director updates and bi-annual newsletter.



Job Requirements:

1.      Bachelor’s degree; and five-seven years of fund development experience with proven success in major gifts fundraising and knowledge of planned giving practices.

2.      Ability to lift 20 lbs.

3.      Working knowledge of Office 365 and donor tracking systems.

4.      Attention to detail and ability to problem-solve.

5.      Excellent written and communication skills to integrate mission and vision while communicating organizational goals and priorities.

6.      An ongoing commitment to belonging, diversity and accessibility. A desire to continue personal growth around viewing everyone as image bearers of God.

7.      Ability to build trust among staff, donors and prospective donors.

8.      Familiarity with and commitment to best practices in fundraising programs.

9.      Experience in cost effective events and programming for donors and prospects.

10.   Demonstrated ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.

11.   Personal integrity necessary to effectively support and steward partnerships with volunteers, donors, and prospects, and ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and tact.

12.   Applicant should be available to begin training/work within 2 weeks of hire date.


Responsible to: Associate Director

Member of: Year Round Staff, Advancement Team and Advancement Committee of the board


Organizational Requirements: 

1.     Believes that fundraising is a rich way to minister to others; sharing how humans are the hands and feet of God helping to build His kingdom on earth.

2.      Cares deeply about Camp Roger’s ministry to children.

3.      Dedication to serving others.

4.      Fluent, bi-literate English/Spanish preferred.

5.      Agrees to sign and strive to live up to the standards outlined in Camp Roger’s Faith and Life Covenant (located at


Compensation and Benefits:

1.      This is a salaried, non-exempt position averaging 45 hours per week requiring some evening and weekend work.

2.      Pay range is $62,000 – $67,000 per year.

3.      PTO (Personal Time Off) days accrue based on longevity, plus 7 paid holiday days per year.

4.      Medical, dental and vision benefits are available.

5.      Simple IRA with company match up to 3%.

6.      Employee Assistance Plan through Pine Rest.

7.      Facility rental discount.

8.      Summer camp discounts.


BIPOC applicants are encouraged to apply.




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