Rising Treetops at Oakhurst’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for children and adults with special needs, including autism and physical and intellectual disabilities, and provide respite for their families through a year-round camp experience, based in Monmouth County, NJ.
The Development Manager, Monmouth County position is based at Rising Treetops at Oakhurst, located in Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey and reports to the Director of Business Operations based at the agency’s headquarters in New York City. Presently the position is year-round and part-time.
The main goal for this position is to increase awareness of Rising Treetops at Oakhurst among Monmouth County stakeholders and develop local revenue streams to support general operations or targeted capital needs. This position was created to help the agency expand its local presence in Monmouth County and to expand fundraising and volunteerism in the local community.
The Development Manager, Monmouth County Focuses on Four Key Areas:
- Community Awareness – educate the local Jersey shore community about Rising Treetops at Oakhurst, who it serves, its mission, and needs.
- Community Involvement – develop opportunities for community members to become involved through participatory fundraising (i.e. charitable runs), events, school and civic group fundraising, open houses, campaigns, and volunteerism, as a means to stimulate donations and further awareness of Rising Treetops at Oakhurst and its work.
- Solicitation of Gifts – identify (through prospect research and networking), educate, cultivate and solicit donations from the Monmouth County area community, including major gifts from individuals, grants from local, state-wide or national businesses and foundations with an interest in Monmouth County, and solicit smaller dollars and in-kind support through mail, newsletters, online, and local charity tie-ins, etc. Help manage summer benefit (held in the Rumson, NJ area) solicitations and work with the hosts and the benefit committee.
- Build on Infrastructure – work closely with the Director of Business Operations based at the New York City headquarters to integrate the Monmouth County-based fundraising and communications efforts through existing data systems, and through meetings and reporting to involve both office locations and activities.
The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified and interviewed. The hired candidate can start as soon as they are available.