Crossnore School & Children's Home

Crossnore School & Children's Home is seeking a Major and Planned Giving Officer who will be primarily responsible for growing the number of major gifts for the organization, in addition to securing planned gifts.  This position will participate in all aspects of the major gift cycle, including initiating and cultivating contacts, progress tracking, and database management.  This position reports to Director of Major and Planned Giving, and collaborates with the Executive Director of the Western Region and External Relations team.

Position will require work during evenings and weekends, and travel is required. Candidate will be based in Hendersonville, NC.


Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of 3 years related development/fundraising experience.
  • Knowledge of major gifts process and planned giving vehicles preferred.
  • Ability to think conceptually and work simultaneously on multiple projects successfully.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a variety of computer software programs.
  • Professional (written and verbal) communication skills, and excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate and relate to staff and the public in a positive and pleasant manner. 
  • Demonstrated passion for serving children. 
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must successfully complete extensive background checks, interviews, and pre-hire drug screen



  • Defined Contribution Benefits Plan including options for:
    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability plans
    • Critical Illness and Accident coverage options
    • Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401k with employer contribution
  • 20 Days PTO, 11 Paid Holidays
  • Ongoing Training


About Us

For more than 100 years, Crossnore School & Children's Home has provided a Christian sanctuary of hope and healing for children in need from North Carolina. Our holistic model of care allows us to nurture each child's mind, body, and spirit. With two residential facilities (one located on 85 acres in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountain town of Crossnore, NC, and the second located on 212 rolling acres on the edge of downtown Winston-Salem, NC), Crossnore School & Children's Home provides a homelike, healing, trauma-informed environment for these children.

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