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Director, Donor Engagement
Marilyn and Marvin Simon Family Jewish Community Center
5000 Corporate Woods Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Principal Responsibilities:

The Director of Donor Engagement is responsible for developing an overall strategy of donor engagement and non-traditional resource development, including (but not limited to): affinity groups, giving circles, outreach events, grants, individual and corporate sponsorships, planned giving initiatives and other related engagement and fundraising opportunities. The goal of the position is to maximize financial resources while broadening the donor base. The Director will work closely with other members of the development department in strategizing how to connect donors with their philanthropic interests and the organization's priorities. The Director will also solicit, cultivate and steward a portfolio of mid-level donors and prospects.

Minimum Qualifications:




Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

The duties outlined in this job description are to be representative, but not all-inclusive, assigned to this job. These duties may be amended at the discretion of the Chief Development Officer or EVP/CEO.

Review of applications and resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.



65,000 - 75,000

Agency Information:

About Us

The Simon Family JCC/UJFT is dedicated to encouraging tolerance and inclusivity in the community by providing facilities and programs that are open to all. The standards for excellence and inclusivity for its social, recreational, health, and educational programs remain rooted in its Jewish values and guide all future actions. It stands as a common meeting ground promoting enrichment and unity for the Jewish and general community. Located in Virginia Beach, Virginia in Virginia Beach, Virginia in a beautiful modern facility on the Reba & Sam Sandler Family Campus. The agency serves the Jewish and general communities with a full array of traditional Federation and JCC programs. The Campus is centrally located, primarily serving the cities of Virginia Beach and Norfolk.

The Tidewater/Hampton Roads area is situated in beautiful Southeastern Virginia where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. The area consists of the cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Newport News, and Hampton Virginia.

Our History

The Simon Family JCC started life as the Tidewater Jewish Community Center in 1952. It was located on Spotswood Avenue in Norfolk from 1952 to 1966. It then moved to Newport Avenue in Norfolk, where it remained until 2004. In 2004, the current campus in Virginia Beach opened its doors. In 2016 the Simon Family JCC merged with the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater. The JCC has been a center for the entire community throughout its history, providing a family-friendly environment where we can all stay healthy, bodily, and mind. We have always been and continue to be an organization guided by our Jewish values and welcoming to all members of the community, regardless of age, faith, or background.

Our Specialties

From the moment you enter our soaring limestone entry, youll know the Simon Family JCC is more than just a great gym. Members at the JCC have access to:

Comprehensive fitness center

Cybex strength training equipment and free weights

Free group fitness classes per week, including Spinning, Zumba, and more

Group and private Pilates sessions

3 heated indoor pools

Steam rooms & saunas for men & women

Indoor gymnasium with basketball courts

Outdoor water park

Outdoor tennis courts and tennis lessons

Swimming lessons for kids

Five-day-a-week infant and toddler daycare

Summer day camps for toddlers through teens

Cultural & educational programs for children, teens & adults