Thank you for your interest in working at Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. Habitat for Humanity of Orange County is dedicated to creating a world where everyone has a decent place to live. If you are interested in bringing your passion for the mission of Habitat for Humanity to the organization, apply today!

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Title: Director of Faith and Community Relations

Full-Time: 40 hours per week: Monday- Saturday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm (full-time benefits are available)

Position Description: The Director of Faith and Community Relations creates opportunities and strategies to build relationships that secure faith and community-related support for the mission of Habitat for Humanity of Orange County. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies for faith coalitions and community groups
    • Secure significant financial support from faith and community groups in support of Habitat OC programs and operations
    • Manage fundraising and cultivation events within faith and community groups
    • Work with new and established coalitions (Catholic Coalition, Presbyterian Coalition, Build for Unity Coalition); Orange County megachurches; Faith Relations Committees; faith groups
    • Write appeal letters, solicitation materials, and other communication pieces tailored for the faith community
    • Create strategies to collaborate with other nonprofit and faith organizations to secure
      development opportunities for Habitat OC
    • Responsible for maintaining donor records with updated contact information, meeting notes and other key information; producing necessary fundraising reports
    • Collaborate on the creation of the Faith and Community Relations budgets and adhere to
      departmental budget goals
  • Serve as an ambassador for Habitat OC within the community
    • Attend various Orange County interfaith council meetings and networking events
    • Participate in events of faith-based partners as needed (including evening and weekend events and opportunities)
  • Support, train, and supervise faith relations staff and volunteers
    • Manage established Coalition Steering Committees; staff the Faith Relations Committee of the board
    • Help coordinate Faith Build Days on the construction site and through the playhouse program
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience and a proven track record of fundraising success within the faith community (CFRE preferred)
  • Outstanding teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated communications and public speaking skills
  • Experience in grant research and writing
  • Experience with donor database tools, preferably The Raiser’s Edge
  • Expertise on Microsoft Office products

This position is classified as exempt and reports to the Senior Vice President. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@HabitatOC.org.

**Due to the volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please check back regularly to view new opportunities as they become available.**

Contact Info

Habitat for Humanity OC Office
Phone: 714.434.6200