The Director of Development works in concert with the Executive Director and Board Fundraising Committee to increase RHI’s financial sustainability through foundation and corporate grants, sponsorships, events and major gifts. The Director of Development will be responsible for developing fundraising strategies, particularly for a growing individual donor base. The Director of Development will oversee communications, plan and coordinate fundraising events, and assist in launching and overseeing a volunteer program. The Development Director will maintain strong relationships with donors and cultivate new relationships with potential contributors. The ideal candidate will use his or her creativity, energy, natural networking skills and comfort making persuasive pitches to ensure that RHI can continue to serve over 5,000 residents each year.