Employment opportunities

AHIP currently is hiring for the following positions. AHIP offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including health and dental insurance, and 12 paid holidays off a year.

Job Title: Director of Development

Immediate Supervisor

Executive Director

Direct Report

Development Manager

Works Closely with

Director of Marketing & Communications
Director of Programs

General Definition of Work

AHIP seeks an energetic, experienced, and dynamic Director of Development to lead and oversee implementation of all resource development efforts. The successful candidate will be responsible for aligning fundraising with programmatic goals and marketing activities, strengthening and accelerating a major donor program, and overseeing institutional fundraising, events, in-kind and community partnerships, and annual and planned giving efforts.

The Director of Development manages one staff person – our Development Manager, whose key responsibilities include managing events and our volunteer program – and works in partnership with the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Director of Programs, and the Executive Director. If you are an enthusiastic and creative development professional committed to our mission and someone who thrives in a collaborative and fluid work environment, we encourage you to apply.

Primary Responsibilities

      • Develops and oversees implementation of AHIP’s annual development strategy and plan, working with the Executive Director, Director of Marketing & Communications Director, and Director of Programs to set priorities and strategize approach
      • Leads major donor efforts of the organization, identifying prospective individual and institutional prospects and developing strategies to cultivate, establish, and sustain philanthropic partnerships
      • Oversees research on donors, foundations, and grant opportunities; manages the grants calendar and has oversight for all submissions including follow-up reports; and works with other team members to develop submissions and to support their writing of grants and reports
      • Works with Development Manager to prioritize, schedule, and staff fundraising and cultivation events in keeping with annual development strategy
      • Works in partnership with the Director of Marketing & Communications to align development with communications and marketing efforts, in terms of ongoing strategy and on specific projects
      • Works in partnership with Director of Programs to align programmatic partnerships and volunteer groups with fundraising strategy in order to build organizational capacity and increase giving
      • Works with Executive Director and Board of Directors to identify and cultivate new board members
      • Builds and manages relationships with local leaders, partners, and stakeholders
      • Oversees the fundraising database, supervising data entry and acknowledgment generation processes
      • Staffs the Development Committee (members are board members and outside supporters)
      • Represents AHIP in the community by giving presentations, leading tours, attending functions, participating in outside groups/coalitions, and interacting with the media
      • Tracks community events, awareness-raising opportunities, and partnership opportunities
      • Offers creative and active leadership for the organization at large

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Three to five years of development management experience that has included major donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship as well as oversight of grant submissions
      • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship-building, and verbal communication skills
      • Experience with donor databases (Bloomerang experience a plus, but not required)
      • Bachelor’s degree

Hours and Workplace

AHIP is open Monday through Friday, and our colleagues’ workday hours vary. This is a full-time position, and development staff must sometimes work odd hours, accommodating community and organization events that don’t fit in with the traditional workday and work week.

AHIP believes in supporting our staff balance the demands of life and work, and we are always working toward a more flexible, welcoming, inclusive, and family-friendly workplace. Dogs are also welcome at AHIP.

Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary expectations to Jennifer Jacobs, Executive Director, at jjacobs@ahipva.org. The deadline to apply is March 8, 2019.

Job Title: Carpenter

Immediate Supervisor

Crew Leader

General Definition of Work

The Carpenter is responsible for the efficient implementation of construction tasks assigned by the Crew Leader.

Primary Responsibilities

      • Performs construction tasks assigned by the Crew Leader
      • Assist Crew Leader with the ordering and purchasing of construction materials
      • Performs the duties of the Crew Leader in the Crew Leader’s absence
        – assignment/supervision of construction tasks of others and self
        – ensuring quality of all aspects of construction work
      • Assists Crew Leader in the training and coordination of volunteers
      • Assist Crew Leader in ensuring AHIP Safety Policies are followed
      • Assist Crew Leader in ensuring AHIP vehicles, tools and equipment are cared for and used appropriately
      • Performs additional tasks as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Knowledge of, and ability to implement and perform complex construction activities
      • General knowledge of all phases of renovation and remodeling, including roofing
      • The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
      • Hold a valid Virginia driver’s license and ability to drive a manual transmission, as required

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and a minimum of 3 years of construction experience.

Physical Condition and Nature of Work Contacts

Work is approximately 95 percent on job sites and 5 percent in an office. Occasional travel to training/conference sites for lead base paint training will be required. Lifting of equipment and material of up to 75 pounds is necessary. Regular personal contacts with clients as well as with representatives of federal, state, and local agencies will be required. All contacts require tact, diplomacy and discretionary judgment.

Contact the AHIP office with questions, 434.817.2447 x21 or email.

Job Title: Carpenter’s Helper

Immediate Supervisor

Crew Leader and/or Construction Supervisor

Works Closely with

Carpenters
Plumber/Electrician

General Definition of Work

The Laborer/Carpenter’s Helper is responsible for the efficient implementation of construction tasks assigned by the Crew Leader and/or Construction Supervisor.

Primary Responsibilities

      • Performs construction tasks assigned by the Crew Leader
      • Assists Crew Leader and Carpenter with ordering and purchasing construction materials
      • Assists Crew Leader and Carpenter in training and coordinating volunteers as needed
      • Ensures that AHIP safety policies are followed
      • Ensures that AHIP vehicles, tools, and equipment are cared for and used appropriately
      • Performs additional tasks as deemed necessary and assigned by the Crew Leader, Production Manager, Carpenter, and/or any other AHIP employee or volunteer

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Ability to learn and perform simple construction tasks
      • Ability to learn local, state, and HUD building standards
      • Willingness and ability to interact with AHIP’s clients and stakeholders and deliver exceptional and respectful customer service
      • Hold a valid Virginia driver’s license and ability to drive a manual transmission, as required
      • Training in lead safe work practices will be provided

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. A minimum of one year of construction experience is preferred.

Physical Condition and Nature of Work Contacts

Work is approximately 95 percent on job sites and 5 percent in an office. Lifting of equipment and materials up to 50 pounds is necessary. Regular personal contact with clients as well as with representatives of federal, state, and local agencies will be required. All contacts require tact, diplomacy, and discretionary judgment.

Contact the AHIP office with questions, 434.817.2447 x21 or email.

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AHIP replaced my hot water tank, so we can brush our teeth in the bathroom and not in the kitchen. The workers who came to my house were very nice, very polite, and got the job done. Thank you, AHIP, for all you do!” 

— Brenda in Schuyler